LEED® Silver Certified
The major renovation of this project was finished in 2011. It’s total square footage is 4,347. This building features artistic expressions such as painting, sculpture. This building was one of the first buildings to be certified under LEED v2009 in Canada.
- The building has LED lights, which are controlled by occupancy sensors. This saves a significant amount of energy in the building.
- Original single pane windows were replaced with double and triple pane windows filled with argon. The glass panes are coated with a low emissivity coating, which prevents heat transfer.
- Energy Recovery Ventilators (ERVs) installed in the building use the heat from exhaust air to pre-heat outdoor air.
- A recycling station is available at the reception desk to divert waste from landfill.
- Some elements of the building were re-used, like the wooden doors.
- Polished concrete floors make use of the materials already present, and are low maintenance because they are more durable and easier to clean.
- Low flow plumbing fixtures were used in the washrooms, reducing the amount of water consumed in the building.
- Low-VOC paints and coatings and urea formaldehyde-free materials were used to ensure a healthier indoor air quality.