Victoria House was originally built in 1907 and the Wallis Wing was added to the campus in the 1970’s. With 185 current student residents, the halls can get pretty loud.
In 2014, Fletcher Construction was tasked with a major renovation to modernise the facilities. The scope of work included a broad range of noise-reduction improvements including double glazing, insulated walls and silenced air-conditioning. With multiple bathrooms and kitchens over several floors, a plumbing system that reduced water-flow noise was going to significantly enhance the wellbeing of occupants.
The Marley dBlue® Acoustic Plumbing system was specified because of the benefits of the triple layer polypropylene construction and proprietary rubber lined acoustic brackets that reduce waste water noise. The system offers a full range of pipe and fittings to suit any application.
The dBlue® BRANZ-appraised system is lightweight and didn’t require the wrapping of pipes in acoustic lagging. This lagging-free construction made the product easier for installers Aquaheat Plumbers and helped ensure dBlue® was a time, space and cost saver.
Furthermore, due to the absence of lagging, the dBlue® system can be easily accessed for future inspections and maintenance.