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  • Burn Shows Sprinkler Value

    Posted October 15th, 2019 by MDA Engineers with No Comments

    A demonstration burn of two identical lounge room mock ups on 29th April 2019, a collaboration between the Fire Protection Association Australia (FPAA) and the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition, displayed the life-saving value of new sprinkler requirements. The lounge room without sprinklers reached flashover in five minutes and hit 926oC at head height. In the other lounge room, the sprinklers activated at 2:30 minutes and the room reached just 90oC. See the startling ...

  • Robina Home and Life Centre

    Posted October 9th, 2019 by MDA Engineers with No Comments

    The Robina Home + Life Centre is located in the Gold Coast suburb of Robina, Queensland, 76 kilometres south of Brisbane’s CBD via the Pacific Motorway (M1\M3), and around 16 kilometres from the NSW border and Coolangatta Airport to the south. This Project generally comprises development works comprising the design and construction of a bulky goods retail section centre (including car park) and associated amenities and facilities. ADCO Constructions engaged MDA Consulting ...

  • Event Cinemas Coomera

    Posted September 24th, 2019 by MDA Engineers with Comments Off on Event Cinemas Coomera

    The Grand Opening of Event Cinemas Coomera on 11th October 2018 introduced the newest cinema experience. Shaking up the traditional cinema experience with unique seating options including wide-cushioned standard seats, full recliners and front-row double daybeds, this big cinematic experience has the latest in digital screen technology and Dolby Atmos sound …. and takes cinema going to the MAX. Fairbairn Consultants commissioned MDA Consulting Engineers for Hydraulic and Fire Sprinkler Services for the ...

  • Fire Sprinkler Protection

    Posted September 20th, 2019 by MDA Engineers with Comments Off on Fire Sprinkler Protection

    Are you aware of the new requirements in the National Construction Code (NCC) 2019 regarding the inclusion of sprinklers in medium-high rise residential buildings? NCC 2019 also references innovative new sprinkler designs in Automatic Fire Sprinkler System Design and Installation Technical Specifications FPAA101D (Drinking Water Supply) and FPAA101H (Hydrant Water Supply). Connect with us if you would like to discuss your project and the new Fire Sprinkler requirements.

  • OTTO Apartments Mermaid Beach

    Posted January 22nd, 2019 by MDA Engineers with Comments Off on OTTO Apartments Mermaid Beach

    OTTO Apartments Mermaid Beach is surrounded by restaurants, boutique cafes and the Nobby Beach retail and dining precinct. It is also just a kilometre away from Broadbeach dining and entertainment precinct, The Star Hotel & Casino and Pacific Fair Shopping Centre.   MDA was approached by BGC Projects to provide the following Building Services: Electrical Services Attendance at initial local meetings Provide electrical services compliance review for section J6 Common areas. Review D&C tender emergency and exit lighting ...

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