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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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Is your commercial HVAC electricity bill soaring? Poor maintenance could be to blame

What’s the easiest way to significantly reduce electricity consumption from commercial air conditioning equipment? For businesses focussed on the bottom line and also conscious of the impacts of climate change, a study has spotlighted the most common faults that drive up electricity use and operating costs. But before we discover what those...

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Need a reliable HVAC contractor for your commercial building? Here’s what you need to look for

Commercial building owners would agree: the failure of a Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) system can be devastating. Whether you’ve been hit be a HVAC emergency, you need a new system installed or you’re looking for a reliable preventative maintenance provider to circumvent a system failure, you need a...

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Why Australia’s skills shortage is an opportunity for a career in HVAC

What do you make of all this talk of a skills shortage crisis crippling the nation? Businesses are reporting difficulties filling skilled labour gaps – a problem exacerbated since the commencement of the pandemic and, in part, also due to a lack of skilled migration and a steady decline...

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Legionnaires disease outbreak a timely reminder of the importance of proper air conditioning maintenance

Legionnaires’ disease is back on the radar after a recent spate of cases in Sydney. And while the source of infection has yet to be revealed, the spotlight is being shone on cooling towers after defects were found in six. The outbreak is a timely reminder of the consequences of...

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Choosing the right HVAC contractor can mean the difference between a smoothly operating air conditioning system and complete disaster

Are you a fan of those TV current affair programs whose intrepid reporters chase down unscrupulous tradies to confront them about their dodgy work? It seems funny on the surface but no one wants to be an unwitting victim of an unlicensed, unskilled and incompetent workman. As they say: if...

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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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