Design and manage finance mechanisms for energy efficiency projects


About EcofUnds

  • Ecofunds is an enterprise that combines the expertise of Econoler as a world leader in energy efficiency services with the financial and management strength of Fondaction, a Quebec worker pension fund with more than 2.5 billion dollars under management and whose mission is strongly aligned with sustainable development.
  • The mission of Ecofunds is to offer complete and innovative support and financial services in energy performance, as well as in designing, structuring, implementing, and managing initiatives to finance energy efficiency projects.


  • Designing finance programs for energy efficiency projects.
  • Implementing organizational and operational structures that enable managing finance mechanisms for energy efficiency projects.
  • Operating management and marketing structures, as well as implementing finance mechanisms for energy efficiency projects


Pierre Langlois, Eng.


Pierre has more than 30 years of experience in developing and implementing innovative energy efficiency projects, more specifically in relation to the use of energy performance contracts. Having participated in the design and implementation of more than 1,000 projects in Canada and worldwide, he possesses recognized technical, financial, and operational expertise. He has especially participated in the development and implementation of business models similar to SOFIAC in the United Arab Emirates, India, and Morocco.

Michel Méthot, Eng.

Chief Executive Officer

Michel has more than 30 years of experience in the energy efficiency sector, as well as in building management and controls. Having worked for large energy service companies in North America, he has acquired solid experience in the use of energy performance contracts in the public and private sectors across Canada. He has been involved as manager and technical expert in hundreds of projects for which he led contract development and implementation processes.

Gabriel Desmarais, Eng.

Director of Operations

Gabriel has been working in the energy efficiency sector for more than 10 years. In addition to having developed solid technical and financial expertise in project development and implementation, he has acquired specific expertise in the use of energy performance contracts in both the public and private sectors. He specializes in not only financial structuring adapted to energy efficiency projects, but also the tendering process and contract preparation.


Focused on financial innovation and operational agility, SOFIAC helps enterprises in the commercial and industrial sectors increase their profitability and competiveness while contributing to the necessary energy transition.



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