Congratulations to Jeremy Carkner, P.Eng., LEED® AP BD+C on his recent election to the Board of Directors for the Consulting Engineers of Ontario.
There has been a lot of buzz about the newly revitalized GO Bloor station in Toronto, ON. The station which handles rail traffic for both the new Union Pearson Express line and regular GO Trains, is undergoing a significant improvement and addition to handle increased train service.
Metro Vancouver and the provincial Ministry of Environment worked with Morrison Hershfield's environmental team to conduct a study in order to help the Ministry improve existing Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) programs through better performance measures, awareness campaigns, and service locations.
This week marked a significant milestone for Morrison Hershfield as the Milton Velodrome, York University Athletics Stadium and Tim Hortons Field all achieved LEED Silver Certification.
Project Manager Daniel Martis, P.Eng., LEED AP recently was published in the Spring 2015 edition of Condo Manager magazine. An excerpt of his article, entitled "Confused spaces & the building envelope: A case study" appears below:
Morrison Hershfield was named the 82nd top design firm by Engineering News Record (ENR) magazine in their 2015 Top 500 Design Firms list. We moved up six spots from last year’s rankings.
Morrison Hershfield’s Stéphane Hoffman recently presented at Top Glass 2015, Canada’s main event for the commercial glazing industry. The event, hosted by Glass Canada Magazine, brings glazing contractors, curtain wall manufacturers, storefront fabricators, architects and building engineers together for a day of education, networking and review of the latest technology.
Professionals from throughout the data centre industry will convene for breakfast, networking and a panel discussion moderated by Sean Smith, P.Eng., MBA, Principal for Morrison Hershfield's mission critical practice.
This presentation by Mission Critical Practice Lead Steven Shapiro, P.E. was given at Data Center World in April, 2015. It explains the need for mission critical commissioning for critical environment as well as what types of systems should be included in the process, how the process is conducted to ensure tangible results, how it should be reported, and ultimately how to interpret and utilize the information presented to their advantage.
This presentation by Mission Critical Practice Lead Steven Shapiro, P.E. explains the intricacies of a high availability data center, the Uptime Tier Structure, what is not required for Uptime Tier Certification, what myths are perpetuated throughout the industry concerning Uptime Certification, and how to go about getting certified.
This presentation by Morrison Hershfield's Sean Smith, Principal, P. Eng, MBA includes an introduction to data centers, including a discussion on location criteria, key factors to look for when thinking about establishing a data center in an existing building and case studies on data centers in the Atlanta and Toronto areas.
Morrison Hershfield was honored with an Award of Excellence in the Soft Engineering category for our Building Envelope Thermal Bridging (BETB) Guide from the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies – British Columbia (ACEC-BC) at their 26th annual Awards for Engineering Excellence Gala.
Arthur Potts, MPP for Beaches-East York took part in the Professional Engineers of Ontario’s “Take Your MPP to Work Day” on April 10, 2015. Members of the East Toronto Chapter of Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) organized a tour of the R.C. Harris Water Treatment Plant with Mr. Potts.
“Most organizations still believe some very common myths about Tier Ratings and high availability data centers, and I’m looking forward to sharing our insight,” said Mr. Shapiro, who has over 26 years of experience in designing and commissioning of mission critical facilities. He is the author of numerous technical articles and seminars.
With the complexity of today’s building systems, we believe building performance analysis starts with the right team. Morrison Hershfield has the expertise, capacity and cutting edge tools to help meet all your analysis needs.