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New Construction - Studies & Investigations

Cleland Jardine Engineering Ltd. completed seismic studies of the Cliff Street, Tunney’s Pasture and Confederation Heights Central Heating and Cooling Plants in Ottawa. Gathering and review of existing drawings and reports, site visit to review the building’s structural system and non-structural elements, detailed 3-D structural analyses, evaluate building seismic force resisting system, blast resistance and the potential for progressive collapse were assessed for each facility. Various blast scenarios in terms of the explosive weight and blast proximity outside the plant were considered, review of functional/non-structural elements, as it relates to operational and life safety requirements.