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Projects

Since its establishment in 2005 Ethos Engineering has been involved in a wide variety of projects. Our experience spans the entire spectrum of project types from commercial to residential and healthcare to pharmaceutical just to name a few. We pride ourselves on the quality and level of service we provide to all Clients and this has proven to be key in building the company to being a respected and trusted name in the industry over a relatively short period of time. This is evident through the quantity of repeat work with high profile Clients and also through the quality and quantity of projects in our portfolio.

Since our inception we have completed; 600MW of Data Centre Space, 3,000 Healthcare Beds, 30 Operating Theatres, 25 Linac Bunkers, 6,500,000 sq ft of office space, 8,000 student beds, 4,500 dwellings, 1,100 prison cells & 2,000,000 sq ft of Mixed Use Develpoment (Office, Retails & Commercial).

 

Hume House
Hume House

Hume House

This project consists of the demolition of an existing 1960’s office block in Ballsbridge in order to deliver a 19,700m2 landlord standard Grade A Shell & Core office development to a maximum of 9 storeys with a variety of terraces, winter gardens and balconies incorporated into the design. The development will also have 2 storeys of basement car-parking with all plant located on the roof. This project is currently being prepared by the design team for planning application lodge.

Ethos Engineering were commissioned to complete the Mechanical and Electrical Design for the development of this commercial office development in Dublin 4. This project is set to deliver a high efficiency office block in this highly sought after location in Dublin 4.

The development is seeking LEED (v4) Platinum, Well accreditation and Wired Scorecard accreditation ensuring a connected and healthy environment for occupants of the building, with a minimum A3 BER targeted also.

Carrickmines Block 90
Carrickmines Block 90

Carrickmines Block 90

Block 90 (The Hampstead Building) is in The Park, Carrickmines, Dublin 18. Block 90 is a new five storey office building with a new fifty-two space basement level car-park joining onto an existing basement car-park. The development site for Block 90 was taken from a greenfield site adjacent to existing office buildings within the Park complex. Block 90 has the facility to have ten individual tenants within the building, two tenants per floor or have one tenant for the building as a whole.

Ethos were commissioned to carry out the mechanical, electrical, vertical transportation, and ICT, design as well as carrying out the LEED AP role and LEED Energy Modelling.  Ethos were also engaged to carry out the construction monitoring to completion.  The project was completed in December 2017. The building was designed targeting LEED v3 Gold accreditation and A2 BER rating, which it achieved on practical completion.

 

Allowances have been made with the design of Block 90 for any particular requirements a future tenant may desire, such as; four-pipe fan coil system instead of a VRF system and allowances for generator/ UPS backup to each tenant space and to the building as one unit.

Confidential Client Headquarters
Confidential Client Headquarters

Confidential Client Headquarters

The new office located in Leopardstown Business Park is one of the largest purpose built office for an end user in the history of the state.  It is 35,000m2 and brings almost 2,000  Irish employees under one roof for the first time. Ethos were commissioned in 2011 to do the mechanical, electrical, vertical transportation, ICT, sprinkler design and construction monitoring for the shell and core which was tendered in March 2015.

Ethos were then retained to design the full MEP CAT B fit out for the client as part of the integrated design and construction team which was substantially delivered in December 2017.

The building has been designed in line with LEED Silver recommendations with a number of sustainable technologies incorporated into the services design including free cooling chillers, CHP, solar thermal panels, LED lighting and rainwater harvesting.

One & Two Docklands
One & Two Docklands

One & Two Docklands

Hibernia REIT took ownership of One Dockland Central (formerly Commerzbank) and Two Dockland Central (formerly Guild House) buildings in 2015. The buildings consist of basement plant & carpark, five levels of Grade A office accommodation and roof plant comprising a total NLA of 14,000m2. The building is currently home to companies including HubSpot, BNY Mellon and ENI.

Ethos Engineering were engaged by Hibernia REIT to assist with the refurbishment of the shell and core, consisting of a total refurb of the existing main entrance lobby , lift lobbies and WCs, new heating central plant and updating and recommissioning of the life safety systems and naturally ventilated Atrium.

Project key features: upgrade of the central cores, WCs and shower facilities, recommissioning of the life safety system & upgrade of the automated naturally ventilated atrium and smoke clearance strategies.

8 Hanover Quay Airbnb
8 Hanover Quay Airbnb

8 Hanover Quay Airbnb

The 8 Hanover Quay project involved the redevelopment of an existing protected warehouse structure into a new modern office facility for Bennett Properties, Hanover Quay, Dublin 2.  The project comprised of two storey over a basement ‘CAT A’ office building with an open plan office area of 3,574m2 and includes 44 bicycle spaces at basement level.

 

Ethos Engineering were commissioned by Bennett Properties to deliver the mechanical, electrical, vertical transportation and construction monitoring for the shell and core and CAT A fit out. Ethos were responsible for the shell and core and CAT A design tendered in January 2015. The project was completed in April 2016.

The modern, Grade A ‘warehouse’ style office space features a light filled atrium running through the centre pitched roof and there is an enclosed courtyard area at ground floor level. The project also included the introduction of an additional floor level into this existing two storey protected warehouse structure.

The Concourse Building, Sandyford, Dublin 18
The Concourse Building, Sandyford, Dublin 18

The Concourse Building, Sandyford, Dublin 18

The Concourse Building is 41,000 square foot commercial office develop-  ment located in Beacon Court, Sandyford, Dublin 18, Ireland. The building  was designed as a flexible multi tenancy building allowing easy and cost  efficient client fit-outs as individual areas were leased.

The M&E installations were designed to meet our clients requirements with  particular emphasis on flexibility and ease of future M&E fit-outs as required, thus eliminating disruption of service to existing tenants.

The high spec project features include a 750m2 atrium incorporating  shops, cafes and dining areas, duplex panoramic elevators to offices over 6  floors, comfort cooling VRV installation, feature lighting installation, data  installation, full landlord services, high induction ventilation, and underfloor  heating.

Park Village, Carrickmines, Dublin 18
Park Village, Carrickmines, Dublin 18

Park Village, Carrickmines, Dublin 18

Park Village is a 940,000 square foot mixed use development located in Sandyford in South County Dublin.  The development consists of;

215,000 square feet of commercial space

100,000 square foot anchor retail unit

400 high specification apartments

1800 car spaces

Civic amenities

The development also incorporates a number of civic amenities including two crèches, restaurants, a gym and a 24 hour concierge.

The site is serviced by a central energy centre at basement level which will include two Combined Heat & Power (CHP) units and a biomass boiler.

A heat exchanger and energy meter will be fitted to each individual apartment to provide the potential sale of energy through an ESCo.

Pallas Foods – Regional Distribution Centre
Pallas Foods – Regional Distribution Centre

Pallas Foods – Regional Distribution Centre

Sysco is one of the largest food distribution companies in the world.  This project involved the design of their 30,000m2 distribution facility and service block for Pallas Foods Ltd in Ireland. It is their first facility in Europe and the first for Sysco outside North America. Ethos Engineering joined with TOTP Architects and John Paul Construction Ltd to form a Design Build team and submitted a proposal to Sysco in San Antonio, Texas.  The bid was successful and design and construction started immediately in July 2013.

Project details include:

  • 15,000m2 refrigerated warehouse (-30°C to +7°C)
  • Dry warehouse (13,000m2)
  • High specification office fit-out (2,260m2)
  • 40 acre site including soil stabilisation, attenuation ponds, site services, hard and soft landscaping
  • Integration with Client specialist subcontractor Racking and Mini-loading System
  • Full design / build sprinkler system to FM requirements
  • Fuelling and vehicle maintenance facilities

Ethos Engineering were responsible for the M&E design services throughout the project and construction supervision services.

The Distillers Building, Smithfield
The Distillers Building, Smithfield

The Distillers Building, Smithfield

The proposed distillers building development will be a mixed use development of over 20,000m2 consisting of a seven storey commercial office building with retail floor space at ground level and two basement levels for car/bike parking and building services plant.

The site is a high profile site prominently situated in the Smithfield area directly beside the Smithfield LUAS stop, overlooking the Smithfield market area. Currently the site consists of the existing distillers building and car parking. These will be demolished as part of the proposed works with the existing façade along Bow Street being retained and incorporated into the proposed design.

To date Ethos have assisted the client and design team through to successful grant of planning in July 2016.  As part of the planning inputs Ethos have carried out a detailed rooms, routes and risers exercise and worked closely with the design team to ensure the required M&E plant space and risers have been incorporated into the planning drawings.

 

Ethos also carried out Part L compliance calculations and advised on the façade performance required to achieve Part L compliance.

Meetings between Ethos and Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) took place along with the design team to review and agree interfaces with the Luas which runs beside the site.

The building will employ the latest energy efficient technologies in a fully air conditioned building using a four pipe fan coil system.

The Iveagh Building, The Park, Carrickmines
The Iveagh Building, The Park, Carrickmines

The Iveagh Building, The Park, Carrickmines

The Iveagh Building at the Park in Carrickmines is a 5,000 square metre office  building.  The building features three office floors over ground floor retail space.

The office floors are centred around an atrium which over looks the ground floor  retail concourse. The retail spaces include a bar, restaurants and convenience out-  lets.

The buildings façade makes use of brise soleil and low solar transmittance glazing to reduce solar gains into the working spaces and hence the requirement for air  conditioning.

The central atrium incorporates large opening sections for fire/smoke venting which  is utilised to provide natural ventilation to the concourse. The façade also provides  louvered sections to allow tenants incorporate natural ventilation into the fit-out of  the office floors.

The Hyde Building, The Park, Carrickmines
The Hyde Building, The Park, Carrickmines

The Hyde Building, The Park, Carrickmines

The Hyde Building at the Park in Carrickmines is a 6,000 sq. m. office building. The building comprises 40 own door office units each opening onto a central  atrium.

The high spec project features include comfort cooling VRV installation, feature  lighting installation, data installation, full landlord services, basement car parks  and external site services.

 

The buildings façade makes use of brise soleil and low solar transmittance glazing to reduce solar gains into the working spaces and hence the requirement for air  conditioning.

The central atrium incorporates large opening sections for fire/smoke venting which  is utilised to provide natural ventilation to the central common space.

 

Airside – Phase 4 Block 2, Swords, Co.Dublin
Airside – Phase 4 Block 2, Swords, Co.Dublin

Airside – Phase 4 Block 2, Swords, Co.Dublin

Ethos Engineering were involved in the development of Phase 4, Block 2 which comprised of the development of the shell and core Landlord specification multi tenancy building. Block 2 was 8,000m2 of commercial office space comprising of double basement and five storeys. The building was designed to accommodate single or multiple tenants with flexibility in letting which allow for flexible, economic office space  to meet the changing needs of high technology business.

Ethos Engineering provided mechanical and electrical engineering services on behalf of David Daly Development on the Airside Business Campus and Technology Park, Swords, Co. Dublin.

The M&E installations were designed to meet our clients requirements with particular emphasis on flexibility and ease of future M&E fit-outs as required, thus eliminating disruption of service to existing tenants.

The high spec project features included an energy efficient comfort cooling VRV installation, feature lighting installation, data installation, full landlord services, solar  thermal technology, basement car parks and external site services.

Since completion of the building shell & core project in 2009, Ethos Engineering  were commissioned by Ryanair to complete their corporate fit out of the building in  2013/2014.

2 Grand Parade
2 Grand Parade

2 Grand Parade

The redevelopment of 2 Grand Parade for Hines, will consist of approx. 16,000m2 (GIA) of Grade A commercial office space which includes the renovation of the existing listed building, originally known as the O’Carrolls Building which faces onto the Grand Canal. The existing building is being extended southwards with a further ~10,000m2 of commercial office space including 7 level glazed and naturally ventilated atrium. Ethos Engineering are providing mechanical & electrical building services and vertical transportation design and advice.

Ethos are also the LEED Accredited Professionals for the project and will support Hines in achieving the target LEED Gold. The project is unique in that it includes both new build office development as well as the refurbishment and redevelopment of a listed 1964 office building. The floor to floor heights of the new block will align with that of the existing which will present servicing challenges and require significant collaboration between the design team to ensure both new and existing parts of the development can be adequately serviced whilst maintaining flexibility for future tenants.

The project will be fully air conditioned with four pipe fan coil units. The building is designed to and will be constructed to LEED v4 Gold and to achieve an A3 BER. All services are designed with high efficiency in mind and the building is future proofed to facilitate potential future tenant requirements such as space and service ways for commercial kitchens and comms room air conditioning.

Block G2, Cherrywood Business Park
Block G2, Cherrywood Business Park

Block G2, Cherrywood Business Park

Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Properties developed their property, Block G2 which is 12,000m2, in Cherrywood Business Park, Dublin 18.

Ethos Engineering were engaged to provide full mechanical and electrical consultancy services for the Landlord fit out of Block G2.

Ventilation services included 3 no. gas fired AHU’s to serve fresh air requirements for the entire block. Additionally, a toilet extract system was designed as part of the Landlord fit-out.

Domestic water services included a cold water storage tank, complete with destratification pumps, to prevent stagnation of water prior to future tenants occupying the building. The cold water storage tank is served with a mains water break tank and booster set.

There was a full CO trend monitoring system installed within the basement carparks, integrated to the BMS system. This was designed to monitor CO levels and ensure that they are within safe parameters to be occupied.