30 July 2019

AHSCA Qld Member Awarded Hydraulic Consultant of the Year

AHSCA Queensland Member, Rory O"Malley from DMA Engineers has been named as the 2019 Hydraulic Consultant of the Year at the MPAQ Awards.

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For their work on the Sundale Garden Village project, DMA Engineers won the AHSCA QLD Hydraulic Consultant Design of the Year award at the 2019 Plumbing and Gas Industry Awards, held on Friday 19 July at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane.

Rory O’Malley, who is the leading hydraulics services engineer on the $120 million Sundale Garden Village project, picked up the award on behalf of the company. The project is the Sunshine Coast’s first health and aged care facility to be certified under the national EnviroDevelopment sustainability certification and the first to receive ‘six leaf’ accreditation in all six defined sustainability program categories.

The client’s desire to “kick some seriously green goals” with their EnviroDevelopment certifications required innovative and unique ideas for the hydraulics design. Some of the specific design innovations included with the project were electric instantaneous hot water and a fully coordinated ‘Wet’ stormwater system in the basement.