Durham Region Transit

Oshawa Bus Maintenance Facility

Durham Region needed to accommodate the repair/maintenance requirements of its fleet of buses with a facility that would be integrated into an existing building. The project is on track for LEED® Silver Certification.

The project features a state-of-the-art Transit Control Centre on the second floor for regional bus and GTAA connection communications. Highlights include state-of-the-art ventilation and exhaust systems, fuel/fluid dispensing, a vacuum cleaning system, parts dispensing, tire storage/ servicing, lubrication stations, paint booths and a bus wash station. The mechanical design scope included plumbing, fire protection, HVAC, controls and process systems and services.  The building was designed to reduce energy and water demand and includes for rainwater storage facilities.

The electrical scope included normal and emergency power systems, fire alarm, state-of-the-art LED lighting and integrated IT System (incorporating time management, clock system, Presto system, communication systems and various radio systems). Durham Region building standards also required design of a lightning protection scheme.

Mechanical Engineering | Electrical Engineering | IT | Security and Communications Design | Lighting Design

Size: 60,000 ft2 - 5500 m2 | Status: Completed 2016

Oshawa, Ontario

State of the art ventilation and exhaust | Controls & process systems and services | Additional design  for lighting protection scheme | Energy use reduction strategies | Rainwater storage | Designed to achieve LEED Silver