Round Hill and Brookside Poultry Farm
Ground Source Heat Pump
This system heats the floor in two poultry barns. There are 3 heat pumps in each barn and 24,000 ft of 1” tubing in the ground.
Project Cost: $250,000
- Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture Homegrown Success Program BMP 37 and Energy Pilot Program
- Federal EcoEnergy Retrofit Program
- Efficiency NS Business Energy Rebate
Savings: $13,780 (approximately 50%)*
Payback: 6.5 years*
*Compared to existing wood and oil system. The payback includes the cost to replace the wood system to allow for proper comparison. The payback would be approximately three (3) years compared to the farms’ existing oil system alone.