Vancouver Convention Centre West Sustainability Consulting and LEED® Platinum Project Management


WSP

Vancouver Convention Centre West Sustainability Consulting and LEED® Platinum Project Management

Vancouver, BC  

With the ambitious goal of becoming the world’s most sustainable convention centre, Vancouver Convention Centre engaged WSP to provide strategic sustainability consulting and project management of their pursuit of LEED® for Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance (LEED®-EB) for the West building. The project required an unusual approach due to the building’s complexity and atypical systems, coupled with the voluntary registration under the newest, most stringent version of the standard. The Centre achieved LEED® version 4 and the highest award level, Platinum, making it the world’s first double LEED® Platinum convention centre, and Canada’s first LEED® Platinum existing building certified under version 4.

Press release
Canadian Consulting Engineer article

 

 

This project won a 2018 Award of Excellence in the Project Management category at the Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards on October 23, in Ottawa.

Awards of Excellence are bestowed to ACEC member firms who have achieved the highest level of excellence in quality of engineering, innovation and societal benefit. 

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