Connected Buildings

The Connected Buildings team are experts in technology for the built environment. We have been working in the industry for over 20 years, enjoying all its variety and nuance, and finding ways to develop, improve and grow.

We are committed to delivering to you the best products at the best price, with the best local support and service. Try us out. 

Connected Buildings deploys only the highest quality reputable brands, and delivers these to you at fair and competitive pricing.

Our team is passionate, and we look forward to developing solutions for you, as well as providing ongoing service and support.

Uluru Statement

We support the Uluru Statement from the Heart and for the establishment of a first Nations Voice enshrined in the Constitution as a national priority. We wish to join a movement of the Australian people for a better future.

Our Team
Guy Richards


Doreen Rustam

Office Manager

Guy has been working in and around highrise buildings and estates for over 20 years. Originally an Access Control and Intercom technician, Guy then became a Facilities Manager in 2002, and has since managed the a full range of sites from commercial to industrial, and residential. Guy is a member of the Department of Communications working group that publishes the 'Fire and Lift Systems Good Practice Guide'. Guy has a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from UNSW, and a Diploma in Facilities Management from UNE.

Doreen has a great eye for detail and allows nothing to slip through the cracks. Holding a double degree in Medicine from UTS, and a certificate III in Hospitality, Doreen is finding business management and organisational behaviour to be her platform for growth. Managing an insanely busy office with many remote staff, Doreen thrives on the challenging moments.

Ivan Bennett

Manager - Lift Technologies

Andy Egan

IT Lead

Ivan has spent 15 years supplying peripheral lift technologies to the lift service industry, encompassing a broad knowledge of vertical transport types, parts, and processes. Ivan's impeccable management of projects ensures our customer are happy, and receive A1 workmanship from his team of technicians. Ivan leads our Lift Technologies division managing the team, and leading the customer experience. Ivan's knowledge of the technology, customer needs, and business acumen deliver outstanding results for our clients and technicians alike. 


Andrew is the guru of the group. After providing government and corporate business IT to some of the biggest companies in the UK, there is nothing Andrew does not know about business information systems and technology management. With 15 years in business network and desktop support, and a serious passion for well planned IT, our systems are the envy of the town!


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335 Parramatta Road

Leichhardt NSW 2040

1300 800 858

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Our team here at Connected Buildings would like to acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land on which we conduct our daily business, the Gadigal and Wangal people of the Eora Nation, and pay our respects to Elders past and present