Commercial Services

Essential Services FAQs

Do you look after all Essential Services?
We look after Mechanical Ventilation Systems, Carbon Monoxide Monitoring Systems, Smoke Control Systems, Fire Mode Testing, Fire Dampers and Fire Shutters and Emergency & Exit Lighting.
What is Carbon Monoxide?
Carbon monoxide (CO)  is a colorless, odourless and tasteless gas. It is found in the smoke and fumes produced after fuel is burnt such as car exhaust or gas burners. At high concentrations, carbon monoxide can be fatal to humans within minutes.
What is a Carbon Monoxide Monitoring System?
A carbon monoxide detector or CO detector is a device that detects the presence of the carbon monoxide (CO) gas and sounds an alarm in order to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning.
Where can I get a copy of AS 1851-2012?
Copies of the Australian Standards can be purchased from SAI Global.
What is a MSOAMM?
A MSOAMM is a Mechanical Services Operating and Maintenance Manual. The manual is site specific and defines the requirements and procedures for the effective operation, maintenance and commissioning of a building. This enables the owner/occupier to operate, manage and run the building effectively and efficiently.
What if I cannot obtain a copy of the MSOAMM?
When a Fire Mode test is being performed, if you cannot obtain a copy of the MSOAMM, a Mechanical Engineer will need to attend the site to ascertain the requirements of the Mechanical Ventilation in General Fire Alarm. Following the attendance of the Mechanical Engineer, a report will be prepared and kept on site for future reference. EastlinkAir can arrange the Mechanical Engineer on behalf of the Owners Corporation if required.
What is a Fire Mode test?
A Fire Mode test is required to be carried out by an EastlinkAir Technician and the Fire Contractor when the Mechanical Ventilation is linked to the Fire Indicator Panel. A General Fire Alarm is simulated by the Fire Contractor and the EastlinkAir Technician will ensure the Mechanical Ventilation is operating as stated in the MSOAMM.
When should I contract EastlinkAir to carry out inspections on a new building?
EastlinkAir strongly suggest we be engaged at least 6 months prior to the end of the defects liability/warranty period. In our experience, a vast majority of new buildings have defects that are not reported during the warranty period by the original Installer. By engaging EastlinkAir during the defects liability/warranty period we are able to independently identify such defects which enable the owners/managers to have the defects repaired at no expense.
What is the frequency that the Mechanical Ventilation should be inspected?
This information will be stated in the Occupancy Permit which is site specific.