Critical Systems

Cundall's critical systems team has a complete understanding of how technical real estate works and recognises that IT platforms and property need to interact for mission-critical businesses.

Cundall has an enviable track record in critical systems design. Our global teams mean that we are well placed to assist clients world-wide, and we have a high level of expertise and experience in developing and maintaining critical facilities both in the UK and overseas.

Using innovative technology we will work with our clients to establish and incorporate world-class sustainable designs that are environmentally friendly, and using our on-going research and development into the latest solutions we provide leading-edge advice and reduce energy consumption without performance loss.

We can offer a modular approach to our designs, which reduces capital expenditure and project completion times and ensures that operating efficiency is maximised.

Our services include:

  • Full data centre design services
  • Commissioning planning and supervision
  • High-level infrastructure planning, site acquisition and due diligence surveys
  • Single point of failure advice to optimise system resilience
  • BREEAM/LEED assessments specific to data centres
  • Advice on external connectivity and negotiation of provision of broadband fibre connections from telecommunication carriers
  • Computational fluid dynamics (CFD)
  • Modelling at the design stage and in operation
  • Air and water resilience and energy modelling
  • Post-occupancy energy consumption reporting and power usage effectiveness (PUE)
  • Forensic support to clients with under-performing technical real estate
  • Acoustic engineering
  • Advice on sustainability
  • Fire engineering
  • Specialist controls
  • Security consultancy
  • Residential engineering services
  • Integrated systems management

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For further information on these services please contact:
Global: Malcolm Howe and Peter Liddle
UK and Europe: Barbara Sacha
MENA: Richard Stratton
Asia Pacific: David Dryden
Australia: Benny Cheah

 Cundall has ATD certified engineers across the world. 



Profile Park

Digital Profile Park Dublin

The 10 acres greenfield site, situated in Digital Profile Park Dublin, is capable of supporting the phased development of approximately 11.5MW of data centre space across four separate buildings on a dedicated campus, totalling approximately 193,000sqft of space.

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Knowledge hub

Analysis of the Benefits of Indirect Air Optimisation in East Asia, South East Asia and Australia

The increasing power consumption of data centres in today’s market is well documented. This report focuses on the operational energy and water cost impacts of the Indirect Air Optimisation (IAO) systems in comparison to various other cooling options within East Asia, South East Asia and Australia. 

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Facebook Luleå

Cundall was awarded the engineering and design contract for the second phase of Facebook’s new European energy efficient data centre campus in Luleå, Sweden, close to the Arctic Circle.

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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. 

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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.

About us

Established in the UK 40 years ago, Cundall has developed into an international multi-disciplinary consultancy operating from over 20 locations across the globe.