Bennett Freehill

Bennett Freehill is one of the Northern Ireland’s leading Building Services Consultants providing sustainable, multi-disciplined design services. We are qualified Passivehaus and NZEB Designers and provide Commissioning Management and BREEAM Assessments services.


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, providing innovative and practical sustainable engineering solutions of the highest quality and standard to create outstanding 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.

We are focused on creating a fun and rewarding environment for our team, allowing us to nurture and retain the most dynamic and technically accomplished talent in the industry. This culture ensures we deliver pioneering, pragmatic MEP design excellence for our clients and colleagues.

Bennett Freehill

The Courtyard, 380C Belmont Road,

028 9076 0050

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