Roundhouse

Leaderboard ranking
4th

Electricity usage

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Sum per week

Kilowatt hours (kWh) is the amount of power consumed over a period of one hour.

The Roundhouse is located on lower campus of UNSW and is between the Squarehouse and the Blockhouse.

The Roundhouse is operated by the Arc, UNSW's student union on campus. The Union Bar (or UniBar) is located on the ground floor, with a large round main auditorium in the centre and a series of food outlets (known as Eats @ the Round) located to the rear of the venue.

Arc's Corporate Services Department is responsible for local energy management supported by the University’s Energy Department. Energy is purchased through UNSW. In 2011 Honors students will be undertaking an energy efficiency audit of the Roundhouse and Blockhouse with recommendations to be implemented during 2012. The Arc Roundhouse reduced their consumption by over 10% during 2010 on 2009 levels.

The Roundhouse is one of Sydney’s most iconic live music venues. It can hold 2200 punters and hosts events ranging from dance parties, comedy, theatre, conferences, private parties and gigs for Aussie and international acts. The UniBar is located on the ground floor, with a large round main auditorium in the centre and a series of food outlets (known as Eats @ the Round) located to the rear of the venue.

Over the years the Roundhouse has hosted acts including INXS, Fatboy Slim, Queens of the Stone Age, Paramore, Greenday, Mastodon, Anthrax, My Chemical Romance, Rise Against, Cobra Starship, Hilltop Hoods, Matisyahu, Cassette Kids, Sarah Blasko, Something for Kate, Josh Pyke, Arj Barker, Will Anderson and more.