The Greater Toronto Chapter of the Canada Green Building Council  has named the Humber River Hospital in Toronto as the winner of its Innovation in LEED Award – New Construction Core & Shell.

The 1.8 million-square-foot, acute care hospital incorporated digital integration and interoperability to reduce operating costs and carbon footprint. The build incorporates Information, Communications and Automation Technology infrastructure, Automated Guided Vehicles, dynamic glass installations, and includes sustainable offsite modular construction techniques.

The design-builder and construction manager, PCL Constructors Canada Inc. (Toronto), accepted the honor at the Chapter’s gala and awards ceremony.  Humber River Hospital was delivered in partnership with: Plenary Group (lead sponsor, financial arranger); HDR Architecture Associates Inc. (architect); Johnson Controls (facilities manager); MMM Group Limited (sustainability consultant); Smith + Andersen (mechanical/electrical consultant); WSP Canada Inc./Halsall (structural consultant); Modern Niagara Toronto Inc. (mechanical contractor); Plan Electric (mechanical contractor); A.M. Candaras Associates Inc. (mechanical contractor); and Quinn Design Associates (landscape architect).