Environmental Reasons for Building Green - According to World GBC Research

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 21 April, 2020.

At Varming Consulting Engineers, we are always interested when the results of studies relating to green building design or any green aspect of construction has been released. Everything our M&E engineers do is carried out with long term sustainability in mind. In ... READ MORE

The Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 24 February, 2020.

As the world battles climate change, there is much work going on to reduce the effect we are having on the environment. From consulting engineers to architects, there are many in the construction industry who are committed to affecting meaningful change.  One ... READ MORE

What is a Cognitive Building?

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 26 January, 2020.

Since the beginning of the 21st century, the role of architects, building services design consultants and M & E engineers has become increasingly more complicated, as new and emerging technologies are used to make buildings more efficient and ... READ MORE

Building Design Sound Management and Occupiers Well-being

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 14 January, 2020.

When it comes to the creation of modern buildings, Varming Consulting Engineers Ltd. is a company with extensive experience in sustainable building design. As one of Ireland’s leading mechanical & electrical engineering firms, our building services design ... READ MORE

What is Green Infrastructure and Why is it so important?

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 04 November, 2019.

When consulting engineers talk about green infrastructure, they’re not referring to a specific technology, as the term describes the natural environment that surrounds urban conurbations. In this context, it often refers to nature and how it can be harnessed by ... READ MORE

What You Should Know About the latest International BIM Standards

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 29 October, 2019.

At Varming Consulting Engineers, we have years of experience in the construction industry and are keen to embrace new and innovative ways to make our work greener and more efficient. Building Information Modelling is an intelligent 3D model-based process used by M ... READ MORE

What is a Quality, Health, Safety and the Environment Integrated Management System (QHSE IMS)?

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 23 October, 2019.

For every building project we are involved with at Varming Consulting Engineers, our designs are carried out in strict adherence to our QHSE IMS to ensure that the most favourable outcomes are achieved in the most efficient ways possible for all parties.  But ... READ MORE

EU Plans to Support the Strategic Deployment of Green Infrastructure and Ecosystem Restoration in Europe

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 05 September, 2019.

EU 2013 Green Infrastructure StrategyThe European Environment Agency, the Joint Research Centre and the Directorate-General for Environment of the European Commission published a joint report in 2013 pertaining to the EU’s ‘Green Infrastructure ... READ MORE

What is Ice Bank cooling and how is it used in Building Design?

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 05 July, 2019.

There are many methods building designers use to cool ambient temperatures in the built environment, but there are few as efficient as Ice Bank Cooling (IBC). As the name would suggest, air is cooled as it is passed over water chilled by ice, which is then fed into the ... READ MORE

What are Heat Islands and How Do they Affect Us?

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 01 July, 2019.

There are many aspects of the environment that have to be considered by modern consulting engineers, as each one can have a significant effect on how buildings operate in the real world. Heat islands represent one such aspect and it’s a phenomenon that relates to ... READ MORE

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