We’ve spent over three decades building our reputation

About

We understand that the outcome speaks for itself. We strive to do the best we can every time.

Established in 1986, we have grown due to the trust of our clients, our services and experience cultivated by delivering HVAC services to local communities for nearly 40 years. We’re a family-owned and operated business, so you can trust that your project will exceed expectations, just like our legacy.

Our dedicated team have the advisory, design and technical capabilities to produce the HVAC mechanical services on your next project ensuring they meet the needs of your business, your built asset and your occupants.

We understand that the outcome speaks for itself

Our why

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Why do we exist?
To provide healthy, safe and efficient indoor environments for people to live, work and play.
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How do we behave?
We are passionate, knowledgeable, have pride in our work and follow through on what we say.
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What do we do?
We design, build and maintain HVAC mechanical systems for commercial and industrial facilities.

Industry memberships

At Benmax, our commitment to excellence extends beyond our products and services. We take pride in our active involvement in industry memberships that align with our values and objectives.

By being a part of these associations, we not only stay connected with industry leaders but also contribute to the collective knowledge that propels our field forward. Our team is committed to staying up-to-date with the latest trends, technologies, and best practices, ensuring that our clients benefit from the most cutting-edge solutions available.

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Certifications

At Benmax, we are committed to delivering quality leadership, meaningful systems and stable processes that meet the expectations of our clients, business partners and staff and that support us to deliver a high level of workmanship and performance.

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NATA Accreditation No: 20736

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CM3 Prequalification

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ARC Licence No. AU07911

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Global Mark Certifications AUS

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Avetta Prequalification

  • NSW Contractor Licence No: 397090C
  • ACT Secure Local Jobs Certification

Our brands

Together with the companies within the Benmax Group, we collectively offer comprehensive HVAC&R, fire compliance and water treatment services to cater to all our clients’ needs along the East Coast and surrounds, ensuring holistic solutions for your comfort and operational efficiency.

As a locally owned and operated company based in Canberra, Hydro Industries are premier water treatment specialists who have provided comprehensive water treatment and environmental services for over 30 years. The team’s customisable solutions ensure optimal water quality, efficiency and environmental compliance.

Located in Newcastle and servicing clients across New South Wales, Amos Air specialises in preventative maintenance solutions and fire compliance. The team’s aim is to reduce breakdowns and improve the reliability of your HVAC&R equipment and ensuring the safety of your building’s occupants, saving you from unnecessary expenses as well as an uncomfortable environment.

An award-winning service

(CGS) Canberra Grammar School Music Centre and Auditorium

ARBS Awards

FINALIST – Project Excellence Category (Benmax)

Master Builders ACT Asset Construction Hire Awards 

FINALIST – Subcontractor of the Year (Benmax)

Canberra Grammar School Music Centre and Auditorium

AIRAH Awards

WINNER – Excellence in Sustainability Category (Benmax)

Master Builders ACT Building Excellence Awards

WINNER – Project of the Year (Construction Control)

WINNER – Commercial Construction $20m – $50m (Construction Control)

WINNER – Project Displaying Technical Difficulty or Innovation (Construction Control)

WINNER – Special Purpose/Adaptable Commercial Construction (Construction Control)

ANU Research School of Physics & Engineering

Master Builders ACT Building Excellence Awards 

WINNER – Overall Project of the Year (Hindmarsh)

WINNER – Project Displaying Technical Difficulty or Innovation (Hindmarsh)

UoN Q Building

AIRAH Awards

WINNER – Excellence in Sustainability Category (Benmax)

MBA Newcastle Excellence in Building Awards

WINNER – Best Public Building $20m – $30m (Hansen Yuncken)

WINNER – Best Use of Glass, Commercial (Hansen Yuncken)

National Sustainability Awards

FINALIST – Education and Research Category (EJE Architecture)

Burgmann Anglican School Middle School Design Hub

WINNER – Commercial Construction $5million to $20 million (Manteena)

COVID-19 Surge Centre

Master Builders ACT Building Excellence Awards

WINNER – Project Displaying Technical Difficulty or Innovation (Manteena)

ANU High Performance Computing Centre Upgrade

Master Builders ACT Building Excellence Awards

WINNER – Project Displaying Technical Difficulty or Innovation (Shaw Building Group)

3 Molonglo Drive

Master Builders ACT Building Excellence Awards

WINNER – Commercial Fitout, Refurbishment or Alteration – More than $50 Million (Construction Control)

Calvary Bruce Private Hospital

Master Builders ACT Building Excellence Awards

WINNER – Commercial Building – More than $50 Million (AW Edwards Pty Ltd)

Willinga Park Equestrian Centre

Master Builders ACT Building Excellence Awards

WINNER – Overall Project of the Year

WINNER – Commercial Building – $20 million to $50 million

WINNER – Commercial Sustainable Construction 

Vibe Hotel Canberra Airport

Master Builders ACT Building Excellence Awards

WINNER – Overall Project of the Year (Construction Control)

WINNER – Commercial Building – $20 million to $50 million (Construction Control)

Next Gen Canberra

Master Builders ACT Building Excellence Awards

WINNER – Commercial Building – $5 million to $20 million (Manteena)

No. 1 Canberra Avenue

Master Builders ACT Building Excellence Awards

WINNER – Commercial Building – More than $50 million (Willemsen Group)

Garangula Art Gallery

Master Builders ACT Building Excellence Awards

WINNER – Overall Project of the Year (Manteena)

WINNER – Commercial Building – $20 million to $50 million (Manteena)

Canberra Airport Multi-User Terminal

Master Builders National Building Excellence Awards

WINNER – National Commercial/Industrial Construction Award – Over $100M

Master Builders ACT Building Excellence Awards

WINNER – Overall Project of the Year (Construction Control)

WINNER – Commercial Building – More than $80 million (Construction Control)

ANU Research School of Earth Sciences

Master Builders ACT Building Excellence Awards

WINNER – Commercial Building – $5 million to $10 million (Construction Control)

National Gallery of Australia

Master Builders ACT Building Excellence Awards

WINNER – Overall Project of the Year (Manteena)

WINNER – Commercial Building – More than $20 million (Manteena)

1986

Benmax established

A group of passionate individuals working together at New Parliament House decide to start up their own HVAC company and base it in Queanbeyan, NSW.

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1986

First project delivered

The team delivers its first project at Forrest Primary School, Canberra, completing a modification of the school’s heating systems.

1988

On-site workshop opens

Wanting to control the quality of their work, the team build its first on-site workshop to produce the duct and pipework needed for their increasing workload.

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2000

Service and maintenance team established

This dedicated team was created to meet the needs of our clients for high-level servicing and preventative maintenance services. Today, the team is 35 people strong offering specialised services to clients across all of our office locations.

2015

Newcastle office opens

Expanding the teams in-house drafting and engineering capabilities, a new office is opened in Newcastle, NSW specialising in design services.

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2016

Sydney office opens

Having completed many projects across NSW over the years, the team officially opens a Sydney office with its first project at the Castle Towers Shopping Precinct.

Find out why our reputation precedes us.

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