Landmark Varming Consulting Engineers Refurbishment Projects

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 03 April, 2017.

At Varming Consulting Engineers, we have an extensive and impressive portfolio of refurbishment clients. Our long list of previous clients has involved work on both historical and educational buildings and we are very proud to talk in more detail about 2 of our ... READ MORE

What does 'building services engineering' actually mean?

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 23 March, 2017.

The term ‘building services engineering’ generally refers to all aspects of mechanical and electrical engineering in a building, it would include every facet of design, installation and monitoring for the internal environmental systems of a building and in ... READ MORE

What is Electrical Engineering?

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 07 March, 2017.

Electrical engineering is a broad term that encompasses many types of construction scenarios. Depending on the size of the project in question, the term can cover power, communications, and all manner of infrastructure facets. At Varming Consulting Engineers we ... READ MORE

Varming Consulting Engineers - Over 70years of Engineering Excellence

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 06 March, 2017.

Varming Consulting Engineers is a company with decades of experience in Building Services sector and it has been at the centre of a host of major construction projects since its inception. Founded in 1946, by Danish engineer Jorgen Varming, this organisation has a ... READ MORE

Building Energy Management Systems Explained

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 01 March, 2017.

The purpose of a Building Energy Management System (or BEMS for short) may be quite self-explanatory, but what might not be so clear is exactly how much a building can rely on one for effective running. Not only that, but a BEMS can be responsible for multiple ... READ MORE

Passive House Standards in Ireland

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 13 February, 2017.

The intention of Passive house is to reduce the home\'s ecological footprint by employing rigorous voluntary standards for energy efficiency. It can be used in office buildings, schools, and other buildings as well as residential homes. Passive house buildings must ... READ MORE

Nearly Zero-Energy Buildings

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 09 February, 2017.

Nearly zero energy buildings use extremely low amounts of energy. The EU Energy Performance of Buildings Directive states that all new public buildings must be nearly zero energy by 2018, and all new buildings must be nearly zero energy by 2020. All EU countries must ... READ MORE

The Value of BREEAM

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 07 February, 2017.

BREEAM stands for Building Research Environmental Assessment Method. BREEAM was founded in 1990, and it was the world’s first sustainability assessment method for buildings. It is applied in over 70 countries around the world, and it’s easily adapted to a ... READ MORE

Greening the Building Supply Chain

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 06 February, 2017.

The public, architects, and contractors are all beginning to understand the importance of green building. While there is a large amount of focus on high efficiency buildings, there has been little focus on the resources used in the building supply chain. Few attempts ... READ MORE

The Impact of the Construction Contracts Act

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 16 January, 2017.

The Construction Contracts Act, which was signed into law in 2016, is designed to bring more certainty to the timing and amounts of payments to be made. It also provides parties a new procedure for resolution of disputes related to payments. The Act includes ... READ MORE

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