Building Services

SMEC’s capability in building electrical, electronic and lighting projects, focussing on the end power user market, has been developed and refined through extensive experience in association with private developers and the public sector.

Our purpose is to provide reliable professional services and environmentally sensitive solutions to meet our clients’ needs.

SMEC has expertise in the design, engineering and construction supervision of commercial and industrial developments. SMEC provides expert consulting services through a multi-disciplined approach to the investigation, detailed design and execution of projects.

Our services
  • Building reticulation
  • Master planning
  • Security, fire detection and access control systems
  • Earthing and lightening protection
  • Emergency and uninterruptable power services

“SMEC’s mission is to be a preferred provider of appropriate technical solutions in the region, enhancing the quality of life, ensuring affordable sustainable development and enhancing stakeholder value.”
– Andre van der Walt, Function General Manager, Power & Energy
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Sanclare Office Block, Cape Town

SMEC supplies electronic integrated security and surveillance systems, building access systems, perimeter security and fire detection and evacuation systems. A computerised addressable fire detection system was installed throughout the Sanclare Office Block. Building security is catered for by a sophisticated building access control and monitoring system consisting of access cards, turnstiles, electrical locking and door monitoring devices.

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Golela Border Post, South Africa

SMEC designed the main LV supply system at the Golela Border Post in South Africa. Included in the design work were the main reticulation board; sub distribution boards in the different buildings and one 160kVA UPS system complete with one hour battery back-up.SMEC has expertise in the design, engineering and construction supervision of commercial and industrial developments and provides expert consulting services through a multi-disciplined approach to the investigation, detailed design and execution of projects.

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Princess Plots

The Princess Plots project is a social housing project earmarked for the Roodepoort, Gauteng area. SMEC performed the full electrical design for the site reticulation and building services.SMEC conducted a detailed lightning risk assessment and building earthing system design for the buildings across the site.