City of Ottawa Library & Archives Facility

Project Description

Three (3) storey, 91,000 ft.2 City of Ottawa archives facility including two (2) large (12,000 ft.2) and one (1) small (3,000 ft.2) standard temperature vaults (20°C @ 45% RH), one (1) low temperature vault (3,000 ft.2) (8°C @ 25% RH), archives preservations library and processing facility, 2,000 ft.2 mixed use office processing and library public archives facility, loading dock and lunch room:

  • Building has achieved LEED Gold with energy features as follows:
    – Condensing boilers and hot water tanks;
    – Hybrid heat pumps;
    – Domestic water preheat heat exchanges;
    – Chiller heat rejection heat reclaim to heat pump loop;
    – Dedicated make-up air unit with exhaust energy recovery wheel;
    – Individual room CO2 demand control ventilation;
    – Power monitoring and utilities metering for building consumption verification.

Project Details

  • Owner: City of Ottawa
  • Project Location:100 Tallwood Drive, Ottawa, ON
  • Construction Completion:2011
  • Building Type:Commercial/Residential
  • Project Type:New Construction
  • Construction Value:$5.7 (M&E)