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Industrial | CANA LTD.: SMART TECHNOLOGIES HEADQUARTERS A ‘Smart’ Approach A CANA Ltd.: SMART Technologies Headquarters “We came up with numerous cost-savings proposals throughout the project.” CANA HELPS SMART TECHNOLOGIES IN CALGARY REACH LEED GOLD CERTIFICATION. BY BROOKE INFUSINO engineer MMM Engineering. The team kept n experienced team from CANA Ltd. construction of the facility on pace to meet its worked diligently to provide SMART phased turnover. Technologies with a first-class faciliDesigned by Graham Edmunds Cartier ty, which will house its world Architects, the state-of-the-art facility houses all quarters in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. • Project value: $60 million+ of the company’s non-assembly operations for its This 200,000-square-foot building, located • Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada interactive whiteboards. The building has been in Calgary’s University Research Park, was • Scope: LEED-certified office center designed to allow for future growth based on designed and constructed to meet LEED gold demand for SMART products and will house up standards. “We came up with numerous costto 900 staff when fully occupied. It also incorposavings proposals throughout the project and rates many green elements and is LEED gold cerworked with our subcontractors to make sure tified, including for design considerations for the alternatives were the most economical,” –Bob Kwas, construction manager sustainable site development, water savings, Construction Manager Bob Kwas says. energy-efficiency, materials selection and Kwas worked with an on-site management indoor environmental quality. team that included project manager Dean Slater The elevators use less than 20 percent of the energy of regular eleConsulting, GEC Architecture, structural engineer HMS Engineering, vators, and high-efficiency boilers with heat recovery from exhaust mechanical engineer Hemisphere Engineering, electrical engineer A.D. air increase efficiency. The project also earned points based on its Williams Engineering, LEED consultants Foraytech Inc. and site work »CANA Ltd. delivered the new headquarters for SMART Technologies without issue, despite the challenges of working to turn over parts of the building for phased occupancy. 220 CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM JANUARY 2010 http://www.CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM

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Construction Today - January 2010
Profitable Contractor
Aireko Enterprises
Metrus Construction Limited: Le Parc Tower II
CJ Pink Ltd.
Costello Dismantling Co. Inc.
Allied Building Products Corp.
IDEURBAN: The St. Regis Mexico City
Interlink Group
TCD Inc.
Jersen Construction Group
Killian Construction Co.: The Westin Hotel
Legacy Partners Residential: Riverpark
Strathcona Mechanical Ltd.
Tilton Pacific Construction Inc.
On the Cover
Wharton-Smith Inc.
Product Showcase: Software and New Technology
Nicholson Construction Co.
Gilchrist Construction Co.
Turner Construction Co.: MIC Rental Car Center
Union Concrete Construction: Outer Harbor Parkway Project
D’Onofrio General Contractors Corp.
Worldwide Rental Services
AmQuip Crane Corp.
EIC Associates Inc.
Grinnell Recycling
Intercounty Paving Associates LLC: N.Y. Route 112
Matrix Design Group
Nicholson Construction Co.: Canton Dam
Sessler Wrecking
Wilson & Company Inc. Engineers and Architects: Rail Division
Regional Spotlight
Group Lepine Ltd.
Laurysen Kitchens Ltd.
Aspen Ridge Homes: Vu Living
Walsh Construction: Sherman Replacement Hospital
Block Cos.
PortSide Builders Inc.
Summit Builders Construction Co.: Classic Residence at Silverstone
Urban Landmarks
Keystone Construction Corp.: Carmel Arts District Lofts
Construction Coach
HDR Architecture Inc.
Brasfield & Gorrie LLC
Dimeo Construction Co.
Nan Inc.
EllisDon: North Park Quad Pad Arena
CANA Construction: TELUS World of Science
Cornerstone General Contractors Inc.
Harvey-Cleary Builders: City of Austin Public Safety Training Facility
Hensel Phelps Construction Co.: Granada Hills High School
Pirtle Construction Co.: City of Miami College
Sundt: East Contra Costa
Taylor & Parrish Inc.: Carole Weinstein International Center
Turner Construction Co.: Nationwide Children's Hospital
Turner Construction Co.: Duval Unified County Courthouse Facility
Weddle Brothers Construction Co. Inc.
AP Construction Inc.: Kensington Creative and Performing Arts High School
The Boldt Co.: Luther Midelfort Hospital Expansion
Choate Construction: NGCSU Projects
Donley’s LLC: Bavaro Hall at the University of Virginia
EllisDon: Woodstock General Hospital
McCarty Corp.: Maneuver Center of Excellence Headquarters
Munlake Contractors Inc.
Murray Company: Kiowa Country Memorial Hospital
River City Construction LLC
Skyline Roofing Ltd.
SpawGlass: Austin Community College Round Rock Campus
W.E. O’Neil Construction: Downtown Women's Center Project
Special Focus
CANA Construction: SMART Technologies
DiFazio Industries
Ecco III Enterprises Inc.
G.W. Peoples Contracting Co.
ARCO/Murray National Construction Co. Inc.
Baker Electric Inc.
Chester Bross Construction Co.
Titan Wrecking & Environmental LLC
Last Look: Urban Landmarks

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