Telus House Toronto earns LEED Platinum
October 10, 2012 by On-Site staff
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.
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