With over 20 years experience, Cion offers a wide range of engineering services to building owners and property managers for commercial, industrial, institutional, and multi-unit residential buildings.
Canada Post Corporation (CPC), the primary postal operator in Canada, committed to the electrification of its fleet of nearly 14,000 vehicles, with a target of 50 per cent electric
Cion Corp. was retained to advise on the repairs needed for the Sun Life Building (built circa 1905) and the Pigott Building (circa 1929), by WCC 228, that had stewardship of these two architecturally significant properties representing an important era of Hamilton history.
Cion Corp. was retained in 2020 by the Indigenous Institute Consortium (IIC) in a competitive public tender to conduct building condition assessments (BCA’s) that included a portfolio of 16 educational institute facilities operated by 7 separate Indigenous educational institutes and under jurisdiction of the IIC.
Cion Corp. was retained by the Toronto Public Library in 2019 in a competitive public tender to conduct building condition assessments for 102 library facilities under the TPL jurisdiction. Bidders were invited to submit a quotation for architectural, building envelope, structural engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical and lighting engineering, vertical transportation engineering, roofing, civil engineering and quantity surveying consulting services required to provide an indication of the present physical condition of the Library’s facilities The libraries ranged in age from heritage to newly constructed.
Queens University retained Cion Corp. to conduct a feasibility study for the Gordon Brockington House Student Residence. The six-storey, approximately 340,000 sq.ft. building was purpose built in 1964 to house approximately 425 students. Cion conducted a detailed assessment of all building systems including structural, mechanical, electrical and architectural. Using Uniformat Level II protocols, each major building component was assessed with descriptions, quantities, predictions of remaining service life and replacement life.
In collaboration with NORR, Cion was retained to provide a feasibility study (preliminary design review) that described the constraints of the construction project and provided three different design solutions. NORR provided senior review of the associated structural, electrical and mechanical systems. One major challenge was the logistics of replacing 300 concrete panels from a subway station that is operational 21.5 hours per day and is situated within one meter from the north and southbound Allen Expressway.