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

Description of Role: 

Mechanical & Electrical Consulting Engineers

Dates of Completion:

September 2017


Design Team:

Architect: Healy Partners Architects

Mechanical & Electrical: Hayes Higgins Partnership

Civil & Stuctural: P. Colman & Associates

Quantity Surveyor: Aecom

Main Contractor: Conack Construction