+projects

Pipes

We are fully developed, use the latest techniques and technologies and have carried out projects ranging in size from thousands to millions of dollars in construction costs.

Below reveals a small sampling of the numerous engineering and design projects carried out by Miriton. If you require further detail on any of these projects, or wish to speak with our clients directly, we will be happy to assist.

systems

SNC-Lavalin O&M, 111 Sussex, Parking Garage Lighting Upgrades

Electrical design for the replacement of garage lighting with a new system that achieves better illumination, is more energy efficient and is more reliable. This project was completed within a restricted schedule.

SNC-Lavalin O&M, Jeanne Mance Kitchen Exhaust Upgrades

Responsible for the mechanical, electrical, and structural engineering of a complete replacement of this commercial kitchen’s supply and exhaust air systems.  The project involved new exhaust systems with ecology unit, supply air handling systems, hood fire suppression and wash-down systems, structural catwalks, new ceilings and finishes, and the re-arrangement of electrical services.

SNC-Lavalin O&M, Ontario – Critical Data Centre Design & Engineering PDF

Entire engineering and design for the replacement of this large scale, critical data centre’s cooling systems and also the establishment of a service corridor. All the construction work was carried out during full occupancy without shut-down or interruption to operation. More info…

City of Ottawa, Ontario – Boiler Replacement PDF

Complete mechanical and electrical design to replace the hot water heating plant’s four existing atmospheric, medium efficiency boilers. More info…

Public Archives & National Library, Ottawa – High Voltage Equipment Replacement PDF

Complete Design for the replacement of the existing high voltage electrical equipment (transformers, primary and secondary switchgear) without any disruption to the tenant. More info…

Jacobs Consultancy, Grantley Adams International Airport, Barbados – Air Conditioning Improvements

Prepared the designs for a number of projects to improve inadequate cooling issues at this busy airport. Areas included including ticketing and departure lounge.

Jacobs Consultancy, Grantley Adams International Airport, Barbados – Arrivals Exterior Lighting

Exterior lighting design for barrel-vaulted canopies at the arrivals walkways, carefully considering light interference with the building’s existing tented and illuminated structure.

SNC-Lavalin Profac, SAT & EMB, Perimeter Heating

Investigation, research and subsequent design to determine and address the causes of premature pipework failures.  The causes were identified through metallurgical testing, addressed and the pipework on each floor was systematically replaced over a number of years at these two buildings.

SNC-Lavalin O&M, FL DDC Controls

Designed a replacement DDC controls system to be installed in parallel during full occupancy of a highly secure and sensitive building.

SNC-Lavalin O&M, Ontario – Main Statistics Building Panel UD1 Replacement

Electrical design for a complete replacement and re-circuiting of the electrical system for Statistics Canada’s main server room, which was implemented during a scheduled two day shutdown.

SNC-Lavalin O&M, Ontario – Jean Talon Building Emergency Generator, Fuel Tanks and Fire Pumps Replacement

Mechanical and electrical design for a complete replacement of this building’s major life safety components during full occupancy.

Fairmont Chateau Laurier Hotel, Ottawa, Ontario – 7th and 8th Floor Base Building

Responsible for the mechanical and electrical design for building permit of this hotel’s lease space floors.

Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario – Pharmacy Cleanroom

Successfully engineered solutions to correct the ongoing problems that plagued CHEO’s pharmacy cleanroom since its original design and construction.

Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario – Autopsy Table Installation PDF

Complete design for the installation of a state-of-the-art autopsy table with services run through highly congested ceiling spaces. More info…

Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario – Emergency Shower and Eye Wash Installations

Design for the installation and replacement of all the emergency showers and eye wash installations at buildings across this university’s campus. All the installations were designed to modern codes and intensively tested and commissioned.

Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario – McKenzie Server Room

Design of the new cooling systems for a high density sever room at this building.

Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario – Autoclave Replacement

Mechanical and Electrical design of the installation for a new autoclave to sterilizes large carts at this building’s animal housing.

Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario – Herzberg Building, Server Rooms Glycol System

Complete design for the installation of a central glycol cooling system installed to handle the air conditioning loads of this building’s many server rooms.

SNC-Lavalin O&M, Ontario – High Pressure Steam Boilers Upgrade PDF

Mechanical and electrical design for the replacement of two ageing high pressure stream boilers with new ones of a similar size with increased efficiency and plant automation. More info…

Nortel Networks, Corkstown Road Facility, Nepean, Ontario – Photomask STEAGS Installation

Responsible for the complete design and project management of process tools installation, in strict accordance with Nortel’s recently introduced “Facility Services Commissioning Process” for process tool installations.

Nortel Networks, Corkstown Road Facility, Nepean, Ontario – Gas Monitoring Consolidation

Project management and design required to consolidate this plant’s scattered hazardous gas monitoring systems into one location.

Nortel Networks, Corkstown Road Facility, Nepean, Ontario – Photomask Tools Installation

Project management and complete design of new process tools installation.

SNC-Lavalin O&M, Ontario – Booth Street Complex Fume Hoods Replacement

Responsible for the complete design of fume hoods retrofit using energy efficient and modern equipment and materials.

Siemens Canada, Ontario Fuel Conversions

Designed the conversion of heating systems from plant steam to gas heating systems for a number of buildings at this site.  Miriton’s involvement included preparation of all the commissioning documents and training of on-site staff to carry out commissioning of the completed systems.

Siemens Canada, Ontario – AECL Building 600, Chiller and VAV

Engaged to prepare the mechanical and electrical design for the replacement of this building’s chiller and VAV systems, with modern and energy efficient components.

Various sites – Demonstration Hydrogen Fuel Cell Installations

Complete design for the installation of hydrogen fuel cells at various sites. The installations involved specialty systems and rigorous engineering to obtain approvals from authorities.

National Research Council Canada – Canadian Photonics Fabrication Centre (CPFC) UHPGS

Complete design and specification of ultra high purity gas systems (UHPGS) for NRC’s new photonics fabrication facility.

National Research Council Canada – IBS Laboratories

Mechanical design of proteomics laboratory suite for the Institute for Biological Sciences at 100 Sussex Drive.

National Research Council Canada – IBS Computer Room

Mechanical design of show piece computer room at 100 Sussex Drive.

space

SNC-Lavalin O&M, Various Federal Government Buildings Office Fit Ups

Responsible for interior design, architectural design, and mechanical and electrical engineering design for various office fit up projects at a number of building in this client’s portfolio.  Each project was fully designed and coordinated by Miriton’s in house staff.

SiteCast Construction, 1150 Morrison Drive Ottawa – Upgrade Public Spaces PDF

Complete mechanical, electrical and interior design of the main entrance lobby and all corridor spaces on the ground through fourth floors. More info…

SiteCast Construction, LCI Engineering Office Fit Up  PDF

Carried out the interior design and mechanical and electrical engineering design for this company’s new location. More info…

Lowrey Construction, CUPE Offices

Engineering design for this unions Ottawa offices.  Miriton had this project underway within hours of the request and completed the design in time to satisfy  the extremely aggressive schedule.

SiteCast Construction, 2080-2082 Walkley Road Landlord Fit Up

Responsible for interior design and mechanical and electrical engineering design for the upgrade of this light industrial space.  This work was completed in the most cost-effective manner during full occupancy.

Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario – Minto Building, Room 1060 Conversion to Classroom

Complete design to convert an unused basement space in to a lecture type engineering laboratory.

Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario – Minto Building, Room 1040 Benching

Complete design to convert an underutilized space into a wet chemical type teaching laboratory with complete laboratory benching.

NDP Offices, Ottawa, Ontario – Headquarters Offices Renovations

Carried out the mechanical and electrical design for the refit of this party’s headquarters  building. This project incorporated energy efficient design measures.

SNC-Lavalin O&M, Ontario – Jackson Building 9th Floor Office Fit-up

Complete design for the gutting and re-fit of an entire floor of this office building.

Abbott Point of Care, Ontario – Cartridge Assembly 1 & 2 PDF

Complete design of a close temperature and humidity controlled class 10,000 clean room for the assembly of this company’s various blood gas analyzer cartridges. More info…

Abbott Point of Care, Ontario – Print AVIS, Print Chemistry and Bioreagents PDF

Responsible for the complete mechanical and electrical design of three adjacent production spaces and laboratories having different temperature, humidity and cleanliness requirements. More info…

Abbott Point of Care, Ontario – Walk-in Storage Cooler PDF

Complete design of a close temperature controlled walk-in cooler for the storage of finished cartridges for the clients finished product inventory. More info…

Abbott Point of Care, Ontario – Walk-in Storage Oven PDF

Complete program management and design of a close temperature controlled walk-in oven for the preparation of cartridge components for the client’s cartridge assembly process. More info…

Abbott Point of Care, Ontario – Print Long Term Facilities Plan PDF

Complete program management, and planning to relocate and expand Abbott Point-of-Care’s cartridge manufacturing operation, to an existing, mothballed semiconductor plant. More info…

National Research Council Canada – National Institute for Nanotechnology, Nanofabrication Cleanroom

Chief facilities advisor for all matters related to the nanofabrication cleanroom and its fit-up.

i-STAT Canada Ltd., Kanata, Ontario – Wafer Fab Rationalization Program PDF

Program management, project management and complete design of a three-year space consolidation and renewal program, of this company’s wafer fabrication plant. More info…

i-STAT Canada Ltd., Kanata, Ontario – Process and Materials Lab

Complete design of close temperature and humidity controlled cleanroom for chemical preparations.

i-STAT Canada Ltd., Kanata, Ontario – Manual Assembly Cleanroom

Complete design of close temperature and humidity controlled cleanroom.

Zenastra Photonics Inc., Ottawa, Ontario – Fab Phase 2 Expansion

Project management of a proposed expansion to the client’s Wafer Fabrication facility.

Nortel Networks, Corkstown Road Facility, Nepean, Ontario – Probe and Test Cleanroom PDF

Complete project management and design of multiphase, 25,000 square foot cleanroom built during uninterrupted operation. More info…

i-STAT Canada Ltd., Kanata, Ontario – Die Bank / Die Pick Cleanroom

Complete design of low humidity, class 10,000 cleanroom.

support

Various Locations Commissioning

Whether commissioning systems of our own design, those of others, or retro-commissioning existing systems, we have routinely applied our detailed formalized commissioning process.

Royal Canadian Mint, Various Code Reviews

Carried out various code reviews for the mint’s production spaces.  Reviews have included fire protection, chemical usage and safety, chemical storage practices and hazardous gas systems.

Various Locations Standard Operating Procedures

Routinely hired to conduct surveys of buildings to capture all the information on equipment and to update and create SOP manuals.  Size of projects have ranged from a single building to an entire campus.

Various Locations – MOE Applications

Preparation and application for the Ontario Ministry of Environment air and water certificates of approval. Projects have ranged from simple generator installations to site-wide applications involving scores of chemicals and discharge points.

Westin Hotel Ottawa, Domestic Hot Water Study

Carried out an in depth study into issues with the existing domestic hot water systems.  Miriton’s findings and recommendations will increase the reliability, operability and longevity of the domestic how water systems, while improving the guest experience.

National Research Council – Nanofabrication Design Definitive PDF

Responsible to provide process equipment and cleanroom design expertise to the newly formed Institute, as they implemented their new nanofabrication laboratory construction in Edmonton. More info…

National Research Council Canada – Building M-54, Application for BL3 Certification

Provided technical support and consulting services to assist NRC in its application for Biological Containment Level 3 certification.

Zenastra Photonics Inc., Ottawa, Ontario – Wafer Fab HVAC Study

Provided an impartial, in-depth assessment of the client’s HVAC system serving their existing Wafer Fabrication facility.

i-STAT Canada Ltd., Kanata, Ontario – Building Systems Assessment

In depth survey and assessment of this facilities building systems and preparation of an implementation plan.

Zenastra Photonics Inc., Ottawa, Ontario – High Purity Piping Vendor Evaluation

Assisted in an in-depth evaluation and selection of contractors for high purity pipework installations related to the client’s Fab Phase 2 project.

i-STAT Canada Ltd., Kanata, Ontario CAD Database and Custom Standards

Created a comprehensive CAD Database of this company’s wafer fabrication plant, along with a customized CAD Standard.