Roscommon County Council New HQ and Court House Building Modifications.
Roscommon County Council
The project consists of some 6600m2 of office accommodation, laboratories, canteen and council chamber for the Local Authority within a single building together with modifications to the adjacent existing court building and the introduction of a new surface car park.
The client brief from the outset required the building to have a BER A3 Energy Rating and BREEAM Excellent Certification. These criteria had to be and were achieved under the strict cost limits which prevailed at the time.
The Mechanical and Electrical Concept was as follows;
Sustainable Design of Services
2020 Vision – 33% Increase in Efficiency
Environmentally Sensitive – Reduced CO2
BREEAM – Excellent Rating
BER – A3 Rating
Comfortable Working Environments
Ease of Control, Maintenance & Expansion
Our Mechanical and Electrical Design Features comprised:
Natural Ventilation – Dynamic Simulation
Biomass Boiler – Wood Chip Fuel
Solar Panels – Providing Electricity & Hot Water
Low Energy Lighting – Automatic Controls
2016 RIAI Best Public Building
2016 RIAI Best Sustainable Building
2016 CMG Irish Building and Design Award for Best Public Building
2016 CMG Irish Building and Design Award for Best Sustainable Building