Greta & Robert H.N. Ho Centre for Psychiatry and Education (HOpe Centre) at Lions Gate Hospital

Owner's commissioning authority for mechanical, electrical, elevator, and building envelope systems

  • 158,600-sq. ft., four-storey facility including 26 single-bed inpatient rooms, multiple community-based mental health outpatient services, dedicated teaching space for the UBC faculty of medicine, and a nine-bay ambulance station
  • Commissioning included:
    • functional verification of the DDC system
    • operations and maintenance training to building operators
    • control strategy optimization of the energy-efficient systems
    • writing commissioning specifications, test procedures, and the commissioning plan
  • Provided suggestions for the proposed envelope systems including detailing of moisture management (air barrier / vapour retarder, condensation, rain penetration resistance) and thermal envelope systems, and recommendations on the compatibility of materials


  • commissioning services
  • building envelope commissioning
  • reviewing tender documentation
  • Location: North Vancouver, British Columbia