University of Canterbury Post Grad Student Accommodation, Christchurch

The project is a contractor-led design and build package for 90 new accommodation beds. There are 16 two-storey townhouses built on the Dovedale Campus tennis courts next to the Campus Living Villages. Using factory prefabrication technology, the townhouses will be completed prior to Christmas 2017 with students moving into the new accommodation in February 2018. read more

OEDT Student Accommodation for Ara (CPIT), Christchurch

Leading the market with bespoke cost-effective and robust accommodation designs, TMCo were selected by the main contractor to deliver new accommodation for Ara’s expanding student base. Designed and constructed on time and under budget – helped by the 3D modelling to avoid clashes on site. TMCo provided electrical, mechanical, fire, hydraulic, civil and electrical engineering.

Preston Apartments, Christchurch

Delivering simultaneous reductions in CapEx and OpEx, TMCo deliver a win win for the developer and tenants by considered mechanical and hydraulic services design and careful energy modelling.

Metropolis, Auckland

Metropolis is a 40-storey, $180m, residential/hotel skyscraper in Auckland. Metropolis is considered one of Auckland’s most exclusive apartment buildings, and as of 2017 it is the tallest residential building in New Zealand. The electrical, mechanical and hydraulic team set out to assess the existing building and provide over 25kWh/m2/annum energy savings through the use of read more

52 Peterborough Street, Christchurch

An 11 level executive lifestyle apartment complex with a mix of 2 and 3 bedroom homes that TMCo have provided full services engineering design and have driven the budgeting study of different solutions, including challenging the contractor’s allowances and methodology. The result has been a significant reduction in the budget costings by bespoke, cost effective read more

Armagh Apartments, Christchurch

TMCO provided full building services design on electrical, mechanical, hydraulic and energy modelling. The building consists of a base-isolated tower, and nine floors of a total of luxurious, separately unit titled apartments. EECA funding covered modelling and façade design advice, meaning comfortable conditions could be maintained without large factors of safety in façade specification and read more

Cramner Gardens, Christchurch

TMCO provided full building services design on electrical, mechanical, hydraulic and energy modelling. The building consists of a basement car park, and four floors of a total of 39 high quality, separately unit titled apartments and is an earthquake rebuild project. EECA funding covered modelling and façade design advice, meaning comfortable conditions could be maintained read more

Greenstar Rating Tool Review

Green Star V3 was the first major review of the Green Star rating tool suite since 2009. As with every building rating system, it is important to refresh the tool to ensure Green Star is up to date and meeting industry needs. The Green Star V3 tool development involved reviewing issues with the current tools, read more

Robertson House, Christchurch

Integrating the mechanical services into this architecturally designed residence called for innovative solutions and coordination with the architect, joinery suppliers and contractors. Linear grilles with both the supply and return in one continuous grille were installed complementing the sleek and clean aesthetics the architect was after. Occupant comfort is maintained quietly and efficiently through the use read more

Structural

Chapman Hall (Castle) Christchurch

This castle is actually a high tech home built with efficiency at the forefront, completely self-sufficient with the ability to supply excess power to the grid. TM Consultants was contracted to design the largely bespoke structural system in collaboration with the owner who conjured up alternative methods to achieve high performing, technologically advanced and repeatable read more

Rendezvous Hotel, Christchurch

The Rendezvous Hotel is a 23 level, 171 unit hotel and apartment building standing as tallest building the South Island at 86m. Services director Mike Baker was responsible for the hydraulic services including the first bespoke aerator stack system installed in NZ. This significant reduced venting and saved construction time and cost by significantly reducing fire and read more

The Sentinel, Auckland

The Sentinel is a $60M luxury 30 level, 117 unit skyscraper standing 150m tall in Takapuna, Auckland. The electrical, mechanical and hydraulic team set out to assess the existing building and provide over 25kWh/m2/annum energy savings through the use of heat pump hot water, replacing fresh air tempering elements and LED lighting integrating dimming. To discuss read more