Global Wind Technology Services

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We believe that buildings should create spaces of tranquillity and comfort.  Spaces that people enjoy and talk about.  Wind is a subtle yet defining factor in creating these spaces.  Talk to us when your building design is but a spark in your clients eye.  We'll help you understand the microclimate of the site so you can use the wind to your advantage, instead of creating a problem that needs to be solved!
 
We are GWTS, a global wind engineering consulting firm in partnership with the Monash University.  Our purpose is to evolve the discipline of wind engineering for the benefit of developers, architects and end users.
Contact Name: 
Craig Skipsey
Contact Phone: 
+61 474 501 131

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