April 4, 2005
ASHRAEhonored the first commercial building in Quebec designed to meet the country's standards for high performance building through integrated design with an Award of Engineering Excellence. To meet Canada's C-2000 building certification program, Mountain Equipment Coop had to be at least 50% more energy efficiency than a building design following Canada's Model National Energy Code for Buildings. Frederic Genest, Eng.'s design resulted in 68% energy savings.