Farquharson Life Sciences Building – York University

Location: Toronto

Building ControlsBuilding ServicesElectricalEnergy SolutionsMechanical

Project Highlights:

York University’s Farquharson Life Sciences Building provides state-of-the-art facilities for research and teaching. Modern Niagara delivered systems essential to this modern and innovative environment including security, lighting control and a refurbished ventilation.

To deliver the needed systems at the lowest cost, Modern Niagara took a systematic approach to the mechanical and electrical work. Services included:

  • 3D design and modeling (BIM) and design assist
  • Fire alarm, retrofitted with the building in operation
  • Security
  • Lighting control
  • Upgraded electrical distribution system, consolidating the electrical services from three buildings to one
  • Mechanical wiring
  • Main switchgear upgrade to 4000 A
  • Refurbished ventilation system for main laboratory
  • Automatic transfer system (ATS) and generator