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Project Description

Five (5) storey, 17,000 m² education centre including advanced classrooms, trade shops (welding, carpentry, woodworking, HVAC, sheet metal, plumbing, civil, electrical, instrumentation), library, seating area, cafeteria (200 people), commercial kitchen & administrative area. The project achieved 66% better efficiency than MNECB reference building and is achieved LEED Platinum. Sustainable design features include low flow water fixtures, rain water harvesting, heat recovery from general exhaust to make-up air system, condensing boilers with low temperature heating water, solar energy for domestic water, heat reclaim from heat pump loop to domestic hot water, solar photovoltaic for electrical energy generation, high efficient lighting, green roof (5,000 m²), “living wall” (22 m high), natural ventilation during favourable weather conditions, measurement and verification of all energy devices, high controllability, and enhanced indoor air comfort.

Project Details

Owner: Algonquin College
Project Location: Ottawa, ON
Construction Completion: 2011
Building Type: School
Project Type: New Construction
Construction Value: $64M (Total); $17.5M (M&E)

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