Duane Tilden, P.Eng

List of Projects

Over the 17 years of working in the Engineering consulting industry I have enjoyed working on a large number of diverse projects.  These projects include multi-residential developments, resorts, hospitals, banks and credit unions, commercial developments and strip malls, restaurants, supermarkets, schools and trade shops, assisted living facilities, natatoriums, Churches, institutions, and industrial facilities.  In some instances projects may include elements of more than one type of listed facility.  Since 2000 I specialized in renovation, restoration and re-engineering of existing facilities related to pipe failure, replacement of piping systems, and Building System’s Plant and nfl jackets for men wholesale Energy upgrades.  I have also performed engineering research as well as producing an expert witness report on behalf of BCBC.  A partial list of these projects follows with some highlights, and a more comprehensive list available upon request.

Centerpoint – Large development in Burnaby consisting of 35 storey residential tower (Burnaby’s tallest building), 6 storey commercial building, townhouses, two floors of retail with Best Buy as anchor tenant, 6 levels of  of underground parking and a large green roof.  Heating and cooling systems designed based on heat pump technologies complete with variable speed dry fluid cooling towers for free energy and boilers for back-up heat.  Busby Perkins and Will Architects / Intracorp / Yoneda / Broadway Mechanical / Merit Mechanical

 

Western Canadian Coal (Wolverine) Truck Maintenance Facility – Large coal truck maintenance facility located near Tumbler Ridge.  Building included truck nfl jackets on qvc wash facilities using Hotsy system, in-slab radiant heating system, diesel fired heating system for high demand ventilations requirements, and office spaces.  Westmar Engineering / Yoneda

 

Southview Terracecheap nfl jackets big sizes Large independent living complex for the Salvation Army located in South Vancouver.  The project included a new 3 storey building connected to a central dining room and multi-purpose complex.  This project included re-piping the water distribution system of an existing residential building, complete renovations of the existing commercial kitchen / multi-purpose facility as well as the newly constructed residential building replacing an older two storey residential building.  NSDA Architects / Yoneda

Poets Cove – Large resort on an island in the Georgia Strait which utilized sea water for geothermal heating and cooling.  William T. Vaughn P.Eng (DEC Design) Sr. Engineer

Dr. Peter Hospital – Hospital in Vancouver for HIV/AIDS patients.  System utilizes geothermal ground loops for heating and cooling.  CBIP application with Kurt Hepting, P.Eng.  NSDA Architects / DEC Design

Columneetza Josh Martin Youth Jerseys Senior Secondary ShopsTrades shops building replacement in Williams Lake, BC.  Shops for welding, carpentry, automotive, machine works, electronics, plumbing and computers.  Mechanical systems design included all HVAC, plumbing, compressed air, sawdust extraction, welding fume hoods, paint fume hoods, sprinkler systems and pressure washing.  Bernard Perreten Architect / Yoneda

Delta Airport Hotel – Large $5,000,000 mechanical systems upgrade to existing hotel.  All 415 guest suites had to have newly installed heat pump units to provide space conditioning to replace existing systems.  Renovation work  required phasing to remain functional facilities during the course of the construction.   Work included new roof mounted cooling tower, installation of sprinkler systems, extension of systems to existing Elephant & Castle restaurant, and other work.  David Lee, Yoneda

The Lazy Gourmet – Renovated existing Legion into restaurant / catering facility with office spaces on upper floor.  Mechanical systems were designed to blend in with the award winning interior design.  Jack Lutsky Architect / Yoneda

Anahim Lake Elementary – Replacement elementary school on reserve in Anahim Lake.  Hydronic heating systems utilizing high efficiency boilers, well water treatment system including sand filtration with backwash and UV disinfection.  Ventilation units located in mechanical mezzanine.  Bernard Perreten Architect / Yoneda

 

WORK History

Project Development, Community Engineering Services, 2012 to Present

Work Experience Reviewer/Final Reviewer, APEGBC EIT/GIT, 2005 to Present

Sr. Project Manager/Sr. Engineer, Yoneda & Associates, Vancouver, BC, 2004 to 2007

Design Engineer, DEC Design Mechanical Consultants, New Westminster, BC, 2002 to 2003

Summit on Spirituality and Sustainability, The Round House, False Creek, Vancouver, BC, 2001

Mechanical Engineer, Pro-Bono consulting, Dhamma Surabhi – Vipassna Meditation Center built outside of Merritt, British Columbia. 

Principal, Crown Mechanical Consulting, Burnaby, BC, 1997 to 2007

Mechanical Designer, Yoneda & Associates, Vancouver, BC, 1990 to 1997

 

Education and Training

 

Society for Protective Coatings (SSPC), 2001

  • Completed Level C-1 “Fundamentals of Protective Coatings for Industrial Structures” for SSPC

British Columbia Institute of Technology, Burnaby, BC, 1991 to 1996

  • Enrolled and completed a number of courses involving mechanical engineering design-HVAC, plumbing and drainage, BC Building Code, fire protection and computer programming with advanced AutoCAD (v12) courses including LISP programming
  • Completed Introduction to Machine Design1 and Introduction to CAD/CAM 1

University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, 1979 to 1986

  • BA Sc (1984) in Metallurgical Engineering, graduated 3rd in class.  Awarded the Frank A. Forward Memorial Scholarship in Metallurgy (1982), and C.S. Samis Award (1983)
  • MA Sc. Program from 1984 to 1986 funded by a Great Award under Dr. Fred Weinberg (Department Head) and Dr. Indira Samesekera, Mike Alstott Womens Jerseys Department of Metallurgical Engineering

 

Professional Associations

Member of APEGBC granted on January 20, 1998

Former Associate Member of ASHRAE

Former Member of SSPC

 

Websites

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