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Algonquin College – Pembroke Campus

Location: 
Pembroke, Ontario

Market Sector:
Post Secondary Educational 

Delivery Method:
Design/Build


In May of 2011, Optimum Mechanical as the principle mechanical contractor, in association with Giffels Constructors Inc and NORR Ltd, were awarded the design/ build contract to create a new state-of-the art facility in Pembroke, for Algonquin College in the Ottawa Valley.

The unique complex encompasses over 100,000 square feet; over four floors of classrooms, administrative offices, computer labs, automotive shop, nursing simulation labs and science labs. It also features a main library, study halls, study rooms and an informational technology group. The building also houses a full commercial kitchen and servery, incorporating a learning kitchen for culinary arts students. 

The $36-million project was designed to achieve LEED® Gold certification featuring high efficiency mechanical systems, a constructed wetland and bio swales, along with rain harvesting and daylighting strategies. 

Optimum provided all mechanical systems, including sheet metal, plumbing, medical gas and HVAC.

Once the project was completed Optimum provided a comprehensive service and preventive maintenance program.





Tomlinson Ready-Mix – West End

Location: 
891 Jinkinson Rd, Stittsville, ON 

Market Sector:
Industrial   

Delivery Method:
Design/Build


In May 2010, ground was broken in Stittsville for the construction of the largest most technically advanced and eco-friendly concrete plant in Ontario. Optimum was chosen as the principle mechanical contractor to install highly specialized equipment in this state of the art facility. 

This comprehensive design/build project included the complete plumbing and sheet metal requirements for the plant as well as the installation and welding of miles of 4-inch stainless steel pipe. 
A 10-million BTU direct fired boiler was installed for use in the production of concrete. Custom aggregate bins are heated using a specialized hot air heating system, which is self-regulating to ensure greater consistency in achieving the desired temperature, while reducing the amount of wasted heat. 

The plant has the capacity to produce enough concrete to fill 210 full sized-sized cement trucks every day.  
 
During construction Optimum provided all mechanical systems, including sheet metal, plumbing and HVAC. 
 
Once the project was completed we provided a service and preventive maintenance programs.





Williams Court - Kanata Lakes Luxury Apartments

Developer:

Lepine Corporation

 

Location:

Building D, G

1203 Maritime Way, Kanata

 

Market Sector:

Luxury Rental Suites

 

Delivery Method:

Design/Build

 

Engineer: CIMA +         Architect: Alcaide Webster Inc

 

William's Court at Kanata Lakes is one of Canada’slargest new purpose-built rental developments in a generation, featuring afive-building, 741-unit on the north side of Highway 417, just east of theKanata Centrum Shopping Centre. William's Court is a ground-breaking projectthat promises to change the face of the purpose-built rental apartment industryacross Canada, under the visionary development of the premier rental developer,Lepine Corporation.

Working under tight construction time lines, OptimumMechanical was responsible for the supply and installation of the HVAC systems,underground plumbing, boiler equipment, sheet metal and heat pumps in thesuites in this unique facility.

Elsewhere in the city, Groupe Lepine is in the final phase of completing the construction of another premiere, 307-unit rentalcomplex, Les Terrasses Francesca located at 1425 Vanier Parkway Ottawa. 


 






Les Terrasses Francesca - Luxury Apartments


Developer :

LepineCorporation


Location:

1425 VanierParkway, Ottawa


Market Sector:

Luxury Rental Suites


Delivery Method:

Design/Build 


Engineer

LRL Associates


Architect 

Alcaide Webster Inc


 ‘ Les Terrasses Francesca’ , is a unique multi-level building rental complexby the Lépine Corporation which offers residents premium features such ashardwood floors, granite countertops, nine-foot ceilings, four stainless-steelappliances and an in-suite washer and dryer.


Working under tight construction time lines, OptimumMechanical was responsible for the supply and installation of the HVAC systems,underground plumbing, boiler equipment, sheet metal and heat pumps in thesuites in this unique facility.















 
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