Process Improvement Studies

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Union Gas will help fund studies to improve processes in your business. Studies identify ways to optimize the energy use of a specific piece of natural gas process or Combined Heat & Power (CHP) equipment as part of your company’s overall operations and practices.

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Benefits of a Study

Identifies opportunities, determines a detailed cost analysis, establishes financial justification and verifies ongoing energy savings in your specific business.

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Typical Projects

Process analyses, heat integration studies and process improvement studies.

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Industrial Customers Incentive

  • 66% up to $20,000
  • New: study top-up
    Additional 34% to a maximum of $20,000*

Additional incentive for a previously funded Process Improvement Study, once a Custom Engineering Project has been commissioned. For industrial customers only. Limit of one top-up per study.

Application Requirements

Copy of study including:

  • Baseline types and costs of all energy use per process/piece of equipment
  • Analysis of use, waste, and potential impact on production
  • In-depth description of improvements to current operational procedures, processes or technology and installation of new equipment
  • Projected/predicted future performance for all energy use after improvements
  • Financial analysis of opportunities sufficient to support customer management review for project approval
Copy of 3rd party survey provider invoice or summary of costs for internal labour used

Apply for a Process Improvement Study Incentive

Applying is easy. Simply contact your Union Gas Energy Conservation Advisor or send us an email using the button below. A Union Gas Energy Conservation Advisor will get back to you within 5 business days to discuss next steps.