Targeting net-zero energy consumption, the skin of the new high-performance building consists of photovoltaic glass panels that create energy and also change colour depending on the angle of view and weather conditions.
The 245,000-sq.-ft. addition to the community hospital offers renewed ambulatory care clinics, labour and delivery suites, NICU and major surgical facilities.
The building’s HVAC system will be designed to reclaim heat rejected from the refrigeration system to heat offices and radiant under floor heating.
Along with the move to its new, 9,500 sq. ft. facility, SANIFLO is also marking its 30-year anniversary in Canada.
In laboratory testing, an EDR+ 3000 surpassed 155,000 ignition cycles – more than 20 years’ worth of ignition events.
As explained in Ontario’s Tall Wood Building Reference, fire risk assessment is a useful tool for comparing the fire-safety performance of a proposed alternative solution for a tall wood building against a code-compliant acceptable solution of noncombustible construction.
In the last decade or so people are realizing that mass timber can be used for bigger buildings quite effectively. And you get a lot of benefits from it.
Boiler upgrade provides up to 96% thermal efficiency in six models ranging from 2.5 million to 6 million Btu/hr.
Honeywell has introduced its Vector Space Sense, a software solution that shows where, when and how building spaces are used at any given point in time. The solution allows building operations teams to make better-informed real estate and space usage…
The new Leica iCON construction total stations, Leica iCR70 and Leica iCR80, are productive one-person layout solutions for building construction.
Besides built-in firestop, the cast-in-place device design increases productivity because it eliminates labor-intensive post-construction concrete floor coring.
Architects, Atelier TAG and Architecture49, lead the development team that includes SDK et associés Inc. (structural engineers) and Stantec (electrical/mechanical engineers).
The enclosure and support systems are designed exclusively for multiple linesets used with variable refrigerant flow/volume (VRF/VRV) multi-split systems.
A net-positive office building in Waterloo, Ont. optimizes both passive and active energy sustainability features.
The first net zero institutional education facility of its kind in Canada opens this fall for students at Mohawk College in Hamilton, Ont.
The total cost of the Stanley A. Milner Library renovation is $84.5 million.
“Standard 209-2018 requires building energy modeling earlier in the design process, so the information it provides will more effectively inform design decisions and result in higher performing buildings.”
The system, launching in 2019, is designed to provide a payback within the first two-and-a-half to five years.
The AM-CF1 is an audio system for conference rooms incorporating proprietary array microphone technology, digital signal processing and two-way active speakers.
evolv1, a commercial multi-tenant office building currently under construction in Waterloo, Ont., was designed and engineered by Stantec.
The projects will expand high-performance buildings, low-carbon thermal energy networks, electric vehicles and biogas utilization.
The 9521 ITC works in a cooling tower heat rejection configuration and keeps the plant, including cooling towers or fluid coolers and their fans, and Design Envelope pumps running smoothly.
The design for The Arbour was awarded to Moriyama & Teshima Architects + Acton Ostry Architects, with Fast+Epp as the structural engineers on the team.
The new 325-bed multi-purpose facility with updated automation and technology will replace Thunder Bay’s existing jail and correctional centre.
Updated innovation in every aspect of chiller design including compression, heat exchange and controls technology.
Deadline to sign up is April 16. Teams will design and model a near zero energy, 60,000 sq. ft., museum with retail space and a full service restaurant, located in Denver, Colo.
The 2018 Autodesk software release adds titles for specialized tools, such as BIM 360 Glue and Advance Steel.
The new ZQYRA Series simplifies outdoor air specification for smaller spaces.
A liquid solution containing a metal ion is deposited onto glass, and the transparent film it creates becomes blue when electricity passes through it.
The $33-million Fraunhofer Project Centre for Biomedical Engineering & Advanced Manufacturing (BEAM) was designed by Diamond Schmitt Architects, consulting engineers included WSP and Integral.