In good news: Equitable Bank 15th Floor achieved LEED Silver Certification! CFMS was involved with LEED fundamental commissioning for the Equitable Bank tenant fit-out project. This included commissioning of the HVAC and lighting control systems to ensure they meet the Owners requirements and operate to meet the design intent.
An exciting development has taken place for the new joint facility for OPL (Ottawa Public Library) and LAC (Library and Archives Canada) as Elders from Algonquins of Pikwakanagan First Nation and Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg First Nation led a blessing ceremony on the site on October 8, signalling the start of preparatory construction work. The ceremony included prayers and a smudging of the entire site.
CFMS is pleased to be providing commissioning for the new LiUNA Local 183 Headquarters in Vaughan, ON. The new Headquarters designed by Diamond Schmitt will have more flair than the previous Headquarters, and will be about three times in size to your average walmart at 290,000 square feet.
CFMS is pleased to announce we are joining the team for Azura Condos, providing commissioning for the new addition to the Yonge and Finch neighborhood. Due to open in 2022, commissioning helps ensure the project remains on track, deficiencies are addressed, and a well performing building is the result.
Some good news! Construction is wrapping up at Canoe Landing Centre! Sadly, there won't be a grand opening for awhile due to COVID-19, but at least when restrictions loosen up, a brand new community and childcare centre will be ready for the eager community!
CFMS is providing the commissiong for OCAD University's "Creative City Campus Revitalization" which will revitalize and expand the institution’s core creative spaces on McCaul Street. The project involves approximately 50,000 square feet of new construction and 95,000 square feet of renovation and repurposing of existing space in and around the existing facilities of the university.
CFMS could not be more pleased to announce we were awarded the Commissioning contract for Centennial College's Block A Expansion on the Progress Campus.
The North Bay Society of Architects has a page on their website that features "Awards and Recognition" for award winning northern projects. It's not surprising that numerous projects CFMS provided commissioning for made their list. These include:
There has been no shortage of news and press releases on the new Ottawa Public Library and Archives Canada Joint Facility since the design was released earlier this month. This week the Globe and Mail featured the project, titled 'Modern concept signals next chapter for Ottawa "super library"'.