Federal Building Initiative - 101 Colonel By Drive

The Federal Building Initiative project will involve:

- A lighting retrofit throughout the building for base building lighting, including lobbies, office areas, washrooms, stairwells, exit signs, service areas and loading dock.

- Recalibration of the HVAC systems to optimize energy consumption.

- Upgrades to washroom water fixtures for water conservation.

- Installation of heat pumps in various mechanical rooms to recover and transfer heat from various sources to the building space.

- Installation of a fixed photo-voltaic (PV) electricity generation system on the roof of the building.

- Installation of a battery energy storage system mounted at ground level.


The purpose of this project is to reduce utility costs, reduce GHG emissions, and upgrade related facility infrastructure as related to the above measures.


Latest update

August 31, 2022 – The public comment period on the project is closed. The authorities are considering comments received to help inform the determination on whether the carrying out of the project is likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.


Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
1 Federal Building Initiative - 101 Colonel By Drive - August 31, 2022


Environment, Health and Safety
Public Services and Procurement Canada
11 Laurier Street
Portage III, Place du Portage
Gatineau, Quebec K1A 0S5
Email: TPSGC.RCNLVEEListedeControle-NCRECMPChecklist.PWGSC@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca

  • Location

    • Major-General G. R. Pearkes Site (Ontario)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Other, not otherwise specified
  • Assessment Status

    In progress
  • Start Date

  • Proponent

  • Authorities

    • National Capital Commission
    • Public Services and Procurement Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


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