Swinburne University of Technology, Hawthorn Campus Advanced Technologies Centre

The Swinburne ATC development comprises some 18,000m2 of research and teaching space, including:

• Computer laboratories
• PC2 and PC3 laboratories
• Strong cell
• 500-seat auditorium

The development is a 5-Star Green Star rated development and includes the following low energy and ESD initiatives:

• Passive building design
• Active chilled beam technology.
• High efficiency chillers
• High efficiency boilers.
• Mixed mode ventilation.
• Naturally ventilated circulation spaces.
• Displacement ventilation.
• Natural lighting.
• Rainwater harvesting for sanitary flushing and irrigation.
• Solar domestic hot water panels.
• Exposed thermal mass for internal temperature stabilisation.
• Variable speed pumped reticulation systems.
• Cost planning and lifecycle analysis
• Collation of Green Star submission for a 5-star Education Design Rating (version 1)

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