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Document Name

HYDRAULIC SERVICES

Site Visit Report For 12.11.2010

Project

Tainui Hotel Auckland International Airport


Reason for Issue of Document Site Visit Report Report Document Details Doc Type: Report Date Compiled: 12.11.10 Issued by: Sean ODonnell Compiled by: Sean ODonnell Reviewed by: SMO Approved by: SMO Document Revision History Rev # Date Issued Reason for Issue 1 15.11.10 Site Report

Hydraulic Consultants

Clients Name

HYDRAULIC SERVICES CONSULTANTS LIMITED


Level 1 8 Melrose Street Newmarket Auckland Phone 09 520 7738

Tainui Auckland Airport Hotel LP


Po Box 37 493 Parnell Auckland Phone 09 379 3888

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Section 1

Purpose

This Consultants Site Visit Report serves to confirm our recent visit to site. The details of that visit appear below for your information.

Section 2
2.1

Details of Visit

Date of Visit: 12.11.2010

2.2

The Visit was undertaken by: Sean ODonnell and Peter Downey

2.3

The Reason for our Visit was: Site report at various stages of the building works at the request of the Client/Architect/Project Manager.

2.4

The Contractor for the Site is: Hawkins Construction

2.5

The Level of Monitoring we are Reviewing to is: CM 3 (IPENZ).

2.6

Building Consent Authority Monitoring: This project is subject to plumbing inspections by the BCA to ensure NZBC Compliance.

2.7

The Work Elements Reviewed Were: Hot and Cold Water Pipes Hot Water Plant Sanitary Drains, Stacks and Branch Pipes Stormwater Drains, Stacks and Downpipes Gas Reticulation

2.8

Drawing and/or Specification Reference: The drawings prepared by HSCL for this project. Numbered H 001 through to H 630

Hydraulic Services Consultants Limited Job Number/Name:- Novotel Site Inspection 12.11.10 File Type/Name:- Novotel / Novotel Site Visit 12.11.10

Reason for Issue:- Site Inspection

Revision #:- 1 Date Printed:- 15/11/10 Page #:- 2

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3.0
Item 001

Findings from Site Visit


Comment Project Photo Photo of Project from Exit carpark Main Building Structure is complete with Roof construction taking place. As Built Scenario

002

Photo of (Building) North Western corner This louvre is the place where the lower plant flues will terminate which cross over through the main switch room. This occurs due to the glass louvre on the Western front not being installed.

003

Photo of looking into the services risers This photo depicts the hot and cold water valves immediately accessible inside the services risers. This allows the Hotel maintenance staff to gain quick and easy access should any maintenance items requiring isolation of the water supplies. Hot Water insulation is still to take place and is being completed at a later date

Hydraulic Services Consultants Limited Job Number/Name:- Novotel Site Inspection 12.11.10 File Type/Name:- Novotel / Novotel Site Visit 12.11.10

Reason for Issue:- Site Inspection

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004

Photo looking into Services Risers This photo depicts the view looking up into the services risers. It shows the HDPE soil stack with the junctions extending from each room. Firecollars are fitted and have the appropriate labeling installed.

005

Photo looking into Services Risers

This photo depicts the HDPE stack again with the Mechanical ducting alongside the copper cold water supply pipe.

006

Photo looking into bathrooms before wallboard linings installed. This photo shows the hot and cold water supply in the walls with the uPVC waste pipe. The copper pipes through the steel studs are well supported with sleeves.

007

Photo looking into bathrooms before wallboard linings installed for the toilets. The in-wall cistern is neatly installed with the proprietary bracketing

Hydraulic Services Consultants Limited Job Number/Name:- Novotel Site Inspection 12.11.10 File Type/Name:- Novotel / Novotel Site Visit 12.11.10

Reason for Issue:- Site Inspection

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008

Photo of the drainage pipework in the ceiling space of the bathrooms. Pipework is shown with the appropriate firecollar labeling and the pipework is adequately fixed with brackets.

009

Photo of the bathrooms with wallboard linings installed. Pipework shown extending through the linings ready to accept the final fixture/s.

010

Photo of the bathrooms with wallboard linings installed. Photo indicates the pans being installed over the proprietary brackets as indicated in photo 007.

011

Photo of the timber framed roof plant room construction This photo looks along the gutter just outside the plant room on the roof.

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Reason for Issue:- Site Inspection

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012

Photo of the timber framed roof plant room construction This photo is taken from the lower main roof looking back into the plant room. Hydraulics work is yet to start in this area.

013

Photo indicating the Rainwater Outlets in the roof These outlets have been connected temporarily at present in the ceiling space below with temporary downpipes. Waterproofing and completion of these works still to take place.

014

Photo of Mechanical plant on roof with the gutter shown with the rainwater outlet. This outlet has been connected temporarily at present in the ceiling space below with temporary downpipes. Waterproofing and completion of these works still to take place.

Hydraulic Services Consultants Limited Job Number/Name:- Novotel Site Inspection 12.11.10 File Type/Name:- Novotel / Novotel Site Visit 12.11.10

Reason for Issue:- Site Inspection

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3.1

Comments Arisinig from this Visit are: The plumbing installation is generally in accordance with what was detailed on the approved design documents, and we have no concerns over the workmanship or the stage where the Plumbing Trade is at in relation to the main construction works.

3.2

The General Standard of the Work Observed is: Good, and we note that the local Council has undertaken all the necessary inspections and witnessing of water and drainage tests along the installation as required in NZBC.

I hope the above is sufficient for your needs for now, however if you need any further clarification or amplification, then please contact me at your convenience.

Our report is provided for you to pass to the building contractor for his action or comment where appropriate.

For: Hydraulic Services Consultants Limited

Sean ODonnell

Hydraulic Services Consultants Limited Job Number/Name:- Novotel Site Inspection 12.11.10 File Type/Name:- Novotel / Novotel Site Visit 12.11.10

Reason for Issue:- Site Inspection

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