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Corix Biomass Project
Project Location: South Campus road
Project Gross: 2,094 square meter (22,974 square feet)
Prime Consultant: Corix Utilities
The proposed Burnaby Mountain District Energy Utility Project is an extension of the regulated district energy utility that currently provides energy for space heating and hot water to existing buildings at UniverCity. The proposed project will provide cost-effective, low carbon energy to the SFU campus and all new buildings at UniverCity, creating an 80% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions when compared to fossil fuel and electricity use.
Student Union Building
Project Location: South side of Freedom Square
Project Gross: 10,280 square meter (110,750 square feet)
Prime Consultant: Perkins & Will Architects
New Student Union Building will be entirely devoted to students with lounges, study areas, meeting rooms and recreational facilities. Some of the key features include a napping room, a community kitchen, an online gaming lounge, music rooms and a live performance stage.
The building is also targeting LEED gold certification, which is the second-highest rating in the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design rating system.
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Strand Hall Level 3000
Project Location: Strand Hall Level 3000 Renovation
Project Gross: 27,000 square feet of workspaces and support areas
Prime Consultant: Public Architecture
The work involved the demolition and removal of hazardous original building materials dating back to 1971, decommissioning of obsolete equipment, upgrades to the building envelope to improve energy efficiency, upgrades to the seismic, security and fire protection systems to both comply with building code and to enhance safety, as well as reconfiguration of workspaces and support areas to accommodate more occupants on the floor.
Facilities Services Expansion
Project Location: Facilities Services building
Project Gross: 325 square meters (3500 square feet) of new space
Prime Consultant: Gustavson Wylie Architects Inc.
The main purpose was the expansion of the office area to provide a modern and efficient work environment that supports project management and operations offices. Provision of a mix of offices, work stations and flexible team spaces, drawing records reviewing area, and general office support functions such as printing and layout areas were included in the project.
Upgrade work included construction and renovations of existing washrooms, electrical and mechanical systems, lighting systems, fire alarm systems were all part of this project in an attempt to bring the building up to building code.
Exterior work included stabilization of the north slope and upgrades to exterior hard landscape elements.
Surrey Sustainable Energy and Engineering Building (SE3P)
Project Location: 10285 University Drive, Surrey
Budget: $116 M (Project Cost)
Project Gross: 20,458 square meters (220,200 square feet)
Prime Consultant: Revery Architecture (former Bing Thom Architects)
Expected Completion Date: Open. Classes commencing September 2019.
The SE3P building houses Mechatronics labs and a new Sustainable Energy and Environmental Engineering program in Surrey, one of BC’s fastest growing municipalities. Over 800 students, faculty and staff are now utilizing the research, innovation, and commercialization space in the 20,458 sm facility. The City of Surrey supported an accelerated construction schedule and sees the building as a key player in the City Centre revitalization and expansion.
- SE3P houses approximately 320 undergraduate engineering students and 120 graduate students.
- The building is not only targeting energy efficient LEED Gold standards, it is also a living showcase for sustainable building standards.