Our vision is of an organisation uniquely placed to offer our clients throughout Ireland, the best possible guidance for ventilation compliance, regardless of industry sector.

About Us

Our project briefings have spanned the Healthcare, Government, Commercial, Retail, Leisure, and Extreme industrial environments, as we are able to cater for any and all requirements, regardless of sector. We are a pan-European and Irish operator with offices located across Ireland and the UK, including Carlow, Belfast, Dublin, Hertfordshire, Devon and Liverpool. We have a plethora of consultancy and ventilation inspection projects spanning over 25 years, ensuring the service you receive is the best in the industry.

VSS, are in mid process of launching the first industry specific apprenticeship training academy, this will be based from our new Liverpool Head Office - due to open in 2014. Promoting outstanding standards of workmanship and quality within the industry, driving new blood into the industry creating employment in key areas, supporting UK industry.


VSS Ireland
Unit 3, Strawhall Business Park,
Athy Road, Carlow,
Tel:+353 (0) 818 919 345

Who we are

Joe Curran

Joe has 17 years hands on experience in the Engineering and Construction Industries. With a reputation for problem solving and smooth running projects he had delivered excellent customer service in the healthcare, pharmaceutical, contracting and airport environments. Joe is also a fully qualified ventilation and kitchen extract system assessor.

George Friend

With eleven years of hands-on experience, George is fully qualified to undertake thorough examination and testing of local exhaust ventilation systems. He is currently the president of the European Ventilation Hygiene Association. George has extensive experience and knowledge of hazardous remediation projects. Along with Nick Umfreville, George was instrumental in moulding and developing the European Standard EN15780 which applies in Europe. More recently, George has featured within industry magazine FM World, commenting on the latest evolution in ventilation hygiene standards - explaining the importance of BSEN15780.

Rich Tuckwell

Having worked both within and alongside many of the business world’s biggest names, Rich has a wealth of experience in how to run and manage a rapidly growing business, ensuring steady growth and consistency. His expertise in B2B relationships and taking products to market means he is perfectly suited to present the advanced technological practises the company provides to its clients, as well as translating that information to suit relationships with the industries media.

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VSS Ireland

Building 2 ThermoAir Site,
Athy Road, Carlow,
Ireland, R93 K635.
Tel: +353 (0) 818 919 345