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Virta Group was the exclusive Energy Auditing Service and Project Management Team for Ontario Hydro Energy (OHE) when they started out in the business in 1999, and we continued with them until the division closed in 2002. We were proud to be a part of this joint venture, working closely with other specialists in the Energy Management field. Together, the consortium was responsible for all of OHE’s Energy Retrofit work in Ontario.
1977 Water conservation equipment for water closets, shower heads and faucets
1980 Biomass Co-generation systems


District heating systems
1980 High efficient cast iron boilers from 50,000 Btu to 6.5 million Btu’s for Gas, Oil, and Biomass
1980 Inside/Outside Electronic Thermostat and Hydronic mixing valve system
1980 Under floor Hydronic heating systems
1980 Wood waste gasification systems
1982 Ground source heat pump heating and cooling systems
1985 Automated electronic steam boiler blow down systems
1987 LED Lighting for truck trailers

Design and installation of high efficiency residential and commercial additions using Heat Mirror Glass and R40+ walls and ceilings

1990 Canadian exclusive distributor of compact fluorescent reflector/adapter systems
1990 First company to get an Ontario Hydro rebate for a customer
1990 First manufacturer of compact fluorescent lighting fixtures in Canada
1990 Multi resident domestic hot water energy saving controls
1990 Designer of Metal Halide Retrofit Kits for Spectro/Venture/Advanced Lighting Technology
1991 First to combine fluorescent reflector technology with electronic ballast and lamps (Ontario Hydro Rebate Program)
1991 First to retrofit HID mercury lighting to HID metal halide technology (Ontario Hydro Rebate Program)
1992 First to save 1 MW of electricity for Ontario customer. (Ontario Hydro Award for Cineplex Odeon
1995 Canadian distributors of energy savings products including Ktronic electronic ballast, Vision unlimited reflectors and fixtures
2002 Audit and design of de-stratification fan installations
2004 First to design and recommend New Metal Halide Stingray technology which gives savings of around 40% to 60% on energy compared to standard metal halide
2006 Free cooling – economizers for walk in coolers and freezers
2006 Smartstat Thermostat Technology
2008 Free cooling technology with smart programmable controls
2009 Solar Air free heating for high rise apartments
2010 Near Net Zero high performance to construction social housing project
2011 Free Heating and Cooling technology
2012 Year round Free Cooling Technology

Virta Group has provided Green energy Solutions for over 30 years, before all the current trending and Green washing for energy efficiency.
Our tried and tested programing and attention to detail enables you to make smart and informed decisions that help your bottom line.

  Did you know that you can use the outside air for walk in coolers for the equivalent of 150 days of FREE green energy cooling. Talk about getting a hand from mother nature. Ask our consultants for more information...

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