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ASHRAE Toronto Dinner Meeting - RBC WaterPark Place / Cisco Innovation Centre - January 9th, 2017

  • 09 Jan 2017
  • 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Delta Toronto Hotel - 75 Lower Simcoe Street, Toronto ON M5J 3A6
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  • *Please note - Valid student ID from your respective school must be shown when signing in at the door.

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Date: Monday January 9th, 2017

Facility Tour - RBC WaterPark Place (88 Queens Quay West, Toronto, ON M5J 0B8)

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Dinner Meeting - Delta Toronto Hotel (75 Lower Simcoe Street, Toronto ON M5J 3A6)

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Facility Tour:

04:00 PM to 05:00 PM
(Register here for Facility Tour)

Networking, Dinner and Presentations:

 05:00 PM to 09:00 PM

Register here for Dinner Meeting

No Walk-In Registrations will be Permitted

Theme: Past Presidents' Night

As the theme of this dinner meeting is Past Presidents' Night, ASHRAE Toronto would like to recognize their valuable efforts and devotion towards strengthening and development of the chapter.

Presentation on

RBC WaterPark Place / Cisco Innovation Centre

"Laying a Smart Building Foundation for 

Tenant Success"


ASHRAE Toronto Chapter invites you to Dinner Meeting, preceded by a Networking Session and Presentations regarding RBC WaterPark Place by The HIDI Group and WZMH Architects, as well as the CISCO Toronto Innovation Centre presented by CISCO.

RBC WaterPark Place is Toronto's first commercial tower to achieve LEED® Platinum Core and Shell certification, paving the way for exemplary design. The Cisco Innovation Centre is one of the smartest and greenest office spaces in the world. Our guest speakers will share their views on "Laying a Smart Building Foundation for Tenant Success".

Only members who have pre-registered online will be allowed to attend. No walk-ins, please! 

Guest Speakers


          MIKE ANDERSON, P.Eng., LEED AP, BD+C

             Senior Associate, The HIDI Group

Mike is a Senior Associate who joined The HIDI Group in 2007 after graduating with a Bachelor of Engineering from Ryerson University. Thanks to his technical expertise, superior project management skills and excellent client care, Mike has since been promoted to Senior Associate. With a passion for energy efficient buildings and sustainable design, he is actively involved with the Toronto ASHRAE Chapter, and was instrumental in HIDI’s recognition as a PowerStream Conservation and Demand Management (CDM) Champion for advancement of sustainable design. At The HIDI Group, Mike has led the mechanical design of innovative retail, commercial and mission critical facilities, including RBC WaterPark Place, Toronto’s first LEED Platinum Core and Shell certified commercial tower. Additional experience includes the 2 Queen Street West Revitalization, Toronto Eaton Centre Sears Conversion, and Maple Leaf Square Mixed-Use Complex.


                      Principal, WZMH Architects

The most recent appointee to the Partnership at WZMH, Harrison has been responsible for numerous high-profile, large-scale and complex projects at the firm, including adaptive re-use and full building retrofits as well as new construction. His client portfolio includes government agencies, utility companies and established development companies across Canada. Harrison’s most recent projects include the LEED Platinum Nova Scotia Power Corporate Headquarters and the LEED Platinum RBC WaterPark Place Phase III office complex. He brings a methodology to all of his projects, which balances design sensitivity and technical proficiency. Harrison’s strong teamwork philosophy, energy and commitment to meeting each project’s needs lends to creating a positive environment for meeting client requirements, aggressive schedules and challenges presented during the contract phases of a project. He holds an Architectural Technology Degree from Montréal’s Vanier College and a Bachelor of Architecture Degree from the University of Toronto. Harrison joined WZMH in 1996 and became an Associate Principal in 2008 and a Principal in 2013.


        Director, Smart Building Digitization, Cisco

Bill MacGowan is the Director, Smart Building Digitization for Cisco’s Industry Transformation Business Division in Canada. William has extensive experience within the AEC (Architects Engineers Constructors) Space and is intimate in the design, implementation and operation of dynamic building systems. William has been intimately involved with the progress of open data communication standards and converged base building networks. William has deep knowledge in the areas of Converged Building Systems, Enterprise Integration and the Delivery of High Performance Business Value. William is an honors graduate of the Queens University Electrical Engineering Program and is a Certified Energy Manager (CEM) with the American Energy Engineers (AEE) Association. William resides in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Need Assistance?

Feel free to contact the following:

Badri Patel
ASHRAE Toronto Programs Committee Member

Beatriz Salazar
ASHRAE Toronto Programs Committee Member

Brendan McDermott
ASHRAE Toronto Programs Committee Member

Abhishek Khurana
ASHRAE Toronto Programs Chair 


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