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New Gunyama Park Aquatic and Recreation Centre to be heated by cogeneration system
The City of Sydney’s new Gunyama Park Aquatic and Recreation Centre is to be heated by a cogeneration system from Simons Green Energy.
With an unconventional design inspired by Sydney’s famous ocean swimming spots, the new facility will offer a 50 metre heated outdoor pool set within a larger, irregular shaped ‘beach pool’; a 25 metre heated indoor program pool; an indoor leisure pool; a heated hydrotherapy pool; and a a health and fitness centre and covered outdoor yoga deck.
It will also offer adjacent outdoor space with a playground and picnic facilities, a fitness training circuit and a 4,950 metre² multipurpose sports field.
With cogeneration claimed to offer high efficiency levels, the system will mean that the $90 million facility will need less fuel to create similar levels of electricity and heat in comparison to other systems while also reducing energy wastage.
On their website, Simons Green Energy advise “we have designed an innovative energy cogeneration system to heat and power the centre (that) will give … flexibility in managing energy consumption.
“It will also make the Centre significantly cheaper to run every year.”
A large array of solar panels on the roof of the Centre will connect to the City’s local electricity network in the Green Infrastructure Centre in Joynton Avenue.
Simons Green Energy add “this means surplus electricity will be used to power buildings in the neighbouring community and cultural precinct.”
Click here to contact Simons Green Energy via their entry in the Australasian Leisure Management Supplier Directory.
Images show concepts for the Gunyama Park Aquatic and Recreation Centre.
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25th March 2019 - New community outdoor space opens in the heart of Green Square
20th February 2019 - City of Sydney advances development of Perry Park Recreation Centre
2nd January 2019 - New Green Square public space design changes the role of the library
30th October 2017 - Simons Green Energy helps clients make the most of cogeneration
16th February 2017 - City of Sydney aquatic facilities attract a million users in seven months
4th November 2015 - Trigeneration power plants to boost energy efficiency at City of Sydney pools
15th October 2015 - New urban sanctuary for Sydney’s Green Square
12th August 2015 - Sydney’s costly affair with extravagant aquatic centres
4th November 2014 - Winning Green Square Aquatic Centre design brings a beach to central Sydney
17th June 2014 - New aquatic centre puts heart into South Sydney’s Green Square
6th September 2013 - City of Sydney approves aquatic centre plans for Green Square
22nd September 2011 - Simons Green Energy launches cogeneration system for Castle Hill RSL
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