Rideau Centre

Building envelope consulting services were provided for this 72,000 SF expansion of the phased development. The services provided include specialty glazing and field inspections. The new contemporary façade will feature an elliptical skylight designed to bring in natural light to all four floors of the center. (Ottawa, ON)


Central Archives & Ottawa Public Library Materials Centre

The three-story LEED® Silver certified library contains environmentally controlled vaults to house the city’s archive records. Morrison Hershfield provided building envelope consulting services including the design reviews of sustainable features, energy modeling, code compliance and commissioning. (Ottawa, ON)


Algonquin College Student Commons

The 110,000 SF modern façade of the energy efficient building achieved LEED® Gold certification. Morrison Hershfield provided building envelope consulting services and assisted in the development of the design-build drawings and completed commissioning for our clients. (Nepean, ON)


395 Terminal Avenue Office Buildings

The LEED® Gold certified, 270,000 SF core and shell office building is located within the Ottawa Train Yards development. Morrison Hershfield provided bundled professional specialty services including building envelope consulting, energy modeling and sustainable design facilitation. Whole building energy simulations were performed that included optimizing the building massing for energy efficiency. (Ottawa, ON)


British High Commission Window Replacement Program

The 1960s era window design of the British High Commission was replaced to improve energy performance and better security while also satisfying the NCC requirements for this high profile location in the Nation’s Capital. Morrison Hershfield provided building envelope consulting services in support of the window replacement program and granite cladding stabilization. (Ottawa, ON)


Department of National Defence Headquarters

The government department required a shift from dozens of downtown locations to one 370-acre campus along Carling Avenue. Morrison Hershfield provided building envelope consulting services including the design review of windows, existing structural and glazing systems. Our client required solutions to security challenges such as exterior blast protection. (Ottawa, ON)


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To provide our clients helpful and timely support, our specialized Building Science group consults for clients across the Greater Ottawa Area.

We help to reduce our clients’ risk and increase their return on investment through effective building envelope design and review, implementation of sustainability measures, and energy optimization analysis.

Our Ottawa clients achieve their goals utilizing our range of Building Science Consulting services; from investigation and rehabilitation of existing buildings to design assistance, performance testing, construction review and commissioning services for new buildings.

Understanding your goals is critical to how we approach your project. Guided by these goals, we work to deliver a project that meets your objectives for performance, durability and cost-effectiveness. Our strength is in our depth of expertise and our ability to collaborate with other project team members.

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Building NX Wins Award of Excellence and Tree For Life Award at CCE Awards

Posted on Friday October 30, 2020

The annual Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards, co-sponsored by Canadian Consulting Engineer (CCE) Magazine and ACEC-Canada, was a virtual celebration this year! The event showcased projects submitted from across Canada that exemplify the highest levels of.. Read More »

Morrison Hershfield Opens New Dallas Office

Posted on Thursday October 01, 2020

Morrison Hershfield is pleased to announce the opening of a second office in Texas, located in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. The consulting engineering firm has been providing building science services to real estate, design and.. Read More »

Building NX Wins 2020 Ontario Consulting Engineering Award

Posted on Wednesday May 06, 2020

The annual Consulting Engineers of Ont ario (CEO) awards ceremony was a little different this year!  In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, CEO hosted a live virtual event on YouTube to announce the.. Read More »

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