Building

We acknowledge each type of building can carry a diverse set of requirements for its building services design solutions. Hence we aim to implement each design to directly address the…

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Health

Erbas understands the importance of heal projects and implements the latest technologies to benefit the users nationwide. At Erbas we have significant and broad experience over a broad range of…

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Education

Erbas carry a special level of expertise and knowledge in the education sector catering for all types of learning spaces. The multi-disciplinary industry forward designs intend to elevate learning spaces…

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Government

At Erbas we strive to deliver sustainable and well-designed government buildings as we believe they are a reflection of the city’s character and on conclusion will portray the community’s values…

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Industrial

Erbas have a many years’ experience in the building services design and also providing Green Star & NABERS solutions for the industrial sector. We have a sound understanding of the…

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Infrastructure

We have over the last 15 years have completed and believe have added value to communities Australia wide in the design of infrastructure projects for all building services disciplines. We…

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Sustainability

The Environmentally Sustainable Design (ESD) team at Erbas provides services including Green Star, NABERS ratings and equivalent NABERS assessment, Commercial Building Disclosure (CBD), Energy Modelling and Reviews, Section J compliance reports and computational fluid dynamics (CFD) studies.

A member company of the Green Building Council of Australia and with multiple Green Star Accredited Professionals on our team, Erbas is able to guide project teams to develop an initial Green Star concept target and provide advice to the project team from schematic design to construction completion on the certification process and documentation requirements.

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Featured Project

Old Town Egypt

Erbas has been involved in delivering the spectacular resort of Sahi Hasheesh located just 20 minutes south of Hurghada has reachaed a new milestone in its development with the “Old Town” almost complete.

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Ken Gurcan Erbas

Managing Director


Qualifications

  • MSc
  • BSc
  • MIEAust
  • CPEng. NPER
  • MAIRAH
  • MASHRAE
  • RPEQ

Ken has over 36 years of mechanical services design experience in a wide range of Commercial, Residential, Hospitals, Laboratory, Residential, Education, Council, Government and Special Military projects. During this time Ken has worked in America, Germany and Turkey. In Australia, he held several senior positions as Chief Engineer and Associate Director in prestigious consulting companies.

Recent Projects

  • Australian Hearing Hub, Macquarie University, NSW
  • Orange Hospital, NSW
  • Bexley Aquatic Centre, NSW
  • NSW Correctional Centres: Cessnock, South Coast (Nowra), Wellington Mid-west, Silverwater and Mid North Coast (Aldavilla)

Alex Lee

Associate – Hydraulic Services


Alex Lee

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering
  • Registered Building Practitioner

Specialties

  • Hydraulic Engineering

Memberships

  • Worksafe Victoria
  • Victorian Building Authority
  • Board of Engineers Malaysia

Alex is a Registered Building Practitioner in Victoria with over 10 years’ specific industry experience, primarily with civil, infrastructure and buildings works such as water supply, sewerage and stormwater drainage system. Alex has experience working on a variety of projects, on both the contractor and consulting engineer’s role in Australia and internationally. Apart from engineering design, Alex also has experience as Project Manager during his involvement with the North West Precinct project at Monash University, Clayton which recently won 2 awards at the 2015 Victorian Architecture Awards.

Ilkay Erbas

Finance Director


Qualifications

  • Bachelor Sc. (1981) in Economic

Ilkay has over 33 years in Project and Contract Management, and Logistics Management. During this time Ilkay has worked in Turkey and Australia. In Australia, she held several senior positions as Logistics Manager in large corporations. She joined Erbas in 2003 as the company was expanding and had a major need for someone to manage company operations from a non-engineering perspective.

Lincoln Merlo

Victoria Office Manager/Director


Lincoln Merlo

Qualifications

  • BE (Hons) (Mech. and Manufacturing)
  • BSc
  • NPER Electrical – General
  • NPER Mechanical – General
  • NPER Building Services
  • RBP – Electrical Engineer
  • RBP – Mechanical Engineer
  • RPEQ – Electrical Engineering
  • RPEQ – Mechanical Engineering
  • RPEQ – Building Services

Lincoln is a competent engineer with experience working on the client, contractor and consultancy sides of construction in Australia and overseas. He is a Registered Building Practitioner in Victoria and Registered Professional Engineer in Queensland for Building Services, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering.

Lincoln has achieved Chartered status with both Engineers Australia and The Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers, of which he currently sits on the Victorian Chapter Committee. He has designed and overseen delivery of full services package designs across all service disciplines for specialty projects across many sectors.

Anton Smolin

Associate – Electrical Services


Anton Smolin

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Engineering (BE)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Specialties

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Lighting
  • Communication Systems
  • Technology

Memberships

  • Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng)
  • Member of Engineers Australia (MIEAust)
  • Registered Professional Engineer of Queensland (RPEQ)

Anton has over 13 years of industry experience in project management and electrical engineering. He has managed numerous small and large multi-discipline services contracts, including managing relationships with internal and external teams as well as overseeing project scope, tasks, deliverables, budget and risks. He has comprehensive capabilities in power, lighting, security, communications, AV and dry fire design and demonstrates strong commitment to company, project and industry standards, systems, procedures and guidelines.

Emre Erbas

Associate Director - Mechanical Services


Qualifications

  • AFFIL. AIRAH
  • NABERS Accredited Professional
  • ESD

Emre has 13 years experience in the fields of mechanical services design, ESD and Section J design analysis. Emre has been involved in the management, design and documentation for a diverse range of projects including: commercial, retail, industrial, residential, educational, hospitals, aged care, hotels and motels. Emre has skills in the areas of Section J analysis, JV3 thermal modeling simulation and provided guidance advice on architectural features to produce an energy efficient buildings across Australia.

Mark Albertella

Associate – Mechanical Services


Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering

Specialties

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • HVAC Design

Memberships

  • Member of Engineers Australia (MIEAust)

Mark has an impressive career extending over 15 years as a mechanical engineer and MEP manager within Australia and Internationally, which has led him to become a valued consultant within the building services industry. His more recent projects include a range of large scale retail and mixed use developments of values up to $450M. Mark takes a hands-on leadership role within each project team to ensure the client’s requirements and project deliverables are met with regards to time, budget and quality.

Tom Nutting

Associate - Electrical Services


Tom Nutting

Qualifications

  • BSc. (Hons) Building Services

Specialties

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Building Services
  • Audio Visual Services

Memberships

  • CIBSE
  • Institute Engineering and Technology

Tom has over 15 years’ experience in the building services industry, and has worked in many sectors ranging from residential, commercial, and education, to large industrial and infrastructure projects. Involved in all aspects of building service engineering, his past roles have included project management, design engineering, technical design review, condition audits, report writing, overseeing testing and commissioning of complex installations. Tom has a passion for innovative design and a holistic approach to integrated services and control solutions in buildings.

Michael Slatter

Associate Director – Hydraulic Services


Michael Slatter

Qualifications

  • Diploma of Hydraulic Engineering

Specialties

  • Hydraulic and Fire Services

Memberships

  • AHSCA, Association of Hydraulic Services Consultants.
  • FPAA, Fire Protection Association of Australia.
  • CIBSE, Chartered Institution of Building Service Engineers.

Michael has had over 20 years’ experience in the Construction and Design Industries both here, in Australia and overseas. This has led him to develop a passion for innovation and an eye for detail. His positive and uncomplicated approach to professional relationships ensures that clients are informed and part of the process from concept to completion. This method of conducting business has resulted in many successful project deliveries. Notable project involvements include Phnom Penh International Airport (ASI Industries), Sea Life Aquarium Sydney (Merlin Entertainment), Bankstown Trade Training Centre NSW (Catholic Education Office), Engadine Residential Aged Care Facility NSW (Moran Health Care), East Sydney Private Hospital (ESPH) and Cahill Gardens residential apartments Princes Hwy Wolli Creek (Grand City Developments), Commonwealth Bank, Chinatown (Lend Lease) & University Of Technology Sydney (UTS, FJMT).

Michael Thong

Senior Associate Electrical Engineer


Paul Angus

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Engineering (BEng), Chartered Professional Engineers (CPEng)

Specialties

  • Electrical Services

Memberships

  • Member of the Institution of Engineers Australia (MIEAust)

Michael is an electrical engineer with over 35 years’ experience as an industry professional, providing technical design and project management across a range of different projects. He is outcome driven and client focused and has a hands-on, intuitive, and methodical style, with a focus on quality conscious design. He has significant experience in project managing of design services from concept development through to implementation during construction and tuning of systems to deliver project outcomes.