Naturally Ventilated Hydrotherapy Pool Facility
PALMERSTON, NORTHERN TERRITORY, AUSTRALIA
Scope Building NT Pty Ltd is a Northern Territory owned and operated Construction Company. With over 60 years combined experience, the company specialises in local building development, including the construction of the new $3.1 million Hydrotherapy Pool at Palmerston Regional Hospital.
The aquatic facility is the first purpose-built hydrotherapy pool developed by the Northern Territory Government. The facility includes a temperature-controlled pool, with a ramp and hoist access for mobility-impaired patients.
Breezway Altair Louvre Windows and industrial ceiling fans are installed into the building to maximise natural cross flow ventilation and air circulation, thereby removing the need for air conditioning. Automated Breezway Powerlouvre Windows are installed up high so hot built-up air can be flushed out quickly and be replenished with cool air from lower level louvres. The Powerlouvre Windows are operated by the Breezway Apptivate Control Unit while lower level louvres are manually operated by Arens wind up controls. The Altair Louvre Windows are finished with a high performance powdercoat to ensure long life durability due to the atmospheric conditions and are installed in a Breezway Easyscreen Surround Frame with security bars for added protection.
Situated near the rehabilitation ward of the Palmerston Regional Hospital, the facility has been designed to improve the quality of life for patients while upskilling practitioners to better care for and treat Territorians.
Architect: DKJ projects.architecture
Tel: 08 8981 9177
Fabricator: AllGlass & Aluminium
Tel: 08 8947 7158