Please refer to the Technical Design Requirements for Alberta Infrastructure Facilities for additional requirements. Any questions, please contact Cam Munro at cam.munro@gov.ab.ca or 780-422-7456.

Owned and supported infrastructure

Pre-design

File name Form name Revision date
1998_Schedule_of_Fees_AAA_APEGA (PDF, 4.9 MB) Recommended Conditions of Engagement and Schedule of Professional Fees for Building Projects (AAA APEGA) May 1998
DesignExcellenceStaff Manual (PDF, 6.2 MB) Procedures leading to Project Design Excellence August 2013
Consultant_Selection (PDF, 91 KB) Consultant Selection Policy for Consulting Services April 2009
Bldg Envelope Cx (PDF, 182 KB) Guideline for Building Envelope Commissioning: New Buildings August 2016
FloodRiskMgmt (PDF, 131 KB) Flood Risk Management Guidelines for Location of New Facilities Funded by Alberta Infrastructure June 2017
WildfireProtection (PDF, 4.1 MB) Guideline for Wildfire Protection of Institutional Building in Forested Regions in Alberta March 2013
Solar Photovoltaic Guidelines (PDF, 1.7 MB) Planning and Installation for Alberta Infrastructure Projects December 2017
LEED_PD_Manual (PDF, 329 KB) LEED Project Delivery Process Manual November 2016
LEED_PD_Appendices (PDF, 262 KB) LEED Project Delivery Process Manual - Appendices November 2016
LEEDCostAnalysis (PDF, 5.2 MB) LEED Gold Certification Cost Analysis April 2009
SummaryReport (PDF, 5.7 MB) LEED Gold Certification Cost Analysis July 2008

Environmental hazards

File name Form name Revision date
EMR (PDF, 809 KB) Environmental Management Requirements (EMR) for Hazardous Materials and Contaminated Sites September 2016
HazardousMaterialsWorkProcess (PDF, 51 KB) Process required by Project Managers when working on buildings which may contain hazardous materials. February 2014
Environmental Management Requirements (EMR) Checklists Asbestos Checklist (DOC, 478 KB) January 2013
Biohazardous Material Checklist (DOC, 481 KB) January 2013
CFCs Checklist (DOC, 474 KB) January 2013
Hydrocarbon Checklist (DOC, 80 KB) January 2013
Lead Checklist (DOC, 479 KB) January 2013
Mercury Checklist (DOC, 477 KB) January 2013
Mould Checklist (DOC, 476 KB) April 2013
PCB Checklist (DOC, 482 KB) January 2013
Radioactive Checklist (DOC, 88 KB) February 2013
Unidentified Abandoned Chemicals Checklist (DOC, 74 KB) February 2013
ContaminatedSitesWorkProcess (PDF, 88 KB) Process required by Project Managers when working on sites which may contain hazardous materials. April 2014

Design

Technical Design Requirements

File name Form name Revision date
TechDesignRequirements (PDF, 18.5 MB) Technical Design Requirements for Alberta Infrastructure Facilities (TDR) March 2019

Technical Design Requirements Addendums

Updates to Sections/Appendices that occur between Edition revisions

File name Form name Revision date
Addendum #1 (PDF, 703 KB) Section 3 Interior Design /Appendix E Standard Millwork Details July 2019
Addendum #2 (PDF, 544 KB) Section 6 Electrical July 2019
Addendum #3 (PDF, 1.3 MB) Appendix J - new appendix to the TDR July 2019

Documents

File name Form name Revision date
TDR Appendix "G" Excel Spreadsheet (XLSX, 95 KB) Green Building Standards February 2018
TDR Appendix "J" Word Document (DOCX, 79 KB) Design Review Deliverable Summary and Checklist July 2019
TDR Climate Resiliency Study (PDF, 3.0 MB) Infrastructure recently completed a study to identify future climate change impacts on Alberta’s public buildings. July 2018
AHS_Struc_Cab_Req_V2-3 (PDF, 837 KB) Alberta Health Services Structured Cabling Requirements, Version 2.3 September 2016
SecurityGuidelinesStandards (PDF, 2.0 MB) Physical Security Guidelines & Standards for Government of Alberta Facilities, Version 2.0 January 2018
Open Office Etiquette (PDF, 170 KB) Alberta Government Workplace Etiquette Reference Document January 2017
UniversalDesign (PDF, 40 KB) The Seven Principles of Universal Design August 2011

Technical and research documents – Design and technology series

Ongoing information covering design, technology and innovative topics. Both the "Design & Technology Series", and the "Research Papers" are relevant to Government of Alberta projects.

Document number Revision date
01 - PERSIST (PDF, 412 KB) October 2016
02 - Sloped vs. Vertical Glazing (PDF, 397 KB) October 2015
03 - Green Roof Design (PDF, 906 KB) October 2015
04 - Building Integrated Photovoltatics (PDF, 543 KB) October 2016
05 - EIFS Assemblies (PDF, 384 KB) October 2016
06 - Understanding Insulation (PDF, 391 KB) December 2016
07 - Green Building Standards (PDF, 405 KB) May 2017
08 - Operable Partitions (PDF, 577 KB) September 2017
09 - Electric Vehicles (PDF, 288 KB) January 2018
10 - Deeper Greening (PDF, 422 KB) October 2018
11 - Well Building Standard (PDF, 420 KB) December 2018
12 - Rooftop Photovoltaics (PDF, 484 KB) August 2019

Technical and research documents – Research papers

File name Form name Revision date
  Solar Energy for Public Buildings in Alberta (PDF, 584 KB) May 2016
  District Energy and Co-generation for Public Buildings in Alberta (PDF, 1.4 MB) June 2016
  Renewable Energy Strategies for Communities in Alberta (PDF, 1.2 MB) October 2016
BlueBook_2009 Technical Design Requirements for Health Care Facilities

** This document has been incorporated into the Technical Design Requirements for Alberta Infrastructure Facilities (PDF, 18.6 MB), various sections **

July 2009
InfectionPreventionControl (PDF, 1.2 MB) Health Care Facility Design Guidelines and Preventative Measures for Construction, Renovation and Maintenance Activities (AHS) March 2016
BarrierFree2004 (PDF, 60 KB) Design Aid for Barrier-Free Accessibility in Existing Buildings, 2004 July 2004
BarrierFree2008 (PDF, 6.4 MB) Barrier-Free Design Guide, 2008 July 2008

Updated Barrier-Free Design Guide for 2017

In partnership with the Barrier-Free Council of the Safety Codes Council, Safety Services has developed the Barrier-Free Design Guide to provide further interpretation and understanding of accessibility requirements under section 3.8. of the Alberta Building Code. The Guide also makes recommendations for best practice design solutions including residential living.

A copy of the Guide may be purchased from the Safety Codes Council at:

Address:

1000, 10665 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta  T5J 3P9

Telephone: 1-888-413-0099

Fax: 1-888-424-5134

Website: Safety Codes

File name Form name Revision date
EMCSGuideline_2002 (PDF, 809 KB) Alberta Infrastructure Energy Management Control System (EMCS) Guideline for Logical Point Mnemonics March 2002
ArchitecturalGuidelines (PDF, 3.0 MB) Architectural Design Guidelines for Schools November 2012
ClassroomControlsGuideline (PDF, 142 KB) High Performance Modular Classroom Controls Guidelines July 2013

Digital project delivery

File name Form name Revision date
BidDocumentChecklist (PDF, 288 KB) Bid Document / Drawing Review Checklist July 2017
AIMReqConsultant (PDF, 480 KB) Asset Information Management, Consultant Requirements March 2018
AIMReqContractor (PDF, 490 KB) Asset Information Management, Contractor Requirements March 2018
AIMReqDesignBuild (PDF, 428 KB) Asset Information Management, Design-Builder Requirements March 2018
AIMExPlanTemplate (DOCX, 130 KB) Asset Information Management, Execution Plan Template March 2018
BIMReqConsultant (PDF, 524 KB) Building Information Modelling, Consultant Requirements March 2018
BIMReqDesignBuild (PDF, 428 KB) Building Information Modelling, Design-Builder Requirements March 2018
BIMCOBieReq (PDF, 800 KB) Building Information Modelling, COBie Requirements March 2018
BIMExPlanTemplate (DOCX, 134 KB) Building Information Modelling, Execution Plan Template March 2018
ConsultantDeliverables (PDF, 454 KB) Alberta Infrastructure Standards for Consultant Deliverables for Building Projects November 2011
SpecPrep (DOC, 57 KB) Project Manual (Specification) Preparation Instructions for Alberta Infrastructure Building Construction Contracts April 2013

Construction

File name Form name Revision date
ProjectSignage (unavailable, currently being updated) Capital Project Identification Signage Guidelines October 2017
Contractor Start-Up Forms (unavailable, currently being updated) Mechanical Contractor Start-Up Forms July 2019
Electrical Contractor Start-Up Forms July 2019
Acoustic RT Guideline (PDF, 189 KB) Guide for Sufficient Diffusion for Reverberation Time Testing of Unoccupied and Unfurnished Gymnasium or Modular Classrooms November 2019

Occupancy

File name Form name Revision date
POE (PDF, 164 KB) Post Occupancy Evaluation - Methodology May 2014
Indoor Air Quality (PDF, 678 KB) Guide to Indoor Air Quality Management of Government Owned and Supported Infrastructure July 2019
MouldManagement (PDF, 647 KB) Mould in Indoor Environments Risk Assessment and Management Program Handbook June 2007
GreenGuide (PDF, 718 KB) Environmental Operations of Alberta Infrastructure Facilities, Third Edition May 2018

Dispute Resolution Process

File name Form name Revision date
DisputeResolution (PDF, 1.5 MB) Dispute Resolution Process for Government of Alberta for Construction Contracts 1997

Standing Offers

File name Form name Revision date
PQR_Perf_Eval_Guidelines (PDF, 245 KB) Pre-Qualification Master Agreement Call-Up Process and Performance Evaluation Guidelines January 2016

Additional supported infrastructure documents

Pre-design phase

File name Form name Revision date
ConstMgmt (PDF, 81 KB) Construction Management - An Owner's Guide to Using the "Construction Management" Project Delivery System on Alberta Infrastructure Funded Projects April 2001

Design phase

File name Form name Revision date
GFNA07122016 (PDF, 8.5 MB) Grossing Factors & Net Areas Guidelines For Healthcare Facilities in Alberta July 2016
DesignGuideConCareFac (PDF, 1.7 MB) Design Guidelines for Continuing Care Facilities in Alberta

This document describes "best and contemporary practices" for continuing care facilities and is intended to promote innovative design for Supportive Living and Facility Living environments in Alberta

August 2018
operationsmaintenance (PDF, 741 KB) Operations and Maintenance Handbook for School Facilities * April 2001
SoundFieldGuide (PDF, 519 KB) Sound-Field Systems Guide for Classrooms May 2004

Title block drawings

Each of the title block drawing files contains:

  • Pre-loaded Alberta Infrastructure CAD layers for the selected discipline.
  • Option to select variety of sheet sizes within the drawing file.
Discipline File name / drawing Revision date
Architectural A_Arch_Proto (DWG, 144 KB)/ A0 - 1165 x 817 mm, A1 - 817x570 mm, A2 - 570x396 mm, 11 x 17 February 2014
Structural S_Struct_Proto (DWG, 133 KB)/ A0 - 1165 x 817 mm, A1 - 817x570 mm, A2 - 570x396 mm, 11 x 17 February 2014
Plumbing P_Plumb_Proto (DWG, 132 KB)/ A0 - 1165 x 817 mm, A1 - 817x570 mm, A2 - 570x396 mm, 11 x 17 February 2014
Mechanical M_Mech_Proto (DWG, 139 KB)/ A0 - 1165 x 817 mm, A1 - 817x570 mm, A2 - 570x396 mm, 11 x 17 February 2014
Electrical E_Elec_Proto (DWG, 126 KB)/ A0 - 1165 x 817 mm, A1 - 817x570 mm, A2 - 570x396 mm, 11 x 17 February 2014
Site Development C_Site_Proto (DWG, 137 KB)/ A0 - 1165 x 817 mm, A1 - 817x570 mm, A2 - 570x396 mm, 11 x 17 February 2014
Fire F_Fire_Proto (DWG, 133 KB)/ A0 - 1165 x 817 mm, A1 - 817x570 mm, A2 - 570x396 mm, 11 x 17 February 2014
Landscape L_Landscape_Proto (DWG, 133 KB)/ A0 - 1165 x 817 mm, A1 - 817x570 mm, A2 - 570x396 mm, 11 x 17 February 2014
Letter Size Letter_Proto (DWG, 158 KB)/ 8-1/2 x 11 in February 2014
Tabloid Size Tabloid_Proto (DWG, 162 KB)/ 11 x 17 in February 2014

Technical bulletins

File name Form name Revision Date
TB-001A (PDF, 132 KB) De-Icing Concrete October 2016
TB-020B (PDF, 79 KB) Asbestos Management September 2013
TB-037 (PDF, 33 KB) Arc Flash and Workplace Electrical Safety September 2009
TB-038 (PDF, 171 KB) Security Considerations for Secure Rooms Located in Varied Use Facilities September 2012

Subscription newsletter archive

Volume 1 - February 24th, 2017 (PDF, 115 KB)

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Volume 4 - May 15th, 2017 (PDF, 594 KB)

Volume 5 - June 30th, 2017 (PDF, 542 KB)

Volume 6 - October 6th, 2017 (PDF, 479 KB)

Volume 7 - December 22nd, 2017 (PDF, 439 KB)

Volume 8 - March 2nd, 2018 (PDF, 718 KB)

Volume 9 - June 12th, 2018 (PDF, 555 KB)

Volume 10 - August 23, 2018 (PDF, 955 KB)

Volume 11 - May 29, 2019 (PDF, 922 KB)

Volume 12 - July 11, 2019 (PDF, 954 KB)

Contact

Connect with Facility Planning and Architecture Section:

Phone: 780-422-7456
Fax: 780-422-7479
Email: cam.munro@gov.ab.ca