Le CSSS de Saint-Léonard et Saint-Michel is reducing the energy consumption and greenhouse gases emissions in its three nursing homes : Saint-Michel, Quatre-Temps and Quatre-Saisons. The energy efficiency project ($ 5.4 million) is characterized by:
Geothermal energy is one of the measures that was put forward by the project. 10 wells up to 150 meters deep were drilled next to the Centre d’hébergement de Saint-Michel. This geothermal system will generate approximately 50% of the total annual energy savings. The project will be completed next summer.