What Would Suzuki do?

Saturday, August 1, 2009

In aiming to be the first LEED Platinum certified school building in Canada, the new Dr. David Suzuki Public School is hoping to inspire the spirit of earth stewardship that its name embodies.

When Dr. David Suzuki Public School opens its doors to Windsor students in 2010, it will be the greenest school in Canada. It will also be a vehicle for study, not only for its students but for visiting eco-designers and engineers. "It's a demonstration site for energy conservation and environmental design," explains Gregory McLean of Windsor-based McLean + Associates Architects, project architect for the school. Read article


Architect: McLean + Associates Architects Landscape: Bezaire & Associates Mechanical & Electrical: Smylie & Crow Associates
Civil: Lucente Engineering Inc. Structural: Haddad, Morgan & Associates Ltd. Green Roof: W. A. Wilk Associates Landscape Architect
Surveyor: Verhaegen, Stubberfield, Hartley, Brewer, Bezaire, Inc. Commissioning: Enermodal Engineering Limited
Geotechnical: C. T. Soils & Materials Engineering Inc.
Solar Photovoltaic Grid, Tied System, Wind Turbine: Carmanah Technologies Corporation
Living Wall: Nedlaw Living Walls Solarwall: Conserva
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