About GBC

About GBC

About us

Achieving energy savings is much easier than you think

GBC is one of the UK’s leading building management system (BMS) companies, specialising in building services controls, building services engineering and energy conservation. Established in 1997 our varied background (mechanical design, maintenance and energy management) provides us with an unrivalled level of professional expertise in buildings and their operation.

Our friendly and reliable team has extensive experience in a wide variety of projects, gained over many years. Our focus is predominantly controls engineering but our training and capability includes mechanical and electrical design, building and engineering maintenance and energy conservation.

Practising what we preach, our own office now boasts an impressive B48 energy performance rating thanks to an intelligent DALI LED Lighting System and LIGO interface, Trend 963 & a Tridium HMI, and smart electric radiators. This is all nicely finished off with our brand new high efficiency Solaredge solar PV system from Empower Energy. View the full GBC case study here.

We believe we are different from other BMS companies and are often referred to as ‘the friendliest BMS specialist’ – perhaps that’s why our clients return to us time after time.

GBC is a qualified and is ISO9001 certified. Both accreditations can only be achieved by evidencing we can meet rigid high standards in relation to our workmanship, contract management, documentation and quality control.

Operating throughout the UK and Jersey, we have a team of dedicated hands-on engineers with a ‘can do’ approach towards even the most demanding of problems. We constantly strive to be the best at what we do, ensuring our clients receive genuine value for money from our service. Our engineers are fully trained BMS controls specialists who are full of innovative ideas to help you save energy.

Latest news from GBC

GBC Wins Rail Contract with Orton Group
GBC have been engaged by Orton Group and principle contractor, Spencer Group to complete new BMS installation at Penzance new £20m Long Rock train maintenance depot. The project is central to Great Westerns improvements to its Cornish sleeper service.

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Contract award at historical London site for GBC.
Commissioned by CMB Engineering in association with Willmott Dixon, GBC are to provide a complete new Trend BMS at the historical Dreadnought building which has roots back to the 1420’s when it was the Royal Naval College. The £25m new building will house the University of Greenwich new state of the art student hub.

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GBC wins Portsmouth Urban Village Hotel contract.
The 153 room hotel due live late autumn 2017 is design by 3D Reid and contracted via Willmott Dixon and CMB Engineering.

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Quotes from happy clients

 We contacted GBC ltd after some disappointing experiences with our previous service provider. It was a breath of fresh air to experience the professional and friendly approach received from all at GBC ltd.
They have worked well to provide us with solutions to the problems with our BMS and we look forward to continuing with them as our preferred supplier. 

Julian Rainbow, Utilities and Process Engineering Manager, Accolade Wines

 GBC's controls engineers have understood and followed the design brief and have been pro-active in helping us resolve issues in a timely fashion. 

Dr Julian Greaves, Sustainability Manager, Bath Spa University

 ...your engineer found a fundamental problem which was causing us all the problems, so I’m well pleased! He’s also explained the operation to me and created graphs and other stuff so excellent value. If we have any issues or need further tweaks, I’ll be sure to get back to you. 

Andy Low, ICT/Site Manager, The Peak Academy, Dursley