Client: Colliers Project Leaders and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Fire Management (MNRF)
Certification: LEED® Gold® certified by the CaGBC
Building GFA: 12,370 sq.ft.
Completion Year: 2017
The MNRF New Fire Management Facility in North Bay, Ontario, is a 12,370 sq.ft building designed to provide the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) emergency response crews with new offices, training spaces and equipment storage to better prepare and respond to local wild fires. Our initial mandate was to achieve a LEED® Silver® certification upon completion, and through collaboration and teamwork we surpassed our goal and the building received LEED® Gold® certification by the Canadian Green Building Council (CaGBC). LEED® green building program features include a geothermal ground source heat pump system, maximum solar passive heating during winter months, low flow plumbing fixtures, rain water collection, sourced construction materials extracted within a 800km of the site and selecting materials with a low VOC (volatile organic compounds).