Bennett Freehill (formerly Bennett Robertson Design) was established in 1999 by Gary Bennett. In the interim 20 years the business has established itself as one of Northern Irelands leading Building Services Consultancies working on pioneering projects such as the Giants Causeway Visitors Centre, DAERA Headquarters and South West College Erne Campus.
The business remains focused on innovative new ideas and embraces advancements in digital engineering allowing us to implement cutting edge design solutions and respond to ever-increasing legislative and regulatory requirements for new and existing buildings.
We work in collaboration with architects and professional design teams, D&B contractors and M&E sub contractors to deliver world class buildings for our clients.
We take immense pride in all of our projects and in 2021 were very proud to have delivered the South West College Erne Campus in Northern Ireland – the world’s first educational Passivhaus Premium rated building and the first UK building to achieve both Passivhaus Premium status and BREEAM outstanding accreditation. This project has been recognised as one of 26 UN Centres of Excellence for High Performance Buildings around the world.
Our talented team, led by Cormac Freehill, Aaron McCarthy and Paul O’Neill bring their passion, expertise and personality to every project.
Our in-house team consists of Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, Vertical Transport Engineers, Building Physics Engineers, Certified Passivhaus / NZEB Designers, Certified Commissioning Managers, BREEAM Assessors and BIM Professionals.
As a team we design the best buildings today for a better tomorrow.
To pursue the highest levels of customer satisfaction by providing ultra-responsive, client focused services from inception through to in-use.
To excel in delivering co-ordinated, practical and low carbon engineering design solutions that excites our clients and staff.
To nurture a passion for technical excellence by creating rewarding valued environment for our clients and team.