Mirvac Group (Mirvac), together with its co-owners, AMP Capital, are pleased to announce that EY Centre, 200 George Street has received the prestigious International Project of the Year award at the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) Performance Awards, which was presented at an awards ceremony in London last night.
Mirvac’s Head of Office & Industrial, Campbell Hanan, said, “We are thrilled that EY Centre has been recognised on an international platform for its design and operational excellence, innovation and environmental performance.
“This award is a tremendous endorsement of our unique end-to-end capability, as well as our ability to collaborate with our partners to deliver a modern, world-class building that promotes sustainability, technology and the health and wellbeing of its occupants. It’s a truly great achievement for everyone involved.”
Developed in 2016, EY Centre was designed to contribute to Mirvac’s commitment to achieve net positive by 2030, with a range of energy-saving features incorporated from the outset. These include the world’s first closed-cavity façade and timber blind system, LED lighting throughout the entire building, and a comprehensive metering and monitoring system that allows the building management team to proactively enhance energy efficiency.
The building recently achieved a 5.5 star NABERS Energy rating (half a star above its targeted 5.0 star NABERS Energy rating) which represents market leading performance, and is particularly significant given it was achieved without tri-cogeneration or renewables. The asset has also achieved a suite of 6 Star Green Star ratings across Design, As Built and Performance categories.
The health and wellbeing of the buildings’ occupants was also integral to the design of EY Centre. A hybrid heating and cooling system delivers high levels of internal comfort, while ample end-of-trip facilities provide excellent amenity for tenants. A unique urban pop up farm in the building’s basement, meanwhile, offers employees a respite from their computer screens while giving them the opportunity to grow their own vegetables.
This is the second time Mirvac has been recognised at the CIBSE Performance Awards. In 2016, the Group was awarded the Facilities Management Team award, and received a highly commended in the International Project of the Year category for 23 Furzer Street in Canberra.
EY Centre has now been recognised with 19 awards to date.