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 12, 2021 in News

Queensland Apprentice of the Year

The A.G. Coombs Group congratulates A.G. Coombs QLD Service Technician, Lauren Campbell, as the winner of this year's Queensland Training Awards Apprentice of the Year. Lauren commenced with A.G. Coombs with work experience while Year 12. After graduating, Lauren commenced her apprenticeship and has since completed the Certificate III in Air-Conditioning & Refrigeration and is now a fully qualified Service Technician and highly valued team member in Queensland.

September 17, 2021 in News

FMA VLC - The HFC Phase-down & FM | 23 September

The HFC phase-down is a gradual reduction in the maximum amount of HFCs permitted to be imported into Australia, which started on 1 January 2018. The next Facility Management Association (FMA), Virtual Lunchbox Conversations series (VLC) will focus on HFC phase-down in Australia, looking at the effects, alternatives, who will be affected and more.

September 3, 2021 in News

R U OK? A Conversation can Change a Life

R U OK? Day 2021 is Thursday 9th September. It’s our national day of action when we remind Australians that every day is the day to ask, “Are you OK?” if someone in your world is struggling with life’s ups and downs.