Air Conditioning Cleaning

The cost of achieving indoor air quality – can we afford it, or will we pay the price for ignoring it?

The Australian government is shining the spotlight on indoor air quality, pledging to make the issue a priority over the coming year. Its Clean Air Forum held in Canberra in March, saw a think tank of experts explore the profound impacts of clean indoor air on our health and productivity. Some...

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What does the future hold for commercial HVAC?

Imagine a commercial HVAC system that intuitively manages interior temperatures and humidity levels, is powered by renewables to reduce energy costs and is designed to deliver the highest standard of air quality to mitigate the spread of airborne contaminants. These are the sorts of technological advancements that are helping to turn...

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Workplace Air

Is an invisible cocktail of dangerous toxins making you feel sick at work?

Every day that Kerry* spent at work ended with a pounding headache, a dizzy spell or feeling nauseous. Initially, the health care worker attributed the symptoms to dust being spread by minor construction work nearby. But when the debilitating symptoms failed to subside, Ausmech Air was commissioned to carry out...

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Can the air con make you sick? How often should you change the filter? We answer your commercial HVAC questions

Noticed you’ve been feeling a little headachy while at work? And, come to think of it, that musty old smell permeating the air surely isn’t good for you, right? If you’re wondering how much the air conditioner has to do with the way you feel, or you’re not sold on...

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Ever wondered if a hospital HVAC system can make you sick?

If the rapid rise of Covid-19 cases globally has taught us anything, it’s that the virus can be transmitted by aerosol. We now know we can become infected after being exposed to aerosol droplets exhaled by an infected person. But can infected aerosols also be distributed by Heating, Ventilation, and...

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Energy efficient HVACs: better for your wallet and the planet

If the heatwave we endured at the start of this year is but a distant memory, here’s a reminder. We broke temperature records while sweltering through our hottest spell in years. And with that came an increased demand for air conditioning. It’s a little ironic when you think about it:...

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Why proper ventilation is the key to a safe return of students to the Covid classroom

Do you wonder how clean the air that children breathe in classrooms is? The answer could raise the anxiety levels of parents across the state as students prepare to return to face-to-face learning. And rightly so, because if there is one thing that can bring the long awaited return to...

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How proper ventilation can help fight the risk of Covid-19 transmission in the workplace

With Sydney in the midst of a worsening Covid-19 outbreak, it has never been more essential that heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems are properly maintained. Optimising ventilation in indoor workplaces is one weapon being used to fight the risk of coronavirus transmission. So how confident are you that...

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Dirty air filters don’t just hinder your air conditioner’s performance, they can undermine your health too

What would happen if you didn’t service your car regularly? Or, for example, you ignored the build-up of slime and algae on your fish tank? Eventually you would expect to run the risk of destroying your car’s engine and, as for those poor fish, the outcome wouldn’t be pleasant. It’s the...

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Can a clean air conditioning system keep employees productive?

We’ve all experienced that mid-afternoon slump at work: you know that sluggish feeling you get when your energy levels dip and you find it difficult to get things done? Before you reach for a sugary pick-me-up snack, turn your attention to the air conditioning system – it could just be the...

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