Canadian Consulting Engineer


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maglev


  • News Buildings

    Reviewing Ikea’s geothermal chiller

    March 26, 2020 by Antonino Lagana, P.Eng., M.Eng.

    In 2011, furniture retailer Ikea commissioned and implemented a frictionless magnetic levitation (maglev) centrifugal chiller to heat and air-condition a major distribution centre in Brossard, Que., by means of geothermal energy. The system achieved unprecedented energy efficiency for the facility,

  • Canada’s P3 conference showcases transportation

    November 20, 2019 by CCE

    Transportation infrastructure was in special focus when the Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP) held its 27th annual conference earlier this week at the Sheraton Centre Toronto hotel. On Nov. 18, the first of the conference’s two days, CCPPP handed