Allied Consultants Dynamic consultant corporation that is poised to capture substantial market share in Electro-Mechanical Building Services. Established in 1997 to provide MEP consulting services for 1. Design, 2. Technical assistance, 3. Site supervision, project management of Electro-Mechanical systems and facilities.
Allied Consultants has extensive experience in: 1. Business, 2. Industry, 3. Educational, 4. Health care, 5. Pharmaceutical, 6. Commercial, 7. Residential projects. The firm and its associates have provided Owners, Architects, and Engineers with quality of performance and delivery that has assured their clients satisfaction and earned there repeat business.
Allied Consultants differentiates itself from its competitors through the development of unique system and management procedures that assure client requirements are accurately interpreted into functional, economical, and aesthetically pleasing projects. By specializing in all the electro-mechanical works. Allied Consultants gain access to the largest segment of a growing market. This tightly focused approach also makes it easier for Allied Consultants to establish and retain a position as an industry leader. Well established through the success of past years,
Allied Consultants relies on the proven skills of its qualified engineers who, over the past years of consultancy services expertise to the business, lead the company as it establishes itself as a high quality consultant firm. The substantial volume of work completed by the firm dictates a through and realistic knowledge of industry trends and concepts. The team actively contributes to their profession through technical articles, speaker forums, and professional societies. Allied Consultants has design flair, technical expertise, but most of all has both the desire and commitment to ensure that associated teams to provide client’s with the best possible service and total solution of the Electro-Mechanical needs.
Allied Consultants through working closely with clients will develop each project from: 1. Initial concept. 2. Design. 3. Site management. 4. Final commissioning, testing, balancing and adjusting of systems. 5. Maintenance. Attention to details, technical excellence and a total quality approach are taken with us wherever we go, to whatever type of building we are working on - from banks to office buildings, shopping centers, hotels, hospitals, pharmaceutical plants, the list is endless.
Allied Consultants staff members are supported by: 1. Computerized design and drawing facilities, 2. Software engineering packages, 3. In house prepared software packages, 4. CAD systems which permits rapid evaluation of potential solutions. The firm is supported by: 1. Updated library of standards, 2. Design manuals, 3. Product catalogues which allow the staff to perform Comparative, Energy Modeling and Analysis, Assessments of Alternative Solutions and Optimization Techniques.
Allied Consultants will continue to build on its reputation for quality performance and delivery to meet the challenge and opportunities of the future.
Allied Consultants staff has significant experience in design and supervision of Electro-Mechanical services for new and renovated facilities throughout Egypt and the Middle East, many of which have set strict standards for the consultants to adopt. Electro-Mechanical Services offered by the firm are identified as follows: Technical assistance Value Engineering Systems selection Functional layouts Cost Estimates Coordination with Engineering and Architectural Disciplines. Preliminary design and fundamental design drawings. Detailed bid drawings and specifications. Tenders evaluations and recommendation Shop drawing preparation and review
Field inspection and supervision Contractor Payment control Testing, adjusting and balancing of MEP works Equipment and systems start up and commissioning Shop inspection of Equipment. Allied Consultants can offer the total solution to the electro- mechanical needs covering the following main activities/systems: Electrical: • Power supply. • Power Distribution. • Lighting. • Fire Alarm. • Telephone system. • Sound system. • Public Address. • Street lighting.
Plumbing: • Sewage Network. • Water Network. • Irrigation Network. • Drainage Inside Buildings. • Water Supply Hot and Cold. • Ultra Pure Water. • LPG. • Fuel. • Compressed Air and Vacuum. • Medical gases . Fire Fighting: • Fire Fighting Network. • Standpipes. • Sprinklers. • Fire Extinguishers. • Inert gases. • Special fire systems for extra hazardous areas.
HVAC: • Comfort heating and cooling. • Refrigeration. • Building Management System • Kitchen and laundry ventilation. • Clean rooms application. • Industrial ventilation. • District Cooling. • Steam Generation and Distribution.
Special Systems: • Surge Analysis. • Stress Analysis. • Sound Analysis. • Swimming Pools. • Decorative Fountains. • Central laundries. • Central kitchens. • Sewage and Water Treatment plants. • Desalination plants. • Water pumping stations. • Sewage pumping stations. • Workshops layouts and Equipment.
Technical Assistance: • Plumbing concepts evaluation. • HVAC concepts evaluation. • Fire Hazard evaluation and proposal. • Life Safety. • Elector-Mechanical value engineering. • Energy analysis and conservation. Project Management and Site Supervision: • Project quality control. • Monitor project costs. • Daily site supervision. • Approval of shop drawings and material submittals. • Construction progress control to ensure a timely project completion. • Monitor site activities and project completion progress.
Ahmed Abdel-Ghani (Chairman): Since 1997, Mr. Metawie is the Chairman of Allied Consultants Ltd which provides consulting services for the design and site supervision of Electro- Mechanical systems and facilities. He was the Divisional Head of the Mechanical Engineering & Industry Departments Section in Cairo, Egypt. He was a Director of Dar Al- Handasah Consultants (Shair and Partners) since 1989. Duties of Mr. Metawie include basic design; detailed design; preparation of specifications and tender documents; follow-up; supervision of construction works; and commissioning of treatment plants and building services including, HVAC, plumbing, fire protection, kitchen and laundry, pumping stations building management systems, workshop equipment and further special technical tasks.
Ahmed Abdel-Ghani (Chairman):• Mr. Metawies experience record includes over 100 projects in 15 countries of the Middle East and Africa. His project experience lies in a variety of works such as infrastructure and building services related, mechanical works for hospitals, hotels, educational facilities, office buildings, mosques, military complexes, recreational facilities and housing schemes. This experience in a variety of design projects, along with his background in supervision and commissioning of works, gives Mr. Metawie a practical and flexible approach in conformity with both local and international standards.• Mr. Metawie is a recognized code writer and has prepared the Part (2) of the Egyptian and Arab Fire Protection Codes and has shared in the preparation of other parts of these codes.• Mr. Metawie is a lecturer for ASHRAE seminars and continuous technical education courses for Engineers.
Mohamed Ragab (Partner) Mr. Ragab is a shareholder and a partner in Allied Consultants Ltd which provides consulting services for the design and site supervision of Electro- Mechanical systems and facilities. Mr. Ragab is a Mechanical engineer since 1994. He has successfully contributed to the design of various HVAC, fire-fighting and plumbing systems, and surge analysis for pumping stations and water networks. Prior to joining Allied Consultants, Mr. Ragab was a Project Engineer in Dar Al Handasah Consultants (Shair and Partners), Egypt, where he was significantly involved in several projects including central heating, cooling and air-conditioning systems, plumbing services, domestic water systems and Fire fighting services. He possesses a good technical background along with excellent technical writing and oral presentation.
Dr. Usama Abd El-Aal (Head of Mechanical Dept.): Dr. Abdel Aal is an Associate Prof., Dept. of Mech. design, Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University and has several publications and involvements related to: • Characteristics of the Heat Liberation in a Cylindrical Water-Cooled Flame Tube, • Numerical and Experimental Investigation of the Temperature Distribution in Brake Block, • Installation & testing of pipe lines (domestic water, drainage, fire,sewage and A/C), • Modeling of the thermal cycles in Arc welding, Werkstoffkunde der TH Achen, • Experimental and numerical investigation of a large cylindrical oil fired combustor, • Zum problem der laufflachenverriffelung klotzgebremster Rader, AV- Aachen, • Modellierung der klotzbremse, • Design and modeling of an accelerated cooling technique. Since 2000, Dr. Abdel Aal is the head of Mechanical Dept of Allied Consultants Ltd, which provides consulting services for the design and site supervision of Electro-Mechanical systems and facilities.
Dr. Usama Abd El-Aal (Head of Mechanical Dept.): Since 1982, Dr. Abdel Aal was a Project Engineer, and then Projects Manager in Cairo Office For Technical Studies, Egypt, where he was involved in several projects including central cooling, heating, air conditioning and mechanical ventilation. Duties of Dr. Abdel Aal include basic design; detailed design; preparation of technical specifications and tender documents; follow-up and supervision of of construction works; and commissioning of HVAC plants. Dr. Abdel Aal experience record lies in a variety of works such as industrial ventilation, , mechanical works for hotels, office buildings, factories, hospitals, mosques, and building management systems, design of Material Handling Equipment and systems (Pneumatic, Mechanical) for industrial firms and piping stress analysis.
Nabil El-Sanhoury (Principle Electrical Engineer): Mr. El Sanhoury has more than 30 years of experience in the project executions of electrical installation. During his career he worked as a contractor as well as a consultant. This diversification has a major contribution to Mr. El Sanhoury excellence in the design of electrical works. This dual experience was gained during more than 3 years of work as a Technical Department Manager for one of the largest Electromechanical contractors and more than 12 years as a consultant for top consulting offices in Egypt. Mr. El Sanhoury experience covers the project management, design, shop drawings and specification preparation, follow up, value engineering , bid analysis supervision of construction works and commissioning of the electrical services including transformer substation, emergency plant, elevators, electrical power, networks, lighting , earthing , lightning protection ,fire alarm system, sound system, telephone system, building automation and control system.
Ibrahim Sharshar (Operations Manager-Dubai): Mr. Sharsher is of over nineteen years experience as Consultant Engineer in research and design divisions, for Aluminum Industry, Multi-national Electromechanical Contracting Companies, and Multi-national Consulting Firms. He has also a substantial five years experience in project management. Mr. Sharsher design capabilities are summarized in Prepare engineering work for HV/LV Systems as well as Earthing system, including, specifications, bid evaluation, design calculations, data sheets, construction drawings, estimated man-hours, bulk cost estimate and MTO. His involvement with international projects has improved his design capabilities and all his design works are carried out in accordance with International standards e.g. IEE wiring regulation, BS Codes of practices, IEC standards, Shell DEP’s Codes of practices, HK Codes of practices and Egyptian Codes of practice. Mr. Sharshar Project Management Capabilities are summarized in coordination of electromechanical trades, starting from preparation of conceptual design, Fundament & Final Design, shop drawings, material submittals up to supervision of construction works. Duties also include preparing project schedules, progress reports and list of proposed corrective actions. Further activities in preparing variation orders, measuring cost implication due to design changes and claims preparation.
Moustapha Assayed (Senior Mechanical Engineer-Dubai) High Ability of Design, Coordination, Management, Value Engineering and Supervision of Electro-Mechanical Activities (HVAC, PLUMBING, FIRE FIGHTING AND ELEVATORS) of high rise office buildings, high rise residential buildings, hospitals and hotels. Mr. Assayed is Managing Allied supervision teams for district cooling plants located in Burj Dubai District (DCP1 & DCP2).
Burj Dubai Development – District Cooling Plant (2) Full design and construction supervision for DCP2 of total capacity 32,500TR feeding various residential and office buildings located within the Burj Dubai Development. Plant involves the use of water-cooled centrifugal chillers connected in series. Allied Provided the following Services: • Conceptual design providing several mechanical systems alternatives along with LCC analysis for each of them. • Preparation of MEP Tender documents. • Tender evaluation for Chillers, cooling towers and MEP contractor packages. • Construction supervision of MEP works.
District Cooling Plant (2)Cooling Towers Plant
Burj Dubai Development – District Cooling Plant (1) Full design and construction supervision for MEP works related to DCP1 of total capacity 43,500TR including ice thermal storage technique. Plant involves seven modules (2 chillers connected in series) of water cooled centrifugal chillers having total capacity 31,500TR used as base load chillers in addition to 6,000TR Glycol chillers and external melt-ice thermal energy storage system capable of feeding load at peak conditions with 6,000TR., plant overall efficiency of 0.93 KW/Ton. Plant serves Burj Dubai (World tallest building) in addition to the Dubai Mall. The plant thermal storage capacity is 40,000TR-Hr cooling capacity. Allied Provided the following Services: • Conceptual design providing several mechanical systems alternatives along with LCC analysis for each of them. • Preparation of MEP Tender documents. • Tender evaluation for Chillers, cooling towers, thermal storage and MEP contractor packages. • Construction supervision of MEP works.
Burj Dubai Development – District Cooling Plant (3) Full design and construction supervision for DCP3 of total capacity 60,000TR feeding various residential and office buildings located within the Burj Dubai Development. Plant involves the use of water-cooled centrifugal chillers connected in series, plant overall efficiency of 0.93 KW/Ton. Allied Provided the following Services: • Geotechnical survey. • Architecture & Structural Design. • Full MEP design. • Acoustical Analysis • Construction supervision. • Allied sub-consulted GHD for the Architectural and structural works related to this project.
Burj Dubai Development – CHW Network MasterPlan Provide concept design of 57 energy transmission stations (ETS). Coordinate with building consultants for the connection to the district- cooling network. Review Pumps/Heat exchangers’ selection and control philosophy. Allied Provided the following Services: • Provide each building consultant with ETS configuration and control philosophy. • Review Pumps/heat exchangers’ selection. • Coordinate with each building consultant for the connection to the chilled water network. • Provide specifications for external works including materials, excavation and backfilling methods.
Burj Dubai Development – CHW Network MasterPlan
Plot PA-10 The Greens – District Cooling Plant Full design and construction supervision for DCP3 of total capacity 20,000TR feeding various residential and office buildings located within the Burj Dubai Development. Plant involves the use of water-cooled centrifugal chillers connected in series, plant overall efficiency of 0.93 KW/Ton. Allied Provided the following Services: • Geotechnical survey. • Architecture & Structural Design. • Full MEP design. • Acoustical Analysis • Construction supervision. • Allied sub-consulted GHD for the Architectural and structural works related to this project.
The Palm – Jebel Ali Concept design and master planning of district cooling, electrical and fire fighting systems dedicated to the Palm, Jebel Ali. Allied Provided the following Services: • Estimating District cooling and electrical total loads. • Conceptual design providing several master planning alternatives. • Determining capacities/locations of district cooling plants and electrical substations. • Provide master plan for street fire fighting system.
The Palm – Jumirah Concept design and master planning of district cooling system related to the Palm, Jumirah. Allied Provided the following Services: • Estimating District cooling total loads. • Conceptual design providing several master planning alternatives. • Determining capacities/locations of district cooling plants
Port Ghalib – District Cooling Plant Full MEP design of 22,000TR district cooling plant. Plant incorporates 3,600 steam-fired absorption cooling using waste heat out from generator sets located beside the plant. Balance capacity is provided through the use conventional centrifugal chillers. Allied Provided the following Services: • Conceptual design providing several mechanical systems alternatives along with LCC analysis for each of them. • Preparation of MEP Tender documents. • Tender evaluation for Chillers, cooling towers and MEP contractor packages. • Construction supervision of MEP works.