Refrigeration Efficiency Program

Refrigeration Efficiency Program


The Business Refrigeration Efficiency Program ends December 31, 2020. Do not let your chance at up to $2,500 in free energy efficiency upgrades vanish in the cold. 

Waterloo North Hydro believes your refrigeration systems shouldn't work as hard as you do. Small business owners with commercial-grade refrigeration systems can cut costs, increase reliability and reduce food and product spoilage through the Refrigeration Efficiency Program.

Through this program you can receive a free energy assessment and up to $2,500 in incentives towards commercial refrigeration upgrades. Call toll free 1-833-274-7378 today to get started.

Upgrades provide you with an opportunity to increase reliability and decrease energy use. You can replace inefficient motors, reduce and control cold air loss and clear away dust and debris. Additionally, all upgrades are performed by a licensed contractor and arranged around your schedule to minimize disruption.

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Who is Eligible?

You may qualify if your business:

  • Has a General Service Account (residential accounts are not eligible)
  • Uses commercial-grade refrigeration to cool products
  • Has an average peak electricity demand of less than 250 kW annually
  • Owns or leases the facility (if you lease the space, you must have written permission from the owner)
  • Has not participated in a previous business refrigeration program

 How Does It Work?

  1. Call 1-833-274-7378 or send an email to to contact our third party delivery agent Burman Energy to schedule your no-cost refrigeration assessment at a convenient time for you.
  2. Our team will visit your place of business and provide a personalized refrigeration action plan for upgrades without disrupting your business.
  3. A licensed contractor will then install your upgrades.

 What Benefits Can I Receive?

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You can save approximately $100 per month in your energy costs

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Reduce your refrigeration energy use by 45 to 60 per cent

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Improve your food safety with new, more reliable equipment


If you have any questions regarding the Refrigeration Efficiency Program, please call us at                519-886-5090 or email us at


This Save on Energy program is offered by Waterloo North Hydro in collaboration with the Independent Electricity System Operator. TMSave on Energy Community Program is a trademark adopted and used by the Independent Electricity System Operator and is used here under license.