Merrion Gate Mixed Development

  • Client: Radora Developments
  • Total Value: €240,000,000
  • Total M&E Value: €48,000,000
  • Year Completed: 2008
Project Description:

Varming Consulting Engineers were commissioned to design the mechanical, electrical and sustainable services installations.  The development consits of:
432 Apartments
3 x 10,000m2 Office Blocks
11,000m2 Hotel
Leisure Centre Pool / Conference Centre
000m2 Car Park


Approximately 70% reduction in CO2 emissions when compared to a standard development of this type. 
Extensive negotiations with local utilities, including ESB(N), ESBi & Eircom to ensure site requirements were provided.
Integration of a site wide communications management system with central communications hub and optic fibre ring. 
Natural ventilation of office areas. 
High performance façade. 
Sustainable design and value engineering exercise on district heating scheme with CHP and biomass boilers. 
Detailed design of Energy Centre / primary and secondary district heating system to 14 No. heat stations. 
Energy Centre included:
    2 No. biomass boilers totalling 1250 kW.
    4 No. CHP Units totalling 1200 kW(e) & 1800 kW(t).
    4 No. condensing gas boilers totalling 4100 kW.
    Space and design allowance for future biomass boiler, CHP units and gas boilers.
    Space and design allowance for future connection to DCC DHS scheme. 
Detailed automatic controls design implementation and commissioning supervision. 
CHP synchronisation to connected loads.

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