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Algonquin B HVAC Retrofit

Posted by on Oct 29, 2014 in Building Systems

Algonquin B HVAC Retrofit

Algonquin College, Building B HVAC Retrofit (ESCO) Siemens Canada, Ottawa, Ontario As part of a 20 year energy savings contract (ESCO) between Algonquin College and Siemens Canada, Building B required a complete retrofit of its forty year old HVAC systems. Miriton overcame the complexities and challenges of replacing the vintage systems, with ones selected for optimum energy savings, minimum maintenance and much improved comfort for the occupants.  The innovative solutions used to achieve the project’s goals include: variable volume air systems demand controlled ventilation energy...

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System Retrofits

Posted by on Oct 29, 2014 in Building Systems

System Retrofits

System Retrofits Communities across Nunavut Miriton was hired to survey, investigate and design system upgrades and replacements for over 40 government owed buildings in ten Nunavut communities. As well as contending with arctic weather and a delicate environment, Nunavut’s communities cannot be reached by road or rail, and for much of the year their sea ports are frozen. We achieved project success by carefully considering every aspect of these installations and delivering designs that overcame the construction and operational challenges of: harsh and remote locations strict...

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Sprinkler Installation

Posted by on Oct 29, 2014 in Building Systems

Sprinkler Installation

Sprinkler Installation Fairmont Chateau Laurier, Ottawa, Ontario To bring this historic and prestigious hotel up to current code requirements has necessitated the provision of a sprinkler system in all the guest spaces and on all of the floors. This project presented a number of challenges for the owner, including how to install a full scale sprinkler system in a busy hotel, numerous heritage finishes, a varied layout, all without disturbing the demanding clientele or limiting revenue. Miriton successfully overcame the challenges of this project: intensive and detailed site surveys were...

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Upgrade Public Spaces

Posted by on Oct 29, 2014 in Architectural Design

Upgrade Public Spaces

Upgrade Public Spaces SiteCast Construction, 1150 Morrison, Ottawa, Ontario This client wanted us to upgrade the appearance and life safety aspects of the public spaces of this multi-storey office building. The project’s design required the expertise of several disciplines that needed to be coordinated to provide one integrated design solution. Further, the construction needed to be carried out during regular working hours while limiting the downtime and disruption to the building occupants. Miriton’s integrated design approach produced a design that considered all the site...

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Fuel Conversions

Posted by on Oct 29, 2014 in Building Systems

Fuel Conversions

Fuel Conversions AECL, Chalk River, Ontario AECL is undertaking a number of energy efficiency improvement projects at its Chalk River laboratories in Ontario. Miriton has been engaged time and again by an energy services company to assist them in the design and implementation of a number of fuel conversion projects throughout this campus. These projects include steam to gas heating conversions, energy efficient equipment installations and operational improvements. These projects will help AECL to considerably reduce their energy consumption and improve the reliability and operability of...

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