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Mechanical and
Electrical Services


A space
for discovery

At COEL, we believe that cutting-edge science needs the right space to succeed.

Our laboratory mechanical and electrical services can keep your workspace running so you can focus on creating, inventing, and discovering new and amazing things.

At COEL, we have over thirty years’ experience of providing laboratory mechanical and electrical building services, ensuring that everything works as it should.

Our services  

Located in the heart of the UK’s research industry, COEL is a Cambridge-based laboratory mechanical and electrical building services provider that employs fully qualified and highly experienced electrical and mechanical engineers. We provide a comprehensive range of services designed to help you create and maintain safe, efficient, and functional laboratories and workspaces.

Mechanical services

Heating and cooling systems

Laboratories are less likely to function well without a reliable plant that can handle the building’s heating, cooling & air-handling requirements, and power management. Regardless of its size, our engineers can design and install a plant room tailored to the exact requirements of your laboratory to enable you to make the most of its heating and cooling systems.


No matter how complex your requirements, we can manufacture and install bespoke ventilation and extraction systems. Our ductwork specialists can fulfil all your practical ducting needs and make sure everything is efficient and aesthetically pleasing.

Air conditioning

At COEL, our team of engineers always achieve the highest standards when installing air conditioning systems and we will provide support services that comply with industry norms and your laboratory requirements.

Laboratory Electrical services

Electrical distribution

Naturally, it is quite normal for laboratories to have extensive energy requirements. To help you fulfil your needs, we will provide you with a range of electrical services, including the design, installation and regular maintenance of your electrical distribution equipment, ensuring your laboratory always has a safe and reliable energy supply.

LED energy-efficient lighting solutions

LED lighting has recently become extremely popular due to its superior energy efficiency. Not only can it help reduce your energy costs, but it can also help minimise your laboratory’s carbon footprint. At COEL, we can offer you LED lighting solutions that are both practical and aesthetically pleasing.

Small power

Our electrical design, installation and maintenance specialists can provide high-quality small power solutions for projects of all types and sizes. Whether you require expert assistance when installing and servicing equipment, or general power requirements, you can rely on our team to offer you services tailored to your specific needs.

Data and telecommunications

In order to achieve success, most laboratories rely on the fast and seamless transfer of data and communication. If your IT and communications network is slow or frequently experiencing problems, it can cause severe disruptions to your research and lab work. Our highly qualified engineers at COEL will ensure your data and telecommunications systems are working as they should and this will help prevent any unnecessary delays or interruptions.

Maintenance services

Building and property maintenance

At COEL, we believe that prevention is always better than cure. As part of our laboratory mechanical and electrical services, our engineers will identify and fix potential issues before they can disrupt your lab work. Whether it involves your boiler, HVAC or electrical systems, you can count on our team to provide reliable maintenance solutions to help you avoid expensive repairs and unnecessary downtimes.

Facilities management

As more and more laboratories and research facilities are now recognising the importance of creating the best experience for their employees, ensuring your lab is kept in first-class condition has never been more important. Our in-house mechanical and electrical specialists will help you create and maintain a safe and conductive work environment for your staff in order to prevent untimely disruptions to your daily operations.

Streamline your laboratory operations with an appropriate maintenance strategy

A comprehensive maintenance strategy is key to an efficient, productive and fully functioning laboratory. By adopting a suitable approach to maintenance, you will be able to create a thriving work environment for your staff and researchers while protecting the safety, security and sustainability of your lab. At the same time, this will help you avoid expensive repair work that could put a dent in your budget and have a negative effect on your profit margins.

For this reason, it is always advisable to perform preventative work on a regular basis. You should also try to identify potential issues before they get any worse and cause you some serious problems. Preventive lab maintenance can include:

  • General cleaning
  • Regular equipment calibration
  • Timely repairs
  • Refurbishment of lab equipment to prolong its lifespan

If you do happen to come across a maintenance problem, we would recommend that you act quickly and obtain immediate and specialist mechanical and electrical support, as offered by our team here at COEL. In this way, you can ensure the efficiency and productivity of your lab while minimising the risk of equipment failure and other safety issues.

How COEL can help

At COEL, we have built a solid reputation for providing our customers with high-quality mechanical and electrical services that will help create safe, efficient and highly functional workspaces. With over 30 years’ experience of fitting and refurbishing laboratories, offices and industrial/commercial properties across the UK, we have the skills, knowledge and qualifications to ensure your lab is always in capable hands.

We firmly believe that if you want something done properly, you should do it yourself. For this reason, we always ensure that our in-house mechanical and electrical specialists handle every aspect of our clients’ projects.

From planning and management to carrying out electrical and mechanical work, our engineers will provide you with the solutions you need. We will ensure that your premises and equipment are in excellent condition so that you can achieve the results that will meet or even exceed not only your industry standards but also your specific requirements too.

We are a close-knit company and we understand and value the importance of having highly inspired and energised workers who love their workplace and everything they do. This motivates us to develop, maintain, and manage laboratories and research facilities that help our clients, and their employees make fantastic discoveries and be pioneers in their field.

Let the lab mechanical and electrical services specialists lead the way

Whether you are looking to improve the functionality and efficiency of your lab or you wish to create a safe and productive workspace for your scientists and researchers, our team at COEL will be able to offer you the solutions you need. You can rely on our highly experienced and certified mechanical and electrical specialists to utilise their expertise in order to meet the needs of your lab so that you can achieve all your business objectives.

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