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Prolific Sport House - North

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Type
Multi Use (Commercial)
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Location
292230 Wagon Wheel Boulevard, Balzak - Rocky View County, AB
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Size
31,846 Sqft
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Services
Mechanical & Electrical Engineering Design
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Mechanical & Electrical Contractor
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Year
2023
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Description

Overview:

We prioritized energy efficiency and indoor comfort to create a sustainable and inviting environment for tenants. The base building was meticulously designed to reduce energy usage, with a focus on improving energy efficiency and passing on cost savings to tenants. Our efforts in integrating advanced HVAC and electrical systems aimed to provide tenants with enhanced control and customization options, ensuring their needs were met efficiently and effectively.

Energy-Efficiency Measures Implemented:

Throughout the project, we implemented various energy-efficiency measures aimed at optimizing tenant comfort and reducing operational costs:

  • Space Planning Integration: Our design team coordinated space planning with HVAC, lighting, and architectural features to create a comprehensive, energy-efficient layout.
  • Smart Thermostats: Each zone was equipped with smart thermostats, allowing tenants to control temperatures according to their preferences and schedules.
  • High-Efficiency LED Lighting: Energy-efficient LED lighting fixtures were selected to minimize electricity consumption while providing ample illumination.
  • Daylight Utilization: Layouts were designed to maximize natural daylight, reducing reliance on artificial lighting during daylight hours.
  • Occupancy and Daylight Sensors: Automated controls, including occupancy and daylight sensors, were installed to optimize lighting usage and minimize energy wastage.
  • Energy Star Rated Appliances: Energy Star rated appliances and office equipment were selected to further enhance energy efficiency and reduce environmental impact.

Ventilation and Outdoor Air Delivery:

Our HVAC system was designed to deliver clean, fresh air to occupants, meeting ASHRAE 62.1-2010 standards. Heat Recovery Ventilation (HRV) units were strategically installed to ensure optimal indoor air quality throughout the building.

Thermal Comfort and Zoning:

To enhance occupant comfort, the building was zoned according to heating and cooling needs, with separate thermostats provided for each zone. Programmable smart thermostats were recommended to tenants for greater control and energy savings.

Lighting Design and Control:

Quality workspace lighting was achieved through a combination of natural and artificial lighting, with LED fixtures selected for their energy efficiency and longevity. Automated controls and sensors were implemented to maximize energy savings and minimize glare.

Measurement and Verification:

Upon completion of the project, thorough testing and balancing of the HVAC system were conducted to ensure optimal performance. Tenants were provided with guidelines for creating measurement and verification plans to track energy savings and promote ongoing efficiency improvements.

Waste Management and Indoor Air Quality Management:

Efforts to promote waste reduction and maintain indoor air quality were integral parts of the project. A dedicated recycling room was provided for tenant use, and measures were implemented during construction to minimize indoor air pollution.

Conclusion:

In conclusion, our completed project stands as a testament to our commitment to sustainability and tenant satisfaction. By prioritizing energy efficiency and indoor comfort, we've created a space that not only reduces environmental impact but also enhances the overall well-being of its occupants.