Mixed-mode ventilation


Low energy ventilation systems for 3 buildings for Vinnies

Project type: Energy Modelling, Mechanical services design and commissioning
Site Location: a. Sorting warehouse at Kingwood NSW
b. Retail store at North Parramatta NSW
c. Retail and sorting warehouse at Kingswood NSW
Client: St. Vincent de Paul Society NSW care of Constructive Dialogue Architects; and
St. Vincent de Paul Society NSW care of G E Hunt Architects

The challenge was to design cooling systems for these three buildings that alleviated or minimised the use of conventional air conditioning systems.

Other project stakeholders:
• 4M
• Spectrum Automation
• Grosvenor air conditioning

Retail building services design in Manly NSW

Project type: Mechanical and electrical services design
Site Location: Retail building at Manly NSW
Client: Baxter and Jacobson Architects

Blue Green Engineering was engaged to provide detail services design. Through the use of 4M BIM (building information management) the following services were offered:
• Energy modelling
• Lighting design
• Mechanical services design

Through the use of innovative design principles it was possible to reduce the building’s potential energy consumption without significantly increasing the cost of construction.