Unique problems to solve: When real estate company Morguard Investments Ltd. recognized the need to update one of its Toronto-area office complexes, the company turned to viridian, a specialist in installing energy efficient system solutions. Morguard required a dependable and proven integrated Building Automation System, and an updated HVAC solution that could improve temperature control, air quality, and tenant comfort, all while realizing significant energy savings. It was also important to them to provide user-friendly access to the systems for their operations staff.
System solution: The solution included a web-based plan using state-of the art DELTA Controls automation that allows for control of 15 HVAC units, more than 210 VVT boxes, an Ethernet backbone, a wireless communication set-up between buildings, and replacement of the antiquated HVAC units. The plan also includes replacing the six RTUs, the addition of 10 new Fan Powered boxes and an overall rebalancing of the new system.
Results: The result is an improved interior air quality and HVAC system efficiency, complemented by an open protocol BACnet control solution, enabling better temperature control, optimum air exchange while reducing energy consumption and improving building conditions. The entire set-up is web-accessible, allowing building managers to oversee multiple buildings from a single location anywhere in the world.