Bendigo Bank Headquarters

Image: Perkins + Wills Architects

Energy less than half the energy of typical office building utilising…

  • One of the first large-scale applications of under-floor air-conditioning in Australia
  • Displacement ventilation
  • Solar thermal domestic hot water heating
  • External sunshades, high performance glazing and Automated solar reflecting internal blinds

Maintenance of high levels of thermal comfort utilising…

  • Individual vent control for individual work stations
  • Ducted vacuum system reduces dust particles left in the air
  • UFAD allows for good air change effectiveness (CFD modelling)
  • Fresh air rates increased by 50%

Potable water saved utilising….

  • Blackwater plant processes black and grey water to grade A, used for toilet flushing, surplus distributed to community use
  • Rainwater collected for filtering and used in drip irrigation
  • No cooling towers
Project Details

Located in Bendigo, Australia. New Commercial Office NLA: 13,336 m.

  • 2009 RAIA VIC Commercial Architecture Award
  • 2009 RAIA VIC Regional Prize
  • Green star office v1 5 star design certification