Farm Mutual Reinsurance Plan Inc. project

Location Cambridge, Ontario, Canada
Sector Office buildings
Product installed SunProject™ automated Moduline® roller shading systems
Controls Intelligent motors with sun sensorson Building Management System.
Architects SRM Architects Inc.
Contractor Nith Valley Construction
Project Description Farm Mutual Reinsurance Plan Inc. is a 100% Canadian-owned mutual reinsurance company that provides a competitive edge to their members by providing underwriting capacity and financial stability.
FMRP moved its organization into their new LEED certified office building in 2009 and aimed to achieve for LEED GOLD rating with the great support of their team. The 64,000 square feet building is designed to utilize natural resources to power the facility and save energy.
Design Intent In order to receive LEED GOLD rating, FMRP has achieved the site sustainability, energy efficiency and indoor environmental quality through using innovative strategies and technologies that use natural elements such as light to save energy and costs. Although the technologies may come at a slightly higher price, the efficiencies paid for themselves in a very short time.

SunProject™ Shading and Lighting Integration for smart buildings enhanced FMRP’s ability to achieve LEED certification by reducing lighting energy costs by up to 45%. Shading and Lighting Integration consists of six imperative stategies:

  • Daylight harvesting
  • Task Tuning
  • Personal Control
  • Smart Time Scheduling
  • Occupancy Control
  • Variable Load Shedding

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Project's Highlights

Dual shades are a perfect solution to control light for any needs. Oversize shading systems create the Shading and lighting integration to save energy costs and allow natural daylight.
SunProject™ roller shades control heat and glare while allowing view out. SunProject™ Shading and Lighting Integration allows natural daylight providing comfortable and productive environment for the FMRP employees.