Varming Consulting Engineers


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

The Living Building Challenge Explained

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 21 December, 2017.

You may have heard a great deal about the ‘Living Building Challenge’ (LBC) and wondered what it was all about. Well, at Varming Consulting Engineers were here to enlighten you. We love to help spread the word about initiatives that encourage sustainable ... READ MORE

Home Performance Index

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 15 December, 2017.

At Varming Consulting Engineers, we are involved in all aspects of sustainable building design and have been working with the Irish construction industry since 1946. As part of our ongoing mission to educate on the latest concepts emerging in the field, we look now at ... READ MORE

What Is a 'Healthy Building'

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 27 September, 2017.

In the construction industry in Ireland, a question that is often asked is “What is a Healthy Building”. This sounds like an easy question to answer and to some extent it is, but what should not be ignored is how many employees work in what would be ... READ MORE

Promoting Healthy and Energy Efficient buildings in the EU

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 26 September, 2017.

Ireland and other EU member states and their indigenous construction industries have, for some time now, been developing and implementing measures to make every aspect of the building’s energy use as efficient as possible. This is, in part, due to the need to ... READ MORE

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