Building & Compliance

Argest is NZ's leading Building Warrant of Fitness Compliance Management Company with over 30 years experience with BWOF and Building Compliance Consulting.

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Fire Inspections

For complete Fire System Compliance and reporting including sprinkler surveys, alarm system, hydrants, riser, backflow protection and water testing.

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Facilities Management

At Argest we look after all aspects of facilities management. We have the experience and systems to ensure your buildings operate effectively and safely.

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School Information

Green construction refers to a structure and using process that is environmentally responsible and resource-efficient throughout a building's life-cycle.

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Asbestos Surveys / Management

The Asbestos Regulations 2016 requires building Owners, Property Managers and Facility Managers to put asbestos management plans in place for their buildings.

Argest works closely with specialist contractors to assist client with asbestos surveys and Management plans to meet requirements.

Asset Management

Long Term Maintenance Plans for individual buildings and Body Corporates.

Creation of Maintenance Plans to ensure that the building is maintained correctly meet any statutory requirements and to obtain optimum performance and longevity as well as economy.

Asset Management including:

  • Asset Data Gathering
  • Condition Grading
  • Forecasting replacements/upgrades

Auditing of:

  • Facilities Maintenance Contractors
  • Mechanical Service providers
  • Work quality
  • Scheduled Maintenance Plans
  • Pier reviews on Contractors Proposals/quotes/invoices
  • BWoF Records
  • Mechanical Plant Surveys

Fire separation audits

Argest is able to carry out comprehensive fire separation audits for new and current buildings.  We work closely with the support of Stephenson & Turner Fire Engineers to provide clients with the best possible solutions to meet compliance requirements.

Independent Sprinkler Surveys (Argest Fire)

Argest Fire is able to arrange sprinkler system inspections Nationwide and produce survey reports to meet ISO 17020 accreditations.

Inspections are arranged well in advance of the Building Warrant of Fitness expiry date to ensure there is sufficient time for any defects identified to be rectified.

Our inspectors are certified to carry out:

  • NZS4541 & NZS4515 Sprinkler surveys, ELH, OH1, OH2 and OH3.
  • Testing of Back Flow Prevention
  • Water Flow testing

Fire Alarm & Compliance

  • Fire alarm upgrade program management
  • Fire reports for system upgrades
  • Fire alarm surveys
  • Fire protection future proofing
  • Fire protection audits
  • False alarm investigation & reduction
  • Building code compliance
  • Condition assessments of specified systems
  • Occupancy load calculations
  • Compliance schedule advise

Argest is able to assist in other areas of building compliance and can tailor our services to meet your unique requirements.  Take the worry out of your compliance management by contacting us at any of our three offices to get the compliance and inspection services you need.