Technical Services

Drawing on over 40 years' experience in the construction industry, SIG's Technical Building Solutions team can provide you with all the technical assistance you need to complete your building project in a cost-effective manner and in compliance with all building regulations. SIG Technical Building Solutions offers cost effective, and regulatory compliant proposals with impartial product advice to the construction industry.

Our specialist team will provide advice on energy saving construction products and guidance on building regulation compliance. Our complete integrated service gives you unbiased access to thousands of market leading products and solutions, while our intimate knowledge of product performance helps you to make the right choice. We specialise in Thermal, Acoustic, Fire Protection and Moisture Management requirements and have access to an unrivalled product range, ensuring your project has the right combination of products to deliver optimal performance.

Working with colleagues from our parent group SIG plc, SIG Technical Building Solutions can provide you with cost effective solutions that meet your technical specifications. This includes managing the sometimes competing performance criteria of of acoustic, fire and thermal requirements.

  • Residential: Houses, Apartments, Mixed Use and Refurbishments
  • Non Residential Education, Commercial, Data Centres, Health Care
  • Timber Frame, Modular, and Off-Site Construction
  • Industrial Insulation
  • Passive Fire Protection

Our approach is to provide expert advice and always start with a 'fabric first' mindset, to achieve the best value.

SIG Technical Building Solutions use the manufacturers' declared product data to calculate and to confirm regulatory compliance, rather than use the standard software and regulatory standard defaults.

Our Team

Eoin Ryland - National Technical Manager

Eoin joined SIG in 2018 as Technical Development Supervisor, prior to taking the role as National Technical Manager responsible for the Technical Building Solutions Team in 2021. Eoin and his team are responsible for providing all technical solutions and inspection services, as well as expert advice for the full range offered by SIG.

Eoin worked in the construction industry as a labourer and retail manager for many years, before gaining his qualifications and working as a process engineer for Dromone Engineering. Eoin is a graduate of TU Dublin with degrees in Mechanical and Manufacturing Design Engineering and has qualifications in Fire Engineering, BIM and Building Regulations, as well as Train the Trainer. Eoin is SIG's lead Passive Fire Protection Inspector.

He enjoys his free time with his young family and splitting his time between scouting and other hobbies.

Michael Neill - Senior Technical Building Consultant

Michael has been with SIG since 2007 and was brought in to setup the Technical Building Solutions Team. The aim of the team was to assist the decision making process in the disciplines as varied as Architectural, Engineering, M & E Consultancy, Quantity Surveying, Fire Protection, Materials Purchase Management and Facades Consultancy; all under the banner of regulatory compliance.

Michael has over 40 years experience relating to thermal, acoustic and passive fire protection allied to Technical Management and compliance confirmation in the construction industry. Prior to being with SIG, Michael was for 8 years the technical Manager for the Knauf Group Ireland (Insulation Division) and for 6 years, the National Sales Manager for Owens Corning Insulation Ireland.

Michael is a qualified Insulation Inspector under the institute of Mechanical Engineers iCorr and is a qualified Firestopping Inspector under the Institute of Fire Safety Management and the Institute of Fire Engineers. In his spare time, he enjoys family time, water sports, country field sports and ancient history.

Keith Redmond - Technical Building Consultant

Having spent over 40 years in the contractor industry, Keith has a wealth of experience. Beginning his career with 12 years in architecture, Keith was involved mainly in health service projects before moving into the commercial world of specification sales, working with several leading manufacturers throughout Ireland.

Joining Richmond Building Products in the mid 90's, Keith became Sales Director before starting his own consultancy practice in 2000. Working throughout the UK and Ireland, the practice specialised in traditional and innovative standing seam roofing and facades solutions, establishing manufacturing, sales, distribution and installation networks.

After working with SIG for some time in a consultancy capacity, Keith joined SIG in 2018 with a focus on Technical & Business Development.

Keira Belmont - Technical Building Consultant

Keira joined SIG in 2018 as part of the internal Sales Team for the Insulation portfolio. Before joining SIG, she had over 5 years in the retail industry and 1 year in the Furniture Industry.

As the Construction Industry was something new to her and as part of the SIG continuous training and development, she was placed on internal training courses for product knowledge in her portfolio and other portfolios.

This training was provided by the Technical Building Solutions Team and it encouraged her to expand her knowledge and understanding of the Construction Industry and resulted in the opportunity to join SIG Technical Building Solutions.

Since joining the team, she has received qualifications in Passive Fire Protection and a level 6 training Delivery and Evaluation Certification and has plans to continue more courses.

In her spare time, she enjoys reading, travelling, cooking and hiking..