Building Services Design

Oatway Design Ltd are predominantly responsible for the Mechanical and Electrical building services design for new and existing buildings. We employee experienced engineers with a wealth of knowledge who ensure a suitable and sustainable approach to any building design. Working closely with the design team offering a proactive approach to the project and our design solutions.

Our engineers use approved software to assist with their designs. These include current Hevacomp, Relux and AutoCAD design packages.

Building Condition and Energy Surveys

Oatway Design Ltd offer condition surveys of existing Mechanical and Electrical installations. This is to ascertain the age, quality and life expectancy of the plant and equipment installed throughout the building. This information is generally offered in report format which details the services installation complete with associated photographs taken during our survey, plant life expectancy and budget replacement costs. Our report also highlights any health and safety concerns associated with the installation and any statutory inspections required.

Oatway Design Ltd also offer Renewable Energy statements/reports and building services energy surveys. These are carried out by an experienced member of the team, who will attend the site to carry out the survey of the existing or proposed installation. This is generally present to the client in report format which will detail our findings, recommendations and associated budget costings.

Client Advisory Role

Oatway Design Ltd are generally engaged by the client to provide a technical advisory role on projects which we have previously designed. However, we also can offer this role to clients as an independent advisor.

Our role generally consist of attending site meetings, carrying out site inspections etc. to ensure the construction team are fully aware of the design and the operation of the systems. Included in this role is peace of mind and a quality assurance that the installation meets the requirements of the detailed works package to a high standard expected by our clients.

Our engineers maintain a detailed project financial report which is offered to the client. This details an up to date cost of the installation with percentages completed and any project costed variations.

Building Simulation/Performance Certificates/assessments

Although not carried out in house, Oatway Design Ltd are dedicated to all our projects and would like to offer these additional services. Allowing the client one point of contact throughout the duration of the project. These services include:

  • Energy Performance Certification (EPC’s)
  • Display Energy Certification (DEC’s)
  • SAP Calculations
  • SBEM Calculations
  • LZC Reports
  • Natural Ventilation Assessments
  • Thermal building modelling/overheating analysis

WHAT NEXT?

Our team of experts can work with you to design the heart of your building. Please get in touch to discuss your project.