Over 500 Henrad radiators were used in this new build student accommodation hi-rise in Carlton. To support the expansion of Melbourne’s tertiary institutes and service the growing demand of Melbourne’s overseas student population, a student accommodation precinct has been nestled into the lower end of the Carlton community, contributing to a revitalisation of the area. Perched behind a heritage Art Deco building & former Printing Factory, the Bouverie Street project is a purpose-built 13 level building, providing accommodation facilities for 648 University of Melbourne students.(more…)
Retro fit install to the Bendigo Mail Centre facility in regional Victoria. The mail centre required new boilers to replace the existing single boiler system, and BAXI Duo-tec MP+ condensing type boilers were chosen to provide heating requirements, the Baxi boilers are classified as Type A and are fully AGA compliant.(more…)
The DHS public housing development in Windsor shows the way for clean green design. Known as the K2 Apartments they were constructed in 2006 and consist of 96 modern apartments in four medium rise buildings of four, five and eight stories, designed by Melbourne architecture firm ‘Design Inc’ and linked by a unique green spine feature. The Victorian State Housing Minister commented that “The many green features in the design deliver savings to tenants through lower energy and water costs and multiply the benefits to the environment through lower greenhouse emissions.”(more…)
Ballarat Health Services offer a range of specialist key medical and healthcare services, including acute and sub-acute care, with the Ballarat Hospital facility being the principal referral hospital for the entire Grampians region. The majority of the boilers serving Heating Hot Water throughout Ballarat Health Services were old, some reaching a point whereby they were becoming uneconomical to repair. Ballarat Health Services (BHS) had approximately 90% of atmospheric boilers installed across the region and a major upgrade strategy was required.
Chisholm Institute’s Frankston Campus in Melbourne’s south required a new boiler to replace the existing unit which had reached end of life. A reliable and energy efficient replacement was critical for providing heat to one of the campus’s major buildings, so BAXI Power-HT boilers were chosen for the project.
Casselden is a modern A-Grade office tower with 39 Levels located in the Parliamentary Precinct in Melbourne. A $50M refurbishment was undertaken with a focus on sustainability and energy efficiency and upgrading the buildings heating system was a key aspect of this.
The Ford Swim Centre is a new build indoor swim school. It was a dual system installation involving both heating for the pool as well as underfloor heating for the pool deck area. The results provided immediate benefits and energy savings for the client. The system is powered by three x BAXI Duo-Tec MP 90kW boilers and the project was installed and commissioned by JO Miller.
The Warragul Aquatic centre is a brand new purpose built swimming pool complex in the Victorian regional town of Warragul. The project involved an extensive install powered by eight x BAXI Power HT 150kW boilers. The project was installed and commissioned by JO Miller.
The Queen Vic Womens Centre undertook a retro fit upgrade from the existing older Boilers installed on the roof of the historic 170 yr old building. The Queen Victoria Women’s Centre is an iconic Melbourne landmark that testifies to the enduring contribution of women’s enterprise to Victoria’s social, economic and cultural heritage. Two x BAXI PowerHT 150kW outdoor models were used for the install with an outdoor sensor being fitted.
New install to brand new secondary school fitness facility in regional Ballarat. Clarendon College is a leading school in the Ballarat area and caters for students from early learning to year 12. The architect designed fitness centre included a 25 meter pool and a purpose built indoor rowing centre. Four x BAXI Duo-tec MP boilers were installed in cascade to provide heating requirements.
BAXI Power HT boilers were recently installed at a Dandenong Aquatic Centre to provide heating requirements for the commercial pool complex. The condensing technology adapts well to the heating requirements of a commercial swimming pool, maximising efficiency with the water temperature running at a low temperature.
A new Early Learning Centre for children in Melbourne’s outer north underwent an installation of low surface temperature radiators. The system is powered by a BAXI Duo-Tec MP60kW, installed externally and flued with a stainless steel flue.
Retrofit upgrade to Ormond College at Melbourne University. Components of the original heating system dated back the the 1950’s, with the existing single Natural Gas atmospheric 600kW boiler being replaced by 4 x 150kW BAXI Power HT condensing boilers in cascade.
Clarendon College Ballarat retrofit upgrade to existing heating boiler installation. The new system consisting of two Duo-Tec MP 110kW boilers is a fully modulating cascade with an integrated seamless flue system penetrating through the roof. The boiler room is located indoors on the top level of the science wing building.
HydroHeat recently supplied Low Surface Temperature (LST) radiators for an installation to an Aged Care facility in Clarinda Victoria. The facility was a large Aged Care Residence undertaking major refurbishment and new build including complete heating system upgrade. Over 120 Henrad Compact LST Panel rads were installed by contractors GMR Mechanical services. GMR specialise in the Aged Care and Retirement Living Sector and choose Hydronic Heating as the optimum solution to commission for Aged Care and retirement living projects.
Located opposite Pitt Street Mall in Sydney’s CBD this A Grade 22 level office tower was completely refurbished with state of the art systems and finishes used throughout. BAXI Power HT boilers were chosen to replace the existing heating system and played a significant role in helping the building achieve an outstanding 5 Star Nabers rating. This large installation was undertaken by Premier Mechanical Services.
Victorian government goes with BAXI! After the successful rollout of Baxi boilers into the Old Treasury Building, the remainder of Melbourne’s Treasury buildings are now heated by Baxi Power HT boilers. The changeover from the old system to the new Baxi system was performed by A.G. Coombs over the course of a weekend and was a great success for all involved.
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Retrofit upgrade to a 45 year old Government office building of over 5,400m2. The existing electric heating system was removed and replaced with high efficiency BAXI gas fired boilers which played a key part in reducing the buildings carbon footprint and achieving the target NABERS 4.5 star rating. BAXI PowerHT condensing boilers were selected for their high efficiency, compact size and the modular arrangement which made tham easy to install under restricted space conditions. The boilers have been in operation for two heating seasons and the maintenance contractors have provided positive feedback regarding their reliability and operation. The plant room contains 3 x 100kW Baxi PowerHT boilers in cascade controlled by a RVA47 Sequence Controller.
The University of Launceston is now heated by Baxi PowerHT boilers installed with a RVA47 Sequence Controller and run by the Building Management System. This system has been designed to operate at maximum efficiency with underfloor heating and oversized fan coils for air handling.
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The install of Monash University’s new heating system consisting of three Baxi 150 kW PowerHT boilers in cascade went ahead without a hitch. The plant is installed with a RVA47 Sequence Controller linked to the Building Management System.
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