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Joint Operations Centre

The Joint Operations Centre (JOC) received a LEED® Gold Standard.  The Joint Operations Centre project is the first building of its kind in The Town's history. 
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The JOC includes the following green design considerations to create a healthy and efficient working environment while decreasing energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions.

  • Locally-sourced products and natural materials
  • Low-volatile organic compound (VOC) products 
  • Installation of solar panels
  • Green houses to grow plant materials for use within Town
  • Rain water harvesting used in green houses and for vehicle and equipment wash bay
  • Green roofs
  • White roofs reducing heat retention and the "heat island" effect
  • Windows to capture natural light and provide views to natural spaces
  • Operable windows for fresh air
  • Interior and exterior LED lighting systems
  • Water conservation low-flow hands-free plumbing fixtures
  • Tree harvesting
  • High efficiency heating and cooling systems
  • Fresh air ventilation systems
  • Building automation and control system
  • Motion sensor lighting control
  • Drought resistant plantings
  • Pervious concrete drainage systems to control storm water
  • Carpool designated parking
  • Electronic vehicle charging stations

Tours

First Monday of every month at 3 p.m. 

Monthly tours of the  JOC are offered highlighting the building's features that were incorporated into the design, construction, and operation of the building in order to reduce negative environmental impacts, promote occupant comfort and productivity, and reduce operating and maintenance costs. 

To book a tour please contact Facilities Management at (905) 727-3123 ext. 3448

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Joint Operations Centre Brochure