Kurt
Monteiro

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The possibilities are endless.

Over a career that spans more than 20 years, Kurt Monteiro has established a reputation that carefully balances innovation with client satisfaction. Kurt first started at Smith + Andersen as a co-op student, before graduating from the University of Toronto with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. Since then, Kurt has spent the majority of his career with Smith + Andersen and, over the last decade, has focussed on healthcare and laboratory projects – particularly large P3 projects and renovations to existing healthcare facilities. 

Kurt has been an active member of the ASHRAE Toronto Chapter for many years, serving on the board of governors and currently acting as Secretary of the Chapter’s Executive Committee. He is a voting member of the ASHRAE Certification Committee, as well as a provisional corresponding member for several healthcare and laboratory technical committees. Kurt is also an active member of the CSA Medical Gas technical sub-committee that published CSA-Z7396.1 Medical Gas Pipeline Systems.

The possibilities are endless.

Over a career that spans more than 20 years, Kurt Monteiro has established a reputation that carefully balances innovation with client satisfaction. Kurt first started at Smith + Andersen as a co-op student, before graduating from the University of Toronto with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. Since then, Kurt has spent the majority of his career with Smith + Andersen and, over the last decade, has focussed on healthcare and laboratory projects – particularly large P3 projects and renovations to existing healthcare facilities. 

Kurt has been an active member of the ASHRAE Toronto Chapter for many years, serving on the board of governors and currently acting as Secretary of the Chapter’s Executive Committee. He is a voting member of the ASHRAE Certification Committee, as well as a provisional corresponding member for several healthcare and laboratory technical committees. Kurt is also an active member of the CSA Medical Gas technical sub-committee that published CSA-Z7396.1 Medical Gas Pipeline Systems.

“At S+A, we want to provide staff with all the available resources to grow their careers in any way they would like.” 

Kurt's leadership and design skills frequently leads to award-winning work, including first place in the New Healthcare Facilities category at the 2017 ASHRAE Society Technology Awards for the $1.2-billion Humber River Hospital project in Toronto. Most recently, Kurt led the Smith + Andersen team that won first place in the New Healthcare Facilities category at the 2020 ASHRAE Society Technology Awards for their work on Peel Memorial Integrated Health Centre in Brampton - the greenest ambulatory care centre in the province.

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Kurt alongside other S+A and Footprint team members at 2017 ASHRAE Dinner

Owing to his own experience as a co-op student with S+A, Kurt is passionate about shaping future generations of engineers and the opportunities available in the building consulting industry. The impact of effective, sustainable engineering and design strategies is long-reaching, and students today can directly impact what the world will look like tomorrow. Kurt's dedication to always looking forward makes him an excellent mentor within Smith + Andersen and beyond, inspiring everyone from co-op students to colleagues to try new ways of thinking. 

Whether you're working with Kurt on a new, multi-million dollar project, or learning about psychrometrics during one of his staff "Kurt Talks", you'll find yourself propelled toward new realms of possibility.