The prestigious 171 Collins St development in Melbourne, Victoria , the new global headquarters of BHP Billiton, is a highly sustainable workplace.

BarrierUF Greywater Recycling plant at 171 Collins St.

6 Star Rating ? Green Star

By applying world leading ESD principles, 171 Collins Street provides long-term efficiencies and healthier, better quality working environments for tenants. The building has achieved the Green Building Council of Australia?s Green Star 6 Star Office Design and remains committed to achieving a 6 Star Office Design As-Built rating. The building?s impressive environmental credentials are the result of a range of forward thinking initiatives and advanced design technology.

Building Features

  • 9 Storey atrium for natural light
  • Floor to ceiling double glazing
  • Ceramic frit to reduce heat gain and glare
  • Dedicated waste storage area for separation, collection and recycling
  • Advanced rainwater and grey water reuse system
  • Highly flexible under floor air conditioning
  • Integrated lighting and security
  • Low VOC and formaldehyde emissions
  • End of trip facilities including bicycle storage, showers, lockers, drying-room and bicycle tyre air-refill station
  • Destination controlled lifts

Waterform Technologies was contracted to design and build a cutting edge grey-water recycling plant. With our a BarrrierUF GreyWater Range a perfect fit for the job, the plant was engineered to deliver consistent performance irrespective of influent variances.

There is no question greywater recycling has its challenges ? many building services managers would testify to that ? with plants dotted around our cities simply turned off. But not this one!

Now operational for over 2 years, and maintained under a managed services contract, this greywater accounts for an 0.5 Greenstar credit for 171 Collins St, a premium tick of approval.

Water recycling, water reuse, water reclamation or however you wish to describe it ? Waterform Technologies has the runs on the board when it comes to solving clean water scarcity.

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