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Ethos Engineering


Mechanical and Electrical Services Design

Project Size

10,000 m2 Commercial & 40 Apartments




Park Developments developed their property, 8 Hanover Quay (former Durabond House), in Hanover Quay, Dublin 2.  The development comprises of approximately 10,000m2 of commercial office space over 6 floors and 40 no. high spec apartments.


Ethos were commissioned to carry out the mechanical, electrical, vertical transportation, and ICT, design as well as carrying out the LEED AP role and LEED Energy Modelling.  Ethos are also engaged to carry out the construction monitoring to completion.

Unique / Key Features

The building is designed targeting LEED v4 Gold accreditation.  Both the commercial and residential elements of the development are targeting minimum A3 BERs.

High efficiency plant and equipment have been designed throughout including incorporation of CHP plant.

Lifts have been designed to a high specification with Average Waiting Times significantly improved on BCO and CIBSE recommendations for high spec city centre office schemes.