Humber River Hospital Achieves LEED® certification

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Humber Hospital

The new Humber River Regional Hospital includes construction of a new facility on a new site in north-western Toronto, one of the most culturally diverse and fastest growing communities in Canada. Once completed, the Humber River Regional Hospital will offer a comprehensive range of services to support inpatient and outpatient programs The Humber River Regional Hospital, located in north Toronto, will have increased patient capacity from 549 beds up to 656 beds. The design and construction of the new hospital will adhere to the guidelines and sustainability principles of the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) rating system, with a goal of achieving LEED® Silver certification.

CAVITYROCK®, manufactured in nearby Milton, Ontario helps achieve valuable credits for LEED® Certification by providing energy efficiency from a sustainable product. In addition, ROCKWOOL stone wool will perform long after the credits have been counted.

Project location

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Humber Hospital Case Study 1, construction, building, hospital, insulation, exterior, cavityrock
Architect

HDR Architecture, Inc.
Toronto, ON
I (647) 777-4900

www.hdrinc.com
PCL Construction

Mississauga, ON
(905) 276-7600

www.pcl.com
Blandford Industrial Insulation

Mississauga, ON
(905) 276-4999

Riverside Group

Windsor, ON
(519) 945-1321

www.riversidegroup.net
Project Type

Design Build Project Maintain

Project Timeline

2011-2015

Project Cost

$1.75 Billion

Project Size

395,000 sq/ft

Humber Hospital Case Study 4

ROCKWOOL Products Used:

CAVITYROCK®: 220,000 sq/ft of 4.5”x24”x48”
CAVITYROCK®: 175,000 sq/ft of 5”x31.5”x48”

CAVITYROCK

ROCKWOOL CAVITYROCK® was used in the rainscreen system for its stability under wide temperature variations, CAVITYROCK® has a long term stable R-value and is a non-combustible, water repellent, sound absorbent and sustainable product.

Benefits

ROCKWOOL CAVITYROCK® was used in the wall system for its stability under wide temperature variations, its fire protection and its green properties. CAVITYROCK® is fire resistant, water repellent, sound absorbent, sustainable and has a long term stable R-value.

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