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Ayman Fahmy

Team Lead, District Energy

Ayman Fahmy is a licensed professional engineer with unique district energy experience since 2000. He has been actively involved in the design, construction and commissioning of various district energy projects in North America and the middle east. Ayman holds a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from...
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Team Lead, District Energy  
Kerr Wood Leidal Associates, March 2011 to Present, Burnaby, British Columbia Canada
(District heating & cooling)

Mechanical Engineer  
FVB Energy, January 2010 to March 2011, Vaughan, Ontario Canada
(District Heating / Cooling)

Principal Mechanical & Process Engineer  
SNC-Lavalin Inc., March 2003 to November 2009, Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates
(District Cooling)

Jr. Mechanical Engineer  
Ellerbe Becket Inc. (Now AECOM), March 2000 to February 2003, Dubai United Arab Emirates
(district coolin)


The American University in Cairo  
Bachelor of Engineering, Mechanical, Jan, 1995 to Jan, 2000
Graduated with Honors


UBC Steam to Hot water conversion  by  Dave Woodson, Paul Holt, Jeff GIffin, Mike Champion    
March, 2011 - August, 2017
The University of British Columbia has undergone a major steam to hot water conversion of the campus wide district energy system. One of the the largest in North America.

T-05 Co-generation Plant  by      
March, 2004 - September, 2006
A 25,000 tons district cooling capacity and 10 MW power generation


  • P.Eng.
    British Columbia (35522)
    March 2011
  • P.ENg.
    Ontario (100075189)
    September 2007
  • P.Eng
    Alberta (243657)
    May 2017
  • PMP
    Project Management Institute (1572718)
    May 2010  - May 2019


Getting piping design right with hydraulic analysis     
Published by (International District Energy Association)
Authors: Ayman Fahmy.  Published April 19, 2017

The city of Surrey, B.C., used hydraulic analysis to meet the challenges of designing a multiphase district energy project.

Leading Canada by Example: UBC Invests in Greener Infrastructure     
Published by (International District Energy Association)
Authors: Ayman Fahmy, Dinos Hadjiloizou, Sam Orr.  Published April 01, 2014

This article provides an overview of UBC's 5-year steam to hot water upgrade of their district energy system.