March 1, 2023
updated March 28, 2023
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Planning for a Warm Future: Replacing the Heating System
The church Board recommends action
Our heating system at UCiM needs attention. After careful review of the report from the Heating and Cooling Task Group, the Board is of the opinion that it is time to recommend action.
Replacing the system is going to cost money but it could also help us lower our carbon footprint and better prepare for global warming.
READ the final report with 5 options to consider.
For more background, check out the resources below
FINAL REPORT WITH NEW INFORMATION
This report has new, updated costs and further important information: Please read it. Copies will be available at the Annual Meeting
VIDEO: Options for Replacing Heating + Cooling System
A recording of the presentation Erin Crawford, Chair of the Board and Shaun Loney made during Worship on March 26, 2023, complete with images.
VIDEO: Congregational Q+A about Heating and Cooling Options
Following the presentation from the pulpit on March 26, 2023, Peter Kidd and Shaun Loney responded to questions voiced by members of the congregation.
Report of the Heating + Cooling Task Group
A new Heating and Cooling Task Group was created in 2021. This is their complete report with assessments, options and pricing fully described.
VIDEO: Warming the Future at UCiM
A recording of the presentation Erin Crawford, Chair of the Board, made from the pulpit during Worship on February 26, 2023, complete with images.
VIDEO: Heat Pumps for Dummies
Since geothermal heating is one of the options the Board is presenting, this primer on how it works provides an introduction.