Energy Recovery Wheel

CHU Sainte-Justine Children’s Hospital expansion

Montreal, Quebec, Canada


The CHU Sainte-Justine Children's Hospital has announced its expansion for the end of the summer of 2016- the construction of a new 7-storey pavilion, adding a total area of 43,269 m² (ft²). This new building will be located west of the current CHU Sainte-Justine building and will be fully linked floor by floor with the existing building via footbridges and underpasses.


Industry: Medical care
Location: Montreal, Quebec
Size: Expansion of 43,269 m² (ft²)
Completion: 2016


Considering the scope of the project (one of the biggest in Québec after the CHUM and CUSM), no less than 10 energy recovery wheels of 10 feet in diameter coupled with ventilation units of 41,000 CFM (cubic feet per minute) each, for a total of 410,000 CFM, will be installed in the building.


The Montreal Sainte-Justine Hospital is one of the most renowned hospitals in Canada whose mission is to improve the health of Quebec children, adolescents and mothers. It is the second university hospital of l'Université de Montréal, specialist in mother and child. In fact, it is the only health establishment exclusively dedicated to children, adolescents and mothers in Québec, the largest in Canada, and one of the four most important in America.