1 William Street, Brisbane

Completion year 2016

Electrical, Mechanical



Key People

Michael Bourke

Electrical Project Engineer, Associate

Ashley Holm

Electrical Section Manager, Principal

Nigel Cooper

Mechanical Section Manager, Associate

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The project comprises the construction of a 43 storey commercial building – the tallest commercial building in Brisbane and the first of the iconic Queen’s Wharf development. The development includes approximately 75,000m2 of premium A grade office space and 1,100m² of retail with the QLD Government as primary tenant.  The Building achieved a 6 Star Green Star Office As-Built v3 certified rating and targeted a minimum 5 Star Green Star Office Design v3 rating and a 5 Star NABERs Energy rating.

WGE were engaged by Fredon (the Electrical D&C Contractor) to carry out design reviews, provide engineering advice and electrical Green Star documentation, including:

  • Generator configuration
  • Generator mechanical ventilation strategy
  • Switchboard and cabling configurations
  • Maximum demand calculations
  • General lighting
  • Emergency lighting