École élémentaire catholique Horizon-Jeunesse – Renovations


Location:      Ottawa, Ontario

Status:          Completed in 2011

Value:           $583,000 (Mechanical & Electrical)

Floor Area:   20,000ft2

Jp2g provided mechanical, electrical, and civil design and construction contract administration services for a 20,000ft renovation to an existing elementary school.

The renovation included the demolition and refit of a building wing comprising 2,500ft2 of office space, 11,000ft2 of classrooms, and a 6,500ft2 double gymnasium. A new separate entranceway was created for a community radio station within the wing.

Mechanical scope included 3 new central air handling units to replace existing, complete with VAV terminal boxes and associated ductwork distribution, new perimeter hot water heating convectors and hydronic piping, and new plumbing fixtures and distribution piping. A dedicated split DX ducted cooling system was provided for the radio studios and the ductwork system was equipped with acoustic silencing.

Electrical work included new power distribution panels, interior lighting fixtures, receptacles, fire alarm devices, CCTV security cameras, and empty conduit systems for PA/intercom, telephone, data, and security. Fire alarm, security, PA/intercom, and data systems for the renovation were extended from the existing base building systems. Electrical scope also included the design of site lighting for a new parking lot. Civil engineering design for the expanded parking area was also provided by Jp2g.