Building Services

8 08, 2016

Valerio Giovannoni joins Pacific Consultants, Auckland Branch

By |August 8th, 2016|Building Services, Electrical, Mechanical, Small Business, Staff, Training|0 Comments|

The team at Pacific Consultants are pleased to welcome Valerio Giovannoni as our latest addition to the Mechanical Engineering Team.

Valerio is a Mechanical Engineer with Masters degree in Engineering from the Sapienza University of Rome, Italy. He  previously worked as a Project Engineer in the renewable energy and energy efficient industries for several years, and also in the Architectural industry in Sydney […]

8 08, 2016

Jaisal Patel joins Pacific Consultants, Auckland Branch

By |August 8th, 2016|Building Services, Electrical, featured, Small Business, Staff, strategic, Tips and Tricks, Training|0 Comments|

 

The team at Pacific Consultants are pleased to welcome Jaisal Patel as our latest addition to the Electrical team.

Jaisal is a recent graduate from the University of Queensland in Australia with a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering. Born and raised in Suva, Fiji, he completed an internship with the Fiji Electricity Authority, Fiji’s sole electricity generation […]

7 03, 2016

Idrees Mussa joins Pacific Consultants, Auckland Branch

By |March 7th, 2016|Building Services, Mechanical|0 Comments|

The team at Pacific Consultants are pleased to welcome Idress Mussa as our new mechanical engineer.

Idrees is a recent graduate from AUT with a bachelor of engineering in mechanical. During his studies, he completed an internship with Fraunhofer, Europe’s leading research organisation and having previous experience as a development engineer, he is now taking up the position to […]

2 02, 2016

Manuel Jr Tan joins Pacific Consultants, Auckland Branch

By |February 2nd, 2016|Building Services, Electrical|0 Comments|

Pacific Consultants are pleased to welcome Manuel Jr Tan as our latest addition to the team.

Manuel is an electrical engineer with a Bachelor of Science from Mapua Institute of Technology in Manila. Having worked with M&E consultancy firms in Manila for a few years, he was given the chance to lead his own electrical […]

24 05, 2015

Mitigating Potential Terrorist Attacks on Buildings

By |May 24th, 2015|Building Services, Tips and Tricks|0 Comments|

Terrorism is not an easy or pleasant topic of discussion, but in this day and age, it is a reality that we need to be prepared for, rather than experience the consequences.

As building professionals, it is incumbent upon all of us to at least address the issue when we are engaged in our normal […]

26 11, 2014

Cooling and Heating by Chilled Beams are Here to Stay

By |November 26th, 2014|Building Services, Mechanical, Tips and Tricks|0 Comments|

Chilled beams is the world’s most recent technique for in-ceiling heating and cooling applications.

Simply based on a horizontal air coil with room air induced over it by a combination of buoyancy and induction air forces, the system’s benefits are;

A virtually silent system,
No moving parts, no fans,
No routine maintenance within the office space,
Low ceiling space […]

23 10, 2014

Growth sparks Auckland job surge

By |October 23rd, 2014|Building Services, Economy, Small Business|0 Comments|

With the latest Auckland Economic Quarterly report released, the general comment is that the city’s strong economic growth is reflected in the strong labour market.

Anne Gibson, property editor of the NZ Herald writes;

The latest Auckland Economic Quarterly for the three months to June showed Auckland had 749,000 people employed, up on the 728,000 employed […]

24 08, 2014

Warranty Conditions of Contact

By |August 24th, 2014|Building Services, Tips and Tricks|0 Comments|

Warranty Conditions of Contract for Fixtures Fittings & Equipment
Pacific Consultants are involved in a small number of South Pacific design building projects. Recently we ran into an issue with the warranty conditions of contract for equipment repair during the normal warranty period.

The manufacturer of the equipment had warrantied the equipment for replacement parts only but […]

18 08, 2014

Schools use Solar Power to generate Cash Income

By |August 18th, 2014|Building Services, Economy, Electrical, Small Business|0 Comments|

The Solar Power Generation
Schools are a perfect fit for solar power generation because they use the bulk of their electricity when the sun shines. They also have their longest holiday during the sunniest months of the year so can sell power back to the grid. However the capital cost of installing solar power is […]

12 08, 2014

Pacific Consultants win ACENZ Merit Award

By |August 12th, 2014|Building Services, Principals, Social Outings|0 Comments|

ACENZ Merit Award
Last Saturday (9 August 2014) at the ACENZ Innovate Awards of Excellence, Pacific Consultants were presented a Merit Award given in recognition of an outstanding project, for their excellence in building services design for the Willis Central project in Wellington.
Willis Central Project
Willis Central, the new Capital Centrepiece, is a unique double street-fronted […]