Manunda Place




Darwin City


Hutchinson Builders

Contract Type

Design & Construct


Design & Construct



We are proud to have worked with Hutchinson Builders to provide the Mechanical Services for Manunda Place located in Darwin’s CBD. Manunda Place provides additional PCA A-grade office accommodation for the NT Government and has changed the face of the Darwin CBD.

#The Project

Construction of the nine-storey building on the corner of Knuckey, and Cavenagh Streets started in January 2019, and reached practical completion in July 2020.

The plantroom is located on the rooftop at Manunda Place, and the web based Building Management System (BMS) integrates all mechanical services, monitoring of hydraulics services, lifts, and fire services.

The following mechanical services were undertaken by Select Services.
• Two 820kW Smardt Water Cooled chillers
• Evapco Cooling Towers
• Two CHW Pumps
• Two Condenser Water Pumps
• BMS with energy monitoring for NABERS assessment
• Two perimeter Zone AHUs
• Two Center Zone AHUs
• Two Outside Air Pre-conditioning units
• Two Stair Press Fans mounted at the top of each stairwell
• Roof mounted Smoke Exhaust fan, serving the office levels
• Four Roof Mounted Fans (TEXH x 2, Gen EH x 1, Retail KEXH)
• Plantroom EXH controlled from refrigerant detector
• Passive ventilation to the lift shafts

#Under Construction

The project also involved the construction of a new five level multi-storey carpark on Litchfield Street.

As proud Territorians, Select Services were thrilled to have worked closely with Hutchies in the territory, and to be involved in the first major office building project in the past two years in Darwin.

#Mechanical Works

#Project Completion

Project completion photos: Sisson Architects