Mr. Newbert is a founding partner of Cobalt Engineering. He designed the first C2000 project in Western Canada (pre-LEED) and one of the first 100% naturally venti-lated office buildings in Canada. As technical director and mentor of Cobalt’s emerging engineers, he draws on over 25 years of diverse industry experience.
This design team faced a building with some unusual see-through characteristics, a city regulation, and the usual casino-related challenges. Read on for the thorough combination of engineering discussion and modeling that eventually made this Canadian casino the place for displacement.
Why was one floor’s laboratory ventilation failing to keep up, when it was even the closest floor to the rooftop fans? Some system sleuthing led two engineers to a fitting conclusion. Read more stories in May Issue 2017.