Building Services

Our building services team is at the forefront of low carbon design founded upon our innovative and creative expertise across all MEP, sustainability and energy disciplines.

We take a holistic design approach, working with our clients to create best value in everything we do. Climate resilience is embedded in our designs from the outset so that robust solutions are developed to meet the needs of occupiers today, whilst creating buildings that are flexible and future proof.

Our multidiscipline expertise covers all elements of building services, vertical transport, Smart building design, energy and sustainability, including accredition services such as BREEAM NABERS and WELL, ensuring that we meet all demands across a project’s lifecycle.

Our diverse team brings a breadth of experience across all sectors, enabling us to deliver exceptional outcomes for owners and occupiers alike. Our broad portfolio spans the UK and includes fast-track projects, complex new-build schemes and challenging remodelling and extension projects.

We embed environmental metrics into our delivery processes, helping to create sustainable, energy efficient buildings founded on principles that avoid over complexity and are adaptable for a variety of uses. We pride ourselves on delivering inspirational spaces which have a positive impact on the people who use them, increasing wellbeing, improving productivity and helping to attract and retain the best talent.

Our team fully assess a scheme’s potential, collaborating with the project team, client and other stakeholders to ensure the projects we deliver surpass expectations. We understand the need for resilience, longevity and reliability in our solutions, and continually challenge our design strategies to reduce energy consumption, minimise carbon footprints and lower cost-in-use.

We reduce waste by developing sustainable design solutions which are efficient from a construction and whole life embodied carbon perspective, whilst having low operational carbon impact. Our sustainability experts track the carbon footprint of your project from design to completion and then into operation

Key Services

Below ground drainage.
BIM – Fully integrated Revit design services.
Building Services advice / inspections.
Building Services embodied and whole-life carbon advice.
Building Services (MEP) design.
Client Monitoring Services.
Commissioning validation and witnessing.
Critical systems and backup power design.
Design audits.
Design for Manufacture and Assembly (DfMA) design advice.
Due Diligence Services.
Energy Audits and Energy Conservation advice.
EPC, DEC and BRUKL survey and modelling services.
Expert Witness.
Facilities Maintenance (FM) advice.
Feasibility studies.
Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) design advice.

Operational carbon and Operational Energy advice.
Operational Energy modelling and NABERS advice.
Part L compliance advice.
Passive design, mixed-mode, and natural ventilation.
Pre-acquisition and condition surveys.
Public Health (PH) advice / inspections.
Public Health (PH) design.
Renewable, LZC and sustainable energy technologies.
Security systems design.
Site inspections.
Smart Technology, Smart infrastructure & Smart Score advice.
Thermal and computational fluid dynamic modelling.
Utilities advice.
Vertical Transport design – lifts and escalators.
Wired Score advice.

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Building Services

At the forefront of low carbon design, our team of over one hundred Building Services specialists is supporting a huge range of schemes across the UK. Our innovative and creative expertise spans all MEP, sustainability and energy disciplines.

Jonathan Purcell

Jonathan Purcell
Managing Director,
Building Services

A Chartered Building Services Engineer with over 30 years’ design experience across a wide variety of sectors, Jonathan is Managing Director responsible the North. His extensive knowledge and experience allow him to simplify and streamline designs, avoiding overly complex strategies and ensuring deliverable solutions that bring best value. Jonathan is passionate about design and believes in developing strategies that holistically consider and adopt the principles of wellbeing and sustainability. His in – depth expertise in dynamic thermal and energy modelling have seen him deliver excellent solutions across multiple sectors of the built environment.

Jonathan has successfully managed the design of several prestigious new build and refurbishment schemes, including Liverpool’s award – winning Everyman Theatre which won the RIBA Stirling Prize and CIBSE Performance Champion Award.

He also designed Nottingham Trent University’s world – beating creative learning facility, the Confetti Institute of Creative Technologies.

Mark Terndrup

Mark Terndrup
Managing Director,
Building Services

A Chartered Engineer with 30 years’ experience. With a passion for zero carbon strategies, he maintains a ‘hands on’ role in the business with specialisms in the commercial fit – out, refurbishment and new build sectors, as well as large – scale residential and mixed – use schemes. His considerable experience allows him to simplify complex designs, reducing the time spent on reaching practical solutions. Encouraging his team to innovate, Mark actively engages in problem solving to create best – value design solutions. He actively promotes sustainable solutions as part of a holistic approach to building design, driving sustainability and reduction of whole –
life carbon.

During his career, he has built – up an extensive portfolio, including recent projects such as 100 Fetter Lane, Rolls – Royce London HQ, Charlotte Tilbury’s new London HQ, Angel Court, Fen Court, The Avenue, Jersey International Finance Centre, Kings Cross T1 and P1, The Clarges Estate and 6 Bevis Marks.

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