Within the consulting world several names are used to describe the same design functions. Depending on your background you may refer to this function as Building Services. Others may refer to it as Mechanical and Electrical or more commonly, M&E for short. They all refer to the normal (non-process) type of services which you would find in any Residential, Commercial, Industrial or Healthcare building. When the acronym MEP is used the 'P' refers to Process in addition to Mechanical and Electrical Engineering.
The design services which fall into this category are as follows:
- Mechanical Engineering
- Electrical Engineering
- Controls and Instrumentation
- Public Health Engineering