Hayes Higgins Partnership provided the Building Services (M&E) Engineering Services for a new two storey extension at St Patrick's Comprehensive School in Shannon, Co. Clare. The project entailed the construction of a new Standalone Extension (Circa 2,600m²) including Specialist Rooms, Large General Purpose Space and Two-Classbase SNU with Central Activity and Soft Play Spaces.
Key design elements comprised of:
Assessments & feasibility studies
IES Computer modelling (giving various energy cost scenarios)
Energy efficient lighting design featuring daylight and presence detection.
Daylight analysis and thermal model conducted to ensure building can be naturally ventilated and benefits from high levels of daylighting.
Water conservation measures including cistern controls, low flow rate taps.
Fully automated building management system.
Name of Project: Extension to St. Patrick’s Comprehensive School, Shannon, Co. Clare
Client: Department of Education & Skills
Mechanical & Electrical Consulting Engineers
Architect: Healy Partners Architects
Mechanical & Electrical: Hayes Higgins Partnership
Civil & Stuctural: P. Colman & Associates
Quantity Surveyor: Aecom
Main Contractor: Conack Construction