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April 30, 2024 in Advisory Notes

Navigating Heat Pump Retrofits - A Guide for Facility Managers

A lot has changed since A.G. Coombs released our first Advisory Note on heat pumps back in 2018. Increasingly, asset owners are no longer asking if heat pumps should be installed to replace fossil fuel-fired heating technology, but instead are asking when – and how.

March 27, 2024 in News

Matters of the Heart — New Victorian Heart Hospital

The adoption of a large-scale prefabrication strategy in the design and construction of mechanical services systems at the new Victorian Heart Hospital in Clayton solved numerous challenges associated with the build and project timelines and the approach is a precursor to future healthcare projects.

March 12, 2024 in Advisory Notes

Legislative change is coming — Do you have a Building Fire Safety Systems Manual

Building owners and facility managers often don’t have access to a full set of accurate documentation for of their buildings to support effective and safe ongoing operation, maintenance and modifications. This limits the ability to manage a building over its lifecycle and ensure occupant safety and regulatory compliance.