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AME is dedicated to building a low-carbon future for Canada

Recently, the Canadian government announced $10 billion in new infrastructure initiatives. $2 billion of this will be invested in large-scale building retrofits to increase energy efficiency and reduce carbon emissions.

Existing buildings will still constitute at least 50% of the building stock in 2050. De-carbonizing these buildings […]

AME is dedicated to building a low-carbon future for Canada2020-10-14T21:20:55+00:00

AME Staff Announcement

As AME continues to grow, we are excited to announce the appointment of Mark Stephenson as a Principal at our Calgary office. In addition, we would like to congratulate both Marie-France ‘Marie’ Venneri (AME Vancouver) and Taio Waldhaus (AME Victoria) on their promotion from Project Manager to Associate within the company effective immediately.

AME Staff Announcement2017-09-22T00:33:49+00:00

UBC Aquatic Centre Featured in Pools & Spa Marketing

Learn more about the sophisticated technology and innovative highlights that make UBC's new Aquatic Centre a spectacular, world-class competitive and recreational facility. Designed to meet the needs of students, faculty, and the community, this state-of-the-art 79,000 sq.ft. hybrid aquatic facility includes a 50-m pool, a 25-m pool, a leisure pool with water features, a hot tub, steam room, and sauna.

UBC Aquatic Centre Featured in Pools & Spa Marketing2017-09-22T00:20:25+00:00

AME Wins First Place for Two ASHRAE Awards!

We are excited to announce that AME has been awarded two ASHRAE awards for our work on the new Okanagan College Trades Complex in Kelowna, BC - a LEED Platinum targeted renewal and expansion project: 2017 Winner of ASHRAE’s Ralph Robson Award – awarded for the best overall Technical Award submission in Region XI 2017 ASHRAE Technology Award – First Place Region XI and BC Chapter Award, Existing Educational Facility which qualifies this project for the Society Level Technology Awards to be awarded January 2018.

AME Wins First Place for Two ASHRAE Awards!2017-10-03T22:43:35+00:00

LEED Platinum for UBC Student Union “Nest”

As Mechanical Consultant on UBC's new, award-winning Student Union Building (The Nest) AME is excited to share the project's success in achieving LEED Platinum certification. A partnership between DIALOG and B+H Architects with collaborative input from UBC's Alma Mater Society (AMS), the project's sustainability measures include natural ventilation, solar energy, heat recovery, and rainwater harvested for use in plumbing systems.

LEED Platinum for UBC Student Union “Nest”2017-07-16T17:46:31+00:00

AME is OQM Certified!

APEGBC's Organizational Quality Management (OQM) Program helps improve the quality management of professional engineering and geoscience practices at both the individual and organizational level. While AME has always placed significant emphasis on quality management, APEGBC's voluntary OQM program helps firms such as ours to maximize our operational and procedural efficacy by implementing structured standards of practice endorsed through OQM certification.

AME is OQM Certified!2017-07-16T02:28:44+00:00