Specialists in the design, development and delivery of engineered, single-source Energy Performance Contracts (EPCs) throughout the Canadian Public Sector.

Introduction

At MCW Custom Energy Solutions we are passionate about building energy solutions and helping our clients reduce their environmental footprint, avoid utility costs and realize asset renewal. In partnership with building owners, we develop and deliver engineered, single-source Energy Performance Contracts (EPCs) that deliver utility savings, carbon management, occupant comfort, and systems renewal opportunities. We deliver these solutions to colleges, universities, municipalities, school boards and health care facilities across Canada. Experts in sustainable design, we improve energy and environmental performance, and guarantee cost recovery.

The CES Advantage

Lead with Experience

MCW CES is solely focused on creating energy system solutions that allow building systems to work more efficiently and responsibly with our utility resources. For the past 25 years we’ve had the great opportunity to deliver that craft to buildings, campuses, boards and governments across Canada and beyond.

Think of the Big Picture

MCW CES is an engineering and ideas-driven company. We look for solutions that address today’s challenges and position our clients for a sustainable future.

Partner for Success

Our aim is to become a strategic partner with our clients to manage their facility portfolio and solidify our expertise as an asset our clients can rely on for years to come in order to help them plan their objectives for their facilities entire life cycle.

The MCW Custom Energy Solutions business unit encompasses the following MCW branded entities operating in Canada and the United Kingdom.

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“We view our experience with MCW Custom Energy Solutions as a model for the delivery of a turn-key Energy Performance Contract project. Moreover, MCW proved to be a particularly strong asset in terms of driving energy savings thanks to their ability to continuously offer in-depth technical expertise”
— Nelson Pisco, P. Eng.
Director, Technical Services Division
The Government of Nunavut

Quick Facts

  • 25
    Number of Years of Experience providing Turn-Key Energy Conservation Programs
  • 67
    Energy Management Partnerships with Clients in Various Sectors
  • 578M
    Total Value of Energy Management Projects to Date

Featured Projects

Some of the featured projects that we have worked on over the years...

  • The City of Kingston
    City-Wide EPC

    Sector: Municipal
    Categories: Government
    Region: Ontario
    Delivery Type: Energy Performance Contract

    A model Energy Performance Contract for a mid-sized City that any municipality could replicate.
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  • The City of Windsor
    Energy Performance Contracts

    Sector: Municipal
    Region: Ontario
    Delivery Type: Energy Performance Contract

    Proven energy savings results through a 20+ year multi-phase energy management partnership.
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  • University of British-Columbia
    'Ecotrek' EPC

    Sector: Educational
    Categories: College & University
    Region: British Columbia
    Delivery Type: Energy Performance Contract

    An award-winning Energy Performance Contract in the post-secondary sector in terms of scope, scale, and savings.
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  • York University
    'YORKW!SE' EPC

    Sector: Educational
    Categories: College & University
    Region: Ontario
    Delivery Type: Energy Performance Contract

    A long-term energy management partnership spanning all of York University's facilities on both of its Toronto campuses.
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  • The University of Guelph
    'The Green Gryphon Initiative' EPC

    Sector: Educational
    Categories: College & University
    Region: Ontario
    Delivery Type: Energy Performance Contract

    A campus-wide energy performance project that strategically reduces energy demand, consumption and costs, water consumption, and GHG emissions.
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  • Mohawk College
    Energy Management Services

    Sector: Educational
    Categories: College & University
    Region: Ontario
    Delivery Type: Energy Management Services

    Partnership to reduce a College’s environmental footprint while increasing building services.
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  • Halifax Regional School Board
    'Lights Off. Green On!' EPC

    Sector: Educational
    Categories: Elementary School, Secondary School
    Region: Nova Scotia
    Delivery Type: Energy Performance Contract

    Cultivating a collective sense of energy conservation in students while achieving deep energy savings in Halifax schools.
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  • Winnipeg School Division
    Phase IV EPC

    Sector: Educational
    Categories: Elementary School, Secondary School
    Region: Manitoba
    Delivery Type: Energy Performance Contract

    The latest phase in a comprehensive energy management initiative within Winnipeg's public schools.
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  • The Government of Nunavut
    Iqaluit Pilot Project EPC

    Sector: Institutional
    Categories: Government
    Region: Territory: Nunavut
    Delivery Type: Energy Performance Contract

    Guaranteeing energy efficiency in Canada's most remote capitol city.
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  • The City of Toronto
    Parks, Forestry & Rec. Dept. EPC

    Sector: Municipal
    Region: Ontario
    Delivery Type: Energy Performance Contract

    The latest project in a long history of MCW partnering with Toronto to reduce the city's environmental footprint.
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  • BC Housing
    Housing Renovation Partnership EPC

    Sector: Residential
    Categories: High Rise, Low Rise
    Region: British Columbia
    Delivery Type: Energy Performance Contract

    Helping improve how BC serves its citizens with social housing resources through energy efficiency and improved facility condition.
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  • Toronto Community Housing
    Building Renewal Program

    Sector: Residential
    Categories: High Rise, Low Rise
    Region: Ontario
    Delivery Type: Energy Management Services

    Tackling energy efficiency and facility renewal in Toronto social housing communities through one of TCH's most ambitious retrofit projects to date.
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Our Services

  • Auditing of Energy Related Infrastructure

    • Building energy management & control systems
    • Building envelope
    • Central plants
    • Compressed air systems
    • District energy distribution & energy transfer
    • Emergency generator systems
    • Exterior lighting systems
    • Fuel handling systems
    • Heating/ventilating/air conditioning systems
    • High voltage power distribution
    • Interior building lighting systems
    • Life safety systems
    • Lighting control systems
    • Lightning protection systems
    • Metering systems
    • Plumbing & drainage systems
    • Process steam systems
    • Public address systems
    • Secondary power distribution
    • Security lighting
    • Security systems
    • Storm water management systems
    • Transient voltage surge suppression
    • UPS systems
  • Other Energy Management Related Services

    • Construction management
    • Disciplined project management
    • Environmental code compliance planning
    • Greenhouse gas auditing
    • Impact assessment of utility deregulation & emissions
    • Long term building operations planning
    • Operations & maintenance manual preparation
    • Reductions impact
    • Scheduling - operations and maintenance planning
    • Systems commissioning
    • Training needs assessment, training delivery & energy awareness workshops
  • Investment Grade Energy Management Business Plans

    • Construction cost guarantees
    • Flexible innovative financing programs
    • Incentive application management & payment expediting
    • Performance guarantees
  • Energy Engineering Related

    • Building energy management & control systems
    • Building envelope
    • Central plants
    • Compressed air systems
    • District energy distribution & energy transfer systems
    • Emergency generator systems
    • Energy analysis & energy use simulations
    • Heating/ventilating/air conditioning systems
    • High voltage power distribution
    • Lighting control systems
    • Lighting retrofit/redesign
    • Metering systems
    • Process steam
    • Secondary power distribution
    • Water conservation
  • Specialty Engineering Services

    • Cogeneration design
    • Demand reduction design/strategies
    • Demand side management initiatives
    • Distributed generation
    • Energy recovery
    • Green building (LEED certifications)
    • Renewable energy systems design
    • Thermal storage
    • Tri-generation design
  • Utility Analysis

    • Base line determination & analysis
    • Bill monitoring & verification
    • Energy analysis & energy use simulations
    • Meter reconciliation
    • Meter tuning contracts
    • Utility account forecasting