TELUS Garden : Best Practice for Commercial Building Performance

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GBCI: 0920009033

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TELUS GARDEN: BEST PRACTICE FOR COMMERCIAL BUILDING PERFORMANCE
Overview
This article looks at the passive and active design strategies that make TELUS garden a benchmark in building performance
for private sector commercial developments in Canada.

Learning Objectives
1. Identify the most important passive design strategies that can be used to reduce heating and cooling loads
in commercial buildings
2. Identify the most important mechanical design features of the project
3. Identify the most important electrical design features of the project
4. Understand how effective collaboration between members of the design team can have a positive
impact on building performance.

AUTHOR INFORMATION
– GARY RHODE
TITLE AND ORGANIZATION: Engineering Studies, University of Saskatchewan
Electrical: Trade Qualification and Inter-Provincial, British Columbia Institute of Technology

PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS, LICENCES AND/OR CERTIFICATES
CaGBC
USGBC
IESNA
E-Merge Alliance (DC Buildings)

DESCRIBE DEMONSTRATED KNOWLEDGE OF THE COURSE SUBJECT AND CONCEPT, AS WELL AS
DEMONSTRATED MASTERY OF TRAINING, SPEAKING AND FACILITATION AND/OR TEACHING:
Lead Project Electrical Engineer for TELUS Garden Office

– JALILI JUBIN
TITLE AND ORGANIZATION: Principal – Integral Group Consulting (BC) LLP

PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS, LICENCES AND/OR CERTIFICATES
APEGBC
CaGBC
ASHRAE
Iranian Construction Engineering Organization
City of Richmond Advisory Design Panel

DESCRIBE DEMONSTRATED KNOWLEDGE OF THE COURSE SUBJECT AND CONCEPT, AS WELL AS
DEMONSTRATED MASTERY OF TRAINING, SPEAKING AND FACILITATION AND/OR TEACHING:
Lead Project Mechanical Engineer

Quiz by: Alison Walker, LEED AP [ND], Sustainability Analyst with Integral Group, and
Certified Passive House Consultant.

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All articles offered by SABMag are GBCI approved. To qualify for continuing education learning hours, practitioners must first read the technical article below, and then proceed to complete the short quiz at the end. You must receive 80% on the quiz to record the activity as part of your continuing education. An email will be sent to you and will act as your certificate of completion once you have successfully completed the requirements.