Contents, March-April 2012
Companies & People
Building Mechanical & Electrical (HVAC) Systems
The Demands of P3s. The HVAC systems for the large
Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer Centre
in B.C. had to meet a strict set of quotas.
By Jessica Krippendorf 18
Moving Towards Net Zero. Hospitals are notorious
energy guzzlers, but Stantec and other researchers
have developed a very efficient model.
By Paul Marmion P.Eng., Ray Pradinuk,
Klaas Rodenburg, Stantec 22
Hospitals: a Special Case. Advice on replacing
fire protection systems in these
complex 24/7 environments.
By Phil Schuyler, P.Eng.
H.H. Angus & Associates 25
East Toba and Montrose Hydroelectric Project. An
award-winning run-of-river hydroelectric project
in the remote mountains of British Columbia.
Knight Piésold 28
Commercial Buildings and the Smart Grid. Flexibility
is the key to integrating with new power
By Meli Stylianou, CanmetENERGY,
Natural Resources Canada 30
ENGINEERS & THE LAW
Drafting Supplementary Conditions.
By Draen Bulat, Miller Thomson, LLP 32
Private Health Service Plans.
By Junaid Usmani, SRJ Financial 33
Keeping the Lights On.
By Barry Steinberg, P.Eng., Consulting
Engineers of Ontario38
Up Front 6
ACEC Review 13
Products 35 & 36
Advertiser Index 37
pumped hydro storage. Also energy modelling –
unravelling the mystique.
Cover: Engineering for Hospitals. See stories page 18, 22 & 26. Image: Thinkstock/TongRo Image Stock.