Montreal, Quebec, Canada
The MMFA, is Montreal’s largest museum and is amongst the most prominent in Canada. The Museum’s encyclopedic collection includes more than 41,000 works from antiquity to the present day. Every year, more than a million people visit its unique permanent collection and its original temporary exhibitions, which combine artistic disciplines: fine arts, music, film, fashion and design.
The museum had decided to build an extension of 29 000 sq feet to its facilities in 2012. The construction has been completed as per spring 2016. With this expansion, the MMFA will become the eighteenth largest art museum in North America.
Project mechanical summary
New Fresh air system
VAV air flow system for the new section
Heat transfert from the art galleries
No cooling or heating capacity has been added to the Museum
Project distinctive points
Integrated design with architects
Temperature and humidity accurate control in the art galleries
VAV air flow in the art galleries depending on the nature of the exposition