319 McRae Ave. New Residential/Commercial Building

Project Description

The building consists of 158 suite apartment tower and 9,300 m2 office tower on top of a 5,580 m2 retail podium and two (2) levels of underground parking garage. The building has achieved LEED Silver.

The mechanical systems include central heating and cooling plants for each tower consisting of a centrifugal high efficiency chiller, high efficiency boilers, duplex pumps with variable speed drives, central air handling units with variable speed drives and variable terminal devices, wet and dry sprinkler system, standpipe and fire pump, and fire protection system. Plumbing systems utilized low flow high efficiency water fixtures. Storm system required a storm water management cistern to retain storm water and meet the city’s release rates.

The retail spaces are served from the central heating and cooling plants with 4-pipe fan coil units with free cooling economizer controls for each space.

The electrical systems include primary service from Hydro Ottawa to an internal vault, 3,000A, 600/347V, addressable fire alarm, door entry system, energy efficient lighting and controls, data/telephone/cablevision infrastructure.

Sustainable features include low flow plumbing fixtures, storm water retention, high efficiency boilers and chillers, and variable frequency drives for pumps and city water, and domestic booster pumps.

Project Details

  • Owner: Bridgeport Realty Management
  • Project Location:Ottawa
  • Construction Completion:2015
  • Building Type:Commercial/Residential
  • Project Type:Design/Build – New Construction
  • Construction Value:$40.0M (Total) $10.4M (M&E)