The Comact plant in St-Georges commissioned C-nergie for a feasibility study as part of an energy efficiency project.
Following the detailed study, the project was implemented in their factory. Realized in two parts, the first step of the project was the air compressor's heat recovery and the centralized ventilation control according to the air factory quality. The second component of the project was a variable frequency drive installation on the welding zone's dust collector.
The benefits are:
-35% savings on the heating bill;
-60 710 m³ of natural gas saved;
-Return on investment period of 1.1 year;
-129 338$ in subsidies;
-114.7 tons of GHGs/year; The average annual concumption of 29 passenger vehicules;
"Comact is a North-American leader in the design and manufacturing of wood processing equipment. Not only does the company mainly serve the North-American market, but it also deals on the international level. Comact offers the most comprehensive range of products on the market, featuring everything from mechanical equipment all the way to digital vision optimization, not to mention automation and controls. Furthermore, it is equipped to deliver fully-automated production lines. Comact manufactures equipment meant to meet the requirements of clients in the softwood as well as in the hardwood processing business. Comact numbers 450 employees working out of its divisions in the Province of Quebec, namely, Mirabel, Quebec City, Saguenay and Saint-Georges, as well as those in Prince Geroge, BC and in St-George (SC, USA).