Waitemata Health Regional Forensic Services

Pt Chevalier, Auckland, NZ – Secure Inpatient Unit.

A winner of a Property Council of New Zealand Rider Hunt Building, Special Purpose Use, Property Award.

Developed for the Waitemata District Health Board this centre is a secure forensic psychiatric inpatient unit that provides assessment and treatment for people charged with criminal offences who may have a major mental illness.

The project involved the provision of hydronic air conditioning, heating and ventilation systems for 3 new high security psychiatric care units and a community centre.


MRI Scanners

Grafton, Auckland, NZ ˇV Medical Research Facility

The Centre For Advanced MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging ) at the University of Auckland is the first MRI venture in New Zealand to focus on high-end clinical and research work. Two separate MRI facilities were installed.

The project involved the installation of air conditioning, medical gas services, alarm systems, and process cooling for the facilities. In addition each facility required the engineering and construction of a ˇ§ quench ˇ§ exhaust, to cater for the unplanned and instantaneous boil off of liquid helium at minus 270 „aC.


Greenlane Hospital

Greenlane, Auckland , NZ – Facilities upgrade.

Greenlane, renowned for its heart surgery, required surgery of its own to prolong the functional life of its buildings.

From system schematics Heatwave designed and rebuilt Building 15 plant room. New headers, pipe work, pumps, valves, heat exchangers, wiring and control systems for steam, heating hot water and domestic hot water, were provided.

Existing systems were retained during the project so that services were maintained until a managed change over could be.

 completed with minimal interruption to the client.


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