Tenant Funded Refurbishments
Operational & Condition Audits/Surveys
In addition to a plant condition Audit, includes operational status & issues, system integration, problems, recommendations for remedial & upgrade work, budgets, suggested priorities, cost benefit & potential energy savings.
Plant Condition Audits
Benchmark the current condition of a buildings mechanical & HVAC plant stating age, relative condition, life expectancy, current & replacement values.
Usually stemming from Detailed System Surveys or from a plant history of recurring problems, such as chiller/heatpump compressor failures, fan failures or controls issues. Includes technical specification, contractual specification, tendering process, project management, commissioning, handover & lead into maintenance period.
Major CAPEX items, such as chillers, cooling towers & air handling equipment, often at the end of its economic life. Includes investigation into operating parameters, actual load requirements (Heat load calculations), future expansion, running costs, etc to ensure most appropriate plant is selected. An example - 280 Queen Street chiller where saving of 500kW. As above, includes technical specification, contractual specification, tendering process, project management, commissioning, handover and lead into maintenance period. Often includes negotiation of extended equipment warranties on behalf of clients.
Highly specialised area resulting in improved system operation, serviceability, functionality, reduced energy costs. Provide industry leading full functional descriptions to ensure correct system programming. Involved from analysis, specifications, tendering, project management, witnessing & overseeing commissioning. Reference to ICA role.
Offer this service where we have intimate knowledge of a building. Serves as a good training ground for younger engineers. Includes technical specification, contractual specification, tendering process, project management, commissioning, handover & lead into maintenance period.
Concept Peer Review, Design Peer Review & Construction Peer Review.
Registered Energy Auditor, specialising in HVAC trade.
Writing NZ Standards. Peer review of NZ Standards. DBH determinations.
Expert witness for cases and disputes concerning HVAC design, installation, management or other issues.
Ithaa Undersea Restaurant Maldives, Avian Quarantine facilities, SARS containment facility, Isolation Rooms, Operating theatres & Pharmaceutical laboratories.
Building Maintenance Management
Writing PPM contracts and providing generic check sheets to set an appropriate level of maintenance & provide a basis for competitive tendering.
Due Diligence Surveys & Reports
Specialising in HVAC trade only, providing a pre-purchase inspection & overview report to assess plant condition & big ticket issues.
Plant Failure Investigations
Investigate & assess premature or sudden failures of HVAC plant and equipment.
Maintenance Review Services
Review proposed Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) programmnes for HVAC services & compare against our recommendations for achieving best practice standards.