The building is a seventeen (17) storey, 60,000 m² office tower with three (3) levels of below grade parking and one (1) level of penthouse service space. The building is located in downtown Ottawa.
The project is targeted for LEED NC 2009 Gold certification with an anticipated energy efficiency 42% better than the Model National Energy Code for Buildings (MNECB). Sustainable design services included product investigation and team coordination and design with all parties.
Sustainable features of the building include site location and proximity to public transportation, low flow faucets, high efficiency systems, energy recovery, commissioning, measurement of all energy devices, construction waste management, high IAQ performance, high controllability and enhanced thermal comfort.
Key energy efficiency measures included energy recovery from IT systems, variable speed pumping of all systems, high efficiency glazing, VAV fans, demand control ventilation (CO2 sensors) and efficient lighting designs.
Owner: Public Works & Government Services Canada (PWGSC)
Project Location: Ottawa, ON
Construction Completion: 2014
Building Type: Office Building
Project Type: New Construction
Construction Value: $34.5M (M&E)