Cyr Distribution Centre

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Ottawa, Ontario

New 32,000 ft2 food distribution centre in Southeast Ottawa


Cyr Distrubution Inc.
Status: Completed in 2016

Mechanical Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Value: $6.9M
Floor Area: 32,000 ft2

Jp2g was retained by Dynar Architects and Cyr Distribution Inc. in successive contracts to provide mechanical and electrical engineering design and contract administration services for a new 32,000 ft² food distribution centre complete with loading dock, cold storage, and office spaces.

The facility includes a 10-truck-bay refrigerated loading dock, high-bay food storage refrigerator/freezer areas, and a 6,000 ft² two-storey office area.

This project was included in the Ottawa Business Journal’s 2015 Book of Lists Top Construction Projects (#57).

Scope of work included:

  • Mechanical design for building plumbing, HVAC, controls, and sprinkler systems
  • Electrical design for building lighting, power, fire alarm, telephone, data, and security systems
  • Mechanical and electrical design for the dedicated services to a modular, rooftop-mounted, pre-manufactured compressor machine house. The 26 ft-long by 11 ft-wide machine house weighed approximately 30,000 lbs and served as the central refrigeration plant for the building’s walk-in coolers and freezers. The complete refrigeration system was designed, supplied, and installed by Parson Refrigeration (1985) Ltd., Ottawa.