Harper Harrison's Data Center News features an interview with Morrison Hershfield's Vice President of Mission Critical Facilities Engineering, Shaunak Pandit.
Digital Realty’s TOR1 Data Center in Toronto, Ontario was one of three data centers from around the world shortlisted for the Multi-Tenant Data Center Award at the DCD Global Awards program. The annual award ceremony recognizes efforts and innovations of people and projects in the data center industry.
Morrison Hershfield has a long history of giving back to the communities where we live and work, and now they need our support more than ever. We know that food banks and other community resources are facing significant demand this season. So in lieu of holiday parties, we made monetary donations to 22 local charities, one in each of the communities we serve.
Congratulations to the Edmonton Transit Service (ETS) and the City of Edmonton! ETS received a Corporate Leadership Award of Excellence from the Canadian Urban Transit Association (CUTA) for Environmental Sustainability, in particular its forward-thinking design of the Kathleen Andrews Transit Garage (KATG).
Mark Parker, Morrison Hershfield's waste sector lead for the Prairies, was recently appointed to the Board of Directors for the Recycling Council of Alberta (RCA) at their recent annual general meeting.
The annual Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards, co-sponsored by Canadian Consulting Engineer (CCE) Magazine and ACEC-Canada, was a virtual celebration this year! The event showcased projects submitted from across Canada that exemplify the highest levels of excellence.
Morrison Hershfield is pleased to announce the opening of a second office in Texas, located in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. The consulting engineering firm has been providing building science services to real estate, design and construction clients in Texas since the early 2000’s and first opened a Texas office in Houston six years ago.
Morrison Hershfield is pleased to announce our new Global Waste Practice Lead is Todd Baker.
Each year Edmonton’s engineering community comes together, in support of the United Way – Alberta Capital Region, to work on a collaborative community impact project. Staff from Morrison Hershfield regularly participate in this “Day of Caring” event.
Morrison Hershfield’s field staff worked hard this summer; collecting data and assessing approximately 30,000 private properties and about 1,000 municipal infrastructure assets as part of the City of Toronto’s Basement Flooding Protection Program. This important project identifies at-risk areas through assessments and modelling and implements infrastructure improvements that will mitigate the chance of flooding and protect community residents from water damage that can cost billions in insured losses from sewer backup claims.
A ceremony held this morning celebrated the recently completed Empress Street project. This comes after a two-year initiative that involved reconstructing and rehabilitating the existing street to improve transportation for the area around the old Winnipeg Stadium.
The Northern Virginia Technology Council announced the finalists for the 2020 Virginia Data Center Awards. Morrison Hershfield’s Mike Mosman is a finalist for the Data Center Industry Icon Award which recognizes the person whose substantial contributions to Virginia’s Data Center community over the course of their career have helped advance the industry and underpin the growth, prominence and success of Virginia’s world-leading data center sector.
“The data center industry is extremely important to not only the tech community but to the entire Commonwealth. The economic multiplier effect that comes from being the marker leader is far-reaching in terms of high paying jobs and tax revenue generated. NVTC is proud to recognize Mike Mosman from Morrison Hershfield for his remarkable achievement as well as contributions to the overall success of the region. ” said Brad Schwartz, Acting President and CEO of NVTC.
Virginia is the largest data center market in the world driven by forward thinkers and leaders in the data center community and is filled with many impressive contributors contending for awards at this year's ceremony.