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Telus House Toronto earns LEED Platinum


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October 10, 2012 by On-Site staff

Telus House Toronto at 25 York St. in Toronto. Photo courtesy of Menkes Devleopment Ltd.
Telus House Toronto at 25 York St. in Toronto. Photo courtesy of Menkes Devleopment Ltd.

Telus House Toronto continued to build on its collection of awards and certifications with its recent achievement of LEED Platinum certification in the LEED for Existing Buildings (EB): Operations and Maintenance category.

The 781,236 sq. ft., downtown commercial building is equipped with features to assist in the reduction of green house gas emissions, including: raised floor cold air delivery, deep water cooling, built-in blinds and perimeter radiant panels.

It was also acknowledged for using various other leading-edge building technologies for the distribution of air, voice, data and power cabling; and its direct link to Union Station.

Other awards the building has received to date, include: LEED Core and Shell Gold certification; BOMA Best Level 4; HOOPP LEAP Award, 1st place – Energy Performance Certificate; and 2010 Design Exchange Award, Architecture Commercial – Bronze.

The building has 29 floor of commercial space, two mechanical floors on the roof and three floors of underground parking.
The development team is comprised of: managing partner Menkes Developments Ltd., Alcion Ventures and HOOPP Realty Inc.

The architects for the project were Adamson Associates Architects and Sweeney Sterling Finlay & Co.

The building was completed on Oct. 29, 2009.

Telus House Toronto is located at 25 York St. in Toronto

Source: Menkes Devleopment Ltd.