Sir Samuel Griffith Centre, Brisbane Qld

Sir Samuel Griffith Centre, Brisbane Qld

Posted November 22nd, 2011 by MDA Engineers

The Sir Samuel Griffith Building is the first of its kind in Australia to be powered by PV-Fuel Cell Energy System with integrated Hydrogen Storage. Grid connected power will only be used as standby. The building will generate power from Photovoltaic Panels which will power the building with surplus energy directed to an Electrolyser to produce Hydrogen which can later be converted in a fuel cell to electric power. MDA Consulting Engineers have a critical role in this process in determining the Green Star objectives and ESD principles to drive the sustainable initiatives for the project and ensure the lowest carbon footprint possible.

6 Star Green Star

Client / Watpac Construction

Location / Nathan QLD

Value / $29 Million

Services / Green Star Professional & ESD Consultant

Griffith University is spread over five campuses between Brisbane and the Gold Coast in south-east Queensland.

Nathan is the original Griffith campus. With more than 13,900 students and situated in tranquil, native bushland on the edge of Toohey Forest, Nathan campus is a short walk or bus ride from our Mt Gravatt campus or a 10 minute drive from central Brisbane.

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