Art Gallery of Alberta - model courtesy of A. Zahner Company

Design Assist | BIM to Build

Flynn Canada’s objective is to be the single source of accountability for your complete building envelope.

When Flynn Canada is pre-selected as your building envelope contractor we can provide you with the following design assistance services in order to help develop a final generation of construction documents.

Budget Development

  • Work with the owner/developer to establish a guaranteed maximum price (GMP) for our scope of work

Value Engineering

  • System and detail simplification
  • Cost saving evaluations
  • Product options
  • Scope revisions

System Detailing

  • Design assistance and application of project specific primary and secondary framing systems
  • Anchor details and anchorage point recommendations
  • Engineering analysis and structural recommendations
  • LEED recommendations and Green initiatives



Product Selection

  • Glazed framing systems and infill options (vision glass, spandrel panels, back pans, shadow box etc.)
  • Architectural panel framing systems and options (aluminum plate, metal composites, zinc, stainless steel, titanium, copper, metal mesh, terra cotta, wood veneer, metal roofing, etc.)
  • Roofing systems and options (SBS, EPDM, TPO, PVC, hot liquid applied, sheet metal flashings, etc.)
  • Flynn Canada maintains strategic partnerships with some of the industry’s most respected systems manufacturers.

Simplification of Interface Conditions

  • Air and vapour barrier continuity
  • Termination detail recommendations at work by other trades

Schedule Development

  • Sample submissions
  • System testing
  • Shop drawing, material procurement, fabrication and installation scheduling