These are exciting times for PMEP (Penston MEP Consulting) who recently relocated to a new office in Citywest and added two more awards to its impressive collection.
The team at PMEP are absolutely delighted to have been part of the design team that won the 2020 Fit Out Project of the Year – Medium Office Award for Hibernia Reit’s Headquarters and the Public Sector Magazine’s ‘Business Excellence Awards’ – Consultancy Firm of the Year 2021. It was PMEP’s fourth consecutive win in the ‘Business Excellence Awards’ which speaks volumes about the leading mechanical and electrical engineering consultancy practice.
Recognising the outstanding fit out project for a medium office in Ireland over the past 12 months, the Fit Out Project of the Year – Medium Office Award was presented to PMEP for its involvement as M&E designers for the fit out of Hibernia REIT’s Headquarters at the Windmill Lane development in Dublin, designed by LUCA Architecture.
PMEP’s latest ‘Business Excellence Award’ is equally coveted as the public sector is a source of prestigious projects and repeat business for Nick and his team. “We are in a position to pledge director lead teams and to provide and exemplar service to our clients,” he says.
“We are totally committed to client satisfaction by approaching each project as an opportunity to achieve a new higher level of professionalism, service and quality, to maintain a working environment that rewards distinction and that sets the standard for exemplary building services M&E design. The awards we have won to date reflect favourably on every aspect of our business.”
The accolades come hot on the heels of PMEP’s move to a new office in Citywest, Dublin 24. “We made the move last August from Ballymount and have settled in very well. Our new office is bigger and brighter, and provides a better working environment for our team. It’s important that our people are happy because they’re our biggest asset and no success would be possible without them at the end of the day,” continues Nick, who has over 30 years’ experience in the M&E sector and founded the company in 2015.
PMEP specialises in project management and building services as well as engineering design for mechanical and electrical projects in the commercial, retail, education, health, energy and industrial sectors. The directors are involved in all projects from concept to completion, while their team of qualified engineers and technicians are results-driven individuals focused on providing commercially efficient and quality engineering solutions. The practice provides proactive solutions in line with its clients’ goals and objectives.
PMEP offers the complete range of design expertise for building services installations through its experienced teams who are equipped with the latest IT facilities and specialist design software. The company’s comprehensive approach takes care of all facets of the design process, from establishing the brief, outlining options, estimating costs and agreeing budgets to schematics, plant layouts, performance specifications to equipment sourcing and procurement.
In addition to its core traditional M&E services, PMEP provides specialist skills and services in: Advanced Computer Modelling, including Thermal Analysis; Environmental and Sustainable Engineering; Information, Communications and Media Services; Lighting, including Daylight Modelling; Due Diligence / Building Surveys; M&E Cost Control / Value Engineering; Feasibility Study; Building Energy Audits; LEED / BREEAM Assessments; Daylight and Shadow Studies; BER Assessments.
Committed to providing commercially efficient and quality engineering solutions for its clients, the company’s mission statement is: to be a leading provider of specialised engineering services for building owners, builders, buyers, managers and developers; to enhance peoples’ lives through an improved understanding of the buildings in which they live and work; to use sound, practical, engineering judgement and skills when evaluating existing buildings; to continually improve our standard of service through clear and responsive communication; to approach each project as an opportunity to establish a new “personal best” in professionalism, service and quality; to maintain a work environment that encourages and acknowledges exemplary service.
The ISO 9001:2015 and OH SAS 18001:2007 accredited company boasts an impressive client-base and has been involved in many notable and prestigious projects. These include: Central Bank of Ireland, North Wall Quay; Irish Cement Kiln 3, Drogheda; Canada House, St. Stephen’s Green; Ashford Castle refurbishment, Co. Mayo; Phoenix House, Smithfield; O’Connell Bridge House refit; National Ambulance Service Control Centre, Tallaght; Eirgrid fitout, The Oval, Ballsbridge; Fota Hotel & Resort, Cork; Dublin Port MV upgrade; Reem Island master planning, Abu Dhabi; 220kV substation, Benghazi, Libya; Jaguar Land Rover, Shannon; Oakmount offices, North Wall Quay, Dublin.
PMEP has been commissioned by Slack Technologies as M&E Consultant Engineers for their new office located at 28 Fitzwilliam Street, Dublin. Formerly ESB Headquarters, the proposed office is part of a brand-new ground-up development that will consist of 134,000 sq. ft. of Class A office space across eight floors. The city centre building will be accredited to BREEAM and LEED Gold standard.
“The Slack project is one of the largest of its kind in Dublin and one which we are delighted to be associated with. We’re always busy and will shortly be starting another big project for Glanbia in Kilkenny.”
A much-travelled man, Nick worked with Kentz Corporation in the Middle East, North Africa, Spain, Holland and the UK. He gained invaluable experience on a wide range of projects in the industrial, power, oil and gas, commercial, retail and healthcare sectors. Nick returned to Ireland in 1995 and worked for Varming Consulting Engineers. From there, he moved to Mott MacDonald where he was a director for five years and then helped set up O’Connor Sutton Cronin (OCSC) M&E Consultant Engineers before founding his own practice.
An excellent project manager who takes great pride in every project that he leads, Nick’s main focus is to manage and develop a culture of business development throughout the team, secure work through existing and new clients, and to act as a key point of contact for clients.
PMEP (Penston MEP Consulting) Ltd
Citywest Shopping Centre,
Telephone: 01 253 0710
Email: [email protected]
This article was published in Building Ireland Magazine, August, Vol 7 No 8