Benchmark International is pleased to announce the transaction between design engineering consultancy, Qoda, and Efficient Building Solutions (EBS).
Established in 2011, Qoda is a highly experienced engineering consultant that brings a personal approach to the mechanical, electrical and sustainable areas of building design. The company, which has a 60-strong consultancy team and offices in Oxfordshire, London and Bristol, operates nationally across a variety of sectors including education, commercial, leisure and healthcare.
EBS aims to play a leading role in addressing the climate impact of the UK’s buildings and helping reduce fuel poverty by creating healthy energy efficient buildings. The group’s portfolio includes physics consultancy Enhabit, product supplier Green Building Store and an expanding renewable energy installation and service group, including Go Eco Renewables and Bright Green Renewables.
EBS is backed by Ansor, the UK’s leading business focused on establishing, acquiring and growing entrepreneurial SMEs.
As a result of the acquisition, EBS will benefit from Qoda’s considerable commercial track record and expertise which it will bring to the wider group, meaning that the combined companies can offer increased whole building design capability and capacity for clients.
Nick Carter and Matt Tyrrell from Qoda said: “We really like the forward-looking approach of the Efficient Building Solutions group and so are delighted to join their portfolio of companies to build a market-leading presence in our sector capable of delivering the low carbon buildings the UK so urgently needs.”
Philip Fellowes-Prynne, Chief Executive Officer of EBS, commented: “The addition of Qoda makes a positive and exciting contribution to the portfolio, which will help accelerate our strategic goals and help us to address the needs of the market for a strong knowledge base within the sustainability supply chain. Qoda’s strong technological and client-focused approach complements the technical knowledge and commitment to customer service of the other companies within our portfolio. Qoda also expands our geographical base and increased range of services within the group, such as BIM modelling and daylighting consultancy.”
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