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Black & MCDonald


Energy Management

Black & McDonald provides energy retrofits to customers in the Industrial, Commercial and Institutional sectors, and is the trusted resource for implementing innovative solutions throughout a facility's life cycle. Our doing so ensures good maintenance remains affordable for our clients, protects against premature obsolescence, and provides for environmental sustainability.


Alcan Aluminum

Montreal, QC

Black & McDonald has provided on-site technical maintenance for mechanical and electrical equipment and essential services at Alcan Aluminum's 205,000 square foot headquarters complex in Montreal since 1986. Offsite support for project management and purchasing are scheduled via our proprietary Computerized Maintenance Management (CMM) system covering 250 major items from centrifugal chillers and boilers to pneumatics, UPS and air handlers. Through CMM, energy costs are recorded and utilized in planning for operating efficiencies and reduced consumptions.


Ontario Realty Corporation,
Frost Bldg

Toronto ON

Black & McDonald's multi-trade capabilities were utilized for the Ministry of Finance in the execution of this HVAC upgrade to the existing seven-storey building to meet needs for increased control and system efficiency. Black & McDonald provided mechanical and electrical trades along with the associated architectural and structural resources.


Regional Municipality of
York, Administration Centre

Newmarket, ON

Energy management measures were undertaken by Black & McDonald to provide energy savings and efficiencies for York Region's Administrative Centre. The multi-trade installation included variable frequency drives, updated wiring, sheet metal work, insulation and all associated civil work.
Owner: Regional Municipality of York
Engineer: FINN Projects


Black & McDonald's depth of experience has made us the partner of choice across a wide range of industries. To get there took time and effort. Our management team invested in the development of our people, determined to make our highly-experienced tradespeople renowned as the best in their industries.
With over 90 years of documented lessons learned, we are able to consistently apply that knowledge - meeting our customers’ most demanding challenges, in their most critical environments.