The performance testing of HVAC systems (air distribution systems) and other building components is key to determining the effectiveness of specific air distribution systems. Vipac’s independent and NATA-approved Air Distribution & Acoustic Laboratory is the largest in Asia-Pacific, with the ability to conduct full-scale mock-ups of various systems. Our services include fan testing, sound testing, testing to a multitude of international standards, airflow visualisation, and more.
Our defence and aerospace team specialises in testing and consultancy for the key areas of land, marine, air and space, with security clearances up to NV1. We’ve been optimising the operational performance, reliability and availability of military and aviation assets. Our independent laboratories are NATA (ILAC)-accredited, with MIL-STD-810 and MIL-STD-901 environmental qualifications and IS0 9001:2015 certification.
Vipac provides a large range of consultancy services to all Australian Industries, including Defence, Power Stations, Mines, Heavy Industry, Processing Plants, and Infrastructure - Roads, Rail and Ports. Our core competencies are problem solving, design support, development approvals and compliance.
Vipac’s NATA- and A2LA-accredited labs house a comprehensive range of mechanical and climatic testing equipment, enabling us to subject your products to almost any service conditions the natural environment may throw at them. Accelerated life testing enables faults and potential modes of failure to be discovered in a short amount of time, and assists in the prediction of service life and maintenance intervals.
Our NATA-accredited laboratory ensures electrical appliances and equipment are safe for consumer use, and conform to Australian / New Zealand and IEC standards. This includes small and large electrical appliances, Ingress Protection (IP) testing up to IP68, and cable products.
Vipac offers industry-leading wind engineering consulting services to determine the wind effects on buildings, structures and the environment. With wind tunnels, and offices throughout Australia, Vipac partners with architects, planners and developers across Australia to improve the design of buildings and enhance their structural integrity, reliability, comfort and efficiency.
Vipac conducts performance testing on air conditioners, whitegoods, swimming pool pumps and electric water heaters. Our NATA accredited laboratories test the energy and water efficiencies (as applicable) of your products and ensure they conform to Greenhouse and Energy Minimum Standards (GEMS), Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards (WELS), Minimum Energy Performance Standards (MEPS), Energy Star Rating Scheme (ESR), and other standards.
Vipac’s engineers are independent consultants who can get involved in any stage of the building and construction process –design, certification, tender preparation, construction supervision, maintenance, and remedial advice. All assessments are supported by extensive field instrumentation, advanced CAE programs and facilities, such as a boundary layer wind tunnel, various acoustic chambers, and façade and window test rigs.
The Traffic Systems Group provides independent testing of fixed site speed and red light camera systems, as well as mobile speed systems. Vipac can provide site commissioning testing, ongoing scheduled testing as well as on demand testing.
Gas Technology Services (GTS), a subsidiary of Vipac Engineers and Scientists, is an industry leader in providing support services to the Australasian gas industry. With over 150 years of cumulative gas industry experience, our team represents the greatest concentration of gas technology knowledge in Australia and can test to Australian and international standards.
Vipac provides both independent, NATA-accredited laboratory and field calibration services for a broad range of test and measurement equipment, notably Flow, Pressure, Gas Detectors, Acoustics and Noise, and Vibration Meters.
Vipac provides air quality assessment services for councils, government departments, commercial industry, developers and contractors. Air Quality Impact Assessments are an important environmental aspect, which is legally required to be managed by various government and regulatory bodies.
Our Cybersecurity team is able to perform Vulnerability Assessments and Penetration Tests on your electronic infrastructure, ensuring your security policies are adhered to, and testing your perimeter for potential attack vectors. We can assist with compliance for a range of international standards and regulations.