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The Drivers and Trends That Are Moving Data Centres Towards "The Edge"

By Morrison Hershfield|May 26, 2017

Morrison Hershfield, IBM and WZMH hosted GTA data centre professionals at the Toronto Board of Trade on May 11th to discuss “The Edge”.

Phill Lawson-Shanks, keynote speaker from EdgeConneX, presented remarkable insight into changes in internet usage patterns, technologies connecting users to the internet and emerging needs for improved data centre infrastructure to support these changes.

Ryan Gidluck Among CEA’s New Board Members

By Morrison Hershfield|May 26, 2017

Ryan Gidluck, P.Eng., PMP, Vice President Infrastructure with Morrison Hershfield, has been named to the Consulting Engineers of Alberta’s (CEA) Board of Directors for a three-year term, beginning 2017-2018. In this role, Ryan hopes to support CEA’s key priorities, including the promotion of Quality Based Selection in our industry and the Contract Terms and Conditions initiative.

Cycling Through Challenging Weather to Raise Money for Children’s Hospital

By Morrison Hershfield|May 25, 2017

The Ride

“It was a cold, windy, rainy day that didn’t
let up until the very end of the ride.”

Sunday, May 7th, started out as a gloomy day that had us dreading the ride ahead. As a team, Morrison Hershfield registered fifteen participants for the CN Cycle for CHEO fundraiser; ten for the 70 km ride, three for the 35 km ride and two for the 15 km ride. While we had trained hard for the upcoming event, none of us were quite ready for the weather that greeted us at the starting line.

Energy Retrofits: Upgrade Existing Buildings to Compete with New Construction

By Morrison Hershfield|May 16, 2017

With increasingly stringent codes and standards, new construction projects are progressively becoming more energy efficient. In order to remain competitive with new facilities, existing buildings are faced with the challenge of balancing retrofit design goals, energy savings and capital investment. Renovating an existing structure can often be a more cost-effective and sustainable option - but how is this determined?

Catherine Karakatsanis Honored by PEO for Innovative Leadership and Promotion of Women in Engineering

By Morrison Hershfield|May 01, 2017

Chief Operating Officer Catherine Karakatsanis, P.Eng, FEC, FCAE was named a Companion of the Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) Order of Honour on April 21st.

Designed to Pass: The Key to Your Building's Success in Passing the Air Leakage Test

By Morrison Hershfield|April 21, 2017

Standards and codes across North America are becoming more stringent with regards to accepted air leakage rates in completed construction. As a result, air leakage testing is increasingly becoming a code requirement.

Award-Winning Water Project Will Improve Quality of Life in Guyana

By Morrison Hershfield|April 21, 2017

Morrison Hershfield’s recently completed “Designs for Improvement of Water and Sanitation Infrastructure in Guyana” project and was recognized by the Consulting Engineers of Alberta with the CEA Showcase Award of Excellence in the International category.

Celebrate Canada's 150th with Us!

By Morrison Hershfield|April 10, 2017

Join Morrison Hershfield in celebrating our great country’s 150th birthday! Add your story to be a part of our Building Canada original hashtag mosaic, powered by hyperactivate and tell us how you or your company have helped shape Canada’s built environment.

See the canvas take shape and add your own tile below or click HERE!

Award-Winning RDKS Solid Waste System Helps Move British Columbia Towards Zero Waste

By Morrison Hershfield|April 06, 2017

British Columbia is proud to be one of the first provinces moving towards Zero Waste policies and of its reputation as a leader in sustainable environmental management.

Why Architectural Sheet Metal: Design for Longevity and Durability

By Morrison Hershfield|March 17, 2017

Learn how to better assess existing sheet metal flashings and properly design new joints.

A year in development, the course is separated into three distinct segments:

What Is It Really Like to Be an Engineer?

By Morrison Hershfield|March 14, 2017

There are many preconceived notions of what it’s like to be an engineer that aren’t true. If you work in the engineering industry like us, you may have come across some of these stereotypes before:

Start Early: Using Energy Modeling to Maximize Cost and Time Savings for Your Building

By Morrison Hershfield|March 10, 2017

Energy modeling maps a building’s end-use energy consumption based on key building systems to best inform building owners and design teams how to save money and time while still meeting project energy and sustainability goals.

Denison Road Grade Separation Named OPWA Structural Project of the Year

By Morrison Hershfield|March 02, 2017

Morrison Hershfield was part of the project team that received a 2016 Public Works Project of the Year Award for work on the Denison Road grade separation.

Morrison Hershfield Welcomes Alex Chang

By Morrison Hershfield|January 13, 2017

Morrison Hershfield is pleased to welcome Alex Chang, Architect AIBC, P.Eng., PMP, LEED AP BD+C to our Building Envelope Consulting team as a Senior Architect and Engineer.

Hassalo on Eighth Wins ENR Northwest 2016 Best Projects Award

By Morrison Hershfield|December 22, 2016

Hassalo on Eighth has won a 2016 Best Projects Award from Engineering News-Record in the Residential/Hospitality category for ENR’s Northwest Region.

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