Over a 3 year period, 47,000 sq metres of roof at Melbourne International Airport was coated with SkyCool.


It is estimated by the airport management that the equivilant of 40,000 tonnes of green houses gasses are saved each year.

The project was completed in 3 stages with each new stage dependent upon success of the previous stage.

Airport management reported the following results on public television program:


  • 16 auxiliary air conditioning units no longer required.

  • The major chilled water system energy has been reduced by 30-40% depending upon weather – the hotter the weather, the greater the saving.

  • Customer concerns from a new 1st class international lounge ceased after the SkyCool coating was applied, where previously even a second  large additional air conditioning unit was not able to cope.


Airports Council International

Channel 7 - Melbourne


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