The Taxback Group have grown Internationally over the years and due to substantial growth, an extension to their existing headquarter building in Kilkenny was required to facilitate a number of staff.
We were engaged by Taxback as consultants on the planned extension of 1,800m² to their existing offices. The planned extension had originally been designed as a fully air-conditioned building. However, as green building consultants, NLCE were asked as to revisit this strategy and present the business case to management for a naturally ventilated solution which would require a higher initial capital investment but would result in lower life cycle costs. In addition to the financial costs we were asked to present the architectural impact that this strategy change would have. We used our Thermal Simulation Software to do this and completed project evaluation experience to compile and present the necessary information.