Team

Meet the Core Air Conditioning Team:

Austin McDermott
Managing Director
Austin is Core’s managing Director. He started the business over 20 years ago with the key Sole Agency for Carrier. The company has developed from strength to strength under his leadership. The portfolio of products now sold by Core Air Conditioning complement each other and have made Core a leader in their field with the quality of the products that are sold. The following team that he has built show the strength and depth of the company. The combined industry knowledge of all the staff amounts to almost 400 years. All in one place and available for our customer base to utilise.
Steve Wood
Sales Manager
Steve joined Core A/C in January 2005 as a Sales Engineer to sell the Carrier and Liebert brands of chillers and computer room air conditioning progressing to Sales Manager and expanding both the company product portfolio to include the LuVe, Jacir, Clint, Novair, AET and Mitsubishi Electric ranges of equipment and the sales team to include 2 Sales Engineers and a Sales Administrator.
Carol Malone
Sales Administrator
Carol joined the company in 2013 as Sales Administrator. Carol looks after the tender process for the split and VRV air conditioning projects and the logistics of bringing in the manufactured goods from various parts of Europe, ensuring they arrive on site on vehicles suitable for the site off load. This is a key role as Contractors expect their plant to arrive when scheduled to be lifted by crane directly into place.
Antoinette McDermott
Financial Controller
Antoinette is our Financial Controller. Keeping income and expenditure under control is a vital part of any business in the Mechanical Services field it is a particularly difficult task. Antoinette’s approach has contributed greatly to the success of the company by keeping the finances under control. As one of the longest serving employees her role is key to future expansion.
Fintan Brewster
Technical Manager
Fintan joined Core as a service engineer in 2001. In 2003 he progressed to Service Manager. In 2016, due to the technical innovations been developed in the products that we supply, a new Technical department was created to progress with these established and emerging technologies and provide support to our customers. Fintan now heads this department as Technical Manager & Service trainer; providing technical support to our customers and up-to-date training for our service engineers.
Eivan Ferris
Project Engineer
Eivan has been with Core since 2007, working initially as a Service Engineer with more than 15 years’ experience in the industry. As of 2016, he has taken on the role of Project Engineer overseeing the installation of the Chillers, A/C Systems and Other capital equipment sold by Core Air Conditioning.
Jennifer Courtney
Service Coordinator
Jenny, our Service Coordinator, has worked in Core Air Conditioning for over 10 years. Jenny is the initial point of contact between Core’s customers and the team of engineers across Ireland. She arranges to have the engineers attend customer’s breakdowns or planned jobs effectively and efficiently. As a result, the service team is always working to put their customers first. Jenny is now also supervising Core’s latest investment in scheduling software to ensure an even more efficient service.
Dave Clarke
Service Manager
Started with the company in 2014. Over thirty years’ experience in the HVAC field within Ireland and the UK.
Patrick Quill
Service Engineers
Over 17 years’ service with the company. Vast experience with Carrier and Vertiv heat pump, Chiller and comfort cooling applications.
John Walsh
Service Engineer
Joined the company in 2002. Based in Cork John has a wealth of experience in the field of Process and HVAC chillers and air conditioning.
Johnathon Flynn
Service Engineer
Over 7 years’ combined experience with Core Air. From a dynasty of commercial and industrial refrigeration engineers Jonathan has accrued a vast knowledge of Carrier, Vertiv, Clint and Mitsubishi products over his years with Core.
John Murphy
Service Engineer
Joined Core in 2016. Wealth of experience with Chillers, CRAC systems and VRF of all makes.
Kevin Byrne
Service Engineer
Joined Core in 2016. Kevin Trained in France and has over 15 years’ experience on VRF and comfort air conditioning systems.
Robert Murphy
Service Engineer
Joined in 2016. Experience in the field of preventative maintenance in industrial refrigeration systems and Chillers as well as electrical services.
Dave Kohlbeck
Air Handling Unit Sales
Dave joined Core in 2016 to sell the Novair Range of AHU’s, he brings 45 years’ experience in mechanical services and controls with him. Dave moved to Ireland in 1990.
John Rossiter
Service Engineer
Joined Core in 2015. Experience in the Comfort cooling and Data room fields.