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Canadore College and Nipissing University Library

North Bay, Ontario

Project Description

Working with the design group for Canadore College/Nipissing University Library, Crossey Engineering developed a conceptual design to meet LEED Silver standards, although the owner decided not to pursue the application.

We directed the energy analysis simulations and incorporated high-efficiency lighting, condensing boilers, in-floor heating and cooling, heat recovery on exhaust air, demand ventilation, daylighting, and an efficient building envelope. Energy simulations showed a 45% efficiency beyond the requirements of the National Energy Code.

At approximately 57,800 sq. ft. this project had a total construction budget of about $16.5 million.

The expertise of Gruen, our sustainability group, supplied energy-efficient design in all aspects of building development. This included coordinating envelope performance with mechanical heating/cooling systems, lighting systems with occupancy and daylighting savings, and ensuring that design for indoor air quality achieved the highest levels at the best possible efficiency rating.


Completion

2011

Architect

Diamond Schmitt Architects

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