D’Olier Street Offices, Dublin

When The Irish Times moved out of its landmark home on D’Olier Street in Dublin in 2006, Dornan was commissioned to refit the building for mixed use, with retail units on the ground floor and residential units and offices on the upper floors, with an interconnected new building on Fleet Street.

Scope of mechanical works

  • Ventilation AC systems with 3-pipe Daikin VRV system
  • 165KW gas-fired AHU, extract fan with runaround heat recovery coil
  • Rainwater recovery system including 60,000L attenuation tank
  • Fire hose reel protection system within basement including FHR booster
  • Car park ventilation system with jet and extract fans
  • Sprinkler protection system with sprinkler boost, 1500L water tank and pipework
  • Dry riser system
  • 24,000L cold water storage system, including 5000L mains water break tank
  • Cylon BMS control system
  • Full fit-out of 4 apartments

Scope of electrical works

  • LV switchgear and associated sub-boards
  • Call refuge system
  • Disabled toilet alarm
  • Fire detection system
  • Access control system
  • 40 kVA life safety generator
  • VAV units
  • Upgrading of existing BMS system
  • New toilet facilities
  • New lighting system throughout the building
  • New floor boxes