Colt Products and Systems

Colt experts can rely on a wide portfolio of products and technologies to bring Colt conditions to every type of building. They can draw on their specialist experience to select the best technology or combination of products to create the right system for every situation. They are able to assist architects in creating architectural features that perform. Their integrated approach results in energy efficient buildings with ideal internal climate and stunning visual impact.

 

 

Alpine View Retirement Village

MAP Architects specified Colt Firelight Dua for both day to day and smoke extract ventilation. Firelight Duo provides high-performance extract ventilation and has been designed with the ever more stringent demands of the energy performance in buildings and has been tested to EN12101-2.

 

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ANZ Centre Refurbishment

As specified by Warren and Mahoney Architects, Colt Products and Systems supplied and installed SM5 smoke curtains to 23 floors of the recently refurbished ANZ building in Auckland...

 

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Auckland International AirportAuckland International Airport Car Park

Budget constraints, timing and performance were the main criteria for being selected on this project. Because of the adaptability of the Colt louvre system all facets of the supply and installation were able to be strictly adhered to…

 

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Coltlite CLS

 Auckland Art Gallery


Auckland Art Gallery has won the prestigious title of: "World Building of the Year 2013"  A key feature of this new design is the Coltlite CLS Overlapping Natural/Smoke glazed ventilators which form the facade to the main entrance foyer and atrium. 

 

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ASB North WharfASB North Wharf

Possibly the largest penthouse louvre in the world! A Colt Universal 3UL Louvre System 10x10mx10m, basically a 3 story building, takes pride place on top of a ground breaking building in New Zealand.  In an effort to reduce ASB’s carbon footprint…

 

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Boyle BuildingBoyle Building

Colt Products and Systems were contracted to provide a car park ventilation design complete with (CFD) computational fluid dynamic report to satisfy the Council. The system uses impulse fans and natural inlet…

 

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Britomart Railway StationBritomart Railway Station

The first underground railway in New Zealand produced a number of challenges for the architects and engineers. Colt Products and Systems worked with them throughout the whole process to satisfy the stringent form and function requirements…

 

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Britomart East One and TwoBritomart East One and Two

Britomart East One and Two is 40,000m² commercial development above the Britomart train station in downtown Auckland.  To ensure each building complies with NZ Fire Safety Standards Colt Products and Systems were employed to provide a full turn- key solution…

 

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Bunnings Wairau Park

Typical of most warehouse buildings, Bunnings Wairau Park required an effective smoke/fire ventilation system. The NZ Fire Service and the Building Code require smoke venting to such buildings...

 

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Devonport Library

This beautifully crafted library by Athfields Architects incorporates floor to ceiling Coltlite natural /smoke ventilators for both day to day ventilation and natural light and is the recipient of the 2016 Public Architecture Award!

 

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                                                       Eden Park

                                                       The 2010 upgrade of Eden Park for the Rugby World Cup included  installation of two massive video score boards, big enough to be  visible to 60,000 rugby fans...

 

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Elephant Hill WineryElephant Hill Winery

Elephant Hill Winery is an award winning building designed by Blair + Co Ltd.  Incorporated into this design where the glass facade meets the grand soffit is a ribbon of louvre to provide both architectural screening and ventilation...

 

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HellaHella New Zealand Ltd Factory

Hella New Zealand experienced rapid growth. The combined effects of solar radiation and increasing internal heat loads had made working conditions within the factory uncomfortable
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Hunter CentreThe Hunter Centre

This University of Otago’s teaching and learning centre has achieved a 5 Star rating representing ‘New Zealand Excellence’ in design of a green building.  A major attribute to this design are the Coltlite natural ventilators...

 

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Hutt Valley HospitalHutt Valley Hospital

The recent expansion of Hutt Valley Hospital has been designed to triple the size of its emergency centre and double the number of operating theatres. Included in this expansion are a number of mechanical plant rooms which required louvre for inlet and exhaust...

 

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Massey UniversityMassey University 

The client wanted both natural ventilation and smoke control to a large glazed area under an atrium. Because the area was to be glazed the vents had to fit and blend with the specified glazing...

 

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McAuley High SchoolMcAuley High School

To Meet the natural ventilation design requirements, each classroom required performance louvre and operable dampers for added rain defense.  Colt Products and Systems satisfied this brief by installing the new Colt OUL Operable louvre.

 

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The MountaineerThe Mountaineer

Set against one of the most stunning backdrops of any Colt project in New Zealand, The Remarkables Mountain Range in Queenstown. It is only fitting then that this may also be one of our most high tech projects…

 

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Mt Eden PrisonMt Eden Prison

Over the past few years Mt Eden prison has undergone a major upgrade. The design reflects modern prison accommodation standards with the intention of bringing the prison into the 21st century...

 

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Newmarket RailwayNewmarket Railway

Colt worked closely with the Architects and Engineers to create an attractive and vibrant public amenity and new rail passenger gateway. This included installation of a single glazed centrally pivoted ventilator and certified smoke vent…

 

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NZI BuildingNZI House

This high profile twin façade green building in downtown Auckland had a requirement for smoke curtains to prevent the spread of smoke from an open atrium to levels above in the event of a fire...

 

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Ohope Beach ResortOhope Beach Resort

New Zealand’s first impulse car park ventilation system. Colt Products and Systems supplied and installed New Zealand’s first underground car park ventilation system using induction fans...

 

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Online Security WarehouseOnline Security Warehouse

Our client was adamant they did not want sprinklers in their building. The risk of water damage from accidental knocking of sprinkler heads to valuable documents was thought to be much higher than fire.

 

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Forsyth Bar StadiumForsyth Bar Stadium

Dunedin is known for its changeable weather so to provide for this Dunedin now has one of the most architecturally dynamic all weather stadiums in the southern hemisphere. A major challenge for the architects on this project was how they would grow healthy grass under the roof… 

 

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Otago University PlazaOtago University Plaza

Adjacent to the new Otago Stadium is the University of Otago’s flagship University Plaza building. This new recreational and learning facility has been designed by Warren & Mahoney in conjunction with local architects McCoy and Wixon…

 

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The BeehiveParliament Buildings

Above the link bridge between the recently refurbished old Parliament Buildings and Beehive there was a requirement for an air intake and exhaust louvre.

 

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Scots College Sports CentreScots College Covered Sports Centre

The new purpose built state of the art indoor sports centre has been designed by award winning Athfield Architects. Athfields’ have employed in their design some of the latest in building materials, specialist sports surfaces and technology.  Included in this are Colt Products and Systems performance tested louvre systems…

 

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Clean Energy CentreNZ Clean Energy Centre

The New Zealand Clean Energy Centre situated in Taupo showcases a wide range of building solutions and is a model of energy efficient green architecture. Colt Products and Systems were proud to be part of this…

 

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Tepid BathsTepid Baths

After nearly being condemned, Auckland’s CBD landmark, the Tepid Baths, has undergone a major restoration and is now open to the public…

 

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Te Awa Case HistoryTe Awa – The Base

The Base is one of New Zealand’s largest and most innovative shopping centres. Incorporated into this innovative design is a Colt Products and Systems natural ventilation and smoke control system...

 

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Te Oro - Music and Arts Centre

The concept for the Te Oro facility envisioned the building being as a grove of trees under which communities gathered and sheltered to commune, share knowledge and be culturally and creatively productive. From this came Te Oro’s signature roof form, a floating geometrised ‘leaf canopy’ atop a series of ‘timber trunks’. 

 

 

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Victoria Park Tunnel

Victoria Park’s $340m tunnel brings a 450-metre cut and cover tunnel through Victoria Park to carry three lanes of northbound traffic to Auckland’s harbour bridge…

 

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Wellington Regional HospitalWellington Regional Hospital

The rebuilt Wellington Regional Hospital is a strategic part of Wellington’s infrastructure and specified products had to be of an extremely high standard. Studies of the previous building had shown problems causesalt-ladenladen sea air…

 

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Te WharewakaTe Wharewaka o Poneke

Te Wharewaka o Poneke is situated on a very exposed site on Wellington’s waterfront.  Due to this exposure to the weather this building required a high performance louvre that could guarantee maximum protection from the salt laden air...

 

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St Marys College

Originally a proprietary glass louvre was specified, however when RCG Architects became aware of the spans that could be achieved with the centrally pivoting Coltlite, the decision was made to install a Colt system...

 

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Harkins Building, Carmel College Auckland

People learn better in Colt Conditions

Colt products and Systems supplied and installed Coltlite LWS natural ventilators which are controlled by the buildings BMS and connected to rain, wind and temperature sensors allowing for the changing weather conditions...

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