Throughout history, talented multi-disciplined individuals have used their artistic skills, along
with their underlying understanding of architecture and engineering, to design and construct
buildings. The increased complexity of our modern built environment has led to the specialisation of
skills, but the artistic nature of design permeates everything we do.
Building Services engineering is "the art and science of engineering for the purpose of
achieving optimal integrated building systems incorporating environmental control and safety
provisions for the comfort and wellbeing of the occupants of the built environment" (Institute of
Building services engineering is multi-disciplinary by its very nature. A holistic approach must be
taken to reconcile the electrical, mechanical, hydraulic (plumbing) and fire safety aspects of an
integrated building system. There are many complex interactions between various sub-systems that
affect a building's performance, comfort, reliability and energy efficiency.
Alphazeta Group is a provider of design, engineering, management and advisory services in the
buildings and infrastructure market. Our core engineering team has been operating in the Perth
market for the past ten years. Prior to 2013, the team operated as a department of Cardno Limited
(Cardno), a professional infrastructure and environmental services company listed on the Australian
Securities Exchange (ASX).
In 2013, the department was separated from Cardno’s corporate structure and rebranded as Alphazeta.
The core engineering team and its management have remained the same. In 2015, Alphazeta acquired the
Building Services arm of Structerre Consulting Engineers, which has bolstered the company’s depth of
technical experience and capabilities.
Based in Western Australia, Alphazeta provides a unique blend of local knowledge, innovation and
We pride ourselves in achieving strategic outcomes for each of our clients through the provision of
the following specialty engineering and consulting services:
Engineering designs for new projects and upgrades/modifications to existing facilities
Feasibility studies and value management
Due diligence reports, including auditing, compliance inspections and capital expenditure
Consultancy services for facilities management and strategic asset management
Construction supervision and contract administration
System fault-finding and troubleshooting
Building tuning (for example, to improve building energy efficiency)
3D point cloud scanning and conversion to BIM
Safety in design
Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems
Building management and control systems
Close control environmental systems, including computer room cooling systems
Medical gases and compressed air systems
Specialist dust and fume extraction systems
Architectural lighting, including internal and external lighting
Emergency lighting in accordance with the National Construction Code
Power distribution systems
Electrical infrastructure master planning
Onsite power generation, including cogeneration and tri-generation
Uninterrupted power supplies (UPS)
Security systems including access control and CCTV systems
Communications cabling and infrastructure
Cable management systems
Lightning protection and earthing systems
Smoke detection and occupant warning systems
Sewerage gravity drainage and pumped drainage systems
Sewerage vacuum drainage systems
Sanitary plumbing including soil, waste and vent pipe systems
Rain water harvesting and reuse systems
Grey water and black water reuse systems
Potable hot and cold water systems
Water treatment and filtration systems
LPG and natural gas supply systems
Fire Protection Services
Wet fire sprinkler systems
Fire hydrant and hose reel systems
Fire detection and alarm systems including early warning smoke detection systems
Emergency Warning and Intercommunication Systems (EWIS)
Gas fire suppression
Pre-action dry pipe sprinkler systems
Early Suppression Fast Response (ESFR) sprinkler systems
Mechanical smoke hazard management systems
Alphazeta is committed to working with our clients to develop and maintain an ethical, responsible,
sustainable presence. We understand our responsibility to the community and environment in which we
work and believe that our commitment to issues of social responsibility is central to the long term
success of our business.
Alphazeta adheres to the following principles:
At Alphazeta we understand the importance of protecting the environment. The nature of our work as a
consultancy means that we do not inherently have a high environmental impact. We give careful
consideration to environmental issues in the professional services we provide and endeavour to
reduce our environmental impact to an absolute minimum. We work with our clients to assist in
developing and implementing best practice in environmental performance in the design and delivery of
all of their projects. We are committed to identifying and reducing the factors contributing to
Alphazeta’s carbon footprint. We comply with all relevant environmental legislation and regulations
and intend to continue to meet all changing requirements. For further information, please refer to
Alphazeta’s Environment Policy.
Strong community relationships are vital to the success of our business and at Alphazeta we believe
in supporting and working with our local community. We support the development of local businesses.
Where possible we use local businesses and other local resources.
Integrity and Ethics
At Alphazeta we aim to foster a culture where respect, integrity and ethics underpin all our
interactions. We uphold the standards of behaviour set out in our Code of Conduct. All Alphazeta
employees are contractually obligated to observe the highest standards of ethics, integrity and
behaviour throughout their employment. We treat clients, suppliers, co-workers, management and the
general public in a non-discriminatory manner with proper regard for their rights and dignity. This
allows us to develop productive and cooperative relationship which are mutually beneficial with our
suppliers and clients.
Health and Safety
We have a comprehensive Health, Safety and Environment Policy and are committed to ongoing
improvement in this area.
Our core business is all about delivering exceptional service to our clients and we know that this is
best achieved by attracting and retaining the best people. We are an equal opportunity employer and
strive to provide and maintain a positive, fair and engaging work environment where our employees
can develop to their full potential.
Alphazeta Group understands the importance of training and education within the workplace. We
believe a strong focus on professional development underpins our ongoing success in a competitive
industry. We encourage all employees to partake in appropriate courses to support their ongoing
education and evolving roles within Alphazeta. All employees are made aware of our approach towards
ongoing training when joining Alphazeta Group through the Alphazeta Group Code of Conduct, which
forms part of the Employment Contract.
Suite 22, Level 10
68 St. Georges Terrace
Perth, Western Australia 6000