The 8,200m2 building is concrete with a structural steel roof frame and Kingspan insulated roof cladding. Building services included an in-slab fire protection system; a 400Hz power supply for the aircraft; and an underfloor heating system, incorporating just over 28km of pipework.
Redesign underfloor heating system and the introduction of Rehau's Rautherm S sub-surface heating pipe system into the New Zealand market. This enabled Plumbcraft to be innovative in satisfying the client's requirements. Installing 28,000 metes of 25mm Rautherm S heating pipe, 400 metres of 063mm DUO Rauthermex pipe in-ground heating mains and 50mm industrial manifolds. The company demonstrated its ability to be creative, strategic thinkers and operate a large-scale installation in a remote location.
The project has won Ebert the Minister of Defence Award of Excellence to Industry