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Seeing Green What does it Mean?
Seeing Green – What Does that mean? Learn about new practices and how incorporating them can save the environment and your business. Hear from industry professionals on the by-law updates and recent compliance measures. Presenters: Mr. Al Macdonald – Carwash Operations - Canadian Tire Corp. Mr. Eric Wulf – Executive Director ICA Mr. Vito Consentino – Wash ‘N’ Go Mr. Phil Hughes – Southwest Energy Control Systems
Eric Wulf – Executive Director ICA Growing recognition of the “good story” of professional car washing Increasing number of communities banning driveway/parking lot washing Increasing number of governmental organizations promoting professional car washes Increasing recognition from media and environmentally-focused NGOs Increasing ability for operators to evaluate equipment performance and costs Manufacturers are increasingly providing water and power usage data Operators are increasingly sharing this data with their customers
Eric Wulf – Executive Director ICA Consumer expectations and opportunities Disconnect between consumer awareness and current industry performance (will cite our 2008 Consumer Study) Operator success stories (when marketing themselves as “green”) Car wash certification programs and WaterSavers Places where certification (i.e. drought response management) is growing WaterSavers components and results to date
Al Macdonald – Canadian Tire Corp. Reclaim Systems ROI (based on various Ontario locations at 80% reclaim with 26,000 cycles and excludes maintenance costs) Challenges unique to our market Water Costs Salt Saturation Wash TypeCapital CostAnnual Savings Investment return Cloth Tunnel$25,000Approx $15,000 <2yrs Touchless Tunnel $25,000Approx $18,000 < 2yrs Touchless Rollover $22,000Approx $8,000 <3yrs
High Efficiency Heating Systems Typical investment ranges $30,000 - $50,000 ROI typically 3-4 yrs depending on system and volume Combine with Energy Management System Considerations Humidity Management Placement
VFD’s Emerging Technology Manage power output to reduce peak loading and consumption Reduce loading and inrush increases motor life Vacuum centres, dryers, pumps
Spot Free Rinse Systems Opportunities for waste water use Irrigation Weep Systems Washrooms Challenges unique to the Canadian Market Performance is temperature sensitive Weep Systems Approaches Recapture weep water and re-circulate, heat with glycol loop Savings Potential 1 bay at 1gpm 16hrs/day for 5 months uses 144,000 gallons or $1.50 M3 = Approx $570.00/ bay per year.
Industry Links Federal Govt Website organisations-eng.cfm organisations-eng.cfm Related links from the Federal website organisations-eng.cfm#RelatedOrganizationLinks organisations-eng.cfm#RelatedOrganizationLinks Ministry of natural resources Solar energy incentives City of Toronto website with links to various sites Listings by province
Phil Hughes – Southwest Energy Control Systems Building Automation/Energy Management Controlling rising energy costs Reasons to install building automation ROI LED lighting Advancements in LED lighting Life of the LED ROI
Vito Consentino – Wash n’ Go The Story on Wash ‘N’ Go’s Solar Power Water Heater System The Cost Benefit of Solar Power Installation Saving and Marketing Benefits of Solar Power Government Grants Available
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