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Airmaster named multiple finalists for 2018 AIRAH Awards

Updated: Nov 5, 2018

Airmaster have been announced as a multiple finalist for the 2018 AIRAH Industry Awards, including two outstanding projects in the Excellence in Innovation category.

Airmaster NSW State Manager, Jason Harrison has also been named as a finalist for the Future Leader Award.

The annual AIRAH Awards recognise and celebrate Australia’s outstanding HVAC&R projects and leaders.

Airmaster CEO, Noel Courtney said, “To be recognised as a multiple finalist is testament to the work of our staff who continually drive and deliver innovation to our customers”.

Excellence in Innovation: Tuggeranong Office Park – Building Services Network Project

Airmaster developed a bespoke Building Services Network (BSN) for Tuggeranong Office Park in Canberra. The objective of a BSN is to streamline operations and minimise overhead duplications. The BSN uses the common network platform (Ethernet TCP/IP) shared by a majority of technologies used in the operation of the building.

The primary objective of the project was to provide commonality for data transfer between all engineering systems on-site and to reduce the amount of cabled infrastructure and hardware across the building. The delivery of the project resulted in a stable, failsafe and resilient infrastructure for the day-to-day running of the building that provides a cost-effective solution for the roll out of site wide services, now and into the future.

Excellence in Innovation: Night Audit Procedure – John Gorton Building

The John Gorton Building is a heritage-listed building and is one of Canberra’s most historic public service office buildings.

Airmaster developed and delivered a night audit procedure for the purposes of identifying; after-hours plant operation abnormalities, OH&S issues, BMS issues, and Energy saving opportunities/initiatives. Airmaster is also investigating the possibilities implementing a ‘Total Overview’ Building Management and Analytics System.

The audit resulted in opportunities for improvement that were presented to the client in a report, and covered: Building Management System, Lighting, Main Mechanical Plant, Energy Management and OH&S Hazards.

Future Leader: Jason Harrison – Airmaster NSW State Manager

Jason is Airmaster’s NSW State Manager, overseeing operations for the entire State of New South Wales. He also works at a strategic level in the ongoing development of new innovations and initiatives for the company as a whole.

Jason’s acknowledgement as a finalist for the AIRAH Future Leader Award continues a recent run of recognition within the HVAC&R and related areas of the industry.

In 2017, Jason’s efforts in advocating for energy efficiency saw him named ‘Young Energy Efficiency Professional of the Year’ by the Energy Efficiency Council. Additionally, he was named a finalist for the Climate Control News Rising Star Award.

Earlier in the year, Jason was named Young Achiever at the 2018 ARBS Industry Awards, which recognised him for excellence for personal achievement in the Australian HVAC&R and building services industry.

Winners will be announced at the AIRAH Awards 2018 Presentation Dinner, which will be held on Thursday, November 15 at Peninsula, Central Pier Docklands, Melbourne.


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