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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…

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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….

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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…

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Jacksons company conference

We ran our first company conference entitled ‘Think Big – Achieve More’ in May. It was a really great two days and the first time we’ve had the current crew all in one place at the same time, no easy feat considering we now have staff spread across the two islands! As well as getting our…

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KE KELIT Trip

Jacksons’ MD Lance Jimmieson recently attended the ISH trade fair in Germany – the world’s leading trade fair for bathroom, building, energy, air conditioning technology and renewable energies – as a guest of KE KELIT NZ. Find out more about this amazing fair in the below Q&A with James Alderdice, Business Development at KE KELIT….

Case Studies

Palmerston’s Downtown Food Court

The brief: Downtown on Broadway planned to create a smart new street food eatery within their mall in Palmerston North. Product X Architecture Ltd headed the design of the project’s base building requirements, which included deliberate architectural features and an industrial-style look with exposed services below the concrete ceiling slab. The HVAC requirements included kitchen…

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Mediaworks

The brief: Mediaworks wanted to create a modern, open-plan, state-of-the-art media facility for television and radio services. The existing building had an old system and pipework that was at the end of its economic life. Solution: Initially Jacksons was asked to undertake a condition-survey report providing MediaWorks with a full assessment of the heating, ventilation…

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Sharing our energy knowledge

In September, managing director Lance Jimmieson ran a three-day continuous commissioning training workshop with EMANZ. Over these three days, a dozen of the industry’s leading technical people – senior controls people and building services engineers – learnt how to undertake continuous commissioning, before undertaking a 3-hour exam to test their knowledge. There are plans for…

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For your interest

We found this article on Interest.co.nz an interesting article so thought we’d share it. It raises the topic of seismic restraint of services, such as air conditioning, within commercial office buildings. The Insurance Council of New Zealand (ICNZ) would also like engineers to check whether these ‘non-structural’ components – air conditioning units, fire-sprinklers, phone and…