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Loughan House

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Loughan house is a correctional facility situated in Cavan. The facility is designed to rehabilitate inmates and prepare them for integration into their own communities. As part of this rehabilitation process they are provided with education programmes.

Tritech was appointed the mechanical services contract on this leading edge education facility. The brief was to provide 250 inmates with an educational facility which not only provided their basic educational requirements similar to a traditional school building but to provide this with safety and security paramount in importance.

Multiple technical teaching rooms and associated equipment were provided in line with the facilities teaching programmes; woodwork rooms, metalwork rooms, building skills, industrial cleaning, light industrial, music rooms, science labs, home economics & are rooms.

The building was constructed using modular technology to ensure delivery of a high quality building on a fast track programme.

Scope of works

Mechanical Services Installation

  • LPHW installation including wood-chip boiler plant.
  • Gas, Water & Ventilation Services to Kitchen.
  • Heat Recovery Ventilation.
  • Above Ground Drainage
  • Lead Co-ordinator for all Specialist Services

Project Team

Client: Irish Prison Services
Architect: Paul Monaghan Architects
M/E Consultant: Dervan Consulting Engineers
Main Contractor: Glenbeigh Construction
Project Duration: Six Months
Value: €350,000