GREG SMITH

Managaing Director/ Chief Engineer
(Supervisors and Contractors Lic. 22222C)

38 Years Experience  (26 years Church Air) – Greg’s first 12 years was at Coles Refrigeration working from a 15 year old Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Apprentice to Tradesman and Engineer. 

For the past 26 years Greg has been Managing Director of Church Air Conditioning.

Greg has always been passionate about this field of work, striving to provide all clients with something special. His use of innovative designs and planning achieve practical solutions with a high level of comfort. This usually includes a strict financial budget, tight time schedules and challenging building constraints.

As Chief Engineer Greg enjoys the high level of diagnosis and trouble shooting that can be involved in some jobs.

Qualifications:

  • 1981 Ralph Basden Engineering Scholarship
  • 1982 Refrigeration Trade Qualifications
  • 1982 Mechanical Engineering Certificate
  • 1984 Member of AIRAH
  • 1985 Newcastle President Junior Chamber of
  • Commerce (Jaycees)
  • 1986 Rotary Study Tour (Dist. 503 USA) ALASKA/SEATTLE
  • 1986 District Vice President Junior Chamber of 
  • Commerce (Jaycees)
  • 1988 Dale Carnegie Senior Management Course
  • 1993 President Mayfield Rotary Club
  • 2003 AMCA New Chapter President
  • (Air Conditioning Mechanical Contractors Association)

Past Major Projects:

  • Marine/ Shipping - Carrington Slipways (H M A S, Tobruk, Aurora Australis)
  • NATA  Certified Laboratory - Depict Fashions
  • A. Goninan & Co. Manufacturing Plants & Test Rooms
  • Hydroponic Farm Shed Climate Control.

computer Rooms:

  • CRA Laboratories - Compassion Australia
  • Pasminco Metals Sulphide - Ipera
  • BT Australasia - Hunter Water
  • Tomago Aluminium

Professional Associations:

  • RACCA The Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Contractors Association (00348)
  • AIRAH The Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning & Heating
  • AIG Australian Industry Group (218940)
  • NBC Newcastle Business Club Inc.

BRIAN LAMBERT

Special Projects / Partner

38 Years Experience (12 years Church Air) – Brian, (actually a 3rd generation Ref/AC Tech), has been involved in the HVAC and refrigeration industry in all facets of Residential & Commercial air conditioning, refrigeration and control systems including:

  • Full project management
  • Design
  • Engineering
  • Installation
  • Servicing

Brian has the special experience on complex and technical projects.

Qualifications:

  • Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Trade 
  • Project Management Trained 
  • OH & S Trained

Recent Projects Brian’s personal touch ensured successful completion on time:

  • Morisset Shopping Complex 
  • John Hunter Hospital (15 Wards)
  • Compassion Head Office
  • Centro – New England Hunter Area Health
  • Hunter Water Corporation

STEVE NEAVES

Project Manager

28 Years Experience (13 years Church Air) – Steve has been involved in the HVAC and refrigeration industry in all facets of Residential & Commercial air conditioning and control systems including:

  • Design
  • Engineering
  • Installation
  • Servicing
  • Site supervision
  • Team leading
  • Job organisation

Steve has extensive experience on complex and technical projects, and has great passion for our trade.

Qualifications:

  • Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Trade 
  • AIRAH R41OA High Pressure Refrigerants Course
  • Fujitsu VRF System Application & Design 
  • OH & S Trained
  • Various Department of Commerce Projects
  • Manning Mall Shopping Complex

Recent Projects Steve’s personal touch ensured successful completion on time:

  • Westrac Tomago Facility
  • NIER – University Buildings
  • Gosford Hospital – Cancer Centre
  • Greta Train Facility
  • Newcastle Football Stadium (West Stand)
  • Energy Australia Head Office
  • Manning Mall Shopping Centre
  • Hunter Valley Grammar School 
  • Australian LaboratoryServices – Mechanical Services 
  • NSW Fisheries Offices
  • Ipera Communication – A/C Upgrade
  • State Transit – A/C Upgrade

24 Hour:
02 4969 2000

3 Samdon st Hamilton 2303

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Greg Smith
Managing Director
38yrs AC experience.

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0411 724 711
gsmith@churchair.com.au