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 Expert  729872

Expert in Mechanical Services Design; Energy Analysis in Commercial, Education, Healthcare & Industrial sector

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Co. Monaghan
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Expert has 17 years of project engineering and design experience working both directly for industry and as a consultant in the industrial and building services sector. In recent years, she has registered as a CIBSE Low Carbon Consultant and has been accepted for Chartership status with the Institute of Engineers of Ireland. Her expertise has been developed in the design of building services for optimum energy efficiency. She places a priority placed on energy monitoring as part of her successful approach for future energy management within the buildings.

As well as her industrial design background, she has completed many successful mechanical services designs for the education, commercial and healthcare sectors. These include heating, plumbing, ventilation, soils & wastes, gas supply and minor architectural upgrades. Feasibility energy studies have formed part of many of these designs and she has assisted architectural design team associates with their strategies for design of low carbon buildings. She considers an understanding of the user's requirements to be a key aspect of her successful design, particularly when proposing energy management interfaces.


building energy management


building mechanical system

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1994   MEng   Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering   Queen's University of Belfast   Distinction

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

2006 to


(Undisclosed Consulting Company)


Senior Building Services Engineer


She has primary responsibilities for mechanical design and project management. Secondary responsibilities include business development, leadership to junior engineers and colleagues, general technical & AutoCad support to colleagues.

2001 to 2006


FIN Engineering


Senior Mechanical Engineer


She was responsible for design and project management of industrial design projects within a range of industry sectors. Her activities ranged from budget preparation to design & technical support to compilation of Operation & Maintenance manuals.

1994 to 2001


Moy Park Ltd


Project Engineer


She was responsibile for the project engineering of factory upgrade projects within the food industry including food equipment trials and installation, construction of new processing and research facilities and minor factory projects.

Career Accomplishments:

Institute of Mechanical Engineers; Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers; Institute of Engineers Ireland.


Chartered Engineer; Low Carbon Consultant.

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
2007 to   Department of Education & Skills (Ireland)   Consultant   Design of mechanical services for new builds, building extensions and building upgrades at primary, secondary and third level institutions in accordance with government standards
2010 to   Health Service Executive (Ireland)   Consultant   Design of mechanical services for psychiatriac facility and office accommodation
2007 to 2009   Souther Health & Social Services Trust (Northern Ireland)   Consultant   Preparation of feasibility reports on energy generation at 3 no. hospital sites.

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Project management of warehouse conversion into Centre of Excellence facility containing laboratories, a test kitchen and tasting facility, office accommodation and training rooms (Value - £1.1M).
  • Detailed design assistance and site support for River Rock mineral water distribution system including responsibility for calculation of flow-rates, design of process headers, pump selection and control valve specification (Value - €500k).
  • The existing complex incorporated a listed 19th century building, a 1970s convent and three-storey nursing home, outhouses, converted stables, a 1980s extension and a recent day room extension. The proposed scheme required a phased construction / evacuation / demolition process in seven phases and the priority was to maintain services to the sections of the site which would be occupied by elderly patients and members of the religious order while other parts were demolished. The completed design incorporated a 350kW biomass boiler (selected following an energy feasibility study), integrated Buiding Management System and general services to meet the requirements of HIQA registration (Value - €7M).
  • SHSST Energy Studies & Reports:She carried out energy studies and reports for 4 no. hospital complexes in the Armagh & Down Health & Social Services Trust. Her responsibilities included: Initial survey of hospital buildings; Consultation with Estates engineers to highlight main issues with existing mechanical installations and possible solutions; Budget analysis of fuel and generation options including capital costs, running costs, payback periods and carbon emissions over ten year period; Reporting of all options to clients with recommendations for implementation.
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International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
1997 to 1997   Germany   Expert was placed on temporary secondment to OSI European Engineering Headquarters to provide engineering assistance for food factory upgrade projects in Germany.
2010 to 2010   Iraq   Expert carried out design of mechanical services for beef & sheep slaughterhouse in Al Hillah, Iraq working remotey with a multi-national design team.

Market Research:
Detailed knowledge of regulatory requirements for building services within primary schools, post primary schools, childcare facilities, nursing homes and psychiatric hospitals.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:
Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Highly informed on suppliers of building services equipment within Ireland and Northern Ireland.

Other Skills and Services

Energy analysis, autocad draughting


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