The CCEM was build following the strictest stability criteria for high resolution instruments. The project was managed by the Facility Services of McMaster University, the engineering design was developed by Atkinson Engineering (Hamilton) jointly with the architect firm Cohos-Evamy and project management company Ira McDonald Construction.

The facility offers outstanding environment with ultrastable temperature (0.10°C), reduced vibrations and electromagnetic fields.

Watch the entire construction of the CCEM facility filmed on 10s intervals for 9 months