08 March 2018
What is Building Comfort Analysis?
During the design phase of a building construction project, many assessments take place for a whole host of mechanical and electrical engineering purposes. As part of this entire process, a building > read more
21 February 2018
Solar Shading Explained
At J.V.Tierney Engineering Consultants Ireland, we are committed to embracing all types of green technology that utilises the abundant energy resources that nature provides. Any concept of > read more
29 January 2018
J.V.Tierney Consulting Engineers - Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Excellence
As an organisation dedicated to sustainable design, J.V.Tierney Consulting Engineers Ireland utilises cutting edge technologies to make the buildings they create, as energy efficient, cost effective > read more
21 December 2017
Sustainable Technology in Vertical Transportation Engineering
Hydraulic elevators are the most costly in terms of energy, as their design requires the pump and motor to lift the entire weight of the car and those inside with sheer brute strength. Conversely, > read more
07 December 2017
Nearly Zero Energy Buildings (nZEB)
A zero-energy building is one with zero net energy consumption – meaning the total amount of energy used by the building on an annual basis should be covered to a very significant extent by > read more
28 November 2017
Combined cooling, heat and power (CCHP), otherwise known as trigeneration, is a system whereby heat generated by the ‘cogeneration’ plant is used to create cooled water for air conditioning and > read more
22 November 2017
Facade Engineering Explained
The external fabric of a building plays a vital role in its overall technical performance - as such, façade engineering is becoming an increasingly important facet of sustainable design. Facade > read more
14 November 2017
What Does Being LEED Certified Mean?
If you do a little research online into Mechanical and Electrical Engineering or Sustainable Design in Ireland, you’re likely to come across the term ‘LEED Certified’, which sounds like a > read more
24 October 2017
What is the Passive House Standard?
Passive House is a rigorous, voluntary standard for energy efficiency in a building. Adherence to the standard results in buildings that require little energy for heating or cooling – hence the > read more
18 October 2017
Biophilic Design and Mechanical and Electrical Engineering
Biophilic design is based on the theory that we have evolved for 99% of our history in adaptive response to the natural world and these natural features and processes are vital to human health, > read more
21 September 2017
The Living Building Challenge
Created in 2006, the Living Building Challenge is an international green building certification program and sustainable design framework. It is based on the idea that the built environment should > read more
04 September 2017
The WELL Building Standard
Green building standards and standard-setting organisations have significantly transformed the construction industry over the last 10 years, evident in the widespread adoption of environmentally > read more
21 July 2017
Design for National Forensic Mental Health Services Portrane achieves BREEAM Excellent Rating!
The Design Stage for the National Forensic Mental Health Services Development at Portrane has achieved a BREEAM Excellent Rating! JV Tierney & Co. are the Mechanical and Electrical Design Engineers > read more
30 May 2017
New €24 million Emergency Department opens at University Hospital Limerick!
J.V. Tierney & Co. are pleased to be associated with the new €24 million state of the art Emergency Department, which is over three times the size of the one it replaces, and which has opened at > read more
25 May 2017
Oracle Block B Cloud Sales Centre Dublin wins Green Project of the Year Award 2016!
The New Oracle Block B Cloud Sales Centre Dublin has won the Green Project of the Year Award in the Construction Industry Federation Awards 2016! > read more
08 May 2017
Schools Bundle 4 Project for NDFA Irish BIM Innovation Awards 2016 BIM to FM
J.V. Tierney produced a BIM model during the design phase of the Schools Bundle 4 project, which was then developed to Facility Management (FM) by BAM Contractors. BAM Contractors have won the > read more
12 April 2017
Lidl Ireland Headquarters Dublin wins Architectural Project of the Year in Irish Building Design Awards 2017!
J.V. Tierney & Co., the Mechanical & Electrical Services Engineering Consultants for the New Lidl Ireland Corporate Headquarters Dublin 24, are pleased to be associated with this project which has > read more
05 April 2017
JV Tierney & Co. Winner of ACEI Design Excellence Award for Eolas Builiding Maynooth University!
JV Tierney & Co. have been awarded the ACEI Design Excellence Award in the M&E Large Project Category for the Eolas Builiding at Maynooth University > read more
28 March 2017
Projects Achieving LEED Accreditation
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) accreditation is the standard that projects and buildings hoping to be recognised as ‘green’, or resource efficient, are measured against. > read more
15 February 2017
One of the First BIM Level 2 Project in Ireland - The Clinical Education & Research Centre
JV Tierney are delighted to be part of the Design Team headed by Coady Architects for the new Clinical Education and Research Centre (CERC) at University Hospital Limerick > read more
15 February 2017
JV Tierney & Co. Shortlisted for 2 ACEI Design Excellence Awards 2017!
JV Tierney & Co. have been shortlisted for 2 ACEI Design Excellence Awards: M&E Large Project Category - Eolas Builiding at Maynooth University & M&E Medium Project Category for New Walsh Distillery > read more
27 January 2017
National Indoor Sports Arena Official Opening
J.V. Tierney & Co. are pleased to be associated with the Official Opening by An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, of the new National Indoor Sports Arena at Abbotstown in Dublin. J.V. Tierney & Co. are the > read more
17 November 2016
JV Tierney Announce their new Directors & Associates
At an event in the Crypt at Christchurch Cathedral on 17th November 2016, JV Tierney & Co announced the addition of new board members, Rory Burke, Colm Saul and Andrew Clifford, and new Associate > read more
17 November 2016
JV Tierney & Co. have launched their new Website!
JV Tierney & Co launched their new Website on 17th November 2016 at the Crypt Christchurch Cathedral. With the support of their industry colleagues, staff and friends, old and new, a celebratory > read more
04 April 2016
36 Fenian Street for University of Dublin Trinity College
This renovation of a protected building was short-listed under the Heritage/Conservation section of Irish Building and Design Awards 2016! > read more