Avac 2020 Christmas Closures 12 November, 2020

Avac will be closed for Christmas break from Thursday 17th of December 2020 and will reopen on Monday the 11th of January 2021. From all the Team at Avac, we thank you for your support and wish you a safe and happy holiday season!! ...

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Vacuum Plumbing: A Better Choice for Healthy Buildings 21 August, 2020

Many facilities are choosing vacuum plumbing over gravity drainage because vacuum waste systems promote a safer and healthier environment, offer greater water efficiency, and provide unique renovation benefits. Gravity waste systems incorporate an o...

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AS/NZS3500.2: What You’ll Need To Know… 11 March, 2019

In November 2017 AS/NZS3500.2 was updated to include Vacuum Drainage. Avac Australia has created a training schedule for you and your team. Want free of charge CPD training? We explain not only the changes to the standard, but help your people better...

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Hole in the Pipe: Myth Busted 19 January, 2019

One of the concerns that surface for clients using vacuum drainage, is the fear that if the pipework is compromised then whatever is inside will be blown everywhere!  Watch this short video to see how the opposite is true.  in fact, designers often...

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World Plumbing Day at PICAC 9 March, 2018

AVAC were more than happy to help support PICAC’s commitment to supporting the World Plumbing Council, World Plumbing Day and the plumbing industry. It was great to see a broad range of plumbers, apprentices and other Industry members....

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AS/NZS 3500.2 Now Incorporates Vacuum Drainage 24 November, 2017

After 6 long years of Code development work, Avac Australia are pleased to announce that earlier today, Standards Australia issued an amendment (Amtd 2) for the inclusion of Vacuum Drainage in to the Australia Standard AS/NZS 3500.2:2015 Sanitary Plu...

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Vacuum Train Decanting 28 June, 2017

The Avac train decanting system was designed for installation in long haul train “stabling” or maintenance yards, in order to provide safe and efficient decanting of raw sewage from regional and interstate trains that are equipped with on-board t...

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Perth Stadium System Goes Live 20 June, 2017

The Avac vacuum system at the new Perth Stadium went live in March. Whilst the project is still currently under construction the system is pulling waste water from some commissioned areas in addition to several air handling units. The system should b...

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Looking to understand how Vacuum Technology is used today? 9 January, 2017

Avac was featured in Plumbing Connections recent 2013 Summer edition in an article titled "Suck it in". After jogging the reader's memory as to where they may have previously come across vacuum technology, such as in planes and boats for example, the...

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