Alderwood Long-term Care
DUMAC completed the mechanical & electrical engineering for the 1st LEED certified seniors home in Nova Scotia.
This initiative included the design of resident-centered ‘neighborhoods’ that provide improved living/dining experiences, direct access to therapeutic gardens, localized food preparation, and integrated nursing facilities that support functionality without compromising the home-like qualities.
The facility was designed to meet LEED Silver Certification and includes such initiatives as maximized day-lighting, energy-efficient building systems, solar heated domestic hot water, sustainable materials and low-irrigation methods of landscaping.
Dumac Energy provided complete mechanical and electrical consulting engineering services for this project, including lighting, power distribution, fire alarm, security, communications, plumbing, heating, ventilation , air-conditioning, fire protection and building automation system.