The Challenge

A cost effective solution for the Defence Housing Australia estate in Ermington, where water tanks were required to obtain BASIX certificates. Located in the Sydney suburb of Ermington, AE2 is emerging into a vibrant and sustainable neighbourhood. Located in the Sydney suburb of Ermington, AE2 is emerging into a vibrant and sustainable neighbourhood.

DHA has completed building 210 properties for Defence members and their families. Approximately 500 apartments and commercial premises will be constructed by Payce Consolidated and joint partners, Sekisui House. When complete, AE2 will feature more than 700 residences.

The development is named in recognition of the efforts of those on-board HMAS AE2 submarine. In the First World War, the submarine paved the way for Allied ships to cross the Dardenelles during the Gallipoli campaign.

All of DHA homes are built to achieve a minimum six star energy rating. Tankworks supplied 119 rainwater tanks for their residential units.

The Challenge

Testimonials

"Tankworks ensured all tank systems arrived to site within the required timeline. The whole custom fitting arrangement made the whole installation very easy. Their top level of project management which included ongoing site visits and stage by stage construction was refreshing".

Damian Bombardiere

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