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Project: Life Sciences Centre Retrofit

Total Project Cost:
$28,696,674
Total KIP Funding:
$14,334,256

Status of Project: Substantially completed

Project Description

This project involves retrofitting 450,000 square feet of the life sciences building, including the building envelope, lighting, the HVAC system, and fume hood controls.

Primary Areas of Benefit

  1. Improves energy efficiency: The retrofit improves energy efficiency and is estimated to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 6,000 tonnes per year.
  2. Upgrades the health and safety aspects of facilities: The project will lead to improved air quality for students, researchers and faculty.

Photo Gallery

January 2011

January 2011 — New windows saw cut

December 2010

December 2010 — Drycooler lift

November 2010

November 2010 — Completed domestic hot water heaters

October 2010

October 2010 — New motor control center (MCC) and switch gear

August 2010

August 2010 — New Biology Tower Roof

June 2010

June 2010 — Variable air volume (VAV) Box Complete

Februray 2010

Februray 2010 — Dalhousie Life Sciences Center classroom