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What's so special about Building Services Engineering?

Building Services Engineering is all about making buildings meet the needs of the people who live and work in them. 

Like all other engineered products buildings must do what they were designed to do.  They do more than provide shelter from the heat and cold, or from sun wind and rain; they must also provide a safe and healthy environment in which people can live, work and achieve.

Building Services CareersBuilding Services Engineers are the people who make this happen. 

They creatively apply scientific principles to design the buildings we need and to do so they focus on aspects of buildings such as:


  • Daylight and artificial lighting
  • Escalators and lift
  • Ventilation and refrigeration
  • Security and alarm systems
  • Fire detection and protection


  • Energy supply and use
  • Communications networks
  • Facade engineering   


  • Heating and ventilating
  • Water, drainage and plumbing
  • Air conditioning and refrigeration
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