Electrical Engineering

Our team have the broad experience to undertake the complete range of building services projects including complex and large scale projects.

Powell Fenwick is a major player in electrical building services in New Zealand.

Some recent high profile developments where Powell Fenwick has provided the electrical services design include:

  • School of Biological Sciences Building, University of Canterbury
  • Te Uruti Building, King Edward Barracks
  • Kahukura Block, Ara Polytechnic
  • Saint Andrews College Chapel
  • St. George's Hospital Randolph Wing
  • Graham Condon Leisure Centre
  • CCC No.136, 128 and 202 Pump Stations
  • Te Hononga, Christchurch City Council Offices

In addition to larger developments, we continually provide quality support to all our small and medium scale projects that cover residential, commercial, educational, industrial, hotel and hospitality fields.

Specialist Areas of Expertise

Hospital and Health Services

Powell Fenwick has designed the electrical services for major projects at Christchurch Public, St Georges Hospital, Burwood Hospital, Grey Hospital & Bidwell Hospital among other health facilities.

Our technical expertise includes cardiac and body protection, nurse call & cardiac alert systems.

Greenstar and Energy Efficiency

Aside from delivering cost effective, efficient, and innovative electrical systems to our client's requirements, we have taken a leading role in the area of Green Buildings. Outside the boundaries of the Greenstar system we are continually investigating technologies for increasing the efficiency of building services systems and reducing the system life cycle cost.

Emergency Lighting Design

Due to the revised Building Code requirements there is a greater requirement for complete emergency lighting designs within buildings.

We have staff dedicated to emergency lighting designs.

Our designs provide cost effective solutions and our high level of documentation ensures council consents are processed quickly.

Special Services

As part of the electrical design, we offer expertise advice and design on the following:

  • Central Clock Systems
  • Voice & Data Cabling
  • Audio / Visual Systems
  • Electronic Security and Access
  • Nurse Call
Educational Buildings

The need for flexibility in design, cost effective solutions and energy efficiency are appreciated when designing educational buildings.

The Powell Fenwick electrical team has designed many educational projects from the $20 million dollar new School of Biological Sciences Building at the University of Canterbury to C-Bus School extensions.

We are the preferred electrical engineers for St Andrews College and Christ College and provide design services for many school projects.