Various Projects

  • Building Description – Commercial/Industrial buildings
  • Building Location – Calgary, Alberta
  • Size – Varies
  • Design Response – BCW has completed numerous projects for Indistrial Parks with sustainability requirements in Calgary. Many require meeting LEED shadow and promote energy saving and carbon footprint reduction initiatives.

Green Features:

  1. Improved building envelopes specified to achieve enhanced effective R values to meet or exceed NECB requirements.
  2. Non-toxic interior materials used, including low VOC paint, water based adhesives, and composite wood products with no organic volatiles.
  3. Office areas designed to maximize daylight and views for  employee wellness.
  4. Outdoor Amenity areas for employee wellness
  5. Introduction of daylight into shop and warehouse areas to reduce lighting requirements.
  6. Landscaping, consisting of berms and groups of plantings in mulched beds comprise local and adapted species, to provide absorptive surfaces to catch and contain runoff and also helps to control heat retention in paved areas.
  7. Low flow fixturing and micro spray irrigation to reduce water consumption
  8. Erosion control during construction
  9. Solar shades, plantings to reduce heat infiltration and cooling loads
  10. Structured recycling plans and locations for both construction and occupant use.