Buildings

MMM Group Limited (MMM) provides integrated, multidisciplinary engineering services to clients who value us as their trusted partner because of the expertise, innovation, responsiveness, and quality we bring to their diverse and increasingly complex building projects.

MMM’s core building design services include mechanical, electrical, and structural engineering; along with specialty services such as sustainability, building performance (commissioning and building envelope), IT / Security / AV and lighting design, the combination of which enables us to offer a fully integrated, single point of delivery for our clients.

Our integrated, multidisciplinary design teams draw upon an extensive array of in-house skills, knowledge, competencies, and technologies available across the firm. MMM services complementary to those offered by our Buildings team include civil engineering, urban planning, environmental science and planning, landscape architecture, and transportation and traffic engineering; effectively rounding out a comprehensive suite of services covering all aspects of building engineering design. With this breadth of talent and in-house experience, our team is able to anticipate, quickly identify, and solve the many technical challenges we encounter daily on our projects; our firm’s diverse mix of projects and personal experience are drawn upon to provide valuable insights into the design, construction, and delivery processes.

Our collaborative approach leverages analysis and design software, including BIM (Revit), energy modeling, CFD, and SeawoodFM as key components, enabling us to achieve greater efficiencies and coordination amongst disciplines, as well as improved overall building performance.

With offices across Canada, a complete portfolio of services for all building types and delivery models, and more than 60 years of experience, the firm has tackled some of the nation’s most challenging building projects ranging from acute care hospitals, high-rise commercial towers, luxury hospitality and residential projects, data centre and telecom facilities, justice and correctional buildings, and complex transit and aviation projects.

MMM’s broad range of services are available through all phases of a project, and at all stages of a building’s life cycle including:

  • Early input for master plan, site plan approval, or feasibility studies
  • Design services from schematic design through the preparation of final bid and construction documents and specifications
  • Construction review and contract administration services
  • Peer review, design assist, owner’s engineer, and project manager roles
  • Tenant fit-up and facility upgrades
  • LEED facilitation, energy modeling, and green building design
  • Building audits, condition assessments, and energy assessments in existing buildings
  • A complete package of building performance services, including building science, energy benchmarking, and envelope and commissioning services for new and existing buildings

The firm has an extensive portfolio of international experience with a focus on the luxury hospitality, aviation, and healthcare sectors. Our scope of services can be flexible and adaptable depending on client needs and geography. Our model for success is primarily based on extending ongoing client relationships internationally, leveraging MMM’s understanding of key drivers for successful buildings, and integrating innovative solutions into the local design.

Our team strives to understand stakeholder expectations, applying our strong technical expertise together with innovative design, to create optimally sustainable buildings that are tailored to meet project needs while providing occupant comfort.

Projects

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    100 Adelaide St. West Office Tower

    Provided electrical and civil engineering, IT / security, and LEED facilitation consulting services for the demolishing and re-development of this one million square foot office building seeking LEED Platinum certification 42-storeys above grade, with five levels of underground parking Special design features include a 58 m³ cistern capturing rain water for irrigating the urban plaza…

  • Sheridan College Hazel McCallion Campus
    Sheridan College Hazel McCallion Campus

    As part of the design-build team, MMM’s work on this LEED project included off-site municipal infrastructure improvements, on-site servicing, grading, contract administration, and stormwater management Defined utility corridors and streetscape corridors were required within Duke of York Boulevard and Prince of Wales Drive Utility relocations were required within both of the municipal road allowances Roles:…

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    The Margaret & Charles Juravinski Centre for Integrated Health

    MMM is a key member of the Plenary Health consortium retained to design, build, finance, and maintain the Margaret & Charles Juravinski Centre for Integrated Health under a 33-year P3 agreement with a cost of $581M. 855,000 sq. ft. of new construction includes 305 patient beds, expanded outpatient clinics and research / academic spaces, and…

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    William Osler Health System, Brampton Civic Hospital

    One of the first public-private partnership hospital projects in Ontario MMM was a member of the design-build-finance team, providing stormwater management, transportation planning, structural design, landscape architecture, IT, and communication services for this $450M, 1.2 million-ft2 facility Also a member of the Planning, Design and Compliance team for mechanical and electrical engineering services, ensuring both a…

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Experts

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    Armin von Eppinghoven

    Armin Von Eppinghoven, P.Eng. Executive Vice President, Buildings Partner Key Highlights: Healthcare More than 25 years of electrical engineering and management experience Expertise runs from managing complex teams of project managers and designers, to day-to-day facility management Has overseen the mechanical and electrical design for a variety of hospitals across Canada With his intimate knowledge…

  • Jennifer Adams
    Jennifer Adams

    Jennifer Adams, C.E.T. Commissioning Agent Key Highlights: Skilled in project management and commissioning of Building Management Systems Expertise in reviewing project specifications, and the preparation of electrical wiring schematics and controls drawings Assists design teams in creating LEED compliant buildings Skilled in writing Direct Digital Control programs in various software packages Select Project Experience: Assiniboine…

  • Farid Ahmed
    Farid Ahmed

    Farid Ahmed, P.Eng., CPP Key Highlights: Experience in building commissioning, performance assessment, and building design. Provides commissioning services for a variety of building types, including commercial, residential and institutional Expertise in mechanical systems with extensive background and experience designing and testing HVAC equipment Select Commissioning Project Experience: Credit Valley Conservation Authority Head Office, Mississauga, Ontario…

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News

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    Uthayan Thurairajah Speaks at Lighting Conference in Denmark

    Our MMM thought leaders don’t just share the firm’s expertise and case studies in North America; from time to time they are invited to address international audiences. Uthayan Thurairajah, an electrical systems and transportation engineering senior project engineer in MMM Group’s Thornhill office, made just such a presentation at the 2013 Professional Lighting Design Convention…

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    IES Recognizes Two MMM Projects with Awards of Merit

    Two MMM Group Limited (MMM) lighting projects, the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) Central Plant and the Translink Headquarters, were recently acknowledged by the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES), each receiving an Award of Merit. Awarded annually, the IES Illumination Award of Merit recognizes professionalism, ingenuity, and originality for commendable contribution to lighting design. As…

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    Steve Kemp is a Green Building Champion

    MMM Group’s Steve Kemp, Manager, Sustainability – Buildings, won the Green Building Champion Leadership Award at the Canada Green Building Council Awards in Toronto. The award recognized Steve as one of Canada’s experts in sustainable building design, green technology research, and building energy simulations. In addition to work on dozens of green building projects across…

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    MMM Projects Recognized by “The People”

    The annual PUG Awards recognize the most popular new buildings in Toronto, as determined by a public online vote. This year, several MMM Group projects were recognized: River City Phase 1, Best Residential Building of 2014 500 Wellington, Best Residential Building of the Past Ten Years MMM provided sustainable buildings services on the two projects.…

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    Uthayan Thurairajah Presents at the World Congress on Design and Health

    Uthayan Thurairajah will present a paper at the 10th World Congress on Design and Health (WCDH) in Toronto on July 9-13, 2014. His paper, ‘Lighting Design & Health: A Source, Modifier and Receiver Model Approach for Salutogenic Design to Promote Health, Wellbeing & Quality of Life in Built Environments’ was selected by the WCDH 2014…

  • news_David Rekker Co-Leads Course on LEEDv4
    David Rekker Co-Leads Course on LEEDv4

    David Rekker, Project Principal in MMM’s Buildings – Sustainability group, is one of several presenters in a day-long course on “Materials in LEEDv4” on June 2, as part of the Canada Green Building Council’s (CaGBC) annual conference. The theme for this year’s conference in Toronto is Building Lasting Change. The newest iteration of LEED (Leadership…

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    Discussing New Projects and Technologies at the Building Envelope Forum

    Scott Armstrong, Manager – Building Science & Sustainability, will present at the 2014 Building Envelope Forum in Toronto on May 8.  Themed Strategies for Building Resiliency, the one-day conference will examine common challenges and practical solutions for new and aging building envelopes. In his session, New Products and Technologies: Rethinking the Conventional Building Envelope, Scott…

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    Surrey Memorial Hospital Acute Care Tower Wins B.C. Engineering Award

    MMM Group Limited (MMM) recently rounded off a successful night at the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies British Columbia (ACEC-BC) awards gala; seeing its Surrey Memorial Hospital Acute Care Tower project take home an Award of Merit in Buildings, as part of the 2014 Awards for Engineering Excellence. Located in one of Canada’s fastest growing…

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    MMM Experts Speak at Alberta Sustainable Building Symposium

    Two speakers from MMM’s Buildings group, Steve Kemp, Manager of Sustainability, and Braden Kurczak, Manager of Business Development, are featured presenters at the 17th Annual Alberta Sustainable Building Symposium (ASBS) on May 6. Steve’s presentation is on Assessing the Impact of Architectural Form on Energy Performance, while Braden’s is on Materials Transparency: What Matters for…

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    Peter DeRooy and Spencer Cripps Co-Lecturing on Collaborative Projects

    MMM’s Peter DeRooy (Chief BIM CAD Manager, Buildings) and Spencer Cripps (BIM Designer, Buildings) will facilitate the ‘Setting Up A Collaborative Project’ session, as part of the 3rd Reinventing Construction Project Delivery course, May 8 – 9, in Toronto. Sharing their extensive expertise in collaborative projects with construction project professionals, the session details a step-by-step…

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