Aer Lingus is the national airline of Ireland, it is headquarted at Dublin Airport, Ireland. The airline operates a fleet of 47 modern Airbus aircraft and carries over 10.6 million passengers a year on mainline and regional franchise service.

Aer Lingus Cargo provides cargo transportation services to the UK, Continental Europe and the USA. Their websites and e-commerce facilities provide up-to-date information on schedules, range of services and on-line individual shipment tracking. Aer Lingus has occupied the Cargo 1 building since 1970.

Project background and team

Reducing annual energy costs while at the same time improving comfort levels within the building were central to the overall design & approach to the project. An energy efficiency design approach (EED) per IS399 was applied. Load reduction was achieved through targeted fabric upgrade to reduce infiltration losses also investment in removal of old heating systems was required.

Cargo 1 Site Data:
C1 floor area: 5,100m2 / Surface Area 12,300m2
C1 building volume: 52,410m3
BER improved from G to C Lux level improved from 80 to 220lux

Main Contractor: Laurence Mechanical Services Ltd
Radiant Panels: FRENGER SYSTEMEN BV/ Origen/Polytherm Ireland
Modular plant room: Eurogas Ltd
Micro CHP: Kinviro Ltd
M&T system: Resourcekraft Ltd
Project Engineer: Enviroeye Engineering Ltd