We are an independent, energy-centric building services design consultancy - specialising in mechanical, electrical, public health and lifts - who actively place efficient solutions at the heart of everything we do. We view buildings not as static structures, but more as a space that needs to be able to adapt to environmental changes and usage patterns. To this end, we consider design resilience from the very outset of all projects.
Who we are
Established in 1957 as the Steensen Varming Mulcahy Partnership, we can proudly say that we have been designing innovative, sensitive solutions for an impressive client portfolio for 60 years.
We have successfully brought the enduring principles of our heritage up to date through the collective wisdom of our dynamic team, delivering inventive, original and forward-thinking solutions, and driving every stage of the project forwards for successful and timely completion.
Building relationships is as important to us as designing buildings, so the team you meet at the initial interview stage will be the team you work with throughout the project. Every project we work on, from concept to completion, is led by one of our Directors.
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What we do
At SVM Consulting Engineers we are large enough to deal with substantial and complex projects; but at the same time we are small enough to focus on delivering fast-track schemes to challenging schedules.
We have specialist Energy and Sustainability Engineers, and use the latest building services design technology to deliver consistent innovation.
Our areas of expertise include:
- Chartered mechanical and electrical engineers
- Public health engineers
- Energy and low carbon engineers
- Engineering facilities management
- 3D CAD (Revit) specialists
- Lighting engineers
- Vertical transport engineers
- Surveys and due diligence
Where we work
Our project portfolio ranges from extensive developments to listed buildings and national treasures. Our key sector expertise includes:
- Mixed Use & Development
- Galleries & Museums
- Offices & Commercial
- Hotels & Leisure
- Libraries & Archives
- Health Care
In every instance we seek to design a balanced solution for our clients; one where their budget is optimised through the carefully considered application of innovation. Our aim is to unlock the potential of the project by delivering best value over the life cycle of the building.
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