John Sisk & Son, Ireland’s leading construction company, has been at the forefront of building and contracting across Ireland, the UK, and Europe for generations. Renowned for delivering high-quality projects ranging from intricate commercial buildings to expansive infrastructure projects, their dedication to excellence is renowned, along with a profound commitment to sustainability and environmental stewardship.
The diverse and often transient nature of John Sisk & Son’s projects presented a unique challenge: providing high-quality, functional, and sustainable workspaces for their on-site teams. The company sought a solution that would not only offer practical benefits but also align with their ambitious sustainability goals. They needed workspaces that were adaptable, eco-friendly, and reflective of their brand’s commitment to making a positive impact on the environment.
The Solution: Sustainability at the Core
“At Sisk, we’re dedicated to leading the way in sustainability, ensuring that our projects not only meet but exceed environmental standards. CabinTec’s innovative approach to eco-friendly cabins has been instrumental in helping us achieve our sustainability goals,” remarked Barry Murphy, a leading figure at John Sisk & Son.
CabinTec’s designs focused on energy efficiency, utilising sustainable materials, and minimising waste, thereby significantly reducing the environmental footprint of temporary construction site setups.
Tailored and Efficient
Working in close collaboration with John Sisk & Son, CabinTec developed customised cabins that were specifically engineered to meet the unique demands of each project site. Rapid deployment and flexibility were key, ensuring that these eco-friendly solutions were delivered swiftly and could be adapted or relocated as project needs evolved.
Promoting Environmental Welfare
CabinTec’s cabins were not only designed with sustainability in mind but also aimed to enhance the overall site welfare. By providing a comfortable, safe, and energy-efficient environment, these cabins supported John Sisk & Son’s workforce, fostering well-being and productivity on site.
A Partnership for the Future
Barry Murphy noted, “This partnership with CabinTec has set a new standard for sustainability in construction site operations. Their bespoke cabins have become a cornerstone in our strategy to not only improve our environmental performance but also to lead by example in our industry.”
The Nomad 8511S-Gen
The Nomad 8511S-Gen stands as a testament to sustainable innovation, designed to support larger construction crews with unparalleled efficiency. This unit blends spacious design with cutting-edge energy solutions, setting a new standard for on-site welfare.
- Dimensions: 8.5m x 3m, catering to a large workforce.
- Comprehensive Facilities: Includes a 10-person canteen, two bathrooms, generator room, dry room, and storage.
- Advanced Energy System: Equipped with 11 solar panels (405W each), a 3kW solar inverter, and 14.4kW lithium batteries.
- Hybrid Energy: Features a 6kVA backup generator for consistent power supply.
This smart solar system reduces generator use from 50 to just 4 hours weekly, slashing fuel costs by £115 per week (£5,980 annually) and saving £1,300 on maintenance. This significant efficiency boost offers both financial savings and environmental benefits, marking a leap forward in sustainable construction site management.
Barry stated, “The hybrid approach optimises fuel consumption, striking a balance between sustainability and functionality. This aligns with our goal of minimising environmental impact while meeting the energy needs of construction sites efficiently”.
The Roamer 258EOXS
- Mobile Efficiency: Designed for seamless relocation across sites.
- Power System: Features a 6kVA generator and solar panels with batteries to power 12V lights, water pumps, hydraulic systems, and a diesel heater efficiently.
- Telematics Integration: Offers advanced monitoring of performance and location for enhanced operational oversight.
- Essential Amenities: Equipped with a low-usage fridge, Burco water heater, fresh drinking water access, and a microwave for increased self-sufficiency.
- Advanced Waste Management: Includes a toilet with a drop-through system, supported by comprehensive waste and water tanks.
Barry added, “The Roamer has been pivotal in advancing sustainable, efficient on-site welfare solutions for us. Its innovative features offer significant operational cost savings without impacting performance, setting a new benchmark in construction site accommodations.”
The collaboration between CabinTec and John Sisk & Son epitomises innovation, sustainability, and practicality in the construction industry. By delivering customised, eco-friendly welfare solutions, CabinTec has played a pivotal role in supporting John Sisk & Son’s mission to enhance sustainability and environmental responsibility.