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Building Services and Building Energy

We have completed various new building projects, refurbishments, renewable energy, and energy management,
projects in the Perth area, and throughout Western Australia.

In addition to numerous standard air conditioning and ventilation projects, the variety and quality of projects we have
been involved in are only partly illustrated by the following.

Energy Award Winner: Infrastructure Facilities Development Project for the Perth Zoo, South Perth.

Ultra low energy air conditioning for the Gravitational Observatory, in Gin Gin, for the University of Western Australia

Low energy comfort and air conditioning: A number of projects utilising indirect evaporative cooling, solar air heating,
heat recovery, night cooling, optimum economy cycles, and thermal storage, to achieve cooling and heating at very low
energy consumption and capital cost.

Advanced Vehicle Emissions and Electronics Facility for the Orbital Engine Company. (offices, workshops, test facilities)

Coolrooms, freezers, blast freezers, and commercial refrigeration.

Central Computing Centre air conditioning.

Implementation of digital electronic building management systems (BMCS) for buildings, including:
Facilities Management System for Perth Superdrome.
BMCS System for TAB Office and Computing – Herdsman.
ALCOA Booragoon offices (124 VAV, 13 AHU, 3 Chillers).
various other projects.

Energy Award Winner: Landfill Gas Project for Challenge Stadium (formerly Perth's Superdrome), Mt Claremont.

Extensive building and services energy audits. Presently in excess of 80 individual projects, many qualifying for the
Federal or State Government accreditation and support.

Energy “Pre-Audits”: desktop design analysis of energy utilisation for new buildings and facilities during the design and
construction phases, numerous projects.

Home Energy Service for Western Power, program design and implementation in Hopetoun, WA. A project to promote
energy efficiency throughout a town.

Albany Greenhouse Allies program for Western Power Corporation.

Energy Efficiency and Management lecturing for:
Western Power (1997, 1998)
Curtin University (1995, 1996, 1997, 1998,1999, 2000)
TAFE (1992, 1993, 1994)
Murdoch University (1993, 1994, 1995)
Greenskills (1992, 1993, 1994)
Royal Australian Institute of Architects (1995, 1996)

Energy industry advice to Local Government and Western Australian State Government, via the Alternative Energy
Development Board (AEDB), and it’s predecessor, REAC. Project manager and consultant to the Office of Energy.

Building Projects - Mechanical Services


Myer/Boans City Store, Perth, associated Retail fit-out, and Forrest Chase Specialty Shops.
40,000 sq.m. in total
AU$ 7,000,000 mechanical contracts

Whitford City Shopping Centre - Stage 2
Warwick Grove - North Mall refit
Midland Gate Shopping Centre - Stage 1


Casuarina Prison Complex (stages 1,2 & 3)
Hot water, gas, A/C, ventilation, heating
AU$ 6,000,000 contracts total

Perth Zoo, Operations Buildings
Perth Zoo, Library Night Cooling

Low Energy Buildings Design & Analysis Various projects, including:
Solar Design Centre, South Perth
Winner: Australian Design Award
Perh Zoo, Operations Buildings
John Curtin Centre, Great Hall, Curtin University
Office, Abernethy Rd, Belmont
Office, 296 Rokeby Rd, Subiaco
Retirement Villages, various
U.W.A., Proposed Architecture / Fine Arts
Private residences, various


Variety of projects, including:

Curtin University:
John Curtin Memorial Centre (Concept Design)
Curtin Child Care Centre

Muresk Agricultural College:
Library and Lecture Theatre
Chilled water plant

Applied Science Building
Electrical Eng. Building (Design+Doc.)
Dept. of Therapy, Shenton Park

University of Western Australia:
Reid Library Extensions
Nedlands Campus, Hampden Rd. (Plant conceptual design)
Education/Library Building (to tender)
General. Purposes Building, Myer St.

Lockridge High School
Geraldton Technical School


Southshore Plaza Complex, South Perth 6000 sq.m. Offices and Shops
Westrac Offices, South Guildford
Canon Office, Herdsman
FAI 186 St Georges Tce, Perth

Mechanical Maitenance Design & Assessment

Office buildings:
Geo Peko Offices, Belmont
47 Colin St, West Perth (Brecon)
186 St Georges Tce, Perth (FAI)
184 St Georges Tce, Perth (Jardine)
178 St Georges Tce, Perth (Q.B.E.)
169 Hay St, East Perth

Power Supply:
Kooljaman, Cape Leveque, hybrid solar / diesel station.

Centrifugal Chiller Rebuilds

184 St Georges Tce, Perth (Jardine)
169 Hay St, East Perth
Entertainment Centre

Building Inspection Reports

Numerous inspections and reports, including recently:
GPO Forrest Place, Perth
Office Bldg : 218 St Georges Tce, Perth (N.Z.I.)
Office Bldg : 31 Outram St, West Perth
Office Bldg : 10 William St, Perth (Westpac)
Office Bldg : 28 Kings Pk Rd, West Perth (Sabemo)
Office Bldg : 26 Colin St, West Perth (Carr Boyd)
Office Bldg : 267 St Georges Tce, Perth (Legal & General)
Office Bldg : 178 St Georges Tce, Perth (QBE)
Office Bldg : 182 St Georges Tce, Perth (Jardine)
Office Bldg : 186 St Georges Tce, Perth (FAI)
Office Bldg : 35 Outram St, West Perth
Office Bldg : 12 Ord St, West Perth
Office Bldg : Cnr Emerald Tce and Ord St, West Perth
Office Bldg : 169 Hay St, East Perth (6PR)

Computer/Equipment Rooms Airconditioning

Parker and Parker, AMP Building
Myer City Store, Perth (Retail computer)
Channel 10 Perth, (Broadcasts computers)
Taimac Audio/Video Studios, Perth


Stores and Workshops - Graylands Hostel
Workshops - Casuarina Prison
Vehicle Workshops - Geraldton Technical School
Spotless Linen, Welshpool, Ventilation
Royal Automotive Club Workshops, Myaree


Office Fitouts - Mechanical and Fire
Suburban Bank Premises for R & I and ANZ

Medical Gases
Heating and hot water
Electrical, Control, and Electronic Building Management Systems