Edmonton’s John E. Brownlee Building earned a BOMA BEST Gold certification in January and followed that by receiving a Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Canada TOBY Award for best government building at the BOMEX 2017 conference and exhibition in Toronto in September.
“In my mind what sets the Brownlee Building apart is the folks who operate it,” said Justin Smale, facilities energy and environmental analyst for Alberta Infrastructure.
“Brookfield GIS and our Alberta Infrastructure staff who manage the building do an exceptional job of ensuring the building is operating at the highest level possible and are always looking at ways that we could improve our operations.”
Brownlee Building features
The 10-storey building at 10365‐97 Street was constructed in 1983 and has a total area of 766,364 square feet. It includes:
* three parking levels with 481 stalls below grade;
* an open atrium with a central core of six elevators;
* an escalator;
* a gift shop;
* the Cantata Café, which is operated by A Cappella Catering and serves a variety of food and drinks on the mezzanine level;
* a first aid room;
* an exercise room plus men’s and women’s locker rooms with lockers, shelving, benches, towel hooks, showers and washrooms;
* and a loading dock with two overhead doors.
The Brownlee Building is occupied by several…