MEC HQ

Location Great Northern Way
Architech Proscenium Architecture + Interiors Inc.
GC Ventana Construction Corp.
Completed 2014
LEED Platinum Certified
Exterior View
Exterior View
Sensors monitor sunlight to automatically lower and raise blinds.

MEC head office is specially designed to serve people and inspire them to be active; drive innovation. More than 300 staff fill the building to the four storey, 112,000 square foot structure of wood, steel and glass. Natural light and fresh air flood the space. Sensors monitor sunlight to automatically lower and raise blinds and switch lights on and off, continually optimizing the building’s temperature and saving electricity.

Seating Area
Seating Area
Office Space
Office Space

We designed and installed an automated and manual shading system for the space to allow for overall heat and light control and also personal control for each team member at their work station. SOMFY’s Animeo IP Solar Management System to optimize energy efficiency and natural light in space.

Boardroom
Boardroom
The Lobby
The Lobby

The details

Shade type
LEGRAND Solarfective - ES-3 Motorized with Pocket Detail \ Louvolite Open roll manual \ Manual Teleshades
Operation
Somfy Sonesse 50 RS485 Motors with Animeo IP Solar Management System
Hardware
Ceiling White Fascia and 
 Hembar (Manual) \ Ceiling White Hanger and Closure (Motorized) \ Black louvolite bracket
Fabric
Phifer Sheerweave 2410: P14 Oyster \ Pearl Grey