Work has officially begun on Ādisōke, where the foundation was laid in a special ceremony June 20, 2022. In honour of National Indigenous History Month 2022, the Ādisōke Project Team highlighted the meaningful and respectful partnership with the Anishinābe Algonquin Nation by placing a token into a concrete slab that will be part of the facility’s foundation.
CFMS is proud to announce we were awarded the commissioning contract for York University's new Neuroscience Laboratory and Reseach Building! Designed by HDR Architecture, it incorporates a mass-timber structure with a clean curtainwall glass exterior, following minimalist design cues seen in other new York U builds like the recent Second Student Centre (which CFMS also provided commissioning for).
Last week Greening Health Care announced the release of the case study of Humber River Hospital, which ranks #2 in the international database of the most energy efficient acute care hospitals. The case study provides a roadmap that can be utilized by an new hospital, and provides insights for existing hospitals to manage their transitions twoards low carbon goals. CFMS is pround to have been part of the team for this landmark project.
Breaking news - Bessarion Community Centre has a new name! Ethennonnhawahstihnen’ (pronounced Etta-nonna wasti-nuh), means “where they had a good, beautiful life”, and was first suggested by the Huron-Wendat Nation for the nearby park and lane. The location, near Bayview and Sheppard Avenues in North York, is adjacent to a significant Huron-Wendat archaeological site where findings showed that inhabitants lived long and healthy lives in relative peace. CFMS is proud to be providing commissioning for this project.
The new state-of-the-art York Regional Police #1 District headquarters, serving residents in northern York Region, opened in Newmarket Jan. 10. Designed by Parkin Architects, the facility is designed to Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) silver standards to minimize energy costs and greenhouse emissions.
Wonderful news - LEED Silver Certfication has been achieved! The 11-storey Hospital consists of inpatient medical-surgical units positioned on top of a diagnostic and treatment podium. Key clinical programs include emergency services, diagnostic imaging, surgical suites, critical care, neonatal intensive care, and an in-patient mental health unit. The 500 bed capacity hospital is Canada’s first “smart hospital” with integrated technology facilitating a more streamlined and patient focused delivery of healthcare services.
CFMS is pleased to announce that Spectrum Square Building IV at 5050 Satellite Drive achieved LEED Gold Certification! The office tower is part of a master-planned corporate community with a focus on sustainable buildings in an updated concept of the suburban office park. We are proud to have been part of the team helping this project achieve LEED Gold Certification and its' sustainability goals.
Exciting news: The Centennial College Block A Expansion Project, looking to be one of the first mass timber, net-zero carbon post secondary education facilities, has recently been certified Zero Carbon under the Canada Green Building Council’s Zero Carbon Building Standard v1. CFMS is proud to be providing commissioning for this ground breaking project.
The new Ottawa Public Library (OPL) and Library and Archives Canada (LAC) joint facility was featured in the July 7, 2021 edition of Canadian Consulting Engineer magazine. Don't miss reading the full article on this exciting project designed by Diamond Schmitt Architects in partnership with KWC Architects. CFMS is proud to be providing the commissioning for what will undoubtably be an architectural destination of distinction in Ottawa.