Top Proposed Strategies
34
of the most promising
strategies – summarized in the
chart here –were identified
using screening techniques.
These strategies were
evaluated in more detail by
the Prioritization Team.
1.
his section provides a summary of all the
strategies developed by each of the Strategic
Teams. This listing includes Future (proposed)
and Existing Strategies, as well as potential “Policies &
Best Practices”.
Top 34 Proposed Strategies
On the following page, the top 34 strategies are
highlighted, shown in the order of their ranking as
scored by the Prioritization Team. The criteria for
prioritization included Financially Responsible,
Minimization of Operational Impacts, Realistic /
Implementable,
Coordinates with Other
Projects, and Carbon
Reduction Potential.
Key features of the Top
Proposed Strategies are
listed in the adjacent
chart. Initial Capital
Cost, Annual Carbon
Reduction potential, and
Potential Payback Period are shown by tiers, as
defined by the Finance Team. The ranges for each tier
are listed in the following tables.
Estimate of Capital Cost (Initial Cost)
Low
$0 to $200,000
$
Medium
$200,000 to $2 million
$$
High
Greater than $2 million
$$$
Estimated Annual Carbon Reduction
Low
Less than 400
tonnes of CO
2
e
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Medium
400
to 1400
tonnes of CO
2
e
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High
Greater than 1400
tonnes of CO
2
e
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Potential Payback Period
Short-term
1
to 5 years
Mid-term
5
to 15 years
Long-term
Greater than 15 years
Moving Forward
Where merited, City staff have taken the initiative and
begun planning on some of the most promising
strategies. In several cases – such as “LED Lighting in
Parking Decks” and “Building Climate Controls” –
early implementation phases are already underway.
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Summary of
CEAP St rategies