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Callaghan Engineering Electrical Engineer Wins 1st Prize CIBSE SDAR* Awards!

On Thursday the 30th of March the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Multidisciplinary Technologies in DIT hosted the 7th annual SDAR* awards final.  Sponsored by John Sisk & Son and supported by BS news, this is one of two key CIBSE Ireland applied research events with the intention of disseminating best practice in innovation and evaluation.

First prize on the night was presented by Padraic O’Connor (Sisk & Son) to Paul Wynne from Callaghan Engineering.  Paul’s paper was ” Energy Audit of a Fitness/Leisure Centre”.  His research focused on the potential energy reduction in a gym environment.  The two runners up were:  Methods of Arc Flash Hazard Mitigation Techniques in Low Voltage Systems by Eoghan Hickey of Callaghan Engineering and Improvement of Thermal Performance in a Historic Building by Aine Doyle of OCSC.

The expert judging panel consisted of Kevin Guaghan (Chairman) (DIT), David Doherty (CIBSE / T Bourke) and Gerry Farrelly (DIT).

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