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Supermarkets can have their cake and eat it too!

Newsflash: it is possible to reduce operating costs and improve the customer experience and sales all at the same time! In a nutshell, there is an opportunity for supermarkets to operate in a more sustainable way and improve energy efficiency (which leads to cost savings), just by integrating the design of their air conditioning and…

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Newshub profiles our innovation

Newshub spoke to us about the innovative solution we developed for “sweaty fruit”. Packhouses have issues with stickability when labelling some smooth-skinned produce (kiwifruit, avocados, nectarines etc).    Lance Jimmieson, managing director of Jackson Engineering, describes the issue as “like taking a bottle of milk or a bottle of beer out of the fridge and…

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Strategies to reduce the transmission of airborne infectious diseases in the Healthcare Sector

The purpose of this article is to provide commentary and outline strategies to reduce the transmission of airborne infectious diseases with respect to heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems typically found in the range of buildings utilised throughout hospitals and healthcare facilities. The article is intended to provide general guidance principles that apply specifically to…

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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….

Case Studies

Ground-breaking work with kiwifruit packhouse

Trevelyan’s kiwifruit packhouse in Te Puke had a problem that’s common throughout the packhouse industry. In the 2.5-week kiwifruit harvest season, there are too many kiwifruit to process and grade at once, so instead they’re put into temporary cold storage until they can be sorted, usually in autumn or late summer.

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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…