News & Publications

February 20, 2020 in Advisory Notes

Managing Building Services Systems and Bushfire Smoke

In December 2019 bushfire smoke was so thick across towns and cities in eastern Australia that air quality exceeded "hazardous" levels on numerous occasions with the smoke permeating buildings, affecting indoor air quality and occupant health, and setting off fire detection systems forcing building evacuations.

December 4, 2019 in Publications

Survival at Sea

The Royal Australian Navy’s principle training establishment for naval personnel in Victoria, HMAS Cerberus has played a crucial role in preparing Australia’s defence forces for the rigours of sea since 1920.

November 22, 2019 in News

The A.G. Coombs Mo Bros are doing Mo’vember, are you!!?

With a focus on Men's health tackling Prostate Cancer, Testicular Cancer, Mental Health and Suicide Prevention, a team of dedicated A.G. Coombs employees are proudly well underway in growing their Mo's as they participate in this year's Movember fundraising challenge.

November 13, 2019 in News

How will we Tune Building Systems in the Near Future?

Building tuning is an important part of delivering high-performing new buildings. It is also a “must-have” on existing buildings when looking for significant improvements in energy efficiency, HVAC system performance and occupant satisfaction.

November 8, 2019 in Publications

For the Care of our Kids

Behind the colourful walls of the Queensland Children’s Hospital are a range of mechanical services systems that maintain a world-class environment in which sick and injured children receive highly specialised care.

October 17, 2019 in News

Eliminating Overhead Drilling with Technology

A.G. Coombs has been selected as a finalist in the 2019 SafeWork NSW Awards for its approach to eliminating exposure to silica dust in the installation of building services. Exposure to silica dust and other risks from overhead drilling into the underside of concrete slabs to install building services fixings is a significant Work Health and Safety concern in the building construction industry.

October 10, 2019 in News

Rack 'Em Up - Keeping Data Centres Cool

The Data Rush - Australia’s data centre environment is a rapidly evolving one, as worldwide players set up shop to satisfy our appetite for technology.