Paul Mannering Associates

PMA is a reliable and professional consulting engineering practice which over the years has built a reputation in the building controls and automation industry for thoroughness and ensuring the efficient operation of hvac plants and associated services through optimised building controls which maximise the benefits of all building services hvac plant, bms and controls systems.

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Design and Witness

Control system and building management system design. Contract Support. Witnessing.

Troubleshooting

Diagnosis and advice on building services control related issues

Litigation Support

Expert witness role for contractual disputes



Paul Mannering is a consulting controls engineer with 38 years specialist experience in the building services hvac controls industry and is now the principal at Paul Mannering Associates. If you require the services of a consulting engineer specialising in hvac control systems, building management systems (bms) or a building automation specialist to assist with any building services controls/bms related issues and this could include advice on conceptual outline hvac services designs for controllability or specific control systems design, comprehensive specification production, contract support (including Off/On Site witnessing service for control panels and bms software) or as an expert witness engineer, then Paul Mannering Associates are able to provide support in all of these areas.

Our Services

Detailed Design

Production of comprehensive contract documentation, tender evaluation and post-tender contract support.

Off-site Witnessing

Off-site witnessing of the bms software & plant graphics: Assists in keeping the on site commissioning period to a minimum by simulation testing at the manufacturer’s works.

On-site Witnessing

On-site witnessing of the bms and controls equipment: To ensure that the installed system meets its design criteria.

Feasibility Studies

Checking the feasibility of proposed schemes and issuing a report with any recommendations.

Detailed Design

Project Specification

Scope of Works, Health & Safety, Design Responsibilities, Tender Requirements, Project Documentation, Technical sections for the BMS, Controls Equipment and Motor Control Panels, Plant description of operations in narrative form for all plant to be controlled. BMS input and output schedules. Controller & Regulator schedules. Control Panel and also Equipment schedules. Control Panel block wiring diagrams.

Tender Evaluation

Comprehensive tender evaluation.

Post-tender Contract Support

Evaluation of contractor’s proposals. Attendance at meetings. Inspection of contractor’s technical submittals. Off site inspection of contractor’s bms software and plant graphics. Inspection & testing of control panels. On site witnessing inspection of the completed control system..

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If you require the services of a consulting engineer specialising in hvac control systems, building management systems (bms) or a building automation specialist to assist with any building services controls/bms related issues and this could include advice on conceptual outline hvac services designs for controllability or specific control systems design, comprehensive specification production, contract support (including Off/On Site witnessing service for control panels and bms software) or as an expert witness engineer, then Paul Mannering Associates are able to provide support in all of these areas.


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