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Construction Information

Life Sciences Centre Retrofit Project

  • Location: 1355 Oxford Street
  • Size: 450,000 sq ft
  • Budget: $28.7 M
  • Construction start date: August 2008
  • Construction completion date: June 2011
  • Construction firm: Johnson Controls
  • Amenities:
    • Enhanced capacity in electrical, heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems to accommodate the demands of modern equipment and research
    • Efficient lighting
    • Freshly painted walls and more inviting spaces
  • Green features:
    • Significant improvements in air quality, lighting and temperature control
    • Reduce Dalhousie’s ecological footprint by over 6,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions annually
    • Increase indoor environmental quality
    • Increase the reliability of building systems
    • Reduce dependency and cost risk associated with fossil fuel consumption
    • Create new thermal utility sources through heat recovery
    • Address the building envelope and fabric issues