Location Madrid, Spain
Services Building services engineering and sustainable design
Client General Electric
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The relocation of multiple General Electric business facilities in Madrid to a new site was an opportunity for the company's facilities management team to provide a much better working environment for its employees, as well as to implement sustainable and efficient solutions in line with its global 'EcoImagination' initiative.
Cundall was appointed to provide mechanical and electrical engineering design for the 5-storey 3,500m2 site. The project consisted of the fit-out of an existing building on the fringe of Madrid.
Key Cundall initiatives:
One of the more innovative solutions implemented was the provision of easily accessible switches surrounding the desks. These switches allow each workstation to turn off all of its electrical appliances at once, reducing the energy wasted from the stand-by devices and plugged-in PCs.
Located on the outskirts of Luton, Butterfield Park is a greenfield site. The Innovation Centre and Business Base were constructed on two adjacent plots and both adopt best environmental technical and sustainable solutions.
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Cundall's engineering consultancy services cover the entire life cycle of any building project. Clients find our ‘total solutions’ approach saves them time, money and effort.
We will add value to your project by opening our minds, exchanging ideas and thinking creatively.
Our people sit at the very heart of what we do at Cundall. Our mission is to provide great opportunities for great people, create fantastic built environments and leave a positive legacy for our communities.
It is the knowledge and expertise of our people which helps us to do this; our commitment to recruiting and nurturing great talent is what has made us successful for the last 40 years and it remains critical to our future plans.
At Cundall, we place special importance on our early careers professionals (graduates, apprentices, interns and more), understanding that they are the future of our business and the key to our long-term, sustainable growth.
Cundall's expertise extends to all major markets, so we have a deep understanding of the specific issues, constraints and opportunities facing our clients' market sectors.
Our team of creative engineers draw on our accumulated knowledge to devise the best possible solutions for your project in a fully integrated and cost-effective way.
Established in the UK 40 years ago, Cundall has developed into an international multi-disciplinary consultancy operating from over 20 locations across the globe.