02 - What we do
Educational & Public Buildings
Plaza 2006 Building, Brock University St. Catharines - Canada
This was an 80,000 sq. ft. building for which JAIN provided complete MEP consulting services. Key elements of the building include computer labs and academic offices. Key departments housed in the facility include the Brock Research Institute for Youth Studies (BRIYS), Hormone and Brain Development Research, Infancy Research and Neuropsychology/Psychophysiology Labs.
The building employs the Termodeck® technology for heating and cooling. Air is passed through the hollow core slab thus providing a passageway for air and also taking advantage of the thermal storage effect.
Other sustainable features include heat recovery, CO2 control of fresh air, occupancy sensors for lighting control, displacement ventilation, building automation system, rainwater collection, water-conserving plumbing fixtures with infrared sensors, etc. This project has achieved LEED®Silver Certification.
School of Optometry, University of Waterloo Waterloo - Canada
University of Waterloo is considered the top institution in Canada for Optometry. This expansion of the existing building consisting of laser surgery rooms, lecture halls, cafeteria and offices. The mechanical system was energy-efficient including heat recovery, VAV and connection to the on campus district energy system. The project was well received by the students and faculty.
Souq Waqif Under Ground Car Park - Doha, Qatar
Located in the busy historical area of Souq Waqif in the old Doha. JAIN was appointed as the MEP consultant for the design and supervision works of Souq Waqif Car Park Project. The project consists of three underground basement car parks with a total capacity of 2,500 cars and built up area 2 of approx. 100,000 m. At ground level, amenities including large soft and hard landscaping areas, amphitheater and performance areas will be provided. JAIN’s scope of work includes detailed design of MEP systems including fire fighting, ventilation CFD modeling, car park management systems and building management system (BMS) integration.
The Ismaili Center - Tajikistan
The Ismaili Center will seek to be a place for “contemplation, uplifting and the search for spiritual enlightenment.” The modern facility includes a multipurpose hall, social hall, library, administrative areas, academic block and an area for prayer and contemplation. JAIN provided design of the mechanical systems for this project and also supervised MEP installations during construction for this $20 million religious center.
Khalsa Heritage Memorial Complex Anandpur Sahib - Punjab, India
JAIN was the MEP consultants for this 75-acre museum complex with permanent, changing and special exhibition galleries, 400-seat auditorium, library, lecture halls, restaurant and amphitheater. The museum is intended to commemorate 500 years of Sikh history and the 300th anniversary of the Khalsa.
Dinesh Jain worked closely with Moshe Safdie Architect to develop a concept design that allowed the MEP systems to ‘disappear’ amongst the architecture of this facility. This high-profile project received worldwide recognition upon its opening in 2011.
Guelph Civic Museum - Guelph, Canada
JAIN provided MEP & LEED® Consulting services on this project which was designed to meet LEED® Silver Standards. Energy-efficient features included a VAV system, heat recovery from exhaust air, LED lighting and sophisticated building management system. The project obtained a High Performance New Construction Grant for the building's reduced energy footprint.
Centre Wellington Community Complex - Fergus, Canada
JAIN provided complete MEP design and contract administration services on this project. The facility was designed to meet aggressive budget constraints and was completed in time and under budget. For this reason, the project was very well received by the Community.
Joint-Use Operations Centre – Newmarket, Canada
JAIN was the MEP & LEED® Consultant for this award winning facility designed to meet the functional requirements of the municipality while also achieving new standards in architectural design and energy-efficiency. Key features of building systems included a geothermal heat pump system, solar hot water heating, rainwater collection/re-use and occupancy-based control of lighting.
Al Ameen Mosque – Muscat, Oman
A landmark Mosque being developed by Saud Bahwan Charitable Foundation. The project will house a prayer hall that is over 1,800 m in area and the world’s third largest carpet. JAIN provided complete MEP design and supervision services on this project.
Sikh Temple - Dubai, UAE
Gurunanak Darbar Gurudwara in Jebel Ali, Dubai is the first official Sikh temple in UAE, fronted by a waterbody owing around the façade.
The 73 million AED complex with a total area of 100,000 ft was built with money donated by the Sikh community. The ground floor of the temple is designed to allow for 600 to eat together with a modern kitchen to prepare 1,800 meals per hour. The first floor consists of a main worship hall which can accommodate up to 3,000 devotees at a time. Three basement levels are dedicated to parking. JAIN provided design and supervision services for the MEP systems.
American Community School - Sharjah, UAE
The development of this new educational campus will provide an American model of education for children residing in Sharjah and the surrounding Emirates. As an international school for pre-kindergarten to Grade 12 students, it is expected that the facilities will support high standards of excellence and integrity through the Diploma and International Baccalaureate programs offered. Located on a 2 trapezoidal shaped site, the new 350,000 ft campus derives it’s inspiration from a student centered environment of buildings organized along a linear pedestrian street. Making reference to local architectural traditions, the minimalist and modernist language of this school campus is based on courtyard buildings that are light in colour and mindful of solar shading principles to minimize energy consumption in this extreme climate.
JAIN provided MEP & Infrastructure design services for this project.
St. Marcellinus Secondary School - Mississauga, Canada
JAIN provided complete MEP consulting services for this 2 three-storey 20,000 m school. The project integrated a public library within the building to promote the community’s connection with K-12 education. The project includes classrooms, teaching labs, gymnasium, outdoor running track and workshops for vocational training in manufacturing, transportation and construction. The project was designed with a focus on sustainability and includes a 50 kW Solar PV array on the roof.
Dufferin County Courthouse Expansion - Orangeville, Canada
Heating/cooling is achieved via a geothermal heat pump system. The design was challenging as it was done to allow for minimal disruption of existing services while the Courthouse remained operational during construction. The expansion was designed to include state-of-the-art building systems and communication technologies while integrating with the existing heritage building.
Oundle School - Dubai, UAE
Oundle School is a well known co-educational English Private school with its next facility opening in Jumeirah Village, Dubai. Oundle School is set to accommodate over 1,600 students from Primary to Secondary level. It will be built over 7.1 acres and will offer a modern, state-of-the-art environment. JAIN have been retained to provide MEP design services for the project.
University of Al-Jabal Al-Gharbi (Gharyan Campus)
Gharyan Campus is the main campus of the University of Al Jabal Al Gharbi and is intended to undergo a significant expansion to accommodate 5,000 more students with this design-build development. Included are Faculties of Engineering, Medical Technology, Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing and Languages supported by a Library, Conference Centre, 500 Seat Auditorium, Student Union, Dining, Mosque and other Administrative and Maintenance Facilities. JAIN was retained for design of infrastructure and MEP services for the expansion.
7th of April University (Sabratha Campus) – Libya
Sabratha, a city well known for its Roman Archeological remains that are designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The significance of the archeological site is recognized in the inspiration for the master plan’s design concept which includes Faculties of Tourism and Archaeology, Engineering and Languages supported by a Learning Resource Centre, Conference Centre, Student Union, Dining, Mosque, Student Accommodations and other Administrative and Maintenance Facilities. JAIN was retained for design of infrastructure services for the 74 acre campus and MEP systems for all 15 buildings.
Prince Sultan College for Visually Impaired (PMU) – Al Khobar, KSA
Location : Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University (PMU) Al Khobar, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Size : 30,000 m
Date : 2015 to Present
Cost : N/A
Scope : Tender Management, Master Planning and Full Design Consultancy
Price Sultan College for the Visually Impaired (PSCVI) with a maximum capacity for 500 students will provide a variety of flexible learning environments utilizing the latest state of the art technological advancements and contemporary teaching practices. The 30,000 m site is located in Al Khobar, 4 kilometers northeast of Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University’s (PMU) main campus.