NLCE have experience across a wide range of residential projects from low rise housing estates to high rise apartments in Ireland, the UK and internationally.
The alignment of Mechanical and Electrical services design to address the business case for each residential project is essential to our clients. The early strategic planning and brief development for Build for Sale, Build to Let, Build to Rent, Student Accommodation, Social Housing, Holiday Parks, Retirement villages and emergency housing are all different.
At one end of the spectrum, the life cycle costs are a paramount concern and we design for longevity and durability and at the other extreme we are focused primarily on cost control and value for money.
More onerous Building Regulations require improved efficiency and renewable energy solutions to be integrated into the Mechanical and Electrical services solution. This includes heat pumps, PV, solar thermal and other technologies and innovations.
Many of our projects are mixed developments or have landlord facilities that require compliance with Non-Domestic Building Legislation which require us to achieve a Near Zero Energy Building (nZEB) Solution. Our in-house expertise in Building Energy Compliance and Performance Modelling allows us to provide bespoke options for our clients that optimise the business case for a whole range of projects from lowest capital cost projects to best life cycle performance.