Aecom House (East Quadrant)
Location: East Quadrant, Auckland Central
Completion: October 2012
The mechanical services plant is located on the roof and comprises two water chillers and cooling towers, a condensing boiler, pumps, heat exchangers, two heat recovery fresh air handling units and several ventilation fans. The building comprises shell services via main riser shafts with individual floors fitted out to each tenant’s requirements.
Office floors air conditioning is by means of in ceiling fan coil units with dedicated fresh air supply together with toilets, kitchenette and copier room ventilation. The ground floor café and retail tenancies have individual air conditioning and ventilation systems with general amenities and the basement carpark served by individual ventilation systems.
All services are controlled from a central BMS which is interlocked with the fire mode control system.
The new building is eight stories high and offered challenges in the early construction stages as it is joined to an existing complex at ground and basement level. The project was a full design-build format with all design by Economech to a consulting engineer’s approval.