Aurora Place designed by Sydney’s Renzo Piano for a digital sustainability makeover

Schneider Electric and GSTEC will partner to modernize the building management system (BMS) of Aurora Place, located in the heart of Sydney’s CBD.

Designed by renowned architect Renzo Piano and completed in 2000, the upscale office tower is known for its unusual geometric shape, echoing that of the Sydney Opera House.

The company says the changes will promote sustainability, improve the property’s smart building capabilities, incorporate connected services and an integrated system platform.

EcoStruxure Building Operation (EBO), the software backbone of Schneider Electric’s offering, will be used to optimize building operations, which will positively impact the building’s rating by the National Australian Built Environment Rating System (NABERS).

For GSTEC, an independent player in the mechanical electrical and building automation market, the triumph demonstrates that the partnership model between industry leaders and certified partners can help secure jobs, while expanding market choice for the end user to ensure best-in-class delivery. automation and digital solutions are applied.

Speaking about the project, Louise Monger, Vice President, Digital Buildings Digital Energy Division, Schneider Electric, said: “This is a monumental achievement for Schneider Electric, as well as for the entire community and residents. of Sydney”.

“A product can only be as good as the project integrator and we are extremely excited to have the opportunity to digitally transform one of Sydney’s most renowned buildings with our historic partner GSTEC, while maintaining the integrity and the heart of Renzo Piano’s design.”

Aurora Place’s digital transformation is expected to be unveiled in the fourth quarter of 2022.


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