Irish Construction Excellence Awards 2020

We are pleased to announce several of our most recent Projects have been shortlisted for the Irish Construction Excellence Awards 2020 and we would like to take this opportunity wishing all Contractors well. Entries are; Peamount Healthcare  -  Duggan Brothers Maryfield Nursing Home  -  Purcell Construction Mullingar Courthouse  -  BAM Ireland Sport Ireland   -  Employers Rep., Riverside Mechanical http://iceawards.ie/finalists2020/#7  

By |2021-06-24T08:49:28+00:00January 20, 2020|

Southill Older Persons’ Accommodation Limerick, winner of the RIAI Silver Medal for Housing 2019

“Southill Older Persons’ Accommodation Limerick”, designed by ABK Architects, has been awarded the RIAI Silver Medal for Housing 2019. This award winning development provides thirty-five apartments for older persons organized around a private, secure, central landscaped garden. It also has a management suite consisting of a caretaker’s apartment, and a reception/office/communal area with a meeting area suitable for use by the wider community. Homan O’Brien is delighted to [...]

By |2021-06-24T08:49:33+00:00June 14, 2019|

Homan O’Brien win CIBSE 50th Anniversary Award for Ice Bank Thermal Storage System with Irish Life

The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) celebrated 50 years in Ireland by presenting awards in 3 Categories celebrating Engineering in Ireland over 50 years. Homan O’Brien who celebrated 60 years in Engineering last year won one Category for the Design and Introduction of the first ever Commercial Ice Bank Thermal Storage System in Ireland in Beresford Court Office Building for Irish Life, completed in 1991. The [...]

By |2021-06-24T08:49:33+00:00December 5, 2018|

IS NZEB THE DEATH KNELL FOR THE 4-PIPE FAN COIL SYSTEM IN COMMERCIAL OFFICES?

  ONE FOR ALL THE LETTING AGENTS OUT THERE Now that the Building Regulations TGD L 2017 has been published, which includes the Nearly Zero Energy Building (NZEB) Requirements for Commercial Buildings, a few interesting scenarios arise. We all know it was the “Letting Agent” that required air-conditioning in offices in Dublin to ensure they achieved the maximum rent available! The current AC Solution in favour in Central [...]

By |2021-06-24T08:49:35+00:00January 30, 2018|

Building Regulations TGD L Key Dates and NZEB Update

Building Regulation TGD L Buildings other than Dwellings NZEB IMPLICATIONS AND KEY DATES The new TGD L 2017 for Buildings other than Dwellings was formally published on 22nd December 2017. The publication of this Standard brings into Irish Legislation EU Energy Performance of Buildings Directive 2010/31/EU of 19th May 2010, which covers NZEB requirements for Buildings. Key Dates: This new Standard TGD L 2017 applies to all Buildings [...]

By |2021-06-24T08:49:35+00:00January 24, 2018|

Homan O’Brien committed to Quality and the Environment

Homan O'Brien is delighted to be one of the first Consulting Engineering Practices in Ireland to achieve ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015. Homan O’Brien were one of the first Consulting Engineering practices in Ireland to achieve: ISO 9001 (Quality Management System) in 1995 ISO 14001 (Environmental Management System) in 2011 OHSAS 18001 (Health & Safety) in 2012 The Standards ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 were revised in late [...]

By |2021-06-24T08:49:37+00:00May 23, 2017|

Recertified for Design Safety

The Directors of Homan O'Brien are delighted to have been recertified by IOSH for Design Safety. Continuing our commitment to Health and Safety and our OHSAS 18001 Occupational Health & Safety Accreditation.

By |2021-06-24T08:49:37+00:00January 10, 2017|
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