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A complete M&E service
from 79 M&E.

79 M&E

In addition to lighting installation, 79 M&E provide a complete mechanical and electrical installation service to a range of industries, including fashion retail, leisure, banking, and health care. Our teams of expert engineers work out of a number of regional offices around the UK, while our Littlehampton head office oversees operations for the UK and Europe.

Key services

79 M&E offers the full range of electrical installation services. Examples are:





79 M&E offers the following mechanical installation:


Hot & Cold water installation

Gas installation throughout


79 M&E offers a full range of design services for Mechanical and Electrical installations:

Testing Services

The 79 Group provides a comprehensive Mechanical and Electrical Maintenance service to the retail industry.

Our maintenance services include:

  1. Lighting maintenance
  2. Electrical maintenance
  3. HVAC maintenance
  4. Fire Alarm maintenance
  5. Fixed Wiring Tests
  6. Annual Electrical Portable Appliance Testing
  7. Fire Alarm Testing
  8. Emergency Lighting Testing
Lighting Maintenance Options
A planned approach to lighting maintenance:




Effectiveness of maintaining lighting.

The Facts:

The above equate to a minimum of a 70% reduction in light levels over a typical 3-year operational period. [Data taken from CIBSE codes]

Programmed Re – Lamps:

Seventynine Service Options:
  1. Bulk Re-lamping.
  2. Planned Maintenance Visits.
  3. Reactive Call Outs.
  4. Comprehensive Maintenance.
  1. Bulk Re-lamping:
    • Full estate re-lamp


    • Uniform lighting across the sales floor.
    • Cost effective use of labour.
    • Ability to plan visits away from peak trading.
    • Reduce interim maintenance.
    • Ability to forecast spend or phase payment.
  2. Planned Maintenance Visits:
    • Regular planned maintenance visits across the estate. Branches grouped together to increase efficiency.
    • Full control over specification and quality of products used and workmanship.
    • During visits engineers affect repairs to lighting outages and small electrical works against an agreed schedule of rates.
    • Testing of the emergency lighting planned monthly in accordance with the current standards.
    • PAT testing
    • Fixed wire testing and inspections can be planned.


    • No long-term outages.
    • First time fix.
    • Financial savings from call out charges.
    • Predetermined visit schedule.
    • Ownership by the Seventynine engineers.
  3. Reactive call outs:
    • Call outs based on an agreed number of lamp failures.
    • Call outs are made because of agreed Health and Safety issues.
    • Call outs are made against deemed critical corporate operational requirements: i.e. window lights are not working


    • In consistent lighting performance across the estate.
    • Reduced cost control.
    • Financial planning is more difficult.
  4. Comprehensive Lighting Maintenance Option:

    An all-embracing option that includes:

    • Retail estate re-lamping during contract term.
    • Lamp and gear guarantees
    • Agreed service call program over the term of the contract.
    • Additional re-lamping for short lamp life against manufactures specifications.


    • Financial Control. Ability to phase payments monthly across contract term irrespective of the work done.
    • Environmental management of the lighting asset
    • Uniformity of the lighting performance across the estate.

All lamps supplied are Class A lamps.

All ballasts are produced to the current EN, IEC, and ANSI Standards and comply with the CELMA Energy Classification System.

All products are manufactured under the CE regulations.

All lighting and Electrical Products are processed under the WEEE directive.



NICEIC-approved contrator logoAll our M&E engineers are registered with the NICEIC (National Inspection Council for Electrical Installation Contracting). The NICEIC is the independent regulatory body for the electrical industry, assessing the technical competence of workers in order to protect the end user.

All NICEIC-registered engineers are assessed on a regular basis in order to ensure that they comply with certain safety standards and codes of practice.


CHAS Accredited Contractor79 M&E is accredited by CHAS (the Contractors' Health and Safety Assessment Scheme). Participation in the CHAS scheme shows compliance with the most important elements of health and safety law. When you choose a CHAS-accredited installer, you don't need to carry out your own health and safety assessments, because the installer will be pre-approved.


We have full employers' liability insurance and public & products liability insurance.

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