Heating System Conversion - Building 280 and 281

This project consists of work execution, labor, materials/supplies and tools needed for the heating system conversion of building 280 and 281, from gas to electrical. Work includes but is not limited to replacement of gas boilers by electric boilers, including piping system and related insulation and also includes cancellation of former natural gas network connection. Structural work is planned, including roofing work for the disassembly of the air intake and chimney, replacement of partitions, concrete slab, doors and windows etc. Control system work to connect new equipment to the central system, electrical work for the power supply of the new heating system, lighting, fire alarm etc. A new electric main is needed including former transformer replacement, concrete slab, wiring etc. Excavation will be necessary for the electric main construction, including cutting three trees and off-site disposal of soil. The site is registered on the Federal Contaminated Sites Inventory. Final restoration includes sodding, flower bed restoration, tree planting and paving of a section of the parking lot.

Latest update

March 17, 2021 – The Department of National Defence issued its Notice of Determination and determined that the project is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.



Michel Lajoie
Department of National Defence
Michel Lajoie, Wing Environment Officer, 3 Wing / CFB Bagotville
Building 60, Post Office Box 5000 Station Forces
Alouette, Quebec G0V 1A0
Telephone: 418-677-4000 ext. 4004
Email: Michel.Lajoie@forces.gc.ca

  • Location

    • HMCS Champlain property inside a developed area of Chicoutimi district, in the city of Saguenay. (Quebec)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Building and Property Development
  • Assessment Status

  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Department of National Defence
  • Authorities

    • Department of National Defence
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
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