Peter Hounsell

Director & Service Manager

Peter has worked in the Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Industry since 1988, after spending five years in the United Kingdom, as Senior Service Engineer he moved to Australia and became a Citizen in 2007.

He has a Certified Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Diploma (South Africa) and is an Australian holder of Restricted Electrical and ARC Licenses.

Grant Richardson

Director & Managing Director

Grant has worked in the Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Industry since 1988 he commenced employment with LUKE Industries in the significant commercial air conditioning sector. LUKE Ind merged with CARRIER Air Conditioning, where he became established to a worldly experience working in 9 different countries as a General Manager.

Grant holds a Restricted Electrical and ARC License and a Diploma of Refrigeration and Air Conditioning from the College of Sydney.

Brad Neate

Services – Operations Manager

Bradley Neate, our Operations Manager, became an Air Conditioning Apprentice in 1995, once qualified he then moved up the ranks from a Mobile Service Engineer in South Africa to Senior Technician working in Kings College Hospital London UK. He has worked on several HVAC systems, chilled water units, refrigeration plants, and many Control systems and has excellent knowledge of BMS systems. Brad now designs and oversees the construction of all projects taken on by AC-TEC Services

Richard Benedetti

General Manager

Our General Manager Richard Benedetti has worked in the Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Industry since 1986, where he started as a refrigeration apprentice with Carrier Air Conditioning. Once qualified, he continued working for Carrier throughout Queensland, covering all aspects of work from maintenance, breakdowns, installation, working his way up to project management, and branch management. As a refrigeration technician, he gained knowledge in installing supermarket refrigeration equipment before moving into air conditioning equipment sales with Temperzone as a senior sales engineer. Richard holds a Refrigeration (ARC) License & a Restricted Electrical License.


Kerry Hounsell

Accounts Manager

Cheryl Wright

Service Co-Ordinator

Claire Gettings

Personal Assistant To Grant Richardson & Administrator