HVAC Case Study: Dreamworld
Dreamworld is one of the most popular premier theme parks in Australia. It has seven of the tallest, fastest rides in the world. With its features and facilities, Dreamworld no doubt needs an ample amount of electricity to operate especially during its peak season.
Project description: To reduce Dreamworld’s maximum energy demand
Energy Savings: 680,000 kilowatt hours (KWh) per annum
Total Savings: $6,083 per annum saved
Dreamworld consumes a large amount of energy during seasons of high demands. They need to keep their rides and facilities running especially during peak season.
Power factor correction: 937.5 kVAr in multiple capacitor banks
Air curtains: Frico air curtains
Thermal efficiency: Trade Glass & Dorma automatic doors
Chiller (compressor) efficiency: Compressor optimisation system
Cooling coil efficiency: Continuous coil cleaning system
Building Management: System upgrade
Peak demand reduced by 696 kVA
Achieved 680,000 kilowatt hours (KWh) per annum in energy savings
Reduced carbon by 680 tonnes per annum
Improved power factor to 0.95