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Kozar Engineering Inc’s (KEI) primary expertise is in the industrial sector with a strong background in the commercial sector. KEI has a sound understanding of the unique challenges faced by the commercial sector and as such can offer Clients cost-effective, innovative solutions. We offer mechanical, electrical and structural services ranging from feasibility studies to final commissioning. Our capabilities include field inspections, studies and audits, detailed design, 3D scanning and modeling, equipment certifications, commissioning and start up support. KEI is licensed to practice Engineering in several provinces including Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Yukon.

Commercial sector design services offered include:


  • Heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems
  • Plumbing systems
  • Fire protection systems
  • Facility layout optimization
  • Make-up air systems
  • Hot water heating systems
  • Heat recovery ventilation
  • Chilled water systems
  • Domestic hot and cold water supply
  • Drainage
  • Fuel supply systems
  • Building and equipment condition assessment reports


  • Electrical distribution services
  • Lighting
  • Fire alarm systems
  • Life Safety Systems
  • Building and equipment condition assessment reports
  • Emergency generation
  • Back-up generation
  • Elevators


  • Reinforced concrete design
  • Steel design
  • Wood frame design
  • Building condition assessment reports

Procurement Support

  • Preparation of equipment specifications, tender packages, bid evaluations and purchase orders

Studies & Audits

  • Energy conservation studies
  • Feasibility studies
  • Capital cost estimates
  • Pre-start health and safety reviews

Field Services

  • Equipment dimensioning
  • Equipment trouble shooting
  • Construction technical support and field engineering
  • Commissioning and start-up support


  • Lakehead School Board
  • St. Joseph’s Care Group
  • Oliver Paipoonge Municipality
  • Thunder Bay Port Authority
  • Township of Nipigon
  • BGIS
  • Rainy River District School Board
  • City of Thunder Bay
  • Sleeping Giant Brewery
  • McCague Borlack LLP
  • Beaux Daddys
  • Microlithics Laboratory
  • ClaimsPro Insurance
  • Secure Store
  • Thunder Bay Diving Club
  • GDB Construction
  • HME Enterprises

“Kozar Engineering provided mechanical and electrical engineering services to us for the renovations and move into our new brewery. The team at Kozar exceeded our expectations going over and above the scope of work to ensure our move went smoothly.”

Matt Pearson
Sleeping Giant Brewing Company

“Finally an engineering company that does what they say they are going to do.”

Greg Gamble
Ministry of Natural Resources

Previous projects include:

Kindergarten/Classroom Renovations

These projects involved the renovation of existing kindergarten and elementary grade classrooms. Construction on these projects was completed in 2013. The work included, but was not limited to:

  • Replacement of classroom heating/ ventilation units.
  • Addition of Hearing Assistance Systems in all renovated classrooms.
  • New washrooms in Kindergarten classrooms including new plumbing and fixtures.
  • New lighting and power to accommodate new washrooms and millwork.
  • Fire alarm work.

Brewery Water Service Upgrades and Distribution

This project was initiated to facilitate the move from one location to another. KEI completed all mechanical and electrical design services for the move include and upgrade to the water supply service. The electrical control system was designed by KEI and equipment suppliers. KEI assisted the owner with all permitting activities including building permits and water service upgrades and worked directly with the General Contractor during construction and commissioning.

Water Treatment Plant Water Distribution Analysis

KEI completed this particular project as a result of several piping failures in the water treatment plant. KEI preformed the analysis on all network piping and tankage systems to arrive at a clear understanding of the mode of failure. Once the analysis was complete, a report and drawings were completed outlining the repairs and process upgrades required to the system.