News & Publications

May 18, 2017 in Advisory Notes

Replacing R22 Plant can require additional cooling water

An increase in tenant condenser water requirement when replacing a R22 Plant can have significant implications when applied across an existing tenant's condenser water system, particularly if the system is already at or near the limit of its capacity.

May 5, 2017 in News

Classic HVAC Pitfalls

Featured in this month’s AIRAH (Ecolibrium) magazine; ‘Avoiding the fall’, Sean McGowan sits down with some of Australia’s leading HVAC practitioners to identify the common...

April 18, 2017 in Advisory Notes

Building Information Models for Facility Information Systems

Building information modelling is now well adopted in the construction industry. Designers and builders can realise significant benefits through the application of this technology, to date models have generally been tailored to design and construction as their primary purpose.

April 18, 2017 in News

Breath of fresh air

This month’s AIRAH (Ecolibrium) magazine explores the role of HVAC in Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) and Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ).

April 7, 2017 in News

IDEACTION 2017 – Shaping Our Future

A.G. Coombs is a long-time supporter of Ideaction and in 2017 two of our leading experts in Facilities Management will be presenting at the event.

March 22, 2017 in Advisory Notes

Managing Electrical Systems in Buildings

Modern buildings depend on resilient electrical infrastructure to support reliable and safe operation. Changes to system loads and operation during the life of a building, and the lack of regular review and structured electrical maintenance can compromise the ability of electrical systems to perform as required. This can lead to unexpected failures that cause business disruption and building safety issues.

March 21, 2017 in News

The heart of the matter - The new International Convention Centre (ICC) Sydney

The International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) that opened in December 2016 is one of the largest urban renewal projects to have ever taken place in Australia. Recently featured in the official journal of AIRAH (Ecolibrium) magazine, Sean McGowan reports on the journey from architecture and construction to commissioning and servicing to bring a world class precinct to life in the article ‘The Heart of the Matter’.

March 12, 2017 in News

2017 A.G. Coombs Trot

Melton’s Tabcorp Park recently hosted the 2017 A.G. Coombs Trot. The annual Victorian Harness Racing event is Australasia’s premier night of international trotting, providing a...