What does 'building services engineering' actually mean?

23 Mar 2017

What does 'building services engineering' actually mean?

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 turn, its impact on the environment.

Building Services Engineers

The unsung heroes that carry out the role of a building services engineer have a lot of responsibility on their shoulders. Accountable for the installation, operation and monitoring of all electrical and mechanical public health systems required to provide the users of a site with a safe and comfortable experience, a building service engineer makes everything tick along unnoticed in the background.

The following looks at what building service engineers do in more detail:

Mechanical Engineering

At Varming Consulting Engineers, we have an expert team of engineers that deal with the installation and maintaining of all mechanical aspects of a building, whilst enhancing its long term value. Using innovative renewable energy and low carbon technologies combined with smart energy management, we provide the full array of design and installation services.

Our mechanical engineering services cover a whole host of systems for commercial, industrial, educational and medical sites and they include:

  • Traditional and renewable energy services

  • Lifts and escalators

  • Plumbing works - water, drainage etc

  • Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC)

  • Refrigeration and medical gases

  • Building commissioning services

Electrical Engineering

Varming engineers also have extensive experience in electrical engineering. From power and communications backbones to infrastructure design, our services are comprehensive and include:
  • BEMS, Building Energy Management Systems

  • Centralised control systems

  • PA sound systems

  • Motor control systems

  • Security CCTV and access control

  • Lighting

  • Communications infrastructure

  • Disaster recovery and standby power

Whatever your electrical or mechanical building services requirements are, our engineers have the expertise and skill to meet them and implement systems that control all aspects of a building’s infrastructure. For more information on these or any of our wide range of services, take a look around our website www.varming.ie or call us on +353 (0)1 4872300 to see what we can do for you.


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