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Case Study

Federation Square, Melbourne

Fed Square is home to major cultural attractions, world-class events, tourism experiences and an array of restaurants, bars and specialty stores, this modern piazza has become the heart and soul of Melbourne.

Federation Square, Melbourne, using Dyson technology to optimise business

The problem

When Fed Square was first opened in 2002 the original design expected 4 million visitors per annum. Fed Square now has 10 million visitors per annum and so have undergone an upgrade project of their main public amenities in St Paul's Court.

Paper towels

Our solution

Dyson Airblade Tap hand dryers. Initially, one unit was provided to Fed Square's maintenance team for investigation to ensure ease of maintenance.

Paper towels

Say goodbye to paper towels.
No more mess.
No more costly restocking.
And no more paper waste to landfill.

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Airblade hand drying technology in a tap

• Costs $34 per year (99% saving against paper towels)
• Dry time: 14 seconds
• Noise level: 81dB


Excluding GST

Dyson Airblade Wash+Dry wall

Key features

  • 14 second drying time

    Faster dry times

    Thanks to a 14 second dry time, customers don't have to wait as long in the washroom, and they no longer leave with damp hands – a hygiene hazard.

  • Dyson Airblade Wash+Dry washing hands in a sink

    Cleaner washrooms

    With Airblade technology in a tap, hands are washed and dried at the sink, so no water is dripped on the floor.

  • Dyson Airblade Wash+Dry drying hands over a sink

    More space

    With hand washing and drying now in the same place, valuable washroom space is now available for additional baby changing facilities.

Recommended products

  • Dyson Airblade 9kJ hand dryer

    Dyson Airblade 9kJ logo

    The fastest most energy efficient HEPA-filtered hand dryer1

    • Dry time: 10-12 seconds
    • Noise level: 79dB
    • Rated power: 900W (Max), 650W (Eco)
    • Dimensions: H 500 x L 100 x W 450 mm

  • Dyson Airblade V hand dryer

    Dyson Airblade V logo

    30% quieter than it's predecessor. Slim, compact and ADA compliant.

    • Dry time: 12 seconds
    • Noise level: 79dB
    • Rated power: 1,000W
    • Dimensions: H 100 x L 394 x W 234 mm

  • Dyson Airblade dB hand dryer

    Dyson Airblade dB logo

    Dry hands in just 10 seconds. Up to 80% cheaper than other hand dryers.

    • Dry time: 10 seconds
    • Noise level: 84dB
    • Rated power: 1,600W
    • Dimensions: H 661 x L 247 x W 303 mm

See how Dyson technology can improve your business environment

Podium of Dyson products beneath Cu-Beam light

Why choose Dyson for business

1 Dry time and energy consumption calculated for Max mode. Dry time was determined using Dyson test method 769 based on NSF P335 to a measurement of 0.1g residual moisture.