Nothing compares to Columbarium Suites™ by CMC. Standalone columbarium buildings are valuable assets to any progressive cemetery operation striving to be a market leader in cremation memorialization. With cremation rates on the rise in the USA and Canada, these sought-after structural columbaria provide a peaceful, protected place for families to pay their respects. The columbarium building at Mountain View Memorial Gardens in Alberta features 704 glass-front niches.
At CMC, we constantly challenge what’s possible, and as a result, we have all but revolutionized the glass-front niche industry with extraordinary standards in quality, craftsmanship and creativity. For example, CMC designed, fabricated and installed several hundred glass-front niches over two phases at the First Memorial Columbarium at First Memorial Park. This beautiful indoor columbarium is a great example of taking cremation inventory to the next level.
York Columbarium is a prototype that opened in April 2011. As the cemetery’s first geothermal and solar powered building, the design was a learning experience on how to service remote sites or be off-grid. The columbarium also features roof-mounted solar panels to generate electric power to operate the heat pump unit as well as the building’s lighting and other electrical features. The columbarium features granite-front niches on the exterior and glass-front niches indoors.
At CMC, we constantly challenge what’s possible, and as a result, we have all but revolutionized the glass-front niche industry with extraordinary standards in quality, craftsmanship and creativity. Here at St. Mary Cemetery, CMC renovated an old sales office into a glass-front niche columbarium. Featuring 387 glass-front niches and the first triple-curve niches in the USA, these glass-front niches at St. Mary Cemetery are great examples of taking cremation inventory to the next level.
Responding to the increasing trend towards cremation, the St. Andrew’s – St. James’ Cemetery saw the need to expand their cremation memorialization options by converting an unused chapel into an indoor columbarium called the “A Life of Memories Columbarium.” Housed in a historic little chapel from 1910, the new indoor columbarium is an exquisitely restored structure featuring 238 glass-front niches, climate control, a security system, and natural wood details throughout.