Home » Expert team

Expert team

Knowledgeable, experienced and well-rounded expert team of service engineers are an essential component in providing a professional and reliable HVAC maintenance and upgrade service.

Thermodial engineer with a fault finding tool

On average, a cumulative 4% of payroll costs is spent on training per annum, equating to six man-months’ work, comparing favourably with international standards.

This training investment and experience provides well-rounded engineers with the confidence to provide excellent customer service, preventing any risk to customers’ operations. Communication and management skills are also provided as soft skills training.

The in-depth HVAC industry experience amongst the Thermodial team equates to in excess of 450 years.

Indeed, each service engineer is highly qualified through the multi-skilled nature of their training and experience, in a national craft discipline, as a gas installer and to F-Gas category Ⅰ competence (allowing all activities on F-Gas systems).

A general operative and apprentices also make up part of the field team. Accounts, finance, administration, marketing and sales business professionals, support both office and field operations.

All employees are encouraged to participate in the continuous improvement of services, as Thermodial fundamentally believes in the potential of individuals to contribute uniquely to our goals.

All service engineers and field staff carry company identification cards for safety and transparency purposes and are identifiable through from their record below.

To view a team member’s profile and complete training history, please click on the appropriate name below.

AllDirectorsField StaffOffice Staff
Turlough Kinane
Managing Director

Turlough Kinane

Alan Keegan
Operations Director

Alan Keegan

Mark Carrick
Projects Director

Mark Carrick

Michael Lynch
Business Development Manager

Michael Lynch

Liam Dunne
Service Co-ordinator

Liam Dunne

Ger Carter
Operations Manager

Ger Carter

Robbie Sheppard
Contracts Manager

Robbie Sheppard

John Donlon
Business Development Manager

John Donlon

Keith Evans in memory
RIP

Keith Evans – in memory

Martin Francis
Senior HVAC Service Engineer

Martin Francis

Anthony Ennis
Contracts Manager

Anthony Ennis

Adam Duffy
Senior HVAC Service Engineer

Adam Duffy

Brian Kavanagh
Contracts Manager

Brian Kavanagh

Declan Crowe
Contracts Manager

Declan Crowe

Krystian Ledniowski
General Operative

Krystian Ledniowski

Andy Donlan
Marketing Manager

Andy Donlan

Eimer McMahon
Customer Account Manager

Eimer McMahon

Niamh Pedreschi
Operations Administrator

Niamh Pedreschi

Stephen McDonnell
Senior HVAC Service Engineer and Safety Representative

Stephen McDonnell

Karl English
Field Projects Manager

Karl English

Ashley Rooney
Credit Manager

Ashley Rooney

Eddie O'Shea
Senior HVAC Service Engineer

Eddie O’Shea

Brian Keavey
BEMS Team Lead

Brian Keavey

Kevin Brady
Projects Co-ordinator

Kevin Brady

Stephen Kavanagh
Senior HVAC Service Engineer

Stephen Kavanagh

Robert Taaffe
Contracts Manager

Robert Taaffe

Jason Pierce
Senior HVAC Service Engineer

Jason Pierce

Aleksandra Marchewka
Scheduling Manager

Aleksandra Marchewka

Vicky Armstrong
Accounts Assistant

Vicky Armstrong

Natasha Sweeney
RIP

Natasha Sweeney – in memory

George McDonald
BEMS and Energy Manager

George McDonald

David McMahon
Senior HVAC Service Engineer

David McMahon

Karl O'Reilly
Senior HVAC Service Engineer

Karl O’Reilly

Jordan Brennan
HVAC Service Engineer

Jordan Brennan

Thomas Westwood
Accounts Assistant

Thomas Westwood

Stuart Heeney
HVAC Apprentice

Stuart Heeney

Nathan Molloy
HVAC Apprentice

Nathan Molloy

Paulina Bartosik
Scheduling Administrator

Paulina Bartosik

Damien Daly
HVAC Service Engineer

Damien Daly

Gareth Hughes
HVAC Service Engineer

Gareth Hughes

Ciarán Kearney
Accounts Payable Manager

Ciarán Kearney

Gavin O'Brien
HVAC Service Engineer

Gavin O’Brien

Jonathan Graydon
HVAC Service Engineer

Jonathan Graydon

Sinéad Kelly
Financial Controller

Sinéad Kelly

Andrew Kavanagh
HVAC Service Engineer

Andrew Kavanagh

Richard Kirby
HVAC Service Engineer

Richard Kirby

Paschal Byrne
Compliance Manager

Paschal Byrne

Dylan O'Shea
HVAC Apprentice

Dylan O’Shea

Dylan Clausen
HVAC Apprentice

Dylan Clausen

Seán Churchard
Compliance Administrator

Seán Churchard

Evan O'Shea
HVAC Service Engineer

Evan O’Shea

Zack Higgins
HVAC Apprentice

Zack Higgins

Ben Sloggett
HVAC Apprentice

Ben Sloggett

Gerard O'Flynn
HVAC Service Engineer

Gerard O’Flynn

Daniel Allen
HVAC Apprentice

Daniel Allen

Cian Connaughton
HVAC Apprentice

Cian Connaughton

Stephen Sawyer
HVAC Service Engineer

Stephen Sawyer

Willie Finn
General Operative

Willie Finn

Ross Hanevy
HVAC Apprentice

Ross Hanevy

Adam Comerford
HVAC Apprentice

Adam Comerford

Richard Pigott
HVAC Service Engineer

Richard Pigott

Evan Fitzsimons
HVAC Apprentice

Evan Fitzsimons

Alex Daly
HVAC Apprentice

Alex Daly

Jamie Fennell
HVAC Apprentice

Jamie Fennell

Stephen Doyle
HVAC Service Engineer

Stephen Doyle

Leon Lowndes
HVAC Service Engineer

Leon Lowndes

Karl Doyle
HVAC Apprentice

Karl Doyle

Tadhg Ward
HVAC Apprentice

Tadhg Ward

Colm Creagh
Field Projects Manager

Colm Creagh

Aaron Bailey
HVAC Apprentice

Aaron Bailey

Aiden Walsh
HVAC Apprentice

Aiden Walsh

Seán Doyle
HVAC Service Engineer

Seán Doyle

Jake Armstrong
HVAC Apprentice

Jake Armstrong

Evan Clements
HVAC Apprentice

Evan Clements

John Murphy
HVAC Service Engineer

John Murphy

Tommy-Lee O’Carroll
HVAC Service Engineer

Tommy-Lee O’Carroll

Denis Cannon
HVAC Service Engineer

Denis Cannon

Ryan McMullan
HVAC Service Engineer

Ryan McMullan

Hayden McAuley
HVAC Service Engineer

Hayden McAuley

Bobby Craig
HVAC Apprentice

Bobby Craig

Michael Barker
HVAC Service Engineer

Michael Barker

Managing Director

Turlough Kinane

Turlough was appointed Managing Director in 2016 after a management buyout – 10 years after he joined Thermodial as Financial Controller.

Today Turlough’s role includes supervising all aspects of the business as well as continuing to oversee the areas of finance and ICT. Turlough has also undertaken the HR role, whilst continuing to seek new opportunities and new technologies in ICT development. It’s typical of the lateral thinking beyond his impressive qualifications which include a masters in management and application of IT in accounting and a diploma in management.

Planning projects, implementing them and seeing them evolve are a particular source of satisfaction. Not unlike his interest in Formula 1 which needs all these precise disciplines.

A healthy body can lead to a healthy mind, something that Turlough agrees with, evidenced by his participation in corporate running events and membership of his local running club.

Certified qualifications:

  • Chartered director at the Institute of Directors
  • Chartered management accountant
  • CPD seminar on general data protection regulation (GDPR)
  • Diploma in corporate direction from the Institute of Directors
  • Diploma in management from IBEC/DIT
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • MSc in management and application of information technology in accounting from DCU
  • Zurich Life trustee training course

Professional bodies:

  • Fellow member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
  • Member of the Institute of Directors (Ireland)
Operations Director

Alan Keegan

Alan joined Thermodial as an Apprentice in 1996 and has now graduated through to the role of Operations Director. In his role he ensures the delivery of services in the most efficient and effective manner possible.

You can see from his qualifications, which include electrical, refrigeration, air conditioning and management/business studies that Alan has very impressive credentials which more than qualify him for his role. He constantly looks for ways to improve our service through the efficient use of all resources.

Away from his Thermodial duties, Alan likes to participate in various running meetings throughout the year to stay fit and healthy. This also keeps him active and alert, something that aids him in his day-to-day tasks in the Operations Department.

Certified qualifications:

  • Certified data centre design professional (CDCDP®)
  • City & Guilds certificate in gas installation 1 – safety
  • City & Guilds certificate in gas installation (GID) – Registered Gas Installer with RGII
  • City & Guilds certificate in handling refrigerants (2078)
  • City & Guilds level 2 award in F Gas and ODS regulations: category 1 (2079)
  • City & Guilds level 2 certificate in refrigeration and air conditioning systems
  • City & Guilds level 2 certificate in small commercial refrigeration and air conditioning systems
  • Combustion analysis training, precision heating
  • Continuing professional development programme in general refrigeration, at DIT
  • CPD seminar on general data protection regulation (GDPR)
  • Detection training certificate in combustible & toxic gas detection
  • Diploma in management studies at the Institute of Commercial Management
  • Drives for refrigeration danfoss VLT training course
  • Engineers Ireland CPD conference in safe ammonia refrigeration
  • Fault diagnosis for refrigeration vapour compression systems, at DIT
  • Front line management programme at the Irish Management Institute
  • Harness awareness training certificate
  • Institute of Domestic Heating and Environmental Engineers, professional education programme
  • Institute of Leadership & Management train the trainer award
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • Mitsubishi air conditioning systems, city multi – advanced certificate
  • National craft certificate electrician with merit
  • RECI certificate in verification & certification
  • RGII certificate of registration
  • Riello RS130 gas burner and Remeha P120 boiler training
  • Safety induction training certificate
  • Solas safe pass
  • Stress management and life balance training
  • Thermodial air conditioning maintenance specifications training, levels 1/2/3/4
  • Theoretical and practical instruction in the correct and safe use of portable fire extinguishers
  • Toshiba technical training
Projects Director

Mark Carrick

Having originally come straight from school in 1998, Mark has moved up the ranks learning all aspects of his chosen career.

In 2015 Mark was promoted to the position of Projects Director. In his role, Mark oversees key accounts and supervises all HVAC Upgrades.

Mark mentors our in-house PSCS engineers and provides them with technical expertise. This is done through pro-active communication, ensuring safety and best practices are delivered.

His qualifications include electrical, refrigeration, heating and project management and his attitude to the business is reflected by his customer-centric approach.

Certified qualifications:

  • Abrasive wheel operation, certificate course
  • Brazer approval test certificate standard BS EN 13133:200 & 13134:2000
  • Certified in the correct and safe use of portable fire extinguishers
  • City & Guilds certificate in gas installation (G1)
  • City & Guilds certificate in handling refrigerants (2078)
  • City & Guilds level 2 award in F Gas and ODS regulations: category 1 (2079)
  • Cleaning and disinfection legionella assessment paper
  • Combustion analysis training, precision heating
  • Core safety management renewal programme at the CIF
  • CPD seminar on general data protection regulation (GDPR)
  • De Dietrich certificate of completion heat pump certificate
  • Detection training certificate in combustible & toxic gas detection
  • Fault diagnosis for refrigeration vapour compression systems at DIT
  • FETAC level 5 specific purpose certificate mobile tower operation, with credit
  • FETAC level 6 specific purpose certificate construction stage health and safety co-ordination with merit
  • Harness awareness training certificate
  • Institute of leadership & management negotiation and conflict management programme
  • Institute of leadership & management train the trainer award
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • Mitsubishi city multi advanced technical training
  • Mitsubishi Electric certificate of achievement in Ecodan heat pump installation and commissioning
  • National craft certificate electrician with merit
  • OSHA lockout/tagout (LOTO) certificate of completion
  • Project supervisor for construction stage (PSCS) course certificate
  • Project supervisor design process (PSDP) course certificate
  • RECI certificate in verification & certification
  • RGII certificate of registration
  • Stress management and life balance training
  • Safety and induction training certificate
  • Thermodial air conditioning maintenance specifications training, levels 1/2/3/4
  • Welder approval certificate to EN287
Business Development Manager

Michael Lynch

One of the most experienced at Thermodial he joined from Masterair in 2005 with 21 years of experience there behind him.

His whole career has been spent working in the HVAC industry so the whole team at Thermodial can benefit from this.

Michael’s role is primarily in sales and this of course includes meeting with customers. However with his vast experience he is able to help solve technical problems too. This he enjoys.

His qualifications include Building Services Engineering and Property and Facilities Management for further qualifications.

Even at home he can’t resist being ‘hands on’ with a keen interest in DIY, gardening and general tasks.

Certified qualifications:

  • Condair CPD certificate in humidification design, types and applications
  • CPD certificate of attendance in hydraulic design and energy saving in commercial heating and hot water
  • CPD certificate in strategic facilities management (level 9) at DIT
  • CPD seminar on general data protection regulation (GDPR)
  • Degree in building services engineering at DIT
  • Diploma in business management with distinction at NCI
  • Diploma in property and facilities management at Irish Property & Facility Management Association (IPFMA)
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • Solas safe pass

Professional bodies:

  • Member of the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (MCIBSE)
Service Co-ordinator

Liam Dunne

Liam has gained a lot of experience since he represented Ireland at under-21 football level (including at Galatasary’s infamous stadium ‘Hell’).

Liam is Thermodial’s Service Co-ordinator. His role involves a great deal of communication – with engineers, customers, subcontractors and suppliers.

Liam joined Thermodial with a list of qualifications including plumbing, refrigeration, brazer approval and heating. He commenced his non-football career in 2006 after finishing his apprenticeship.

Whilst missing the cheering and applause from the side lines he enjoys the satisfaction of still playing with a winning team.

Certified qualifications:

  • Brazer approval test certificate standard BS EN 13133:200 & 13134:2000
  • City & Guilds certificate in handling refrigerants (2078)
  • City & Guilds level 2 award in F Gas and ODS regulation: category 1 (2079)
  • City & Guilds certificate in gas installation (G1)
  • City & Guilds certificate in gas installation (GID) – registered gas installer with RGII
  • Detection training certificate in combustible & toxic gas detection
  • Electronics and controls for refrigeration and air conditioning systems
  • Emergency first aid training
  • EPA certificate for refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump equipment containing F-Gases – category Ⅰ
  • FETAC level 5 specific purpose certificate in mobile access tower operations
  • FETAC level 6 component certificate – refrigeration principles and systems with merit
  • FETAC level 6 certificate in gas installation – safety
  • Harness awareness training certificate
  • Introduction to air conditioning, refrigeration skillnet
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • National craft certificate plumber
  • Oxy-acetylene programme at DIT
  • Riello RS130 gas burner and remeha P120 boiler training
  • Solas safe pass
  • Stress management and life balance training
  • Working at height awareness training
Operations Manager

Ger Carter

In the HVAC industry since leaving school in 1994, Ger brings a wealth of experience and talent to the Thermodial team.  One of several senior engineers, Ger has exceptional experience in control panel wiring.

He particularly enjoys new challenges, and in this ever changing business he gets plenty of them.

As his qualifications show there is a rich variety to his talents.

These include electrical, refrigeration and heating.

As with many of the Thermodial staff, Ger shows a healthy interest in sport and especially football and Gaelic.

Certified qualifications:

  • Brazing course with FÁS
  • Certificate of training in selection, mounting and safe use of abrasive wheels
  • City & Guilds certificate in handling refrigerants (2078)
  • City & Guilds level 2 award in F Gas and ODS regulation: category 1 (2079)
  • Condair CPD certificate in humidification design, types and applications
  • Core safety management renewal certificate in MSIC, PSDP and PSCS
  • EPA certificate for refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump equipment containing F-Gases – category Ⅰ
  • ERS certificate of competence in gas fitting operative in safe gas work (GI/D)
  • Harness awareness training certificate
  • Height for hire (safety training) in safety harness awareness, self propelled boom, scissor lift certificate
  • HEVAC state water heater training
  • Infection prevention and control study session in hand hygiene
  • Introduction to refrigeration at DIT
  • Legionella cleaning and disinfection certificate of completion
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • Mobile elevating work platforms, certificate course
  • National craft certificate electrician
  • Project supervisor for construction stage (PSCS) course certificate
  • RECI certificate in verification & certification
  • Rendamax boiler training
  • RGII certificate of registration
  • Riello RS130 gas burner and remeha P120 boiler training
  • Solas safe pass
  • Time management training certification
  • Working at height and PPE appreciation certificate
Contracts Manager

Robbie Sheppard

Another member of our team of service engineers, Robbie comes fully trained and qualified just like all of his colleagues.

With Thermodial since 2006 bringing a wealth of experience with him, Robbie insists on giving the customer the full breadth of his experiences.

His involvement in HVAC systems covers everything from construction to commissioning to ‘Trouble-shooting’. Read through his qualifications, which include electrical, refrigeration and heating and you will see that Thermodial customers are in good hands.

Yet another team player active on the football pitch, Robbie also performs for Kilnamanagh FC in the Leinster Senior League.

Certified qualifications:

  • City & Guilds certificate in handling refrigerants (2078)
  • City & Guilds level 2 award in F Gas and ODS regulation: category 1 (2079)
  • Condair CPD certificate in humidification design, types and applications
  • Core safety management renewal certificate in MSIC, PSDP and PSCS
  • EPA certificate for refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump equipment containing F-Gases – category Ⅰ
  • ERS certificate of competence as a domestic gas installer (DGA)
  • ERS certificate of competence in gas fitting operative in safe gas work (GI/D)
  • Fire extinguisher training certificate
  • HEVAC state water heater training
  • Introduction to refrigeration at DIT
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • MEWP training course for truck type: scissor lift and articulated boom
  • National craft certificate electrician
  • Project supervisor for construction stage (PSCS) course certificate
  • RECI certificate in verification & certification
  • RGII certificate of registration
  • Rendamax boilers training
  • Riello RS130 gas burner and remeha P120 boiler training
  • Solas safe pass
  • Time management training certification
  • Working at height training certificate
Business Development Manager

John Donlon

With experience in Australia as well as Ireland, John comes well qualified to operate as part of the Thermodial team.

Those two far apart countries bring their different types of challenges but both throw up the kind that John enjoys.

Having specialised in conferences and events as an electrical engineer, he knows what pressure means.

Look at his qualifications which include electrical, refrigeration and infrared phermography and you will see that his talents go well beyond electrics.

John enjoys a game of golf when weather, and time, allow.

Certified qualifications:

  • CableNet training certificate in data centre design
  • Certificate in working at height and PPE appreciation
  • City & Guilds certificate in electrical testing and verification of electrical installations (Ireland)
  • City & Guilds certificate in handling refrigerants (2078)
  • City & Guilds level 2 award in F Gas and ODS regulation: category 1 (2079)
  • COVID-19 compliance officer training course
  • Cylon certificate of completion in engineering the unitron UC32 system
  • Emergency lighting course
  • EPA certificate for refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump equipment containing F-Gases – category Ⅰ
  • ERS certificate of competence as a domestic gas installer (DGA)
  • ERS certificate of competence in gas fitting operative in safe gas work (GI/D)
  • Fire extinguishers training course
  • Fundamentals of copper brazing for RAC applications
  • Harness awareness training certificate
  • Height for Hire (safety training) self propelled boom scissor lift certificate
  • Infrared phermography (thermal imaging) level 1
  • Introduction to air conditioning at DIT
  • Introduction to refrigeration at DIT
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • National craft certificate electrician with merit
  • Project supervisor for construction stage (PSCS) course certificate
  • QQI level 6 specific purpose certificate in construction stage health and safety co-ordination
  • RECI certificate in verification & certification
  • RECI periodic inspection course
  • RGII certificate of registration
  • Solas safe pass
  • Stress management and life balance training
  • Temple authorised installer of cat.5e / 6 structured cabling
  • Temple authorised installer of fibre optic cabling
  • Working at height and PPE appreciation certificate

Professional bodies:

  • Licentiate of the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (LCIBSE)
  • Member of Institute of Engineers of Ireland (MIEI)
RIP

Keith Evans – in memory

Keith joined Thermodial in 2001, upskilled, trained and mentored across two decades before his untimely passing in 2019.

His certificates, including electrical, refrigeration, heating and controls are proof of a man who took his job seriously.

He also took his other jobs seriously, bass playing, singing and most importantly, father and husband.

Keith Evans obituary.

Certified qualifications:

  • Certified in the correct and safe use of portable fire extinguishers
  • City & Guilds certificate in handling refrigerants (2078)
  • City & Guilds gas installation 1 – safety with credit
  • City & Guilds level 2 award in F Gas and ODS regulation: category 1 (2079)
  • Combustion analysis training, precision heating
  • Detection training certificate in combustible & toxic gas detection
  • Emotional intelligence course
  • ERS certificate of competence as a gas fitting operative in safe gas work (GI/D)
  • Fault diagnosis for refrigeration vapour compression systems at DIT
  • FETAC level 1 certificate in gas installation – with credit
  • FETAC level 6 specific purpose certificate in construction stage health and safety co-ordination
  • Fundamentals of copper brazing for RAC applications
  • Harness awareness training certificate
  • HEVAC state water heater training
  • Institute of leadership & management negotiation and conflict management programme
  • Institute of leadership & management train the trainer award
  • Level 3 certificate in facilities management
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • Mitsubishi inverter split units training
  • National craft certificate electrician with merit
  • Project supervisor for construction stage (PSCS) course certificate
  • RECI certificate in verification & certification
  • RGII certificate of registration
  • Rendamax  burner service & diagnostics
  • Riello RS130 gas burner and remeha P120 boiler training
  • Solas safe pass
  • Stress management and life balance training
  • Thermodial air conditioning maintenance specifications training, levels 1/2/3/4
  • Working at height and PPE appreciation certificate
Senior HVAC Service Engineer

Martin Francis

Martin served his apprenticeship with Thermodial before joining G.S. Hall and Prism Lighting.

He then returned to Thermodial in the summer of 2013 taking up the position of Service Engineer.

Martin enjoys working as part of a team and enjoys the good friendly atmosphere in working for Thermodial.

Outside of his job as a Service Engineer, Martin dedicates himself to kick boxing and running.

  • Certificate of attendance at a fire extinguisher training course
  • City & Guilds certificate in handling refrigerants (2078)
  • City & Guilds level 2 award in F Gas and ODS regulation: category 1 (2079)
  • Condair CPD certificate in humidification design, types and applications
  • Cylon certificate of completion in engineering the unitron UC32 system
  • EPA certificate for refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump equipment containing F-Gases – category Ⅰ
  • ERS certificate of competence as a domestic gas installer (DGA)
  • ERS certificate of competence as a gas fitting operative in safe gas work (GI/D)
  • FETAC level 6 supplemental certificate in safety in gas installation
  • HEVAC state water heater training
  • Lift truck operator certificate of training in scissor lift and articulated boom
  • Lift truck operator certificate of training in working at heights and harness inspection
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • National craft certificate electrician with merit
  • Refrigeration air conditioning principles theory and practical training
  • RGII certificate of registration
  • Riello RS130 gas burner and Remeha P120 boiler training
  • Solas safe pass
  • Time management training certification
  • Working at height awareness training
Contracts Manager

Anthony Ennis

Anthony served his apprenticeship over a four year period at Thermodial.

Outside of work Anthony likes to stay fit by going to the gym or playing football. He played for Palmerstown Athletic, alongside fellow Thermodial engineer Colin Fitzpatrick.

In late 2011 Anthony re-joined Thermodial, graduating to the role of service engineer.

Anthony likes working on heating systems and enjoys the diverse nature of the jobs he works on daily at Thermodial.

Certified qualifications:

  • Basic fire training course covering the use of fire extinguishers and evacuation procedures
  • City & Guilds level 2 award in F Gas and ODS regulation: category 1 (2079)
  • Condair CPD certificate in humidification design, types and applications
  • Cylon certificate of completion in engineering the unitron UC32 system
  • ERS certificate of competence as a domestic gas installer (DGA)
  • ERS certificate of competence as a gas fitting operative in safe gas work (GI/D)
  • ERS certificate of competence as a gas fitting operative in safe gas work (GI/S)
  • FETAC level 6 supplemental certificate in domestic gas installation with merit
  • HEVAC state water heater training
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • National craft certificate electrician with merit
  • RECI certificate in verification & certification
  • Solas safe pass
  • Supervisory skills programme certificate of participation
  • Working at height and PPE appreciation certificate
Senior HVAC Service Engineer

Adam Duffy

Adam began his apprenticeship with Thermodial in 2008. He qualified as an electrician in 2011.

Having gained valuable experience working with the likes of Excel Electrical, James Collins Engineering and Designer Electrical, Adam re-joined Thermodial late in 2012.

In working for Thermodial, Adam enjoys the range of training offered by the company, in addition to achieving the high standards of maintenance work expected.

Like most of the Thermodial team, Adam enjoys a range of outdoor activities, from playing 5-a-side football to sipping a coffee.

Certified qualifications:

  • City & Guilds level 2 award in F Gas and ODS regulation: category 1 (2079)
  • Condair CPD certificate in humidification design, types and applications
  • EPA certificate for refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump equipment containing F-Gases – category Ⅰ
  • ERS certificate of competence as a domestic gas installer (DGA)
  • ERS certificate of competence as a gas fitting operative in safe gas work (GI/D)
  • FÁS autocad
  • FETAC level 6 advanced craft certificate electrical
  • Fire extinguisher training certificate
  • HEVAC state water heater training
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • National craft certificate electrical
  • RECI certificate in verification & certification
  • Solas safe pass
  • Working at height training
Contracts Manager

Brian Kavanagh

Brian is yet another who has come up through the ranks, from apprentice to Contracts Manager.

Brian joined Thermodial 2006 and resumed his career here in 2014, pointing at both mechanical and electrical work experience in the interim.

Like so many engineers, Brian enjoys problem solving in his day-to-day work and confidently explains that job satisfaction is also achieved from helping customers.

Brian also likes to bring his problem solving capabilities to the football field, in trying to engineer a winning team at Kilnamanagh FC – where he is a manager. He is a certified coach too, to Youth Certificate standard, which is no mean feat.

Certified qualifications:

  • City & Guilds level 2 award in F Gas and ODS regulation: category 1 (2079)
  • Emergency first aid training certificate
  • ERS certificate of competence as a domestic gas installer (DGA)
  • ERS certificate of competence as a gas fitting operative in safe gas work (GI/D)
  • ERS certificate of competence as a gas fitting operative in safe gas work (GI/S)
  • Fire extinguisher training certificate
  • Lift truck operator certificate of training in scissors and boom lift truck
  • Lift truck operator certificate of training in working at heights and harness inspection
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • National craft certificate electrical
  • Solas safe pass
  • Working at height awareness training
Contracts Manager

Declan Crowe

Declan joined Thermodial in 2014 with a vast array of experience as an air conditioning engineer.

Declan’s disciplines include refrigeration and plumbing, however he has added safe gas competency to his skill set since joining Thermodial.

Thermodial customers are in good hands with Declan, as he expresses, the satisfaction upon completing a successful job and ensuring customer happiness are what he enjoys most about his work.

Away from his work on air conditioning systems, Declan leads an active life, through his interest in golf, gaelic games and gym work.

Certified qualifications:

  • CIT certificate in selection, mounting and safe storage of abrasive wheels on hand held tools
  • Condair CPD certificate in humidification design, types and applications
  • Conex Banninger installation of fittings for air conditioning and refrigeration
  • Engineers Ireland CPD conference in safe ammonia refrigeration
  • EPA certificate for refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump equipment containing F-Gases – category Ⅰ
  • ERS certificate of competence as a domestic gas installer (DGA)
  • ERS certificate of competence as a gas fitting operative in safe gas work (GI/D)
  • ERS certificate of competence as a gas fitting operative in safe gas work (GI/S)
  • FÁS confined spaces operations registration
  • FETAC level 6 component certificate in solar domestic hot water systems with distinction
  • Fire extinguishers certificate of online training
  • Height for hire (safety training): safety harness awareness, self propelled boom and scissor lift certificate
  • HEVAC state water heater training
  • Legionella awareness
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • National craft certificate refrigeration craftsperson with merit
  • QQI level 5 specific purpose certificate in mobile access tower operations
  • Solas construction skills certification scheme experienced operator – mobile aluminum access tower
  • Solas safe pass
  • Supervisory management programme training
  • Working at height awareness training
General Operative

Krystian Ledniowski

Krystian holds the title of Thermodial’s first General Operative.

Having only joined in 2012, he is one of the Polish contingency.

With an interesting range of experience in manufacturing, plumbing, carpentry and warehousing, he brings his East European enthusiasm and work ethic to his new job.

He would be described as a hands-on worker, willing to learn from the vast experience that surrounds him.

A lead hand in our legionalla control and water management services.

His variety of work is also reflected in his interests in music, film, walking, swimming and, inevitably at Thermodial, football.

Certified qualifications:

  • Certificate of attendance at a fire extinguisher training course
  • Certificate of MEWP training course, truck type: scissor lift and articulated boom
  • Certificate of training in selection, mounting and safe use of abrasive wheels
  • Condair CPD certificate in humidification design, types and applications
  • FÁS construction skills certification scheme registered skill – experienced operator
  • FETAC level 4 PSA security guard license
  • Harness awareness training certificate
  • Legionella control – legionellosis and legal compliance in Ireland
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • QQI level 5 specific purpose certificate in mobile access tower operations
  • Solas safe pass
Marketing Manager

Andy Donlan

The function of a marketing person is to find out about all aspects of the company and then tie it all together for internal and external consumption.

To him it makes every day interesting as he is doing something different all the time. This helps to bring cohesion to the company offering.

His qualifications include Business, Innovation, Digital Marketing and Marketing.

Andy is a relative new comer to Thermodial, but he has already got caught up in the whole enthusiasm which permeates throughout the company.

He can feel the positive effect that this has on everybody.

His journalistic interests extend to the famous Bohemian FC and Irish football in general.

Certified qualifications:

  • Bachelor of business (honours). Awarded with second class honours from ITB
  • Certificate in English grammar from the Irish Academy
  • Certificate in innovation and new business development. Awarded with credit from DCU
  • COVID-19 compliance officer training course
  • Emergency first aid training certificate
  • Fire extinguisher certificate of online training
  • General data protection regulation (GDPR) CPD seminar
  • Graduateship in marketing from The Marketing Institute, Ireland
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • Master of science in marketing with first class honours from DBS
  • Professional diploma in digital marketing with merit from the Digital Marketing Institute

Professional bodies:

  • Member of The Marketing Institute, Ireland (MMII)
Customer Account Manager

Eimer McMahon

Eimer began life at Thermodial in 2014, joining the accounts team and taking up an accounts payable role. Eimer had previously held a sales and accounts position at Manepa.

She now holds the important Customer Account Manager role. Eimer ensures high levels of customer service are maintained through close communications, in the issue of quotations and the arrangement of works.

Away from the Thermodial office Eimer is keen on her fitness and health activities as well as socialising with friends.

Certified qualifications:

  • Bachelor of arts (honours) in accounting and human resource management from NCI
  • Credit control and debt management certificate
  • Certified payroll technician from Irish payroll association (IPASS)
  • CPD seminar on general data protection regulation (GDPR)
  • European computer driving license certificate
  • Fire extinguishers certificate of online training
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • Time management training certification
Operations Administrator

Niamh Pedreschi

Niamh joined Thermodial in January 2016, bringing with her a wealth of administration, customer service and electrical experience. Having returned to education in recent years, Niamh a completed Bachelor of Engineering, Energy and Environment – an ideal fit with her current role.

Her experience, a number of years ago at Group 4 Securitas, Ireland also has her well prepared for her current role: taking customer calls; allocating Service Engineers and providing follow-up through purchase orders, subcontractor allocation and reporting.

With a large diverse range of customers, Niamh highlights – as many others have – the fact that no two days are the same, is one of the most enjoyable and challenging aspects of her job as Operations Administrator.

Away from the office, Niamh has involved herself in community projects, such as organising fundraising events for Bushido Martial Arts club in Leixlip – where her son is a member – whilst she is also a member of an art group, and blogs in the area of art, craft and interior design.

Certified qualifications:

  • Bachelor of engineering, energy and environment at ITT
  • CPD seminar on general data protection regulation (GDPR)
  • Diploma in digital media production – copywriting at the Digital Skills Academy, DIT
  • Enterprise platform programme, Enterprise Ireland/ITC
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • QQI level 6 component certificate in training delivery and evaluation with distinction
  • Road haulage transport professional competence certificate from the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT)
  • Road passenger transport professional competence certificate from the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT)
  • Sage micropay
  • Sage quickpay

Professional bodies:

  • Member Institute of Engineers of Ireland (MIEI)
  • Member Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport Ireland (CILT)
Senior HVAC Service Engineer and Safety Representative

Stephen McDonnell

Stephen is another of the Thermodial team with experience in Australia.

Having served his electrical apprenticeship with Thermodial, Stephen gained experience in Australia working on a range of electrical installations.

Stephen is now using those skills in HVAC maintenance fault finding and repairs. Fixing issues arising from faults are what he enjoys most.

With a keen eye on compliance, Stephen is our safety representative in the field.

Away from work, Stephen enjoyed the challenge of playing Australian rules football. He now plays football for Innisfails GAA, where he utilises some of those skills learnt from Aussie rules.

Certified qualifications:

  • Certificate of MEWP training course, truck type: scissor lift and articulated boom
  • City & Guilds certificate in electrical testing and verification of electrical installations (Ireland)
  • City & Guilds level 2 award in F Gas and ODS regulations: category 1
  • Emergency first aid training
  • EPA certificate for refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump equipment containing F-Gases – category Ⅰ
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • National craft certificate electrical
  • QQI level 6 supplemental certificate in domestic gas safety with distinction
  • RGII certificate of registration
  • Solas safe pass
  • Use of fire extinguishers and evacuation procedures training from Apex Fire
  • Working at height awareness training
Field Projects Manager

Karl English

Karl has worked as a plumber since the year 2000, when he joined PJ Duffy and Sons to begin his apprenticeship. He went on to set-up his own heating and plumbing business before joining Thermodial in 2015.

Karl is a specialist fitter-plumber, spending the majority of his time working on HVAC upgrades and repairs. His active lifestyle is reflected in his work-life where he prefers a more physical hands-on approach in the wielding and piping side of mechanical work.

Appointed Thermodial’s first Field Projects Manager, he plans and ensures everything is done to a high standard, in a safe manner.

Karl has been hurling for over 20 years. He competes for Craobh Chiaráin in Dublin where he has also represented the Dublin hurlers at minor and under-21 level.

Certified qualifications:

  • Abrasive wheels training course
  • EPA certificate for refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump equipment containing F-Gases – category Ⅰ
  • ERS certificate of competence as a gas fitting operative in safe gas work (GI/D)
  • ERS certificate of competence as a gas fitting operative in safe gas work (GI/S)
  • Fire extinguishers training certificate
  • HEVAC state water heater training
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • MEWP training course for truck type: scissor lift and articulated boom, including working at height and harness awareness
  • Mitsubishi Electric certificate of achievement in Ecodan heat pump installation and commissioning
  • National craft certificate plumbing with merit
  • Project supervisor for construction stage (PSCS) course certificate
  • QQI level 6 specific purpose certificate in construction stage health and safety co-ordination
  • Solas safe pass
  • Supervisory management programme training
  • Time management training certification
  • Working at heights and harness safety training course
Credit Manager

Ashley Rooney

Ashley came to Thermodial in 2016 and works in our accounts payable section, having dealt with customers in accounts receivable in her previous employment.

Her typical work as Credit Manager varies, from invoicing to payroll to tax and all things in between.

As you can see from her qualifications below, Ashley is well equipped for her role, with third level and industry qualifications.

In her day-to-day work, Ashley deals with a considerable number of suppliers, meaning she is engaged with a range of different people – providing variety.

Outside of Thermodial, Ashley is involved in gym and fitness activities, which keep her sharp for the busy office environment.

Certified qualifications:

  • Accredited Product Adviser (APA) in loans and regulation
  • Bachelor of Business in Management from ITT
  • CPD seminar on general data protection regulation (GDPR)
  • Qualified Financial Advisor (QFA)
Senior HVAC Service Engineer

Eddie O’Shea

Eddie joined Thermodial in the summer of 2016, bringing with him 17 years of plumbing experience.

Eddie’s work mainly involves service, repair and commissioning of heating systems.

Customer satisfaction gained through the successful operation of plant and fault finding are what Eddie cites as the most enjoyable aspect of his job.

Eddie is another one of the Thermodial golfers and tries to get out onto the course weekly.

Certified qualifications:

  • Abrasive wheels training certificate
  • Advanced Burner Technology Riello service engineers’ modulating gas burners course
  • City & Guilds level 2 award in F Gas and ODS regulations: category 1
  • Condair CPD certificate in humidification design, types and applications
  • Diploma in advanced plumbing
  • Domestic oil fired boilers service and installation at OFTEC
  • EPA certificate for refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump equipment containing F-Gases – category Ⅰ
  • ERS certificate of competence in domestic gas safety assessment (DGA)
  • ERS certificate of competence as a gas fitting operative in safe gas work (GI/D)
  • FETAC component certificate level 6 solar domestic hot water systems with distinction
  • Fire extinguisher training certificate
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • MEWP training course including work at height and harness awareness
  • Mitsubishi Electric certificate of achievement in Ecodan heat pump installation and commissioning
  • National craft certificate plumber with merit
  • QQI level 6 component certificate in non-domestic gas and pipework safety with distinction
  • RGII certificate of registration
  • Solas safe pass
  • Working at height training certificate
BEMS Team Lead

Brian Keavey

Brian came to Thermodial with vast industry experience, having worked in refrigeration for over twenty years. His work involves, pressure testing and fault finding in working on chillers and air conditioning systems.

Brian’s experience means he is comfortable on refrigeration, plumbing and gas systems, exhibiting the range of skills needed to provide a well-rounded engineering service.

Brian embodies the Thermodial spirit in his fondness for a clean plant room and the satisfaction derived from learning, as well as different day-to-day challenges.

Challenges Brian has faced elsewhere include, gym and CrossFit competitions, although now he prefers to place family first.

Certified qualifications:

  • ABB Cylon certificate of completion in engineering the unitron UC32 system
  • Abrasive wheels training certificate
  • City & Guilds level 2 award in F Gas and ODS regulations: category 1
  • Condair CPD certificate in humidification design, types and applications
  • Conex Banninger installation of fittings for air conditioning and refrigeration
  • Daikin BTSCi monitoring tool webinar attendance
  • EPA certificate for refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump equipment containing F-Gases – category Ⅰ
  • Fire extinguisher training certificate
  • Height for hire plant operator – self propelled boom and scissor lift
  • Infection prevention and control study session in hand hygiene
  • Lift truck operator certificate of training in mobile scaffolding
  • Lift truck operator certificate of training in scissor lift and articulated boom
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • National craft certificate refrigeration and air conditioning
  • QQI level 5 specific purpose certificate in mobile access tower operations
  • QQI level 6 supplemental certificate in domestic gas safety with distinction
  • Solas safe pass
  • Supervisory management programme training
  • Working at height training
Projects Co-ordinator

Kevin Brady

Kevin joined Thermodial in 2016, adding his plumbing skills to our diverse team.

His training is as diverse – welding, solar water systems and confined spaces – to name but a few.

In the main his daily job involves co-ordinating projects.

Kevin enjoys welding and satisfaction of completing a neat job, as well as the variety of different people, different sites – on different days.

Kevin is another of our keen sports enthusiasts, lining out at flanker for BJF Ravens, while he also has an interest in show jumping.

Certified qualifications:

  • Arc and oxy-acetylene welding
  • City & Guilds level 2 award in F Gas and ODS regulation: category 1
  • Condair CPD certificate in humidification design, types and applications
  • Confined space low and medium risks – safety training record
  • EPA certificate for refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump equipment containing F-Gases – category Ⅰ
  • FETAC level 6 award in domestic solar water system installation
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • Mitsubishi Electric certificate of achievement in Ecodan heat pump installation and commissioning
  • National craft certificate plumbing with merit
  • QQI level 6 supplemental certificate in domestic gas safety with distinction
  • Solas safe pass
  • Working at height awareness training
Senior HVAC Service Engineer

Stephen Kavanagh

Stephen served his electrical apprenticeship with Thermodial and progressed to become a HVAC service engineer.

He is well skilled in providing maintenance to both mechanical and electrical systems, as well as other customer supports, through callouts.

Stephen enjoys working the Thermodial way: to high standards; caring for customers through problem solving and ensuring plant rooms are left in a pristine condition.

Having the building services plant operating in harmony is a key part of Stephen’s work. Similarly, he tries to achieve a harmonious sound away from work, through musical interests, in the guitar and keyboards.

Certified qualifications:

  • City & Guilds level 2 award in F Gas and ODS regulations: category 1
  • EPA certificate for refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump equipment containing F-Gases – category Ⅰ
  • FETAC level 6 advanced certificate craft – electrical with merit
  • Fire extinguisher training certificate
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • MEWP training course for truck type: scissor lift and articulated boom
  • OFTEC accredited technician for individual oil firing equipment
  • QQI level 6 supplemental certificate in domestic gas safety with distinction
  • Solas safe pass
  • Working at height awareness training
Contracts Manager

Robert Taaffe

Robert joined Thermodial in 2017. Prior to that he spent time working as the maintenance manager at Lagan Brick; working abroad and serving his electrical apprenticeship in BMC manufacturing.

Robert’s involvement with HVAC systems covers everything from maintenance to callouts. His strong electrical background shows, robotics electrical maintenance too.

Fault-finding, and repairs are what he finds both rewarding and stimulating.

When not playing a role in the Thermodial team, Robert plays, guitar, pool and football on his time off.

Certified qualifications:

  • City & Guilds level 2 award in F Gas and ODS regulations: category 1
  • City & Guilds level 3 certificate in the requirements for electrical installations
  • Condair CPD certificate in humidification design, types and applications
  • EPA certificate for refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump equipment containing F-Gases – category Ⅰ
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • Mobile elevating work platforms operator: scissors and boom training
  • National craft certificate electrical with merit
  • QQI level 6 supplemental certificate in domestic gas installation with distinction
  • RGII certificate of registration
  • Robotics programming and electrical maintenance course with Fanuc
  • Solas safe pass
  • Working at height awareness training
Senior HVAC Service Engineer

Jason Pierce

With a strong plumbing background, joining Thermodial was an ideal progression for Jason.

You can see from his training, he has added gas and F-Gas to his skillset, becoming a HVAC service engineer.

Jason is constantly on the move and kept busy with work, on, water services, pump sets and essential heating systems.

He enjoys being on the move and takes pride in his work to achieve a first-time fix.

He is constantly on the move away from work too – if he’s not swimming, he’s in the gym training.

Certified qualifications:

  • City & Guilds level 2 award in F Gas and ODS regulation: category 1 (2079)
  • Condair CPD certificate in humidification design, types and applications
  • EPA certificate for refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump equipment containing F-Gases – category Ⅰ
  • ERS certificate of competence as a domestic gas installer (DGA)
  • Fire extinguisher training certificate
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • National craft certificate plumbing
  • QQI level 6 supplemental certificate in domestic gas installation with merit
  • Solas safe pass
  • Working at height awareness training

 

Scheduling Manager

Aleksandra Marchewka

Aleksandra joined as Thermodial’s first dedicated scheduling manager in 2018, having worked in the industry for over 10 years.

Her role involves planning, engineers, subcontractors and dealing with all aspects of maintenance calls through our CMMS.

She holds a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering, whilst her other qualifications include AutoCAD and safety management. This knowledge assists in planning and coordinating mechanical activities.

An aspect that Aleksandra likes in her job is the daily contact with different engineers, as well as the hum of a busy office.

Away from it all, Aleksandra enjoys back-packing and travelling to new places.

Certified qualifications:

  • AutoCAD level 2 certificate of completion
  • Manual handling training certificate
Accounts Assistant

Vicky Armstrong

Vicky works as a junior accounts assistant having joined Thermodial in 2018.

Her job requires a lot of attention to figures – reviewing times, payments, payroll and purchase invoices. She’s suitably qualified too, as she counts, business, accounts technician and payroll amongst her training.

Vicky enjoys interacting with different people, which she does daily with engineers and suppliers.

Meeting different people extends outside of the office too, when, travelling, going to music events and spending time with family and friends.

Certified qualifications:

  • Business studies at Ballyfermot College of Further Education
  • CPD seminar on general data protection regulation (GDPR)
  • Practical payroll at IPASS
RIP

Natasha Sweeney – in memory

Natasha joined Thermodial’s growing accounts team in 2018 on the payable side. In her past experience, she has operated in both the payable and receivable accounts roles. Natasha passed away on 14 December 2023.

A typical work day for Natasha involved interaction with suppliers and engineers, handling payments, purchase orders and statements.

Natasha enjoyed the interaction with different people as much as reconciling a statement or seeing a job through to completion.

In her spare time she also enjoyed exercising through her love of the outdoors; whilst music also played a significant role in her life.

Natasha Sweeney obituary.

Certified qualifications:

  • CPD seminar on general data protection regulation (GDPR)
  • Manual handling training certificate
BEMS and Energy Manager

George McDonald

George joined in 2018 as Thermodial’s BEMS and energy manger. He brings with him many years’ experience in facilities management and building controls.

Day-to-day George supports service engineers, provides analytics and KPIs, as well as the commissioning and balancing of installations. His vast qualifications include risk management, systems auditing and implementation of energy management practices.

George is a solutions man and enjoys finding engineering solutions to problems – utilising his practical background and experience.

Oliver Plunkett GAA and Leinster Rugby – where he’s a junior coach and season ticket holder respectively – allow him downtime from the rigors of controls.

Certified qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in electronic and electrical engineering from University of Dublin, Trinity
  • Certification Europe effective implementation of an energy management system using ISO 50001
  • Condair CPD certificate in humidification design, types and applications
  • Cylon certificate of completion in engineering of the aspect system
  • DC Professional Development certificate in data centre design awareness
  • Diploma in Engineering from DIT
  • Fire marshal training and fire extinguisher usage certificate of training
  • Information security and ISO 27001 certificate
  • Integrated ISO 9001, 14001, 18001 internal auditor training course
  • Internal EMS auditor training course
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • Overview basic problem solving workshop incorporating root cause analysis tools, techniques and risk management
  • Siemens fire warden course
  • Solas safe pass
  • VDU assessor certificate of course completion
  • Working at height awareness training

Professional bodies:

  • Member of Institute of Engineers of Ireland (MIEI)
Senior HVAC Service Engineer

David McMahon

David completed his plumbing apprenticeship in 2009 with a mechanical and process engineering company and joined Thermodial in 2018.

David is a skilled all-rounder on HVAC systems, with vast experience, testing, adjusting and balancing systems.

In the enjoyment of his work, David likes solving problems for customers through trouble shooting issues, especially on pipework installations. Music to the ears of Thermodial customers.

Away from HVAC systems, David maintains a keen interest in the music scene.

Certified qualifications:

  • City & Guilds level 2 award in F Gas and ODS regulations: category 1
  • Fire extinguishers certificate of online training
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • National craft certificate plumbing
  • Solas safe pass
Senior HVAC Service Engineer

Karl O’Reilly

An experienced plumber, Karl joined Thermodial’s service team in 2019.

His credentials now show him an all-rounder, on plumbing, F-Gas systems and gas installations – helping to solve a diverse range of problems.

Solving these problems and meeting new people give him great satisfaction in his work.

As well as training at the gym, Karl plays in midfield for his other team, Kilbarrack United.

Certified qualifications:

  • City & Guilds level 2 award in F Gas and ODS regulations: category 1
  • ERS certificate of competence as a domestic gas installer (DGA)
  • Guardian Safety safe pass training
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • National craft certificate plumbing
HVAC Service Engineer

Jordan Brennan

Jordan combines his work with off-the-job phases at Solas. He began this refrigeration and air conditioning apprenticeship in 2019.

Jordan is always learning. Day-to-day he aims to absorb as much information as possible, from boiler faults to air handling unit repairs to stripping and cleaning parts.

Amongst other things, Jordan enjoys the hands-on experience of assisting with air conditioning upgrades – entirely applicable to his Solas phases.

Whilst not learning his trade with Thermodial, Jordan is practicing another trade – 5-a-side astro football.

Certified qualifications:

  • Condair CPD certificate in humidification design, types and applications
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • QQI level 5 component certificate in F-Gas handling in large RAC systems with distinction
  • Solas safe pass
  • Working at height training certificate
Accounts Assistant

Thomas Westwood

Thomas is Thermodial’s Accounts Assistant. He holds a degree in business management, but is looking to specialise in accounting areas in the near future.

Day-to-day, Thomas deals with purchase invoice processing, interacting with suppliers and bank reconciliations. This variety in work – performing different tasks – is something which he enjoys.

Relaxing away from work, Thomas’ passions are football and fishing.

Certified qualifications:

  • Bachelor of business in management from TU Dublin
  • Certificate in accounting from The Career Academy
  • Computerised payroll module with Irish Payroll Association (IPASS)
  • Diploma in accounting from The Career Academy
  • Fire extinguisher training certificate
  • First aid response – pre-hospital emergency care council course
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • Payroll techniques training with Irish Payroll Association (IPASS)
  • QQI special purpose award certificate in payroll techniques
  • Relevant contracts tax course with Irish Payroll Association (IPASS)
HVAC Apprentice

Stuart Heeney

Stuart joined Thermodial in 2019, becoming the latest electrical and HVAC apprentice.

Having worked with Technical Commissioning Services, Stuart was more than familiar with mechanical and electrical systems.

Stuart assists service engineers in maintenance works on plumbing and electrical systems. He is an all-rounder – like Thermodial service engineers – so he also assists in testing air conditioning units.

Variety is the name of the game in HVAC services and that’s what motivates Stuart. Plumbing, electrical and refrigeration work.

Mechanical systems interest him away from his day job too, performing modifications to his car.

Certified qualifications:

  • Manual handling training certificate
  • Solas safe pass
  • Working at height training certificate
HVAC Apprentice

Nathan Molloy

Nathan joined Thermodial in 2020 as an apprentice.

As part of his role, he assists service engineers in electrical, plumbing and general tasks – in both maintenance and repairs. Watching and learning, whether it be new tools or tasks is something that interests him.

Nathan enjoys getting involved in the practical side of things; while he also mentions life skills learning – such as being punctual – as essential to his development.

Nathan’s steady hand extends beyond electrical work to his junior barbering talents, which he developed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Certified qualifications:

  • Manual handling training certificate
  • Solas safe pass
Scheduling Administrator

Paulina Bartosik

Paulina joined Thermodial in 2020, taking up the position of scheduling administrator.

She plays an important role in Thermodial’s professional presentation. This is done by entering and verifying a whole range of data across Thermodial’s computerised maintenance management system (CMMS).

Paulina holds a master’s degree in school teaching and puts those organisational skills to work in her role. This role she very much enjoys – interfacing with different engineers and operations staff.

Away from Thermodial, she has a love of volleyball – supporting and participating – like her role at home with family, which is equally important to her.

Certified qualifications:

  • COVID-19 compliance officer training course
  • Emergency first aid training
  • Health and safety induction course – including: manual handling, PPE, hazards, risk assessments and safe working practices
HVAC Service Engineer

Damien Daly

With a background in refrigeration and air conditioning service and installation, Damien joined Thermodial 2020.

Providing service and callouts to air conditioning, chillers and ventilation systems are Damien’s main duties. He enjoys electrical work too – gaining an understanding of the complete HVAC system.

As a customer-focused engineer, he enjoys the fault-finding aspect and the customer-appreciation for providing solutions to those faults.

As much as he enjoys constantly learning, he also enjoys going to Bohemians games. A world away from the global brands of the English game and VAR.

Certified qualifications:

  • Fire extinguisher training certificate
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • QQI level 6 advanced certificate in craft – refrigeration and air conditioning with merit
  • QQI level 6 supplemental certificate in domestic gas safety with distinction
  • Solas safe pass
  • Working at height awareness training
HVAC Service Engineer

Gareth Hughes

Gareth is another refrigeration and air conditioning engineer who joined Thermodial in 2020 – providing service in, repairs, maintenance and callouts.

He is well on his way to becoming the latest Thermodial all-rounder too, with a certificate in electronics and electrical technology also to his name.

He is enjoying learning new skills, such as, gas installations, enabling him to get a complete picture of the HVAC system.

Like so many at Thermodial, Gareth enjoys watching football and similarly to others, he is a devoted family man – when away from his tools.

Certified qualifications:

  • Manual handling training certificate
  • National craft certificate refrigeration and air conditioning with merit
  • QQI level 5 and 6 certificate in electronics/electrical technology
  • Solas safe pass
Accounts Payable Manager

Ciarán Kearney

Ciarán joined Thermodial in 2020 from an accounts payable background with a variety of companies.

Ciarán mainly manages supplier payments and reconciliations – interacting with our field team, suppliers and the wider accounts department.

He is suitably qualified for the role too. A diploma in accounting and finance and a degree in business show that.

Amongst other things, Ciarán enjoys working with figures and the daily challenges that presents.

He likes a challenge away from the office too – hiking and going for a dip in the sea. Almost as much as he enjoys following the boys in blue – the Dubs and Chelsea.

Certified qualifications:

  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) part-qualified
  • Bachelor of Business from DCU
  • Diploma in Accounting and Finance from DBS
  • Fire extinguisher training certificate
  • Relevant contracts tax course with Irish Payroll Association (IPASS)
HVAC Service Engineer

Gavin O’Brien

Gavin joined Thermodial from a refrigeration installation and service background.

His daily tasks involve maintaining ventilation and air conditioning systems, as well as some minor installations.

Gavin has a useful higher certificate in mechanical engineering, giving him a broader overview of mechanical principles and fundamentals.

For him, working in the calm of a comms room is almost as satisfying as leaving a happy customer at the end of a call.

Away from his HVAC work, Gavin’s priorities are spending time with family and friends, supporting Liverpool and most importantly, learning every day.

Certified qualifications:

  • Abrasive wheels training certificate
  • City & Guilds level 2 award in F Gas and ODS regulation: category 1 (2079)
  • Higher certificate in technology in mechanical engineering from DIT
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • National craft certificate refrigeration and air conditioning with merit
  • QQI level 6 supplemental certificate in domestic gas safety with distinction
  • Solas safe pass
  • Working at height training certificate
HVAC Service Engineer

Jonathan Graydon

Jonathan is another of the 2021 recruits, joining from a mechanical background – in pipefitting and plumbing.

He began at McGrattan and Kenny in 2000 and also worked with Mercury Engineering along the way.

Jonathan specialises in HVAC upgrade projects, where his skills and experience are useful.

He loves the variety of work and Thermodial customers – with no two sites the same, each day has a different outlook.

His passions range from playing golf to badminton, however, his real interest away from work is in his dogs.

Certified qualifications:

  • Fire extinguisher training certificate
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • National craft certificate – plumbing with merit
  • Solas safe pass
Financial Controller

Sinéad Kelly

Sinéad began working as Thermodial’s financial controller in 2021.

Her qualifications include: accountancy and tax, for a role that is wide-ranging.

Sinéad is involved in VAT, payroll, management accounting and everything else in between.

Like the service engineers, she is fond of problem solving and ensuring equilibrium.

Sinéad balances her Thermodial work with spending time at home with her children and getting out on the odd walk in Wicklow.

Certified qualifications:

  • Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Ireland
HVAC Service Engineer

Andrew Kavanagh

Andrew is another one of our 2021 recruits, finishing up up his apprenticeship.

Andrew’s experience as a data centre technician comes in very useful on both mechanical and electrical equipment, in everything from PPM to repairs.

Being methodical, he aims for a first time fix and doesn’t like unnecessarily condemning equipment that could function with a little TLC.

Away from work Andrew applies the TLC to his children at home.

Certified qualifications:

  • Fire extinguisher training certificate
  • Legionella awareness for cooling towers and domestic water systems
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • Solas safe pass
  • Working at height awareness training certificate
HVAC Service Engineer

Richard Kirby

Richard’s knowledge of HVAC engineering comes from his apprenticeship in Shanley Industrial Engineering and from his families ventilation business. He also has lengthy experience of working as an electrician both domestically and commercially, before joining Thermodial in 2021.

His qualifications range from electrical to abrasive wheels to gas safety, promoting safety as part of every task.

Richard’s work is as varied as Thermodial’s customer base. He enjoys this variety along with the responsibilities of such work.

Away from it all, Richard enjoys a game of golf or watching a game of hurling – when time allows.

Certified qualifications:

  • Abrasive wheel training certificate
  • Fire extinguisher training certificate
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • Mobile elevated work platform qualified operator for scissors lift and telescopic boom
  • National craft certificate electrician
  • Solas safe pass
  • Working at height safely including inspecting and fitting a safety harness and lanyard
Compliance Manager

Paschal Byrne

Paschal joined Thermodial in April of 2021 taking up the title of Compliance Manager, having fulfilled a similar role with Mercury Engineering and others.

Paschal manages the increasingly essential area of company compliance in the areas of quality, environmental, health and safety and energy management. As you can see from his qualifications, he is suitably qualified to do so.

Paschal likes to bring a collaborative approach to his role, preferring to obtain by-in and participation from across the company on compliance management.

Therefore, it is no surprise that the people aspect of the job give him most satisfaction – bringing stakeholders together and seeking their opinions. Equally, his concern is in ensuring a safe work environment is maintained for all.

A round once a week, Paschal likes to step away from compliance and onto the golf course.

Certified qualifications:

  • Abrasive wheels certificate of course completion
  • Anti-corruption compliance training certificate
  • Code of ethics training certificate
  • Competition training certificate
  • Data privacy basics training certificate
  • Diploma in management studies from the Institute of Commercial Management
  • EMS/Internal environmental auditor
  • Engage safe training certificate
  • First aid response
  • Higher diploma in safety, health and welfare at work
  • Information security training certificate
  • Internal auditor training certificate
  • International health and safety practical application general certificate
  • Lead environmental auditor for ISO 14001
  • Management of international health and safety general certificate
  • Manual handling training course
  • Mobile elevated work platforms certificate of course completion, including harness safety
  • Occupational health and safety control of internal workplace hazards general certificate
  • Postgraduate diploma in science in environmental protection with merit
  • QQI award level 6 component certificate train the trainer with distinction
  • Solas safe pass
  • Suicide awareness training
  • TACCP and VACCP, food defence, biovigilance and bioterrorism training course
  • VDU ergonomics certificate of course completion

Professional bodies:

  • Institute of Occupational Safety and Health graduate member
HVAC Apprentice

Dylan O’Shea

Dylan joined Thermodial in 2021 as an apprentice.

As part of his role, he assists service engineers in electrical, plumbing and air conditioning maintenance and repairs.

Checking, testing, reading, replacing and diagnosing are daily tasks he performs in this role.

This diverse work ensures that each job, location and system provide a new or different challenge.

Dylan enjoys a challenge outside of work too, in mixed martial arts training.

Certified qualifications:

  • Manual handling training certificate
  • Solas safe pass
HVAC Apprentice

Dylan Clausen

Dylan joined Thermodial in 2021 as an apprentice, where he assists service engineers in electrical and general tasks.

He assists in BEMS tasks too, chasing cables and verifying the connection of controller boxes. He enjoys this validation work as it gives a sense of accomplishment.

Generally, Dylan enjoys the fault finding work, particularly when it interfaces with the BEMS.

You couldn’t find fault with his work ethic away from the tools either, where he works as a box-to-box midfielder on the football pitch for Home Farm FC.

Certified qualifications:

  • Fire extinguisher training certificate
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • Solas safe pass
  • Working at height training certificate
Compliance Administrator

Seán Churchard

Seán was added to Thermodial’s expanding compliance team in 2021, becoming a compliance administrator.

His work ranges from managing equipment to monitoring the audit schedule and all the tasks in between.

He enjoys the fact that his work ultimately makes Thermodial more competitive and attractive in the marketplace.

Seán is a fully compliant football coach too, having obtained FAI levels 1 and 2 coaching badges.

Certified qualifications:

  • Bachelor of business in management from TU Dublin
  • Emergency first aid training certificate
  • Fire extinguisher training certificate
  • First aid response – pre-hospital emergency care council course
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • Safety representation training certificate
HVAC Service Engineer

Evan O’Shea

Evan has been serving his time as a plumbing apprentice since 2017.

He already had work experience under his belt – where he perfected neat and tidy work – in domestic installations.

Since joining Thermodial, Evan has enjoyed fault finding and testing himself on commercial-sized systems.

Like most, Evan simply enjoys being busy. When he gets some down time, he enjoys watching Liverpool play and socialising with friends.

Certified qualifications:

  • Fire extinguisher training certificate
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • Solas safe pass
  • Working at height training certificate
HVAC Apprentice

Zack Higgins

Zack has been serving his time as a plumbing apprentice at Thermodial since 2021.

In that space of time he has been, threading, hanging, welding and stripping different HVAC installations.

Zack is building up his qualifications too – abrasive wheels and first aid, to name but a few.

He enjoys the process of stripping back mechanical installations to their bare bones, to understand how they function.

The opposite to mechanical are Zack’s two dogs – who he likes to spend time with at home.

Certified qualifications:

  • Abrasive wheel training certificate
  • Emergency first aid training certificate
  • Fire extinguisher training certificate
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • Solas safe pass
HVAC Apprentice

Ben Sloggett

Ben arrived at Thermodial in 2021 to commence his apprenticeship.

In his role, Ben assists service engineers in filter and belt changes, drain downs and other manual tasks.

Ben is not only learning his trade and about the wider HVAC system, but also all aspects of Thermodial culture – of which punctuality is a key feature.

Learning interests him the most – how boilers operate – and the different service requirements for different customers.

After work, Ben trades this in for socialising and spending time with family.

Certified qualifications:

  • Manual handling training certificate
  • Solas safe pass
HVAC Service Engineer

Gerard O’Flynn

Ger joined Thermodial in 2022, as a well-established HVAC service engineer.

He seamlessly integrated into the Thermodial team, supporting customers’ chiller and air conditioning needs.

Ger up skilled his qualification too, adding domestic gas safety to his skillset.

His enjoyment of travel and seeing new places means he moves from site to site without any fuss.

Similarly, his love of motorbikes, cars and knowledge of mechanics keep him on the move.

Certified qualifications:

  • Fire extinguisher training certificate
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • QQI level 6 advanced certificate craft – refrigeration and air conditioning with merit
  • QQI level 6 supplemental certificate in domestic gas safety with distinction
  • Solas safe pass
  • Working at height training certificate
HVAC Apprentice

Daniel Allen

Daniel joined Thermodial in 2022 to continue with his apprenticeship, adding to his mechanical experience.

Assisting service engineers with cleaning, cutting and hanging are part of his day-to-day duties.

Well organised, Daniel keeps note of how the different pieces of HVAC equipment operate, which helps him to learn as goes.

He likes the satisfaction from getting his hands dirty and doing a days’ work. On the other hand, Daniel also enjoys the sense of achievement from completing a clean installation.

Daniel plays football too, using his organisational skills to captain Emo Rangers from centre half.

Certified qualifications:

  • Fire extinguisher training certificate
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • Solas safe pass
  • Working at height training certificate
HVAC Apprentice

Cian Connaughton

Cian started his apprenticeship when he joined Thermodial.

He is not only learning the electrical trade, but also plumbing and air conditioning works – shadowing service engineers from each of those disciplines.

Cian is trained to carry out all works in a safe manner as evidenced from his training qualifications, under the supervision of service engineers.

He enjoys learning and bringing that knowledge gained into the next job.

Cian is yet another at Thermodial who likes to take to the football pitch on his time off, playing for Peamount United.

Certified qualifications:

  • Fire extinguisher training certificate
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • Solas safe pass
  • Working at height training certificate
HVAC Service Engineer

Stephen Sawyer

Stephen is a refrigeration and air conditioning craftsperson, who joined Thermodial in 2022.

Eager to learn and add to his growing skillset, Stephen also enjoys tackling electrical and plumbing issues.

Fault finding gives him most job satisfaction, perfected from his background and experience in chiller and air conditioning service and installation.

Having represented Ireland at the footgolf World Cup, Stephen is proud to pull on the green jersey when not in his workwear… and in his spare time he manages Tramore Rangers.

Certified qualifications:

  • Fire extinguisher training certificate
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • MEWP training course for truck type: scissor lift and articulated boom
  • QQI level 6 advanced certificate craft – refrigeration and air conditioning with merit
  • QQI level 6 supplemental certificate in domestic gas safety with distinction
  • Solas safe pass
  • Working at height training certificate
General Operative

Willie Finn

Willie joined Thermodial as a general operative in 2022.

While the list of tasks undertaken by a general operative seems endless, his main tasks include painting, cleaning and assisting engineers with service.

Like the rest of the team, Willie is fully trained to carryout these tasks. He is certified for working at heights and abrasive wheels, amongst others.

Wille likes to visit different places in Ireland, ideal for his role, going from site to site.

As if his job wasn’t enough to keep him fit and healthy, Willie likes to go sea-swimming in his spare time.

Certified qualifications:

  • Abrasive wheels training certificate
  • Fire extinguisher training certificate
  • Manual handling training certificate
  • MEWP training course for truck type: scissor lift and articulated boom
  • Solas safe pass
  • Working at heights training certificate
HVAC Apprentice

Ross Hanevy

Ross is another of the 2022 apprentice recruits.

Specialising in refrigeration and air conditioning, Ross is also gaining hands-on experience on electrical and plumbing systems.

Ross gets satisfaction from being able to carry out tasks independently, relying on his own learnt knowledge.

Away from his work with Thermodial, Ross operates in Kilnamanagh’s attack, where he uses his footballing knowledge to good effect.

Certified qualifications:

  • Fire extinguisher training
  • Manual handling training
  • Solas safe pass
  • Working at heights training
HVAC Apprentice

Adam Comerford

Pending…

Certified qualifications:

  • Manual handling training certificate
  • MEWP training course for truck type: scissor lift and articulated boom
  • Solas safe pass
HVAC Service Engineer

Richard Pigott

Richard joined Thermodial in 2022 and gained his national craft certificate.

Getting stuck in is what Richard does best – servicing, repairing and also doing callouts, to a range of installations.

Richard is adding to his qualifications too, emergency first aid and domestic gas safety, to name but a few.

The customer satisfaction from a job well completed is a feeling he really enjoys, along with the freedom of being out on the road.

When he is not on the tools, Richard enjoys gym or CrossFit work.

Certified qualifications:

  • Emergency first aid training
  • Fire extinguisher training
  • Lock out tag out training
  • Manual handling training
  • Solas safe pass
  • Working at height training
HVAC Apprentice

Evan Fitzsimons

Evan has been serving his time as a plumbing apprentice since 2022.

Evan’s normal routine involves hanging brackets, cutting and hanging pipework and preparing for the engineer’s next move.

His qualifications display he can safely work at heights too, which comes in handy during installations.

Evan enjoys doing an honest days’ work, as much as meeting new people and learning new things.

Relaxing away from work, Evan is a keen photographer and enjoys hiking, when time allows.

Certified qualifications:

  • Abrasive wheels training
  • Emergency first aid training
  • Fire extinguisher training
  • Manual handling training
  • MEWP training course for truck type: scissor lift and articulated boom
  • Solas safe pass
  • Working at heights training certificate
HVAC Apprentice

Alex Daly

Having served the majority of his apprenticeship elsewhere, Alex joined Thermodial and finished up his apprenticeship.

With experience on both gas and oil boilers, he is a good fit for the HVAC service role.

Fault finding on heating systems are what Alex deals with daily – getting most enjoyment from walking away from a finished job.

Using his mechanical mind away from Thermodial work, Alex likes to fix up cars, when time allows.

Certified qualifications:

  • Emergency first aid training
  • Fire extinguisher training
  • Lock out tag out training
  • Manual handling training
  • Solas safe pass
  • Working at heights training
HVAC Apprentice

Jamie Fennell

Jamie began his electrical apprenticeship in 2023.

His experience at Thermodial has brought him experience in BEMS, plumbing and electrical systems.

A typical week for Jamie involves, assisting with plumbing, pulling cables, fitting sensors and working on control panels. This variety is both a challenge and part of the enjoyment of the job.

Jamie shadows service engineers and assists them in a variety of activities on mechanical and electrical systems.

Jamie keeps up the intensity in his spare time by going to the gym.

Certified qualifications:

  • Fire extinguisher training
  • Lock out tag out training
  • Manual handling training
  • Solas safe pass
  • Working at heights training
HVAC Service Engineer

Stephen Doyle

Stephen joined Thermodial, greatly experienced in plumbing and engineering works.

Specialising in heating systems, he applies his expert knowledge to balancing, servicing and repairing systems, aiming for a first-time fix.

Stephen is well used to the pressure of a first-time fix from his time in the Defence Forces, setting up oversees bases.

This challenging environment is one that he enjoys, using his brain to come up with solutions.

To keep him ticking over, Stephen enjoys hiking and going to the gym in his spare time.

Certified qualifications:

  • Emergency first aid training
  • FETAC level 6 advanced certificate craft – plumbing with merit
  • FETAC level 6 component certificate – solar domestic hot water systems with merit
  • Fire extinguisher training
  • Lock out tag out training
  • Manual handling training
  • QQI level 6 supplemental certificate in domestic gas safety with distinction
  • Solas safe pass
  • Working at heights training
HVAC Service Engineer

Leon Lowndes

Pending…

Certified qualifications:

HVAC Apprentice

Karl Doyle

Pending…

Certified qualifications:

HVAC Apprentice

Tadhg Ward

Pending…

Field Projects Manager

Colm Creagh

Pending…

Certified qualifications:

HVAC Apprentice

Aaron Bailey

Pending…

Certified qualifications:

 

HVAC Apprentice

Aiden Walsh

Pending…

Certified qualifications:

HVAC Service Engineer

Seán Doyle

Pending…

Certified qualifications:

HVAC Apprentice

Jake Armstrong

Pending…

Certified qualifications:

HVAC Apprentice

Evan Clements

Pending…

Certified qualifications:

HVAC Service Engineer

John Murphy

Pending…

Certified qualifications:

HVAC Service Engineer

Tommy-Lee O’Carroll

Pending…

Certified qualifications:

HVAC Service Engineer

Denis Cannon

Pending…

Certified qualifications:

HVAC Service Engineer

Ryan McMullan

Pending…

Certified qualifications:

HVAC Service Engineer

Hayden McAuley

Pending…

Certified qualifications:

HVAC Apprentice

Bobby Craig

Pending…

Certified qualifications:

HVAC Service Engineer

Michael Barker

Pending…

Certified qualifications: