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Introduction

MCW Consultants Ltd. (MCW) is a fully integrated mechanical and electrical consulting engineering services company with more than a half century of consulting experience.

MCW was incorporated in 1964 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Expansion to Ontario was undertaken in 1967 followed in 1970, by a further expansion to British Columbia. Expansion into the Maritimes was undertaken in 2007 through acquisition and more recently, MCW has added two offices in Alberta.

The MCW Consultant’s business unit encompasses the following MCW branded entities operating across Canada.



Through satisfied clients, we achieve the ability to create a company atmosphere where loyalty, accuracy & diligence are fostered and rewarded. This motivates us to align our goals with that of the organization and enlists us to expand our client relationships with the other MCW Companies.

“The team at MCW brings a high level of professionalism and commitment to their projects.”
— Satisfied MCW Consultant’s client

Quick Facts

  • 50
    Founded in 1964 with over 50 years consulting engineering experience
  • 15
    National service delivery with 15 offices large and small across Canada and the UK
  • 475
    Over 475 dedicated employees

Featured Projects

Some of the featured projects that we have worked on over the years...

  • Edgemere Residences
    Edgemere Residences

    Sector: Residential
    Categories: Low Rise
    Region: Ontario

    Luxury waterfront condos in Oakville, Ontario.
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  • Concord City Place
    Parade (Block 26/29)

    Sector: Residential
    Categories: High Rise
    Region: Ontario
    Delivery Type: Design-Bid-Build

    Four Towers on a 10 storey Podium.
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  • Canadian Forces College
    Canadian Forces Colleges Residence

    Sector: Residential
    Categories: Student Residences
    Region: Ontario

    3 1/2 storey, 96 suite student residence building.
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  • St. Clair College
    St. Clair College Student Residence

    Sector: Residential
    Categories: Student Residences
    Region: Ontario

    Five storey, 204 suite student residence
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  • Context Developments Inc.
    MOZO Modern Living Zone

    Sector: Residential
    Categories: High Rise
    Region: Ontario

    15 storey condominium building.
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  • City of Vaughan
    Vellore Village Joint-Use Complex

    Sector: Recreational/Sport
    Categories: Recreation/Exercise
    Region: Ontario
    Delivery Type: Design-Bid-Build

    Educational and recreational complex
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  • Town of Gravenhurst
    Gravenhurst Centennial Centre

    Sector: Recreational/Sport
    Categories: Recreation/Exercise
    Region: Ontario

    53,000 sq. ft. community centre expansion.
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  • Town of Bracebridge Trillium Lakehead District School Board
    Bracebridge Recreation Centre, Theatre, & Muskoka Lakes Secondary School

    Sector: Educational
    Categories: Secondary School
    Region: Ontario

    Joint-use complex with a 1,100-student, 160,000 sq.ft secondary school and a 60,000 sq.ft Recreation Complex.
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  • University of Toronto
    Varsity Centre for Physical Activity and Health

    Sector: Recreational/Sport
    Region: Ontario

    5,000 seat stadium.
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  • Metrolinx/GO Transit
    GO Transit Streetsville Bus Facility

    Sector: Transportation
    Region: Ontario

    20,264 sq. m. bus storage and maintenance facility.
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  • Metrolinx/GO Transit
    GO Transit Milton Bus Maintenance Facility

    Sector: Transportation
    Region: Ontario

    65,000 sq.ft bus maintenance facility.
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  • Metrolinx/GO Transit
    GO East Regional Bus Facility

    Sector: Transportation
    Region: Ontario

    200,000 sq.ft bus maintenance facility.
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  • Metrolinx/GO Transit
    GO Whitby Parking Facility

    Sector: Parking Structure
    Region: Ontario

    4 level parking structure.
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  • Metrolinx/GO Transit
    GO Burlington Multi-Level Parking

    Sector: Parking Structure
    Region: Ontario

    4 level parking structure
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  • Toronto Parking Authority
    Charles Hayden Parking Garage

    Sector: Parking Structure
    Region: Ontario

    Above grade parking facility.
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  • YVR
    Airside Operations Building

    Sector: Airport
    Region: British Columbia
    Delivery Type: Design-Bid-Build

    This building replaces the former 40-year-old fire hall on YVR’s airfield, and consolidates a fire hall, airside operations staff offices, a vehicle maintenance garage, and a storage building at a central airside location. The $43.5-M facility covers an area of 92,850 sq ft/8,626 sqm.
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  • University of Waterloo
    University of Waterloo Science Building

    Sector: Educational
    Categories: College & University
    Region: Ontario

    Five storey, 123,785 sq. ft. addition to the existing three storey Biology building at the University of Waterloo.
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  • Sheridan Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning
    Sheridan College (Phase 2)

    Sector: Educational
    Categories: College & University
    Region: Ontario
    Delivery Type: P3

    185,000 sq. ft. facility to expand Sheridan's program offerings.
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  • Sheridan Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning
    Sheridan College (Phase 1)

    Sector: Educational
    Categories: College & University
    Region: Ontario
    Delivery Type: Design Build

    156,000 sq. ft. building at Sheridan College Campus at the City Centre in Mississauga.
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  • University of Waterloo
    University of Waterloo Digital Media Lab

    Sector: Educational
    Categories: College & University
    Region: Ontario

    Three storey, 42,000 sq.ft. university campus.
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  • University of Toronto
    University of Toronto Mississauga Campus South Building Renovations

    Sector: Educational
    Categories: College & University
    Region: Ontario

    3,220 sq. m office space renovation.
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  • York Region Board of Education
    Newmarket High School and Theatre

    Sector: Educational
    Categories: Secondary School
    Region: Ontario

    This project replaced an existing outdated high school and provided a new community theatre.
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  • Ontario College of Art and Design
    Ontario College of Art and Design

    Sector: Educational
    Categories: College & University
    Region: Ontario

    Expansion and redevelopment at OCAD.
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  • City of Ottawa
    Kanata North Recreation Complex

    Sector: Recreational/Sport
    Region: Ontario
    Delivery Type: Design Build

    90,000 sq. ft. recreational complex.
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  • Ottawa Police Services
    Ottawa Police Station West Division Patrol

    Sector: Institutional
    Categories: Police Stations/Jails
    Region: Ontario

    42,000 sq. ft. division patrol station for the Ottawa Police
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  • Kingston Police/City of Kingston
    Kingston Police Headquarters

    Sector: Institutional
    Categories: Police Stations/Jails
    Region: Ontario

    Three level, 11,000 sq. m. police facility.
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  • Fleming College
    Sir Sandford Fleming College Kawartha Skilled Trades Institute

    Sector: Educational
    Categories: College & University
    Region: Ontario

    80,000 sq. ft. expansion of Flemming College
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    Pangman Development
    Kelly Ramsey Tower

    Sector: Commercial
    Categories: Office Buildings – Spec
    Region: Alberta
    Delivery Type: Design-Bid-Build

    Destroyed by arson in 2009, the Kelly and Ramsey buildings remained derelict and uninhabited until 2013 when demolition of the historic buildings began The Kelly Ramsey Tower is a new focal point of Downtown Edmonton combining historic podium elements with a new office tower.
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  • Province of New Brunswick
    Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont University Hospital Centre - ENERGY CENTRE - Moncton, NB

    Sector: Health Facilities
    Categories: Hospitals
    Region: New Brunswick

    The project was conceived primarily to make room on the rapidly-growing footprint of the Hospital Campus for a future Surgical Suite Addition & Oncology Building, Oncology being a specialty service of the Dr. George-L.-Dumont University Hospital Centre. The deteriorating original Plant which dates back to 1972, had outlived its life expectancy.
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  • Province of New Brunswick
    Southeast Regional Correctional Centre, Shediac, NB

    Sector: Institutional
    Categories: Police Stations/Jails
    Region: New Brunswick

    The $36.4-million Southeast Correctional Centre opened in September of 2012. It is designed to house 180 adult offenders and employs 107 staff, including 80 correctional officers.
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  • Danmar Properties Inc.
    Mapleton Medical Centre, Moncton, NB

    Sector: Health Facilities
    Categories: Medical Centres
    Region: New Brunswick

    Mechanical & Electrical Design for a new 52,000 sq. ft. medical centre
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  • Maritime Ontario
    Maritime Ontario Terminal & Office Facility, Moncton, NB

    Sector: Transportation
    Region: New Brunswick

    Mechanical and electrical design of this new $20 million, 90,000 sq. ft. terminal and cross-dock facility in Berry Mills, N.B., on the outer edge of Moncton.
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  • Bass Pro Shops
    Bass Pro Shops, Dieppe, NB

    Sector: Retail
    Region: New Brunswick

    The new 110,000-square-foot Bass Pro Shops store opened in October 2016. It is located in the former Crystal Palace in Dieppe, NB, an entertainment complex consisting of an indoor amusement park; Ramada Plaza Hotel and Convention Centre; and McGinnis Landing Restaurant.
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  • Town of St. Stephen
    Garcelon Civic Centre, St. Stephen, NB

    Sector: Recreational/Sport
    Categories: Ice Rink, Swimming Pools
    Region: New Brunswick

    Mechanical and electrical design of the new $19.6 million, 76,682 square foot facility.
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  • Kent Building Supplies
    Kent Distribution Centre, Moncton, NB

    Sector: Commercial
    Region: New Brunswick

    Kent Building Supplies is an Atlantic Canada-based home improvement retailer. This new $36 M distribution centre for Kent Building Supplies is a 300,000 sq. ft. interior facililty with a 61,000 sq. ft. exterior canopy, located in Moncton, NB. This centralized facility is 36’ high and is one of the largest buildings in New Brunswick.
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  • The Irving Group of Companies
    Midland Transport Office Complex, Dieppe, NB

    Sector: Commercial
    Categories: Office Buildings – Owner Occupied
    Region: New Brunswick

    Electrical design for the 66,000 sq. ft.,$16 million expansion to the original 80,000 sq. ft. building
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  • First Mutual Properties
    McKesson Pharmaceutical Warehouse, Moncton, New Brunswick

    Sector: Commercial
    Region: New Brunswick

    This $25 million distributioin centre has a gross area of 185,000 sq. ft. on one level and includes a pharmaceutical warehouse, office, and distribution facility. MCW Consultants provided mechanical and electrical engineering design services.
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  • City of Moncton
    Resurgo Place, Moncton, NB

    Sector: Municipal
    Categories: Museums and Art Galleries
    Region: New Brunswick

    Resurgo Place is home to the Moncton Museum and Transportation Discovery Centre. The renovation to the original museum and the new addition expanded the facility to 31,000 square feet.
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    City of Edmonton
    Rogers Place

    Sector: Entertainment
    Categories: Ice Rink
    Region: Alberta
    Delivery Type: Design Build

    Rogers Place is an exciting new initiative between the City of Edmonton and Katz Entertainment Group bringing a world class entertainment facility to the downtown core.
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  • City of Saint John
    Saint John Police Station, Saint John, NB

    Sector: Institutional
    Categories: Police Stations/Jails
    Region: New Brunswick

    MCW Maricor completed the Mechanical Design for the new Saint John Police Headquarters, Saint John, NB. The facility includes administrative spaces, secure detention area, staff lunch room, specialty spaces, parade room, secure sally port and fleet parking. It was designed for LEED Silver but has been awarded LEED GOLD status.
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  • U of A
    University of Alberta, Donadeo Innovation Centre for Engineering (ICE)

    Sector: Educational
    Categories: College & University
    Region: Alberta
    Delivery Type: Design-Bid-Build

    MCW Hemisphere provided both mechanical and electrical engineering services for design of the core and shell services for a 14-storey office building.
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  • City of Vancouver
    Vancouver Police Department Headquarters Relocation

    Sector: Institutional
    Categories: Police Stations/Jails
    Region: British Columbia
    Delivery Type: Design-Bid-Build

    This $15-M project relocated the Vancouver Police Department (VPD) headquarters to three locations at Kootenay and Graveley Streets (230,000 sq ft/21,368 sqm) and Cambie Street (20,000 sq ft/1,858 sqm)
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  • RCMP
    RCMP Detachment (100 Mile House)

    Sector: Institutional
    Categories: Police Stations/Jails
    Region: British Columbia
    Delivery Type: Design-Bid-Build

    This new, 16,619-sq ft/1,544-sqm RCMP detachment building had a construction value of $5,520,000.
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  • City of Richmond/TWU
    Richmond City Centre Community Centre (C4) and Trinity Western University (TWU) of Quintet Phase II

    Sector: Institutional
    Region: British Columbia
    Delivery Type: Design-Bid-Build

    Designed and built concurrently in the Quintet Phase II development, the $4-M community centre occupies 33,000 sq ft/3,066 sqm over the ground and second floors and the $2.5-M university campus occupies 21,000 sq ft/1,951 sqm over the third and fourth floors.
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  • MacEwan University
    MacEwan Centre for Arts and Culture

    Sector: Educational
    Categories: College & University
    Region: Alberta
    Delivery Type: Design-Bid-Build

    The MacEwan Centre for the Arts and Culture was designed to be a prominent building in the Oliver area of Edmonton and will be finished in the fall of 2017.
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  • Cressey
    Arbutus Ridge

    Sector: Commercial
    Categories: Mixed Use Facilities
    Region: British Columbia
    Delivery Type: Design-Bid-Build

    Shadowing LEED Silver standards, this mixed-use development features condominiums and a grocery store.
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  • City of Coquitlam
    Burke Mountain Fire Hall

    Sector: Institutional
    Categories: Fire Stations
    Region: British Columbia
    Delivery Type: Design-Bid-Build

    This 17,459-sq ft/1,622-sqm, two-storey fire station for the City of Coquitlam had a construction budget of $10,500,000.00.
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  • Sun Country Health Region
    Kipling Integrated Health Centre

    Sector: Health Facilities
    Categories: Hospitals
    Region: Saskatchewan
    Delivery Type: Design Build

    This $22-M, design-build construction project entailed a 50,000-sq ft/4,645-sqm acute care and long-term care hospital.
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  • City of Port Moody
    Inlet Centre Fire Hall

    Sector: Institutional
    Categories: Fire Stations
    Region: British Columbia
    Delivery Type: Design-Bid-Build

    Built for the City of Port Moody, this 20,000-sq ft/1,858-sqm fire hall had a construction budget of $8,400,000.
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  • Fraser Health
    The Residence in Mission

    Sector: Health Facilities
    Categories: Old Age Homes
    Region: British Columbia
    Delivery Type: Design Build

    Built in conjunction with Mission Community Health Centre, this complex care seniors' home occupies 128,037 sq ft/11,895 sqm of building area. The $27,180,000.00-facility is certified LEED Gold.
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  • City of Surrey
    Surrey City Hall

    Sector: Institutional
    Categories: Government
    Region: British Columbia
    Delivery Type: Design-Bid-Build

    Currently on track for LEED Gold certification, this City of Surrey public administration building had a $97-M construction budget. The facility occupies 180,000 sq ft/16,723 sqm.
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  • Arts Club & Bart Project Company Ltd.
    BMO Theatre Centre

    Sector: Entertainment
    Categories: Theatres
    Region: British Columbia
    Delivery Type: Design-Bid-Build

    This new home for the Arts Club Theatre Company and Bard on the Beach consists of a complete fit-out of an existing space with a 250-seat theatre, rehearsal halls, costume shops, and offices. Built at a cost of $20,000,000, the theatre is 48,000 sq ft/4,460 sqm in size.
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  • School District 43
    Eagle Mountain Middle School

    Sector: Educational
    Categories: Secondary School
    Region: British Columbia
    Delivery Type: Design-Bid-Build

    This new junior secondary school was built at a cost of $18,000,000.
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  • West Vancouver Kiwanis Housing Society
    Kiwanis Garden Village

    Sector: Residential
    Categories: Senior Residences
    Region: British Columbia
    Delivery Type: Design-Bid-Build

    These additional apartment buildings for a seniors' housing complex had a $45.3-M budget. Cypress occupies 63,543 sq ft/5,903 sqm and Terrace occupies 72,805 sq ft/6,764 sqm.
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  • YVR
    Larry Berg Flight Path Park

    Sector: Institutional
    Categories: Parks
    Region: British Columbia
    Delivery Type: Design-Bid-Build

    This new park is situated at the southeast corner of Vancouver International Airport.
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  • York House School
    York House School Senior Building

    Sector: Educational
    Categories: Secondary School
    Region: British Columbia
    Delivery Type: Design-Bid-Build

    This project added a new 36,595-sq ft/3,400-sqm senior school and administration block to an existing school. The construction cost was $13,500,000.
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  • RCMP
    RCMP Detachment (Golden)

    Sector: Institutional
    Categories: Police Stations/Jails
    Region: British Columbia
    Delivery Type: Design-Bid-Build

    This tender and construction of a new RCMP detachment building cost $5,300,000.00. The building is 12,486 sq ft/1,160 sqm.
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  • City of Vancouver
    VPD Headquarters Tenant Improvements and Annex

    Sector: Institutional
    Categories: Police Stations/Jails
    Region: British Columbia
    Delivery Type: Design-Bid-Build

    The Vancouver Police Department’s old Main Street headquarters and adjacent annex building underwent extensive tenant improvements. The project cost $3,186,000, modifying 10,000 sq ft/929 sqm of space for the old headquarters and 20,000 sq ft/1,858 sqm of space for the annex.
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  • City of Burnaby
    Burnaby Public Library – Tommy Douglas Branch

    Sector: Institutional
    Categories: Libraries
    Region: British Columbia
    Delivery Type: Design-Bid-Build

    This LEED Gold-certified library serves Burnaby's Edmonds neighbourhood. The 17,491 sq ft/1,625 sqm building was constructed at a cost of $9,100,000.
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  • School District 41
    Burnaby Central Secondary School

    Sector: Educational
    Categories: Secondary School
    Region: British Columbia
    Delivery Type: Design Build

    This P2 design-build project features an International Standard athletic track and a community meeting hall. The $41-M school is certified LEED Gold.
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  • Cactus Club Cafe
    Cactus Club Cafe English Bay

    Sector: Commercial
    Categories: Restaurants/Kitchens
    Region: British Columbia
    Delivery Type: Design-Bid-Build

    Located in English Bay, this 6,200-sq ft/576-sqm Cactus Club restaurant is certified LEED Gold.
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  • RCMP
    Surrey RCMP Main Detachment Renovations

    Sector: Institutional
    Categories: Police Stations/Jails
    Region: British Columbia
    Delivery Type: Design-Bid-Build

    This project entailed tenant improvement work to an existing RCMP detachment building.
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  • University of Calgary
    Auora and Crowsnest Halls

    Sector: Residential
    Categories: Student Residences
    Region: Alberta
    Delivery Type: Design Build

    These two new residences on the University of Calgary campus were built using the Design-Build method. Aurora Hall is constructed in a triangular and pinwheel configuration. This nine story structure provides the campus with 268 beds.
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  • Metro Vancouver
    Annacis Research Centre

    Sector: Industrial
    Region: British Columbia
    Delivery Type: Design Build

    Valued at $9,000,000, this design-build of a wastewater research facility focuses on community outreach and education. The 18,299-sq ft/1,700-sqm building is certified LEED Platinum.
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  • UBC
    Q'ələχən and Həm'ləsəm' Houses at Totem Park Residence

    Sector: Residential
    Categories: Student Residences
    Region: British Columbia
    Delivery Type: Design-Bid-Build

    Registered REAP Gold under UBC's green building system, these two seven-storey student residence buildings have a combined area of 182,000 sq ft/16,908 sqm and a construction value of $50,122,000.
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  • City of Vancouver
    VPD Property and Evidence Storage Facility

    Sector: Institutional
    Categories: Police Stations/Jails
    Region: British Columbia
    Delivery Type: Design-Bid-Build

    This new 97,413-sq ft/9,050-sqm evidence storage facility for the Vancouver Police Department has a construction value of $24,000,000. The facility is currently targeting LEED Gold certification.
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  • UBC
    UBC Okanagan Reichwald Health Sciences Centre

    Sector: Educational
    Categories: College & University
    Region: British Columbia
    Delivery Type: Design-Bid-Build

    This new medical school building, located at UBC`s Kelowna campus, was built at a cost of $31,000,000. The 48,438-sq ft/4,500-sqm building is certified LEED Gold.
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  • Ministry of Justice
    Alouette Correctional Centre for Women

    Sector: Institutional
    Categories: Police Stations/Jails
    Region: British Columbia
    Delivery Type: Design Build

    This design-build of a new women`s correctional facility is targeting LEED Gold certification. The $34-M facility is 81,900 sq ft/7,609 sqm.
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  • UBC
    UBC Biological Sciences Building Renew

    Sector: Educational
    Categories: College & University
    Region: British Columbia
    Delivery Type: Design-Bid-Build

    This project renovation a 50-year-old university lab building at a cost of $64,000,000. The 182,986-sq ft/17,000-sqm building is certified LEED Gold.
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  • Alberta Health Services
    Central Alberta Cancer Centre

    Sector: Health Facilities
    Categories: Medical Centres
    Region: Alberta
    Delivery Type: Design-Bid-Build

    The 3810 sq. m, $65 million expansion at Red Deer Regional Hospital is comprised of a two level addition which includes three new Radiation Treatment Vaults and accompanying support space, a CT scanner, laboratories and mechanical and electrical rooms on the Lower Level in addition to a Medical Day Care and Outpatient Clinic on the Upper Level.
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Our Services

  • Mechanical

    • Central plant design
    • Commercial/retail/restaurant/entertainment
    • District energy distribution & energy transfer design
    • Geothermal ground source systems
    • Heating / ventilating / air conditioning
    • Ice storage design
    • Life safety systems design
    • Plumbing & drainage systems design
    • Process steam systems design
    • Sea, lake, river & bay water cooling
    • Seasonal aquifer storage
    • Storm water management
  • Electrical

    • Co-ordination studies
    • Emergency generator systems
    • High voltage power distribution
    • Lightning protection
    • Metering & controls
    • Public address systems
    • Secondary power distribution
    • Security systems design
    • Snow melting
    • Transient voltage surge suppression
    • Ups systems
  • Lighting

    • Creative custom lighting design
    • Furniture integrated task lighting
    • Lighting control systems
    • Lighting for landscape & public art
    • Retail point of sale lighting
    • Security lighting
  • Voice & Data Services

    • Access control
    • Clock systems
    • Communications cable plant
    • Detection & intrusion surveillance / alarm systems
    • Distributed communication systems
    • Fiber optic cable risers & backbone cabling
    • Hospitality & entertainment systems
    • Integrated audio / video systems
    • Integrated communication cabling infrastructure
    • Internal paging systems
    • Matv, catv & cctv video systems
    • Nurse call systems
    • Point of sale systems
    • Public address systems
    • Sound masking
    • Telecommunication room sizing & space planning
    • Voice systems & data systems
    • Wireless systems integration
  • Health Care

    • Health care mechanical & electrical systems upgrades / replacements
    • Health care tenant design for CT & MRI suites
    • Medical gas systems design
  • Other Engineering Related Services

    • National roll-out retail accounts design
    • Tenant fit-out
  • Preparation & Training

    • Environmental code compliance planning
    • Strategic long-term building operations planning
    • Systems commissioning
    • Training needs assessment & energy workshops