Buildingsense Australia

Buildingsense is an Australian company with its headquarters in Sydney, an office in Perth, and regional support office in Bathurst, NSW. It is currently serviced by SAUTER Controls certified professionals out of the local areas and have components locally available to support every project in the country.

Buildingsense, a subsidiary of BuildingIQ, is supported by a 24×7 Network Operations Center overlooking every building with a SAUTER deployment. Buildingsense has been deployed in over 70 installations across Sydney, Bathurst, and Perth with Service Level Agreements in place to exceed customer expectations.

Buildingsense provides high-quality, turnkey solutions to healthcare and life sciences, commercial and retail spaces, education facilities, hospitality, data centres, and other public buildings.

Our service offering includes:

  • SAUTER BACnet Building Management Systems
  • SAUTER BACnet Energy Management System
  • SAUTER BACnet Hotel Room Automation System
  • Solutions for Green Buildings
  • Solutions for Room Climate, lighting, shading
  • Solutions for Life sciences and Healthcare
  • Solution for Pharmaceutical and Clean Rooms
  • Service and Support

Board of Directors

Michael Nark

Michael Nark is President and CEO of BuildingIQ and Managing Director at Buildingsense. Michael brings over 25 years of experience in software and technology-enabled service delivery businesses. He recently served as President and CEO of Power Analytics. He has a proven track record of building successful, efficient organisations and experience in leading companies to profitable growth. Prior to Power Analytics, he was President and CEO of Prenova, an energy management services provider to the C&I marketplace, where he led the business to triple-digit growth. Prior to Prenova, he served as President and CEO of GEOCOMtms, a fleet management software provider to the oil and gas industry. Michael holds a B.S. in Applied Sciences from Miami University.

H. Willian Deane

H. William Deane has been a Director of BuildingIQ since October 2012 and has been a member of the BuildingIQ PtyLtd Board since its formation in 2009. William is a Managing Director of Exto Partners Pty Ltd, a private investment firm based in Sydney. He has successfully managed IPOs, mergers, and acquisitions for Exto’s portfolio companies. Prior to joining Exto Partners, William was a corporate lawyer in New York with Sidley Austin LLP and Skadden, Arp, Slate, Meagher and Flom LLP, and in Australia with Ashursts (formerly Blake Dawson Waldron). He advised domestic and international corporations on capital raising, stock exchange listing (NYSE, NASDAQ and ASX), mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate matters. William was admitted to practice law in Victoria, Australia and New York, USA and has an L.L.B. (hons) from Bond University 1995 and a B.A (hons) from the University of Sydney 1992. William is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and is a Non-executive Director of RedHill Education (RDH : ASX) and chair of its Audit and Risk Committee.

Hari Singh

Hari Singh is an engineering professional with 30 years of experience in automation, instrumentation, electrical and business management. Hari is an efficient controls engineer with a strong mechanical and electrical background. He has extensive experience leading teams, business development, sales, account management, service management, systems operations, and revenue management. Hari has a degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering and has completed a Diploma in Electrical Engineering.

Management + Operations Team

Roy Arindam

Roy Arindam is Managing Director – Construction Services for Buildingsense. He leads the operations and business expansion team spanning delivery of SAUTER automation solutions to the greenfield sector and analytics services to the existing buildings segment. Roy has more than fifteen years of combined entrepreneurial experience working for companies like Alerton Australia, Wormald Fire Service, Siemens, and of course BuildingIQ and Buildingsense. He has been instrumental in the implementation of automation technologies in 200+ buildings and the introduction of Artificial Intelligence using FDD in over 100 buildings across Australia and parts of Asia-Pacific. Roy has an MBA in Marketing with a Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering.

Suman Chakraborty

Suman Chakraborty leads the Operations & Sales team for Buildingsense in Sydney, NSW. Suman has more than fifteen years of experience with an international career spanning across Siemens, Honeywell, Oztech and now with BuildingSense. He has been instrumental in driving the growth of the SAUTER brand in the East Coast of Australia with strategic projects in the government, healthcare and education sectors. Suman has a Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Wayne Thompson

Wayne Thomson leads the Operations team in Perth, WA. Wayne has more than 10 years of experience in the Perth, WA market in various electrical-related disciplines. He had prior success as an Electrical Supervisor with Electromaster WA and major leading mining projects across Western Australia . Wayne is an A Grade Electrician by trade and is responsible currently also for delivering the major Forrestfield Airport Link project for Buildingsense.


For more than 100 years, the SAUTER Group has provided products expertise and solutions for building management and room automation throughout the entire building life cycle. The SAUTER Group, with headquarters in Basel (Switzerland) and new development and production site in Freiburg i.Br. (Germany), is active worldwide.

The SAUTER portfolio covers the four areas: Systems, Components, Services and Facility Management. Together, they stand for the all-round expertise of the company: SAUTER creates sustainable environments. SAUTER can provide impressive references in the following sectors: office and administration buildings, research and education facilities, hospitals, industry and laboratory buildings, airports and railway stations, and leisure centres and hotels.

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About BuildingIQ

BuildingIQ (ASX: BIQ) helps building owners and operators worldwide lower energy use, increase building operations efficiency and enhance tenant comfort. The company’s 5i cloud-based platform and technology enabled services deliver on the promise of Internet of Things (IoT) for buildings with none of the drawbacks.

BuildingIQ services are layered on top of any existing BMS to make buildings more energy efficient without affecting tenants comfort. The full suite of 5i technology enabled services are leverageable by Buildinsence in its construction projects.

Buildingsense is a subsidiary of BuildingIQ. For more information, please visit

About GAMI

GAMI is a proud member of GIBCA group of companies, a leading group in the construction and manufacturing sector in the UAE. GAMI is an ISO-certified manufacturer that produces technical advanced, high-quality and efficient chilled water and DX air-conditioning equipment for the GCC and international markets. GAMI also manufactures tropicalized air-cooled screw chillers in accordance with technical collaboration with HITACHI. These air-cooled screw chillers are manufactured under HITACHI License No. HTCA0601.GAMI is an ISO 9001-2008, ISO 14001-2004 and OHSAS 18001-2007 certified company and adheres to the quality, health, safety and environment management programs established by these organizations. Competent R&D department that caters to the specific requirements of our valued customers by offering them a range of customization options.

Equipment manufactured by GAMI is sold under brand names GAMI and Coolwave. GAMI also manufacture equipment under several other local, regional and international brand names as an OEM.

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About Pettinaroli

During the nineties, the company undertook a progressive internationalization, in order to reinforce its position on foreign markets. As a result, Pettinaroli grew to be a Group of nine companies. Two of them are manufacturing units, sited in Italy, while the others take care of logistic and distribution on their respective markets. They are located as follows: three in the US, one in France, one in Switzerland and two in Denmark.

The corporate strategic vision is more and more focused on R&D in various areas of business: heating, conditioning, sanitary and renewable energies. While preserving its industrial identity, gained in 70 years of experience, the Group had the ability to gradually reinvent itself as a supplier of systems and solutions.

Pettinaroli is certified ISO 9001 and ISO 14001. Moreover, its products have obtained the approval of 16 prestigious Institutes, thanks to the high quality standards, the rigorous tests and monitoring of the productionand of the perfect quality of the raw materials. These approvals also guarantee the compliance to international Laws and regulations about productive standards.

The Group’s latest achievements are: the development of the new Evosolar division to manage the solar thermal energy business; the launch on the market of the new balancing valves that guarantee energy savings, optimizing the hydraulic distribution in air conditioning/heating systems.

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Company Vision


Creating sustainable and safe environments using the latest smart building technologies.


Customer satisfaction is our core value and we are committed to exceeding it at all the times.


We provide high-quality from from the initial meeting to the final delivery of services.