Reduce your energy costs

Installing natural gas equipment will definitely help you keep a balanced budget. It can be used for hot water, heating and air systems. The benefits of natural gas will be appreciated by both your accountant AND your tenants.

With over two hundred buildings to manage, heating costs really matter to us and we achieve annual savings of 20% since our conversion to natural gas.

Derek Stern, Head of Building Management for Olymbec

Chart comparing annual energy costs1 equivalent to 41,500 m3 (85% heating, 15% processes).

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Get more information about the equipment that will make the difference in your offices. These appliances facilitate the management of your property while providing comfort to your occupants.

Case study

Several office businesses have decided to choose natural gas as an energy source to reduce their energy costs and reinvest the money saved to improve their competitiveness.

Olymbec

In 1975 Edward Stern founded Olymbec, an agency that owns and manages residential and commercial properties. Today, his sons Derek and Richard have taken over the reins. In order to leave a profitable company for their children and grandchildren, the Stern family chose natural gas as their main energy source, which offers heating that’s comfortable, affordable and cost-effective.

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1. The rebates are applicable to businesses located on the Énergir gas network and equipped with central heating appliances, provided that they do not have a heat pump or dual-energy heating system. The amount of financial assistance is based on expected natural gas consumption, the type of appliance to be installed and the total amount of the investment. The 15% total corresponds to a potential customer who installs a natural gas warm-air furnace with a capacity of 10,000 m3. The rebates are subject to credit approval and eligibility for the natural gas Consumption Rebate Program and the Energy Efficiency Program. The terms and conditions of the program and the amounts of financial assistance are subject to change without notice. A five-year natural gas supply contract is required. Other conditions may apply. The financial assistance will only be paid once the natural gas appliance(s) is(are) installed. The eligibility criteria are listed in the Consumption Rebate Program guide approved by the Régie de l’énergie, a copy of which may be obtained on request.

2. The rebates are applicable to businesses located on the Énergir gas network and equipped with oil-fired central heating appliances, provided that they do not have a heat pump or dual-energy heating system and that the expected new natural gas appliance consumption is at least of 3,600m3 of natural gas. Other conditions may apply. The terms and conditions of the program and the amounts of financial assistance are subject to change without notice. To benefit from this grant, you must sign a contract with Énergir or an Énergir Natural Gas Certified Partner first.

1-2: The cost to switch to natural gas includes a basic connection charge of $300. An additional cost may apply if an extension to the natural gas network is needed, plus an additional contribution based on the expected consumption of natural gas. 

3. According to the prices in effect from November 1, 2019 to October 31, 2020. Based on Énergir rates and those of Hydro-Québec approved by the Régie de l’énergie; takes into account base electric consumption and rack price of oil with 2% sulfur including, in particular, transport, distribution and CATS.