Australian Hearing Hub, Macquarie University :: SYDNEY

This building comprises six levels of commercial office space with research laboratories and facilities used for hearing related testing.

Our role on both these projects is as an Independent Commissioning Agent to satisfy the Green Star requirements.

This building located on Macquarie University campus is intended to be a purpose-designed research facility into hearing and related speech and language disorders. It includes an anechoic chamber, lecture theatre, Magneto Encephalograph, and specialist hearing rooms.

The building is built with two separate wings over six stories with 20,000m2 NLA.

The project has achieved a 5 Star Green Star GBCA Office V3 Design rating and will be aiming to achieve a 5 Star As Built rating.

The building has a traditional water-cooled chillers and gas fired heating water boiler however the chilled water system is connected to the sites 1,000,000L TES or low temperature water storage facility to allow load shedding of the chillers in peak energy periods.

Completion will be December, 2012.

 

Thwaite Consulting Group worked on the Greenstar commissioning for the Australian Hearing Hub at Macquarie University Sydney

Australian Hearing Hub at Macquarie University 5 star rating Greenstar

Thwaite Consulting Group worked as independent commissioning agent on the Australian Hearing Hub at Macquarie University

Thwaite Consulting Group worked on the Greenstar commissioning for the Australian Hearing Hub at Macquarie University Sydney construction