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December 13, 2021 in News

A.G. Coombs Group Net Zero 2030

Climate change is the most critical challenge facing the world today. Through their construction and operation, buildings are responsible for nearly 40% of annual global CO2 emissions. As an industry leader in building services the A.G. Coombs Group is committed to minimising its emissions impact.

December 6, 2021 in News

A.G. Coombs recognised at the 2021 AMCA Victorian Excellence Dinner

Members of the industry gathered to honour distinguished industry service and its apprentices, trainees and young achievers at the 2021 Air-Conditioning and Mechanical Contractors’ Association Victorian Excellence Dinner on Friday the 3rd of December 2021.

November 26, 2021 in News

Data Ontology – New Reality

Facility owners and managers rely on accurate information for planning and to keep building systems and their components operating effectively. Each year, buildings produce greater quantities of data. To analyse all this data and make buildings perform better, we need a framework that can capture and organise these myriad properties and relationships. The data ontology is that framework.

November 23, 2021 in News

Looking Smart – The Role of BMCS in Optimising Smart Buildings

In the November 2021 edition of AIRAH Ecolibrium magazine, a roundtable article speaks to Cundall principal controls engineer Michelle Ganley; A.G. Coombs leader building technologies Andrew Smith; and Reliable Controls vice president of sales, Asia-Pacific, Ian Giles.

November 17, 2021 in News

Ideaction 2021 – Shining a Light on FM

From COVID-19 to the climate crisis, Facility Management professionals have been thrust into the spotlight to ensure occupant safety and wellbeing and to make critical decisions on building and environmental management.

November 4, 2021 in News

Maintaining Uptime | Data Centre Resilience

The issue of Data Centre resilience has never been more important as a consequence of both the COVID-19 pandemic and our universal reliance on the internet and Cloud computing.

October 29, 2021 in Advisory Notes

Supporting Resilient Tenant IT Systems

During COVID-19 many buildings experienced a significant reduction in the number of occupants. With the move to remote working, the reliance on tenant IT systems (often supported by base building electrical and cooling systems and fire protection infrastructure) has become fundamental for business continuity.