CN Training Center
CN has opened a new 100,000-square-foot facility in Winnipeg to offer training opportunities for conductors and car mechanics, to track supervisors and signal maintainers. The $35 million Transcona area campus is capable of hosting more than 350 CN students from across Canada every week with hands-on training for all key railway jobs.
Manitoba Hydro Downtown Office Tower
This state of the art facility was Winnipeg’s first high rise in many years. The building has 22 stories, and has 65,000 m2 (700,000 sq. ft). It has won energy efficient awards and is LEED Platinum certified. The heating and cooling system is geothermal based and equipment provided includes over 400 in floor fan coils and hundreds of variable frequency drives.
Bell/MTS Place - Home of the Winnipeg Jets
The Bell/MTS Place (originally called MTS Centre and the True North Entertainment Complex), constructed in 2003, houses Manitoba’s NHL hockey team. The facility is 41,000 m2 (440,000 sq. ft.) and seats approximately 15,000 spectators. The main spectator bowl is heated and cooled with (4) AAON 230 ton rooftop units and the remainder of the complex is heated and cooled primarily with heat pumps.
Canada Post New Mail Sorting Facility
This new 26,000 m2 (280,000 sq. ft.) facility is home to the latest technology in mail sorting for the Canadian postal service. Construction costs for this LEED facility were in excess of $100 million dollars. The building’s HVAC equipment includes state of the art McQuay magnetic bearing chiller technology and the building ventilation and make-up air is provided with Tempeff dual core heat recovery units with efficiencies of approximately 90%.
University of Winnipeg UNITED Health and RecPlex
UNITED Health & RecPlex is a multi-sport facility that will help alleviate the chronic shortage of indoor recreational space in Winnipeg, enhance the University of Winnipeg student experience and offer neighbourhood youth and residents unsurpassed recreational opportunities and new health services. It will contain three-cross fields, a gymnasium, multi-purpose room, and a 60-meter sprint track for use in student intramural programs, and university and community-based teams.
Canadian Museum for Human Rights
The Canadian Museum for Human Rights is over 24,000 m2 (260,000 sq. ft.) and promises to be an inspiring landmark and will draw visitors from around the Globe. The building costs were in excess of $300 million and Midwest Engineering supplied most of the H.V.A.C. equipment for this LEED project including energy efficient McQuay Magnetic Bearing Chillers.
Active Living Center - University of Manitoba
The University of Manitoba's new Active Living Center is a four-storey 100,000-square-foor facility that includes a high-performance training facility for elite athletes, a state-of-the-art indoor running track, a 12-meter climbing wall, an Applied Research Centre, a gathering area for students, strength and conditioning facilities, and three group workout studios. Scheduled for completion in 2015, this contemporary, eco-friendly building is expected to accommodate upwards of 2,000 patrons per day, making it the largest active living facility in Manitoba
James Armstrong Richardson International Airport
The Winnipeg Airport Authorities new Terminal Building is Canada's newest and 'Greenest' airport passenger facility. The 51,000 sq. m. multi-level terminal is striving for LEED Silver designation and will be less costly to heat than the smaller former facility. The buildings HVAC equipment includes Haakon Custom Air Handling Units feeding displacement ventilation systems, McQuay Heat Pumps and McQuay Chillers.
Investors Group Field
Investors Group Field is the new home of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Manitoba’s CFL football team. Seating capacity is 33,000 people and can be expanded to 40,000. The HVAC system for the offices and luxury boxes house a state of the art Daikin variable refrigerant flow system. Inverter duty Daikin compressors allow variable volume refrigerant flow as well as simultaneous heat and cooling yielding efficient operation.
Public Works East Yard Project
Completed on time and on budget, the East Yard complex now houses Streets Maintenance East Area, Parks & Open Space East Area, Parks & Open Space Centralized Services, Bridge Operations and will house Equipment Operator Training in the near future. The 124,347 sq. ft. complex includes space for 200 - 273 staff depending on the season. The facility was built with the environment in mind and the City has applied for LEED silver certification. The extensive use of Tempeff heat recovery ventilators and Daikin VRV technology allowed for energy efficiency while ensuring user comfort.