Institutional

Seneca College Newnham Campus – Centre for Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship (CITE)

The new 5 storey building at Seneca Newnham Campus will be a new centre for Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship and is designed by Perkins + Will Architects together with a team of mechanical and electrical designs from Smith + Andersen. The project is being funded by the federal and provincial government and Seneca under the Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund. The gross...

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Mohawk College

The Mohawk College Partnership and Innovation Centre (MCPIC) represents a great opportunity to reinforce the advanced teaching and learning aspirations for the college. The major teaching spaces are grouped together around a social hub atrium. These high capacity spaces converge to allow the volume flow of students to interact around a café, informal lounge spaces and more private study areas. ...

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Seneca College King Campus Expansion

The Seneca College King Campus expansion project involves the design and construction of new academic and extracurricular facilities that will allow Seneca to increase the range of programs offered and provide space for an additional 1,450 students. Once complete, Seneca’s King Campus will provide teaching and learning opportunities for more than 5,000 full-time students. The project delivery mo...

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The Bishop Strachan Senior School – Renovation & Addition

This project includes a renovation and expansion of the Senior School at the Bishop Strachan School located in Toronto’s Forest Hill neighbourhood. This project is a Stipulated Sum delivery model, with VR Mechanical Solutions Inc. acting as the prime mechanical contractor. The renovation portion of the project transforms an existing 12,000 square foot gymnasium space into a new two storey space ...

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McMaster Children’s Health Centre

Design, construction and financing of a new state of the art children’s treatment centre in Hamilton, Ontario. The facility will incorporate a number of existing programs under one roof that include, autism spectrum disorder services, child mental health services, development pediatrics and rehabilitation, and prosthetics and orthotics. MCHC is part of Hamilton Health Sciences and McMaster Child...

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University of Toronto, Scarborough – Science & Chemistry Building

Design and construction of a new state of the art academic laboratory facility. The facility incorporates innovative design solutions for sustainable and highly flexible research and teaching space, connecting laboratories and academic offices around a sky-lit forum and crossroads. The facility is designed to LEED Gold standard and sustainable features include geothermal boreholes, and an earth tu...

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University of Toronto, Scarborough – Design Build Chiller Boiler Plant

VR Mechanical was hired by The University of Toronto to build a glycol chilled water and glycol heating boiler plant. The two existing Process chillers (65 Ton each) were decommissioned and a new plant was designed. The revised load went from 130 tons of cooling to 220 Tons. This plant is one of the most sophisticated plants ever built.

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George Brown College, Waterfront Development

A Leed gold, eight storey, 330,000 square foot campus, complete with underground parking, state of the art labs, wellness centre, rooftop terraces and classrooms overlooking the Toronto Harbour makes this building the envy of all learning environments in the city.

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George Brown College, Waterfront Chiller & Boiler Central Plant

This was a design assist boiler, chiller plant addition to the new George Brown water front development. All drawings are in plan and 3D. Some example drawings are attached.

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Ryerson University – Student Learning Centre

Ryerson
State of the art learning centre, student space for individual or group study and collaboration. Multiple floors including classrooms and video conferencing enabled seminar rooms, cafe, lobby, bridge to Library and Library admin area, DMZ and Digital Media Experience Suite, Student Learning Services, Graduate Student study area, and retail space on ground and lower levels.

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