In September 2015, the Consulate-General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Sydney relocated from 13 Trelawney Street, Woollahra NSW 2025 to Level 17, 100 William Street, Sydney (Woolloomooloo) NSW 2011. 100 William Street is an instantly recognizable Sydney landmark. The office building is located close to all major transport routes, with a choice of railway stations including St James, Museum and Kings Cross and all major buses, it is easily accessible via all modes of transports.
Southern Cross Switchboards won the tender to supply two distribution boards for the German Consulate at their new location at 100 William Street. They were DB-R30 (AV) and DBG-R30 (SV), IP42 rated switchboard with fault level 6kA for 1 second. The distribution boards were required to be painted White. Unlike other common distribution boards which comprise of single pole and/or 3 pole breakers, these distribution boards actually comprise of 2 pole and 4 pole breakers.
DB-R30 (AV) is rated at 80A. The distribution board has an 80A 4P main switch, a surge diverter, 5 x power meters, 4 x 4P outgoing breakers (3 for power sections and 1 for lighting section), 63 x RCBOs, 2 x RCDs and 3 x MCBs. DBG-R30 (SV) is rated at 63A. It has an 80A 4P main switch wound down to 63A, a surge diverter, 4 x power meters, 3 x 4P outgoing breakers (1 for power section, 1 for lighting section and 1 for server/telecommunication section), 16 x RCBOs and 2 x MCBs.