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Aquatic Centre Building Envelope Project

Building Envelope project at an aquatic centre in Toronto

The aquatic centre

Installed air vapour barrier insulation and mineral wool on the exterior of the building with Z-girts having been attached for the installation of the zinc panels

Installed air vapour barrier insulation and mineral wool on the exterior of the building with Z-girts having been attached for the installation of the zinc panels.

Spray polyurethane foam insulation is being used to complete the air vapour barrier connection between the pool and the common area, in this building envelope project.

Spray polyurethane foam insulation is being used to complete the air vapour barrier connection between the pool and the common area.

Commercial Roofing Contractors are completing the air vapour barrier tie-in from the sloped glazing to the metal angle, installed at the top of the skylight to connect the east and west sides of the building.

Roofing contractors are completing the air vapour barrier tie-in from the sloped glazing to the metal angle, installed at the top of the skylight to connect the east and west sides of the building.

A commercial roofing contractor is installing the zinc panels to complete the building façade.

A contractor is installing the zinc panels to complete the building façade.

Deck sheathing board has been installed over the metal deck with staggered seams, sealed with self-adhesive modified bitumen membrane.  This is in preparation for the installation of the roofing membrane, on the building.

Deck sheathing board has been installed over the metal deck with staggered seams, sealed with self-adhesive modified bitumen membrane. This is in preparation for the installation of the roofing membrane.

Commercial roofing contractors are installing the roofing membrane over the deck sheathing. The membrane is being installed in hot asphalt.

Contractors are installing the roofing membrane over the deck sheathing. The membrane is being installed in hot asphalt.

Thermographic image showing the heat transfer through the aluminum curtain wall mullion.  The image also shows a “hot spot” indicating a large amount of heat transfer.

Thermographic image showing the heat transfer through the aluminum curtain wall mullion. The image also shows a “hot spot” indicating a large amount of heat transfer.

Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) member Canadian Roofing Contractors Association (CRCA) member Construction Specifications Canada (CSC) member Green Roofs For Healthy Cities member Sealant and Waterproofing Association of Ontario member Ontario Building Envelope Council member Ontario Industrial Roofing Contractors Association member Roof Consultants Institute member International Facility Management Association member