Our Story

DBC Building Services is an accomplished Mechanical Service company based in the South Island, formed on the foundations of Heating, Ventilation, and Air conditioning services.

David Browne, the founder of DBC Building Services, has built the company from scratch and is proudly New Zealand owned and operated. DBC employees deliver high-class quality while keeping health and safety at the forefront of everything we do, we want to stay safe knowing what you asked for is delivered to perfection.

Today at DBC we have grown into a multi-specialized business, offering services across Heating and Ventilation, Plumbing and Drainage, Sheet Metal Fabrication, Medical Gases, Pool Water services, and Maintenance to many commercial and domestic businesses.

With regional branches in Christchurch, Dunedin, Queenstown, and Invercargill, DBC has you covered.

We're all Working Together 

David Browne Contractors Ltd
David Browne Contractors Ltd

After immigrating to New Zealand from the United Kingdom, David Browne established the former known David Browne Contractors Limited in 1972, with it becoming a registered company in 1982. With changing popularities in demanded services, DBC became expertises in mechanical services of Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Plumbing, as well as the design, installation, and maintenance for Medical Gases.

Atmos Engineering Ltd
Atmos Engineering Ltd

Starting its private ownership in 2001 in Dunedin, Atmos engineering LTD were specialists in Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, Plumbing, and Metal Fabrication. In the past Atmos had taken on many large contracts such as the Millennium Hotel Queenstown and Christchurch Art Gallery. Atmos management and trades personnel held qualifications across all fields, making their business a key addition to DBC.

Quality Sheetmetal Ltd
Quality Sheetmetal Ltd

With the ability to Design, Build and Fabricate custom precision sheet metal, Quality Sheetmetal LTD brought extensive experience to meet our commercial and domestic business needs. With their cutting-edge technology incorporating new expertise into DBC, they additionally added further knowledge into our Heating and Ventilation sector.

DBC Boys at RSF

Our Team 

DBC employs over 260 skilled staff across their four regional locations, all who bring a different set of expertise and knowledge to the many divisions within our company.

If there is one thing we know about being a team, it’s that you have to work together and here at DBC all of our employees understand the importance to design and install your big or not so big plans collectively, so that your product reflects excellence and is delivered on time. 

Because our team is committed to each other and you.



If you need a robust solution for your heating, extraction, plumbing, or ventilation systems, you've come to the right place.

Get in touch with DBC Building Services today, we'd love to chat with you to see how we can help.