Sustainability & Energy

Sustainability & Energy Service Key Services

Key Service:

  • – 3D Dynamic Modelling
  • – Daylight, Sunlight and Overshadowing Analysis
  • – Part L Compliance Assessment / NZEB
  • – Building Energy Rating (BER)
  • – Overheating & Natural Ventilation Assessment
  • – Sustainable & Lifecycle Reports
  • – Wind & Micro Climate Assessment
  • – Building Performance Detailed Modelling
  • – IS 399 and Energy Efficient Design (EED/EXEED)
  • – Energy Auditing
  • – LEED energy, daylight and ventilation
  • – BREEAM, ENE01, HEA01, HEA04, ENE04
  • – Home Performance Index (HPI)
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Service Details

3D Modelling

3D dynamic modelling of virtual and real-life building providing geometry and data use for visualisation and simulation calculation, at any stage of project, from concept to detailed stage, at building and masterplan level.

Compliance Assessment

  • Building Energy Rating (BER’s)
  • Part L compliance / NZEB
  • Part F compliance
  • Planning / Lifecycle Report

Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)

  • BRE Daylight Analysis Planning
  • Site layout planning for daylight and sunlight design strategy
  • Shadow assessment
  • Skylight & Sunlight impact on neighbour properties and amenities
  • Interior Daylight impact assessment (ADF)
  • Glare & Glint Impact Assessments
  • Façade performance assessment
  • Thermal Comfort and energy consumption
  • Lifecycle and Costing Analysis

Energy Centre and Plant Optimisation

  • Low and Zero carbon technologies / Alternative technologies
  • Detailed Plant Equipment performance modelling
  • Plant Sizing
  • Detailed of HVAC energy modelling
  • Renewable Technology
  • Energy Optimisation

Environment Condition Assessment

  • Natural Ventilation Analysis
  • Overheating Assessment
  • Indoor comfort assessment
  • Comfort conditions studies, Predicated Mean Vote (PMV) & People Percentage of Dissatisfied (PPD)
  • Future Climate overheating analysis
  • Internal and External CFD Analysis

Energy Audit

  • Energy Auditing / Energy Usage targeting
  • Develop and design metering strategy as part of BEMS design
  • Collecting, Collate and analysing O&M data
  • System operation and performance analysis
  • Calibration and Optimisation modelling
  • Measurement & Verification
  • Energy Retrofit Assessment & ECM implementation
  • Energy Efficient Design (IS399:2014)

Green Building Certificate

LEED

  • Energy Optimisation and Modelling (ASHRAE 90.1 PRM)
  • Minimum indoor air quality assessment (ASHRAE 62.1)
  • Visual Comfort incl. daylight, view and glare

BREEAM

  • Energy Efficiency Modelling (Ene 01)
  • Visual Comfort (Hea 01)
  • Thermal Comfort Modelling (Hea 04)
  • Low Carbon Design (Ene 04)

HPI Assessment

Hanover Quay

  • – Client – Kennedy Wilson
  • – Office building with refurbished warehouse
  • – Internal Daylight Assessment / LEED daylight
  • – Glare Analysis
  • – Part L / NZEB
  • – Minimum daylight level achieved in all floors in refurbished warehouse including basement
  • – BER – A3
  • – LEED – GOLD
  • – WELL – BRONZE
  • – Design / Tender / Construction

RCSI ARC

  • – Client – Royal College of Surgeons
  • – Education and research building, 12,000m² in City Centre
  • – Medical Laboratory
  • – Part L/NZEB
  • – Daylight & Skylight Assessment for planning permission
  • – Detailed HVAC modelling / Optimisation
  • – Façade performance modelling / Solar overheating / Natural ventilation
  • – Sustainable / Lifecycle Report
  • – Design / Tender / Construction

Central Park Development

  • – Client – Henderson Park Limited
  • – Mixed development – Office Block A, I, N
  • – LEED Assessment; Daylight, Energy, Indoor Air
  • – Part L / NZEB
  • – Façade Performance assessment / Solar overheating / internal blind strategies
  • – Detailed HVAC modelling optimisation plant sizing
  • – BER – A3
  • – LEED – GOLD / Platinum
  • – Design / Tender / Built

Supreme Court

  • – Client – OPW
  • – Hammond lane – Family Law Court/ Supreme Court
  • – BER – A3
  • – Part L/NZEB compliant
  • – Natural Ventilation Strategies
  • – Façade performance Modelling
  • – Atrium Stack effect
  • – Tender

Tom Johnson House

  • – Client – OPW
  • – Refurbished Office Block
  • – Compliance Assessment
  • – Daylight
  • – Glare Analysis
  • – Natural Ventilation design Strategy
  • – Technical review of M&E design
  • – BER – A2
  • – Heat pumps, PV, Multipurpose Chiller
  • – Design / Tender / Construction


Limerick Prison

  • – Client – OPW
  • – Four buildings in Prison complex
  • – B – wing
  • – Women facility
  • – Probation
  • – Gate lock
  • – BER – A3 / Part L compliant
  • – Natural Ventilation Strategies / Overheating
  • – Design / Tender


Healthcare Building

  • – Client – HSE
  • – PPP projects
  • – Energy Efficient Design
  • – Technical advisor – HSE and Design team
  • – 12 x Community Nursing units
  • – St Luke Radiology Beaumont Hospital
  • – Implement energy efficient design / IS.399.2014 methodology adopted
  • – Design / Tender / Construction


School Bundle Pack

  • – Client – Department of Education
  • – Over 20 schools
  • – Primary / Post Primary
  • – Bundles Pack
  • – Compliance Assessment
  • – BER – A3 / Part L compliant
  • – Natural Ventilation Strategies
  • – Overheating Assessment
  • – Daylight & Sunlight Planning / internal daylight assessment
  • – Renewable Technology
  • – Technical Review on submittal design
  • – Design /Tender / Construction


Staycity Little Mary St Hotel

  • – Client – StayCity
  • – Large Hotel
  • – Design to be model for future hotel buildings in City centre and Ireland
  • – BREEAM Assessment
  • – ENE 01 – 13 credits
  • – HEA 4 Thermal Comfort
  • – ENE 04 Low Carbon Design
  • – Compliance Assessment
  • – HVAC sizing
  • – Façade Performance Assessment
  • – Design / Tender / Construction


Facebook Campus

  • – Client – Facebook

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