About us

ACS Consulting Engineers

About Us

ACS is a distinguished organization established by a group of dedicated professional engineers who possess extensive expertise in Heating, Ventilation, and Air-Conditioning (HVAC), Fire, Wet Services, Natural Gas, and Electronic building services. These professionals have accumulated years of valuable experience working for major corporate entities. Our team comprises diligent young experts, and our streamlined structure allows us to offer personalized attention to our clients while ensuring the delivery of high-quality projects.

ACS is a wholly owned South African company and collaborates with professionals in other disciplines on various projects. We have a team of engineering technical staff who handle design, drawings, tender documentation, and site monitoring for different ventures.

We are proud to announce that we designed the first in SA large capacity HVAC + refrigeration system utilizing CO2 refrigerants chillers combined with an ice thermal storage system for HVAC, incorporating redundancy for refrigeration.

Ricky Savvides, the proprietor of ACS, formerly served as a Director at ARCUS GIBB for 14 years, successfully completing numerous projects in the construction sector. 

Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment
ACS has BEE verification from Lloyd Viljoen Registered Auditors.
Quality Management System
ACS uses an In-House quality management system based on the ISO series with major emphasis on design review taking place before any project is issued for tender and construction.
Professional Indemnity Insurance
ACS has PI Cover with RSUM Liability Specialist

Software and Equipment
ACS has the following Software and Equipment at its disposal:
- Solar PV system with UPS back-up for Load Shedding protection of servers and personal computers.
- Printers, Scanners, A0 / A1 Plotters
- Analogue + Digital Anemometers, Electronic Anemometers, Thermometers, and Testing Meters
- Water Pressure and Flow Meter (for Fire Hydrants)
- Sound Meters
- Microsoft Office
- Autodesk AutoCAD & REVIT
- HVAP - Carries heat load Analysis Programme
- Various Fan Selection Programs
- Various Plate Heat Exchanger Selection Programs
- Various Pump Selection Programs

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Professional Registration and Affiliations

The ACS staff members are registered with the following Professional Bodies:

  • Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA)
  • South African Institute for Refrigeration & Air Conditioning (SAIRAC)
  • Green Building Council South Africa (G.B.C)
  • Southern African Energy Efficiency Confederation(SAEE)
  • South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA)