Our Client: EllisDon Construction for Metrolinx

Project Snapshot

This six-level, 52,114-square-metre open-air parking structure includes 1,381 parking spaces with a car-counting system that notifies customers of available parking on each floor. Other amenities include:

  • Stand-by generator
  • UPS
  • State-of-the-art LED garage lighting with daylight harvesting and dimming capabilities
  • Addressable fire alarm
  • CO monitoring and alarm
  • Public address system
  • CCTV and card access fully integrated into existing system.

Additionally, a photovoltaic array was installed on the room (400kW) to be incorporated into the provincial FIT program.

As electrical engineer for the project, Birnie Electric’s role was to design electrical systems to code, to GO standards and a LEED certified level.

Construction Cost

$4 milllion

Completed

October 2012

Contribution to Success

Birnie Electric’s LEED-accredited professionals helped the client develop a sustainable project that has produced significantly reduced operating costs. Our team’s creative construction solutions, gained from over 30 years’ experience, provided added value to Metrolinx from the design phase to project completion. Our staff’s exceptional team efforts exemplify our reputation and record for completing projects on time and on budget.

Client References

Tim Smith
Executive Vice President Construction
EllisDon Corporation
Office: 1-905-803-6686
Email: tsmith@ellisondon.com

Alan Dick
Project Co-ordinator
Metrolinx
Office: 1-416-869-3600 Ext 5616
Mobile: 1-416-659-3560
Email: alan.dick@gotransit.com

Brian Van Bussell
MMM Group
Office: 1-416-260-0387
Emailvanbussell@mmm.ca

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