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What is a Dec Assessment?

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 16 April, 2018.

The acronym DEC, is short for Display Energy Certificate, which is something used to encourage the owners of public buildings in Ireland to adopt measures pertaining to energy efficiency, by clearly displaying the building’s levels of energy performance and CO2 ... READ MORE



Part L compliance for “Buildings Other Than Dwellings” Explained

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 26 March, 2018.

At Varming Consulting Engineers, we are keen to spread the word about all matters relating to energy efficiency in the built environment and our building services design consultants work tirelessly to utilise existing and emerging technologies to achieve the optimum ... READ MORE



What is Dynamic Thermal Simulation?

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 07 March, 2018.

Also referred to as ‘Thermal Modelling’ by building designers, Dynamic Thermal Simulation (DTS) is a method used to predict the way a building responds when subject to external environmental factors. All of the necessary parameters of design like occupancy ... READ MORE



Varming Consulting Engineers Portfolio - University Hospital Galway

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 26 February, 2018.

We are very proud of all of the projects we have carried out for our clients at Varming Consulting Engineers over the past 70+ years. We are currently involved in a large scale project at University Hospital Galway. The project in question began in September of 2017 ... READ MORE



The National BIM Council (NBC) Launch Roadmap to 2021

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 23 February, 2018.

The NBC of Ireland recently convened in 2016 to create a roadmap to determine the direction and implementation of building information modelling in the Irish construction industry over the next 3 years. The key purpose of the meeting was to create said roadmap, which ... READ MORE



Explaining Ashrae 90.1

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 20 February, 2018.

At Varming Consulting Engineers, we are committed to helping the construction industry move towards a greener and sustainable future. This means that we concern ourselves with cutting edge sustainable design and efficient construction methods in every one of our ... READ MORE



NSAI on BIM Standards

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 07 February, 2018.

The National Standards Authority of Ireland (NSAI) has recently declared its position on the recent official publication from the National BIM Council regarding the direction the Irish Construction Industry will be taking between now and 2021.The NSAI welcomes the ... READ MORE



Varming Consulting Engineers - Upcoming Projects for 2018

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 30 January, 2018.

We were recently appointed as building services design engineers by Citrix Systems Inc. to design and oversee the construction of building services at their offices at Eastpoint Business Park, Dublin.This project is a refurbishment of an existing 4 storey office ... READ MORE



Mitigating Project Risk Using Building Information Modelling (BIM)

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 23 January, 2018.

Multiple stakeholding, combined with the many stages involved in the construction process, represent the biggest obstacles any project faces from the outset. If the information sharing protocols in place aren’t smooth enough, then it can lead to inefficient ... READ MORE



The Advantages of Sustainable Building Design in Refurbishment

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 18 January, 2018.

Roughly a tenth of the carbon emissions produced in Ireland are associated with the manufacturing of construction materials and their transportation to site. The same can be said for refurbishment activity, which makes up a significant part of the construction industry ... READ MORE







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