Public Works and Government Service Canada

Correctional Services Canada – Frontenac Institution

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Location: Kingston, Ontario
Completion: 2012
Client Name: Public Works and Government Service Canada
Consultants’ Specific Role: Prime Consultant

Description of the Project:
This project was completed in 2012 and included complete replacements of the entire Air Handling Units (HVAC) Control Systems at Frontanac Institution Buildings in Kingston, Ontario. The scope of work included complete replacement of the existing pneumatic air handling control systems with new Johnson Controls based remotely controlled PLC based controls systems and HVAC equipment actuators replacement and HVAC sensors.

NOTE: Frontanac Institution HVAC control system was integrated to existing remote control HVAC system for Public Works and Government Service Canada buildings in local area.

J+B involvement in this project started with the preliminary design stage and followed through all phases of planning, design, budgeting, construction and deficiency follow up. Services provided by J+B included: project management, site engineering and existing control systems assessment reviews and reports, control systems design and implementation, planning and budgeting, construction inspections, health and safety orientation and management, administration for project documentation and contractor support.

Structural
  • Structural Design for HVAC units
  • Roof load calculations
Mechanical
  • complete replacement for all HVAC equipment actuators such as two and three way valves, damper actuators with proportional control options.
  • specifications for HVAC software development for HVAC units.
Electrical
  • general control system architecture,
  • PLC based control system implementation,
  • remote control architecture,
  • local control implementation,
  • complete replacement of the temperature, pressure, humidity sensors, and thermostats.
  • complete replacement of power distribution equipment with FVD controlled main HVAC motors for fans and pumps,
  • complete replacement of power distribution equipment with FVD controlled main HVAC motors for fans and pumps,
  • Complete replacement of the temperature, pressure, humidity sensors, and thermostats.
Civil
Project Management
  • Manage the development of the control systems assessment reviews and reports
  • In charge of budgeting, construction inspections, health and safety orientation and management, administration for project documentation and contractor support.
  • Manage all aspects of the permit process.
  • Project Financial tracking, and in change of maintaining the schedule.