Working with YVR, WSP designed a flywheel energy storage and power generation system. This system consists of two 600 kW redundant high-efficiency diesel generators, an intelligent power switchgear distribution system, and a 625 kVA flywheel uninterruptable power supply (UPS) system.
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.
Ontario-based McIntosh Perry has been active, more than doubling in size over the past two years. Canadian Consulting Engineer spoke with Gus Sarrouh, company CEO, about the recent activity and the firm’s plans for the future.
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.
“The project was a great example of the transfer of knowledge to the local community, and the positive socio-economic impact on the region, thanks to the reduction of travel time from Jammu & Kashmir to Punjab by over four hours was impressive.” –Jury