Adding Real Value To HVAC & Energy Services
VAE Group is a specialist mechanical contracting, BMS, engineering and HVAC service provider.
At VAE Group we focus on adding value to every aspect of the services we provide. Our core capability extends across the entire building and energy services market sector. We deliver our expertise and service to commercial buildings, educational institutions, local, state, federal government institutions as well as the mining, oil and gas industries.
We can provide the service from capital cities to the highlands of Papua New Guinea.
VAE Group has the people, the expertise, the tools and the systems to analyse your building data to provide optimum performance to increase the value of your assets.
VAE Group capabilities include
• 24/7 preventative maintenance & repair of HVAC systems
• NABERS performance contracts
• Factory trained chiller technicians
• Installation and Service agent for Tridium based control systems
• Essential service testing and compliance
• “Sick” building solutions
• Air quality improvement solutions
• 24/7 Bitpool monitoring and data collection
• Mechanical Design and Construct contracts
Value Added services
VAE Group employs the Distech™ Building Management System to provide the user with a fully integrated, system-wide control solution...
Our construction division provides exceptional engineering solutions for the commercial climate control industry...
The VAE Group’s Asset Management division are focused at delivering our clients quality and value for money servicing for their buildings...
VAE Group’s Commissioning team of NEBB Certified commissioning engineers can draw from their extensive experience in commissioning of building...
Value Added products
Building managers can be blind to the efficiencies and savings to be gained across their building portfolio. Our research shows that 97% of rated buildings achieve below a 6-Star benchmark. This indicates that the majority of assets have a significant opportunity to minimise operational expenses and improve their overall performance by more than 50%. Bitpool is: A resourceful, comparative tool that anyone can use to discover more about their assets • Highly technical - Informative, analytics for your buildingsMore
The specialists advise you need to see the true potential of you asset. VAE Bureau is a continuous specialised building performance support-service. Bureau's expertise reveals the reality of your building's operation by utilising accurate diagnostic data-systems. Take advantage of continuous expert-support and improve the operational performance of your asset. Armed with accredited solutions, VAE Bureau offers to tell you the real story of your asset's performance and reveal a clear the pathway for it's maximum return.More
Sustainable solutions for healthier buildings. Steril-Aire creates safer, more efficient heating / cooling systems and more comfortable building environments. It has been linked to improved productivity, reduced absenteeism and lowers the likelihood of occupant complaints and litigation. Steril-Aire uses UVC energy (the most germicidal wavelength in the ultraviolet spectrum) to improve air quality in commercial and residential heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems.More
Value Added projects
Mater Women's and Children's Hospital
The Mater Women’s and Children’s Hospital is located in Hyde Park Townsville. It has a number of specialty areas and 4 operating theatres that are frequently in activity. In account to...
PNG LNG EPC4 HGCP
Hides gas conditioning plant was a remote location project literally in the middle of the jungle. VAE Group designed, manufactured, containerised, and shipped the entire HVAC systems for...
The Townsville Holiday Inn is a well-known 40yo iconic building, nicknamed within Townsville as the ‘sugar shaker’. 7 years prior the Hotel replaced one of the Email chillers with a new...
Cairns Base Hospital
Following the construction of the extension of the Cairns Base Hospital, Lend Lease were required to refurbish Blocks A, B and C to suit the new operational requirements of the hospital....
Sonic Healthcare is the parent company of Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology and is one of the world's largest medical diagnostics companies, providing laboratory and radiology services to...
The Milton Residencies
Located near the iconic XXXX brewery, The Milton Residencies is a mixed use residential tower of 32 storeys with approximately 301 residential units, 334 car park, 1254m2 of retail, 1188m2...
Broken Hill Shopping Centre
Hutchinson Builders required a sub-contractor to provide a complete design and construct mechanical services solution for a remote shopping centre being built. Disappointed with their...
The Riparian Plaza is an example of a large commercial building that has undergone a full VAE Group refurbishment from the existing building’s HVAC systems. The building owner’s objective...
The Gasworks is an historic site-renewal project founded on the heritage listed Newstead gasworks plant in Brisbane. It is a residential, retail and office combined-site developed by FKP, a...
Arnott’s has a major production facility in Virginia, Queensland. They are the manufactures of the many iconic Australian biscuit brands. With the expansion of the Cruskitt line, Arnott’s...
The Vibe Hotel
The Vibe Hotel, located on the busy Gold Coast Highway required an upgrade to their chiller plant. Performing the installation presented major challenges for VAE Group because the plant...
The Verde project was a green commercial office building for a government tenant in Townsville. VAE Group was engaged to design and construct the entire mechanical services for the project...
QGC - Chinchilla Operations Centre
The QGC Chinchilla Operations Support Hub is a 2-storey operations and support centre located at Chinchilla in the Darling Downs region of Queensland. The two storey construction...
Montara is a floating ocean oil and gas extraction plant and offloading tanker. The vessel was previously maintained from Perth, however, fell into a poor level of maintenance due to the...
Legacy Way Traffic Control Center
The Legacy Way Traffic Control Center project was a new building construction project undertaken by Hutchinson Builders VAE Group were contracted to design and construct the mechanical...
192 ANN CENTRAL
Daisho, the owner of 192 Central, tendered to replace the existing BMS that was regularly faulting in the building. The building also required an upgrade to achieve a 4.5 Star NABERS Rating...
Lae Hotel & Convention Centre
The Lae Hotel and Convention Centre was a design and construct, remote location, 100% prebuilt, modular packaged, and pre-commissioned HVAC system project. It was designed to be robust for...
VAE Group provided a full mechanical services retofit of the 150 Charlotte St project, allowing the building to achieve a 4.5 star NABERS rating and 4 star Greenstar rating. Operating...
189 Grey Street
Positioned within popular Southbank, Brisbane, the building owner of 189 Grey Street, Mirvac, had an old Siemens Building Management System which was failing. The failure was causing...
USQ District Cooling Plant
Whilst engaged on construction of the USQ Education Gateways building, VAE were asked to assist in emergency rectification works to the USQ campus central energy plant. A chilled water...
Located on the Gold Coast, The Crowne Plaza engaged VAE for an energy efficient control strategy upgrade of their chiller plant. VAE Group upgraded the failing BMS to a Distech NIAGARA...
VAE Group provided the mechanical services, BMS, energy metering and energy & water management for Ergon Energy’s head office in Townsville. Ergon Energy is the leading electricity...
UQ Interactive Touchscreen
VAE Group provided customised Dashboards for 4 of UQ’s superbly designed feature buildings, with the incentive to provide dashboards for a total of 30 of their buildings. The dashboard is...
Value Added testimonials
It is businesses like VAE Group that will drive the economic prosperity of the state forward through innovation and hard-work.
Premier of Queensland - Annastacia Palaszczuk MP
I don't know of any other company that could have provided all those skills, come up with a solution and implemented that solution in such a short time frame.
Paul Lindsay - BADGE Constructions
When complex building energy or mechanical issues arise, I have every confidence in VAE Groups ability to provide a practical solution.
Russell Hookway - CBRE
We were faced with a problem that needed to be solved over a weekend and required the combined skills of mechanical engineers, hydraulics engineers and building automation engineers.
Paul Lindsay- BADGE Constructions
It is refreshing, and a pleasure to work with such professionally mannered team players.
Paul Green – Senior Engineering & Operations Manager at MIRVAC Asset Management