WHAT WE DO

Advisory

FGA's Advisory services provides the clarity essential to effectively address today's energy and infrastructure challenges.

Our advisors work collaboratively with clients to understand the context, explore and establish a deep appreciation of challenges facing the team, and exercise strategic thinking, technical analysis, and concept solutions development expertise to inform the business case, ensuring a robust evidence base for subsequent detailed design and implementation.

Our overarching ambition for all Advisory services is to compel action, and for those actions to reliably deliver industry leading performance outcomes.

Advisory services include the following key areas. Get in Touch to find out more about what we can do for you.

Emissions Reduction Strategy
  • Strategic advisory to achieve Emissions Reduction Targets and Carbon Neutrality.
  • Energy efficiency, energy management and peak demand management advisory.
  • Buildings and infrastructure upgrade feasibility and business case to achieve targets.
  • Emissions reduction performance measurement, monitoring, and reporting advisory.


Infrastructure Master Planning
  • Campus, precinct, or building level services infrastructure assessment, planning, design and business case development.
  • Asset condition assessment, capital works, maintenance and cost planning.
  • Mechanical, electrical, hydraulics services assets upgrade, replacement and renewal strategy.


Facility Audit
  • Energy Audit (AS3598 Levels 1, 2, and 3, led by in-house CEEL, CEES, CEM).
  • Services assets and building envelope condition, scenario risk management, dilapidation and compliance auditing.
  • Building performance assessment (NABERS, GreenStar, Passivhaus, WELL).


Engineering Review
  • Mechanical, electrical and hydraulics systems control, operation, maintenance and performance issues assessment and rectification.
  • Review and recommendations to achieve specialist and critical operating conditions (Hospital Clinical Areas, Isolation Rooms, Clean Rooms, Data Centres, Galleries, Laboratories, Food Storage, Aquatic Centres).
  • Design peer review, independent commissioning, defects, and Post Occupancy Evaluation.
  • Energy tariff, peak demand charge, and energy billing review and authority negotiations.
  • Building Performance Measurement & Verification (Led by in-house CMVP, CEM).

Design

FGA's Design services focuses on the engineering design development at concept, schematic, detailed design stages, with preparation of tender documentation and shop drawings to enable the accurate and on time implementation of infrastructure projects.

FGA's engineering capability is product independent, and includes in-house experts in mechanical, electrical and hydraulics systems design, with specialisation in design for energy efficiency and performance optimisation from the outset, above and beyond traditional design for functionality.

Design services include the following key areas. Get in Touch to find out more about what we can do for you.

Building Services Engineering
  • Mechanical design for energy efficiency and lifecycle performance; commercial and industrial scale HVAC, Building Automation, Chilled and Condenser Water Systems, Heating Hot Water Systems (High and Low Temperature), Ventilation Systems.
  • Specialist and Critical Condition Environments HVAC and electrical services design; for Hospital clinical areas, Isolation Rooms, Clean Rooms, Data Centres, Galleries, Laboratories, Food Storage, Aquatic Centres, Theatres.
  • Behind the meter electrical High Voltage and Low Voltage distribution systems design, and interface control with Distribution Network Service Providers.
  • Design for power supply security and redundancy; BMS and SCADA control, fault protection, power quality, UPS, prime and standby generation, integration with embedded generation.
  • Water efficiency, and design for potable water, sewage, town water and stormwater capture and storage systems design.


Renewable Energy
  • Solar PV and battery design (10kW to over 10MW rooftop and ground mounted)
  • Grid connection requirements, design review and approvals management.
  • Feasibility study for appropriate renewable energy sources; solar, wind, geothermal, bioenergy.


Energy Efficient Precincts
  • Aggregation of existing mechanical assets to form precinct wide energy and thermal solutions, achieving a significant step change in plant efficiency over a like-for-like replacement.
  • Precinct level chilled water and heating hot water systems design.
  • Integration and control of Distributed Energy Resources and electrical and thermal Energy Storage Systems.


Embedded Generation
  • Biogas energy and anaerobic digestion plant design, operations and maintenance advisory.
  • Demand response short term power generation.
  • Combined heat and power plant (co/trigeneration) design, operations and maintenance advisory.

Projects

FGA's Projects services provides complete project delivery capability in services infrastructure design, construction, tuning & commissioning, project management and advisory services, ensuring that intended performance outcomes are achieved, reliably and consistently.

Our project engineers and project managers are product independent, and specialise in energy and sustainability outcomes focused improvements in an often sensitive, complex, and fully operational retrofit environment. FGA's certified quality assurance frameworks ensure that all projects are delivered to exacting standards. Project sizes range from small scale mechanical, electrical and hydraulics upgrades, to large scale campus wide retrofit upgrade installations with performance guarantee outcomes.

Projects services include the following key areas. Get in Touch to find out more about what we can do for you.

Energy Performance Contracting
  • Complete product and supplier independence.
  • Turn-key energy efficiency upgrades providing measured and verified guaranteed savings (led by Certified Energy Efficiency Leader, Certified Energy Manager, Certified M&V Professional).
  • Delivered under FGA's specialist EPC division, our industry leading capability and experience is pre-qualified under the Victorian and South Australian EPC Panels.


Design & Construct
  • Complete product and supplier independence.
  • Turn-key design and construct expertise for infrastructure installations as the Head Contractor for technically complex mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, renewable energy and building automation upgrades.
  • Design by in-house engineering consultants from concept to detailed design, ensuring a comprehensive understanding of intended project performance outcomes, and that the design incorporates the facility's operationally sensitive requirements and constraints.
  • Delivery is managed by industry leading project management and contracting experts; with provision of project planning and logistics, installation, tuning & commissioning, handover and ongoing facility management support.
  • Key specialisation in energy and sustainability focused projects, and building services intensive projects which require a measurable and verifiable performance outcome.


Project Management
  • Professional project management capability for a wide range of infrastructure projects.
  • Specialisation in energy efficiency, renewable energy and building services intensive projects in a live retrofit environment.


Tuning & Commissioning
  • Building automation expertise; platforms based on open protocols BACnet, Modbus and LonWorks and experience with major proprietary building and lighting controls.
  • Building tuning for energy optimisation, reduction of emissions and ongoing maintenance.
  • Independent commissioning, testing, verification and defects rectification management.

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