Category Archives: Building Services Engineering & Compliance

Writings about building services engineering and compliance.

AS1851-2012 Service & Repair of Essential Services in Buildings – finally published

Ok – so it’s only some 5 months latter than expectations. It’s still great to see this standard finally appear. AS1851 provides a task schedule and scope to those who service and repair essential services measures in buildings (except those … Continue reading

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Some things we do

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Premises Access

In Australia, we have had legislation put in place since May 2011 requiring access for those with impairments into buildings where they shall enjoy not less than that same level of access provided to the unimpaired. Any new or refurbishment … Continue reading

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Legionella can be controlled

In Australia, we’ve completed our review of the Australian Standard for microbial control in cooling water systems and HVAC including a new part for performance based maintenance on air-handling plant. To assist in this, we at NDIBS have developed a … Continue reading

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Cooling Tower Audits

I’m on the Australian Standards technical committee for Microbial Control in Building Warm Water Systems (Standard AS/NZS3666 parts 1, 2, & 3 + proposed part 4) as representative for Engineers Australia’s Society of Building Services Engineers (SBSE) and also for … Continue reading

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