Malcolm Howe

BEng(Hons) CEng MCIBSE

Critical Systems Partner

London, United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7438 1600

Based in London, Malcolm leads Cundall's critical systems team.

Malcolm is a mechanical building services engineer and joined Cundall in 1994. He leads the global critical systems team, which specialises in the design of data centres and other mission-critical facilities.

Malcolm has gained diverse technical and project experience. Since joining Cundall, he has been responsible for the services design on a number of large-scale commercial office developments and corporate headquarters projects. A number of Malcolm’s projects have received CIBSE and ACE Awards, or been nominated for BCO Awards.

In recent years Malcolm has focused on the design of data centres and has a particular interest in energy-efficient cooling solutions for data centre applications. In this context, he has been involved in research into the effectiveness of free cooling strategies and the impact of cooling system failure. Malcolm is an Uptime Institue Professional Services Accredited Tier Designer. Recent project experience has included a £130 million Tier IV facility for a major financial institution and numerous Tier III projects for the developer market. Malcolm also has a wider responsibility within Cundall for developing technical standards for mechanical services. 

In his spare time, Malcolm is a keen sailor. Summer holidays are spent sailing with his family. He also crews the Cundall boat in the Little Britain Challenge Cup, which is the Construction Industry’s premier sailing event.





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Facebook Luleå

Cundall was awarded the engineering and design contract for the second phase of Facebook’s new European energy efficient data centre campus in Luleå, Sweden, close to the Arctic Circle.

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Facebook team wins the ‘Special Assignment’ Team of the Year at the DatacenterDynamics 2014 Awards

The team for Facebook’s data centre in Luleå, The team for Facebook’s data centre in Luleå, Sweden comprised of Cundall, Sheehan Partners Tyrens, Emerson Network Power and Facebook themselves.

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Jurong Data Centre

Our services have been ongoing since 2010, we have carried out technical due diligence, provided strategic advice on-site during infrastructure enhancement and data hall fit-outs, and electrical discrimination study to provide reassurance to the client’s customers.

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Established in the UK 40 years ago, Cundall has developed into an international multi-disciplinary consultancy operating from over 20 locations across the globe.