Waypoint Centre for Mental Health and Wellness

The HIDI Group prepared the mechanical design documents for this 350,000 ft² Mental Health Centre located in Penetanguishene, Ontario. Geared for the care and treatment of psychiatric patients with secure detention quarters, the building includes a forensic department, clinical rooms, treatment hall, gymnasium and pool, workshops, kitchen and servery, auditorium and visitors centre.

The facility achieved LEED Gold certification, and includes heat recovery and geothermal systems to achieve more than 42% energy savings as compared to a conventional building. It is a stand-alone system that can run completely on its own for 7 days and is equipped with its own power supply and fuel storage system.

Completion Date: 2013