Net Zero Sustainability Services

Our team of sustainability experts are highly experienced in providing overarching sustainability support to clients to reduce the carbon footprint of their projects. Our service is founded on our holistic approach which means we consider sustainability across all aspects of the built environment.

The ability to provide a cross-discipline assessment is crucial to achieve true results on your path to net zero, and our cross-sector experience spans all scales of project, from major master planning to an individual asset.

Developing sustainability strategies and frameworks for projects, we identify core themes such as wellbeing, biodiversity, ethical supply chains and water efficiency, and establish targets to ensure these aspects are fully considered, integrated and monitored through to project completion. Sustainability is at the heart of our design approach.

Our engineers and environmentalists are trained to apply methods and measures that monitor both operational and embodied carbon throughout the design process. We can map your entire life-cycle carbon journey from cradle to completion, as well as in operation and ultimately through to demolition and repurposing.

We develop strategies in line with UKGBC’s framework for delivering Net Zero buildings. Our guidance and analysis support the implementation of the strategies needed to achieve Net Zero, including whole-life carbon assessments, circular economy statements, climate resilience and energy strategies or appropriate offsetting. We are at the forefront of implementing Material Passports in the built environment and are implementing this across our portfolio of new projects.

As part of our environmental, social and governance (ESG) business advisory service, we carry out a full Sustainability Review which draws out the key ESG issues which are most important to your business, customers and brand.
As your sustainability partner, you can rely on us entirely. We work with you to formulate your brief and targets to futureproof your assets and help secure a brighter future for our planet.

Key Services

BREEAM technical reports.
Carbon offset.
Carbon pollution and Waste.
Circular economy and material passports.
Climate Resilience and Passive Design advice.
Energy Performance Certificates and NABERS Assessments.
Energy statements, strategies, and renewables advice.
Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) advice.
ESG advice.
Ethical supply chain advice.

Governance and ethics.
Natural resources and input materials.
Net Zero Strategy advice.
Operational Carbon and Whole – Life Carbon, advice.
Operational Energy modelling.
Overheating analysis.
Reduced material use/wastage and DfMA / MMC.
Sustainability frameworks and supply chain support.
Sustainability Statements.
Sustainable Technologies advice.
WELL advice.

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Net Zero Sustainability Services

Based in Dublin and supported by Waterman Group, our team of Net Zero and Sustainability experts is delivering leading-edge specialist support for a huge range of schemes across every sector.

Nial Coughlan

Niall Coughlan
Director Building

Niall graduated from Trinity College, Dublin in 1999 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and has worked in Building Services consultancy for over 15 years.

A Chartered Engineer with Engineers Ireland, Niall previously worked as a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer and Sustainable Design specialist for a large Dublin-based consultancy firm.

Here he was involved in the design and project management of mechanical services installations for a wide variety of projects across various sectors, including offices, healthcare, schools and residential. He also managed the company’s sustainability division, which specialised in operational energy audits, renewable energy feasibility studies and BREEAM consultancy services.

Niall joined Waterman Moylan in 2014, and his current role involves managing our Dublin-based Building Services team where he oversees the work of the dedicated team. He remains closely involved in multiple projects and has extensive experience in developing energy efficient strategies and Part L Compliance approaches for housing and apartment developments.