“This update to the standard offers better alignment between this standard’s requirements and marketplace product availability as well as some revisions to improve the document’s clarity and internal consistency.”
The latest upgrade to the company’s building automation solution features faster responses to critical alarms and new integrations with fire detection, security and lighting systems.
Government of Canada offers free online access to the 2017 National Energy Code of Canada for Buildings
This pilot project marks the first time that a national building code has been made freely accessible, and will provide the Government of Canada with the opportunity to evaluate the benefits of moving towards such a model.
Beyond specifying terminology, language and units of measurement, DIALOG will convert complex codes, standards and formatting for the Canadian market.
Its heat operating range reaches -30°C to withstand Canadian seasonality.
Air conditioning systems, especially dedicated outdoor air systems (DOAS), can now eliminate frosting without interrupting the dehumidification cycle.
Ideal for domestic water and light industrial use, these pumps are certified for safe drinking water systems to the NSF-61 and NSF-372 standards.
“We were committed to pursuing sustainable design strategies, with a goal to achieve a minimum LEED Silver rating and are pleased to have surpassed our original goal by meeting the requirements to achieve Gold certification,” said Bill Bailey, Halton Healthcare’s senior vice president of Redevelopment and Facilities.
As part of a $500 million investment in Canada, the new $200 million, 850,000 sq. ft. UPS facility in Ontario will feature advanced scanning and sortation technology integrated with data-driven tools to increase efficiency and reliability.
Johnson Controls-Hitachi Air Conditioning will be introducing the Hitachi water source variable refrigerant flow (VRF) heat pump and heat recovery cooling and heating systems at the AHR Expo in Atlanta in January 2019. These compact systems: Are exceptionally energy efficient…
ASHRAE provided testimony focused on the technical tools, standards and guidelines it develops that can help government – and the private sector – deliver on energy efficiency and building performance.
Diamond Schmitt Architects and KWC Architects were chosen from 33 global submissions and then a shortlist of five finalists.
CHUM mandated an energy consumption target of 40% less than the ASHRAE 90.1-1999 baseline—a very aggressive target for an urban acute care hospital … the target was achieved using a multi-pronged approach.
The new online tool, developed by RWDI in partnership with the Ontario Association of Architects and Toronto’s Architecture 2030 District, streamlines energy benchmarking and reporting during the design phase of building development projects.
The new site contains both a fenestration lab and a mock-up lab that can test full scale window wall, curtain wall and wall assemblies.
The Snøhetta- and DIALOG-designed library reached substantial completion in July 2018, was handed over to Calgary Public Library in September, and opened on time and on budget.
B.C. Government launches efficient building incentive program/competition, administered by Integral Group
The province’s new Better Buildings BC program is challenging designers, builders and developers with up to $390,000 in incentives to design cost-effective net-zero energy ready buildings.
Termite mounds are resilient and naturally energy efficient, and their intricate interior designs provide ventilation and temperature regulation throughout what can be a 15-foot-tall homes.
The construction manager will work with the design consultant to provide pre-construction advisory services to Public Services and Procurement Canada during the planning and development phases of this multi-year project.
“The lighting industry is beginning the transition from providing only static white light to enabling dynamic end user selectable colour temperature solutions as a subset of what is becoming possible with intelligent and human centric lighting fixtures and controls.”
The 22kW solar installation will generate enough carbon-free energy to meet approximately 14% of the building’s overall electricity requirements annually.
This Manual of Practice (MOP) is a valuable resource for structural engineers, architects, building officials, and academics concerned with performance-based design for structural fire safety.
Winners were selected by a panel of third-party ASHRAE member judges who evaluated each award entry based on its innovative design, creativity, application, value and market impact.
The 3500 Saint-Jacques project will result in net-zero annual energy consumption through the integration of renewable energy, energy storage and advanced control technologies that ensure optimal operation of the HVAC and electric lighting systems.
“The Halifax Infirmary is the heart of the redevelopment of the QEII [Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre]. The new facilities will have the most advanced equipment and technology to handle the most complex care in Atlantic Canada,” – Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil.
The 65,000-sq.-ft., $37-million project is one of the first in Canada for a municipal client using the Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) model.
The tower, part of the Net Zero Carbon pilot, is targeting LEED Platinum and will become the tallest commercial tower in downtown Vancouver.
M3 will be 81 stories, making it the tallest tower in Mississauga and one of the tallest buildings in the Greater Toronto Area.
Rated for 115/120/127 VAC, these 60-Hz Sentinel RT UPS models feature capacities of 1KVA, 1.5KVA, 2KVA, 3KVA, 6KVA and 10KVA.
QuickVic SD Installation-Ready solution enables material savings and efficiency gains to boost commercial and industrial HVAC project economics.