A church heated with bitcoins
[Updated Feb. 8, 2021]
There is no bingo hall in the basement of Saint-Adrien Church. Rather multiple servers that mine cryptocurrency.
Without them, the project of transforming the church into a creative hub would probably have been impossible.
The heat generated is recovered and distributed throughout the building. It would be very expensive to do otherwise. "It would cost $ 60,000 a year to heat the church," says Patrick Lussier, with whom Pilou founded the Projet BTU company.
Read the article in La Presse, by Émilie Côté (Feb. 02, 2021)
Listen to the segment of Tout le monde en parle, during the passage of Pierre-Philippe Côté (Feb. 7, 2021)