The final crane has been erected at the site of the in progress new LiUNA! Local 183 Headquarters located in Vaughan, Ontario! CFMS is proud to be part of the team, providing commissioning for this project designed by Diamond Schmitt Architects, for North America's largest construction local union. Skygrid announced the third and final crane is now in place, meaning progress is going to start picking up!
CFMS is pleased to return to Holland Bloorview Kid's Rehabilitation Hospital, providing commissioning for the new expansion: Bloorview Research Institute (BRI), now under construction. Designed by Gow Hastings Architects, the two-storey 11,000 square foot addition will create critical space for new discovery hubs as well as space for additional research scientists and state-of-the-art research equipment.
Included in a noteworthy list from MaRS of top 10 Toronto green buildings to be excited about is the North East Scarborough Community Centre and Child Care Centre, an exciting project CFMS is proud to be providing commisisoning for. Designed by Perkins + Will, it's on track to achieve CaGBC Zero Carbon and Net Zero Energy - no wonder it's on the top 10 green buildings to be excited about from MaRS!
You can't seem to miss write ups on Canoe Landing Schools, Community Recreation Centre, and Child Care Campus this year. It's not surprising really, being an innovative solution to serve the families in the downtown core, and the green roof and eye catching design standing out amongst the surrounding high rise residential buildings. CFMS is proud to have this ZAS Architects designed project as part of our portolio.
Yesterday it was announced that Oak Ridges Library achieved LEED Silver Certification. CFMS is proud to have been part of an outstanding team, providing commissioning and helping ensure the success of achieving sustainability goals.
You may have noticed that the Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital has been in the news a lot lately, as announcements came out last month about it not only opening early, but also pivoting to dedicate the services to helping combat the strain on Ontario Hospitals overwhelmed by COVID-19 patients. CFMS provided commissioning services for North America's first 'smart hospital', proud to have been part of the team helping this project achieve an early opening to help combat the pandemic crisis.
While in Ontario we might be in lockdown for the foreseeable future, it’s important to look to good things that will lie ahead. Promise lies in the number of Recreation Facilities that CFMS has added to our portfolio, reminding us that the current way of life won’t be forever, and there will come a time when we will get back to activities with our communities in the future.
Canon's Canadian Headquarters, located in Brampton, Ontario, was featured in SABMag's Fall 2020 edition. Designed by Moriyama & Teshima Architects, this LEED Gold Certified building includes all the amenities to run the national operations of the international firm.
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.