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Lance talks to Stuff about air con and coronavirus

Commercial buildings with air conditioning systems can be made safer from airborne infectious diseases and that could be done quite quickly, Jacksons MD Lance Jimmieson told Stuff recently. Read the article HERE or in full below: By Marta Steeman, Stuff Building managers, owners and tenants are worried their air conditioning systems could spread coronavirus. Managing…

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Strategies to reduce the transmission of airborne infectious diseases

Introduction The purpose of this article is to provide commentary and outline strategies to reduce the transmission of airborne infectious diseases with respect to commercial air conditioning systems. The article is intended to provide general guidance principles but cannot cover every type of installation of air conditioning system installed throughout the range of buildings encountered….

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Jacksons at LAPA 2019

We were pleased to attend the 2019 National Conference of LAPA (Local Authority Property Association) earlier this month, which was held at Wairakei Resort in Taupo. Our Industrial Design Manager Martyn Round spoke about ‘The 8 most common causes of HVAC issues and what you can do to help minimise them’. Don’t think HVAC (heating,…

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Lance Jimmieson on 40 years in HVAC

From the literal lows of Siberia (-30) to the highs of Maldives (30+), Lance Jimmieson has experienced a varied career in HVAC – and 2019 marks his 40-year anniversary in the industry. We got the MD of Jackson Engineering to share his highlights, lowlights and life lessons from the past four decades: What made you…

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2019 Jackson’s conference a success!

At Jacksons, our internal culture and employee happiness are very, very important to us. We care a lot about our employees and want our team to feel included, needed and valued. This is not always an easy task with 24 team members, spread out across the country with five offices in Auckland, Waikato, Bay of…

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Case Study: Blue River Dairy

Project scope: Located in Invercargill, Blue River Dairy is the southern-most infant formula manufacturer in the world. Blue River Dairy started its life making award-winning cheeses – in 2015, they became the first manufacturing plant in the world to export sheep milk infant formula. Last year they embarked on plans to build a new baby…

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Training manufacturers

At Jackson Engineering, we often run in-house training for companies who want their staff to know more about HVAC+R engineering, systems, performance management and more. We were thrilled to be invited to run a two-day training recently for Merck Sharp & Dohme Animal Health. Below is the feedback from Lee-Ann Carrasco, lead validation engineer at…

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Accolade for Jacksons engineer

It was announced at the recent IRHACE Conference that our senior engineer/adviser Howard Healy (photographed, on the right) had been awarded the prestigious James McAlpine Award for “Making a valuable contribution towards the betterment of the refrigeration & air-conditioning industry”. The award is a bi-annual and only awarded if an appropriate candidate is proposed for…