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Modular Build Fast Track Construction - Fire Testing and Design

  • Date(s)
    Thursday, 21 November 2019
  • Time(s)
    From 6:30 PM
  • Venue
    Engineers Ireland, 22 Clyde Road, Dublin 4

About the event

This presentation will focus on off-site construction and explain the term “modular” in the context of new build residential schemes. There will be examples provided of some projects which have been completed with this form of construction in other jurisdictions. The presentation will outline the benefits that off-site construction can bring to all stakeholders within the Irish construction industry. There will be particular focus on the fire testing which has been completed on the various modular components in world renowned test facilities to current standards. Consideration will also be given to the particulars of the fire safety strategy for prototype modular residential schemes - critical, as with all projects, will be the implications of the Building Control Amendment Regulations in the delivery of a successful project for all stakeholders.

About the speakers

Michael Quinn is an Associate with Michael Slattery Associates, with over 8 years' experience working as a Fire Safety Engineer. He completed a PhD in Fire Safety Engineering in 2013 and prior to that an MSc in 2010, both through Ulster University, Jordanstown. Michael is a member of Engineers Ireland and a former Secretary of the Fire and Safety Division. 

Declan Wallace is the founder and CEO of Evolusion Innovation Ltd, an International Traded Service company. Evolusion specialises in high level consultancy within the off-site construction sector, specialising in the areas of Structural Engineering, Building Physics, Construction Product Development, Third Party Product Certification and Auditing & Inspection services. Declan has over 17 years' post graduate experience in the construction Industry. Declan is recognised as one of the leading Building Technologists and Building Regulation experts in his field.


Free - all welcome!

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