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Graphic Office Interiors Helps GVHS Undertake Energy Efficiency Project

Posted on June 30, 2015

As a result of the generosity of Graphic Office Interiors, GVHS was able to undertake an energy efficiency project which otherwise we would not have had the means to do.

We recently completed a lighting upgrade at a family and seniors building, Tillicum Terrace in Saanich. The grant allowed us to provide new lighting for the large underground parking area. We replaced 28 50 watt HPS (high pressure sodium) fixtures with new, energy efficient 2 lamp T8 vapor proof fixtures. Lighting levels and safety have been significantly improved.

Our future annual energy savings is estimated at 4,413 kwh. This reduces our carbon emissions by 0.13 Tonnes C2e.

As a non-profit organization and registered charity committed to reducing our carbon footprint, it can be difficult to afford capital projects which improve energy efficiency. The grant we received from Graphic Office Interiors will enhance the longevity of Tillicum Terrace as well as improve the quality of life our tenants’ experience.

Thank you Graphic Office Interiors for your support!

Brightly lit and energy efficient  underground parking lot at Tillicum.

Brightly lit and energy efficient underground parking lot at Tillicum Terrace.