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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,…


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…


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…


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…


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…


Jacksons in CIBSE magazine

We were thrilled to talk about our involvement in our latest underwater development in the Maldives with CIBSE magazine. Please read the article HERE or in full below. The Maldives’ answer to rising sea levels Throughout history, engineers have faced off the challenges of climate change, balancing function with user experience. Few have been more…


Jacksons talks to Business NZ

Business NZ spoke to us recently about our Continuous Commissioning scheme and how we help Kiwis make their buildings run more efficiently. See the original article HERE Helping buildings run more efficiently Jackson Engineering Advisers is introducing a service called Continuous Commissioning. Company managing director Lance Jimmieson says the service is well known internationally but…


The cool new Bizdojo space in Takapuna

Client brief: Stingray Bay Farms Ltd, the owner of 33-45 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna, had undertaken a project to overhaul the top two floors of their commercial office space, ready for new tenant, BizDojo. While in a prime location with amazing views out over Rangitoto, the upper floors were less than practical. Wiltshire Property Group redesigned…


Time-lapse of 70 Symonds Street project

We really enjoyed watching a time-lapse video done of our work on 70 Symonds Street so we thought we’d share it with you! You can watch 5 weeks of construction work in just 6 minutes! This construction happened after 11 months of process around heat load analysis, detailed mechanical and structural design and project planning….


Services renewal results in 38% energy saving!

We are rapt to announce that recent work on the Hastings District Council’s Civic Building has resulted in a 38% reduction in energy use, verified by an independent energy management company. Starting in March 2016, we undertook a services renewal of the building, replacing all air conditioning, lighting and electrical services. Work was staged, one…