South Melbourne Town Hall (originally known as Emerald Hill Town Hall) is of historical and social significance to the municipality identified as one of Victoria’s grandest Town Halls.
South Melbourne Town Hall is listed on the Victorian Heritage Register VHR H0217 for its architectural, historical and social significance to the State of Victoria. Built in 1880, it is an important and sophisticated example of the work of Charles Webb, one of the leading architects of the nineteenth century.
BE Consulting Engineers (BECE) were engaged to prepare a report to assess the existing electrical services at South Melbourne Town Hall by Port Phillip City Council. Our report focused on the assessment of the existing artificial general lighting and the low voltage distribution system of the building and provides key remedial recommendations to meet compliance and future proof the electrical capacity for upcoming renovations and upgrade of the HVAC system.
It was critical to monitor the power consumption of the mechanical load to ascertain available power capacity to cater for future HVAC upgrades. Lighting level measurements were carried out in typical areas to help assess the performance of the existing general lighting systems of the building.
Electrical assessment and report of the above building services of the entire building to determine the requirements to meet compliance and future proof the electrical capacity for future renovation including the upgrade of the HVAC system.
Development of remedial options and Cost Plan.