Established in 1996, Frank Roche Services (FR Services) in Mallow, Co. Cork is Munster’s leading provider of heating and cooling solutions. The company offers a complete service, including design, supply, installation and maintenance of air conditioning and heating systems.
Total temperature control is assured with FR Services which is celebrating 21 years in business. Specialising in air conditioning, heating, cooling, MHRV, chilling, HVAC, AHU and fresh air, the family-run business has gone from strength to strength by providing a professional, reliable and cost-effective service, and understanding the needs of its clients.
The company was set up in June 1996 by Frank Roche, who has over 40 years’ experience working in the air conditioning and ventilation industry. Frank was joined in the business in 2006 by his daughter Katie, who is Service and Maintenance Manager. Frank’s brother Patrick and sons-in-law Michael Curtin and Gavin O’Keeffe, who work in the mechanical and services divisions respectively, are also employed. The company currently has 20 staff on its books, all of whom have the most up-to-date training in installation, service and maintenance as well as health & safety in the workplace. Noel Finnegan is the Sales Manager.
“We believe that our employees are our most valuable asset and that they are the reason behind our continued success,” Frank Roche says.
“We strive to provide a highly efficient, professional, competitive and personalised service to all of our clients at all times. We’re the only air conditioning and heating systems provider in Munster that can offer the full package of design, supply, installation and maintenance. We don’t sub-contract out any of our work. We’re a one-stop shop for all your heating and cooling solutions.”
The affable Managing Director continues: “We’re a well-established and reputable company with a proven track record in delivering projects of the highest quality on time and within budget. Our experienced and highly-motivated team always see every project through to its completion. While most of our work is concentrated in Munster, we have completed projects all over Ireland. We cater for the private, public and domestic sectors.”
FR Services has been a business solutions partner with Mitsubishi Electric Air Conditioning Systems since its inception. The company also represents the Mitsubishi Heavy Industry Air Conditioning, Daikin, LG and Samsung brands whose products include ceiling concealed ducted units, suspended units, air curtains, jet towel dryers, high velocity units, ceiling cassettes and wall mounted units.
FR Services offers full mechanical packages, including mechanical design of MVAC, plumbing and BMS control systems. It carries all necessary insurance from design to handover and also has onsite project management, design, commissioning and client demonstrations. In addition, FR Services offers a fully regulated and accredited 24-hour callout service. As an FGR accredited and EPA approved company, it only employs fully certified engineers. All employees have completed the Solas / FAS Health & Safety Awareness Training Programme and have received training in scissors lifts, boom lifts, scaffold erection, angle grinders and other relevant power tools.
FR Services has completed a wide range of projects in the hotel & leisure, retail, commercial, financial, healthcare, educational, pharmaceutical, dairy and service sectors over the past two decades. Past / present projects include: Amazon CS Ireland in Cork; Shannon Crematorium; FRS Recruitment – various offices; Cognex Inspection Systems; SSE Airtricity Great Island Power Plant; Starbucks – nationwide; Hogs Head Golf Club in Kerry; Spina Bifida facilities in Cork; Musgraves in Cork; Dawn Meats – nationwide; Irish Independent Health Foods; Dairygold – nationwide; Oriel House Hotel in Cork; Muckross Park Hotel in Killarney; Killarney Park Hotel; Killarney Plaza Hotel; Cliff House Hotel, Ardmore, Co. Waterford; Hayfield Manor in Cork; Castletroy Hotel in Limerick; The Kingsley Hotel in Cork; Mallow Hospital; Limerick Hospital; Tralee Hospital; CUMH Cork; CUH Hospital Cork; Ennistymon Community Hospital; VM Ware International Ltd; McAffee Intel Security; EMC (Dell) Cork offices; UBER Limerick; Pfizers Pharmaceutical Company; Glaxo Smith Kline Pharmaceutical Company; Munster Joinery – nationwide; Haulbowline Naval Base; ESB – nationwide; Dew Valley Foods; Molex Ireland; Danone Nutricia Advanced Medical Nutrition Ireland; Kerry Educational Training Board; Cork Educational Training Board.
With Mallow being the ‘Crossroads of Munster’, FR Services is ideally located to cater for its ever-growing customer base. Frank Roche and his staff would like to take this opportunity to thank their clients for their support and loyalty, and look forward to working with and for them for many more years to come.
Here’s to the next 21 years of FR Services!
Frank Roche Services (FR Services)
Units 1 & 2 Newberry Industrial Estate,
Telephone: 022 43324
Fax: 022 50296
Email Services and Maintenance Department: [email protected]
Email Sales Department: [email protected]
Taken from Building Ireland Magazine, December 2017, Vol 3 No 11