Grundfos, Aberdeen Airport

Terminal takes off with Grundfos

Aberdeen Airport has been working on a master plan to enhance their passengers experience that started back in 2015 and is due to be fully completed by 2019.

Panasonic, barn, Essex

Panasonic goes back in time for restoration

The restoration of a Grade II listed 17th Century barn in Broxted, Essex demonstrates the strengths of Panasonic’s Aquarea air source heat pump by supplying hot water and heating to the property via underfloor heating. Energy specialists, Eco Installer, completed the installation of two 16kW Panasonic Aquarea T-Cap three-phase heat pumps.

Pump House, school, Southampton

Pump House goes to school in Southampton

As part of a wider expansion of secondary schools across the city of Southampton, Bitterne Park school was constructed by Kier Construction who appointed Hopkins Mechanical & Electrical Engineers. The school replaces an older building, accommodating around 1800 students in 90 teaching spaces. The building also features a theatre, assembly hall and drama studios.

Rinnai, caravan park

Rinnai carries on caravanning

Rinnai, hot water heating units and systems specialist has completed another installation at a caravan park and holiday multi-activity centre.

Zumtobel, acdc

Zumtobel takes Silver with acdc

Zumtobel Group brands Zumtobel Lighting and acdc were chosen to supply the luminaires for the prestigious £65million Silver Fin office development. The new building will provide state-of-the-art office space in Aberdeen with Zumtobel’s MLV, Slotlight and Panos fittings along with acdc’s Orelle 24 and Resclite ems fixtures installed to meet the stringent criteria of energy savings throughout.

Toshiba, VRF, Bannatyne Health Club

Sporty side of Toshiba VRF

The Bannatyne Health Club and Spa in Peterborough has been equipped with a Toshiba heat recovery air conditioning system as part of a major refurbishment.

Calfordseaden, Royal Dock

Calfordseaden ticks the boxes for new Royal Dock development

Multi-disciplinary consultancy, Calfordseaden is delivering an extensive scope of works to Royal Albert Wharf redevelopment.

Grundfos, Arla

A winning Grundfos solution for Arla

Arla Foods, one of the biggest names in the dairy sector called on Grundfos’ pump expertise to help support expanding production.

Big Foot

Big Foot steps up

Big Foot Systems has supplied a custom plant deck to support a chiller on the asphalt roof of Manchester Royal Infirmary. Big Foot Technical worked with the contractors to design a solution that allowed the chiller to sit above existing pipework whilst allowing the chiller to remain fully accessible for maintenance (pictured)

Swegon, Cooling

Swegon’s sticky solution

Beardow & Adams (Adhesives) is a market-leading adhesive manufacturer. Hot melt adhesives take the form of 100% solid materials that are typically molten when hot and solid when cool. The manufacturing process requires the materials to be heated and blended to create a formulated product. These are then cooled and packed, without forming lumps.

Bishopsgate, Wieland, Wieland Electric, Gesis

Bishopsgate project plugs in with Wieland

Wieland Electric has supplied a variety of its Gesis pluggable systems for lighting and power at 15 Bishopsgate, part of the Tower 42 estate in the heart of London. The building by The Tower Limited Partnership will provide Grade A office space (shown).

Portsmouth Aqua, Grundfos Pumps

The clear solution for Portsmouth Aqua

When Portsmouth Aqua (a division of Portsmouth Aviation) were looking to develop a water purification system, they turned to Grundfos Pumps to produce a complete engineering solution. The aim was to deliver a unit that could produce sustainable clean water at the touch of a button.

Hotel du Vin, HVRF, Mitsubishi Electric, Hybrid VRF

Hotel du Vin embraces HVRF

In May, Hotel du Vin opened its nineteenth UK hotel in Stratford-upon-Avon. The 46-bedroom boutique hotel is spread across two convertedGrade II Listed Georgian townhouses.

Pump Houe, Woodward & Co

Pump House rooftop solution

Pump House has supplied Woodward & Co (Environmental) Limited in Gloucestershire with a complete solution for supporting the rooftop building services at a new retail store in Sheffield.

Fire Design Solutions, FDS

FDS for Paddington Gardens development

Fire Design Solutions (FDS) has secured its latest contract to supply smoke ventilation and corridor environmental systems to the new Paddington Gardens residential development. The award-winning fire safety systems contractor will provide full consultation, design and installation services.

BoilerMag

BoilerMag joins the club in County Durham update

A prestigious hotel and golf club in County Durham has recently been fitted with a new boiler, including a BoilerMag XL magnetic boiler filter, fitted by Enright Environmental.

Viessmann

New Viessmann Vitodens replace 20 year boilers

New Viessmann Vitodens 200-W 150 kW condensing boilers have been installed at Manchester Crown Court, by Viessmann partner Aston CordEnergy Services, to replace an outdated system. The 16 new boilers will provide better space heating, efficiency and control.

Hoval

Hoval continues to serve at Mylnes Court Edinburgh residences

A boiler upgrade at Mylnes Court, University of Edinburgh has seen ageing Hoval boilers replaced with the company’s high efficiency SR Plus and UltraGas boilers. The new boilers were specified by Engright Engineering Consultants and installed by contractors Taylor and Fraser.

Pump House

Pump House on top for retailer

Having recently already supplied a ramped access solution to this project, Pump House were approached by another contractor working on the project, to also provide the supports for all the rooftop services and an associated access solution for maintenance to these services.

Trox

Trox X-Cube solution for Huddersfield University

Trox X-Cube air handling units have been chosen for an awardwinning new building at to the University of Huddersfield. Sustainability was a priority for the £28 million Oastler Building, and the Trox air handling units at the heart of the HVAC system contribute to the energy efficient building, which has achieved a BREEAM Excellent rating.

Dunham-Bush, Portsmouth, Square Tower, heating system, trench heating

Towering success for Dunham-Bush heating

Built in 1494 during the reign of Henry VII, the historic Square Tower in Portsmouth has undergone many changes of use during its 524-year life. Following a major refurbishment, including a new heating system, the tower, owned by Portsmouth Council, has become a popular venue for weddings and corporate gatherings.

Mikrofill, Parkstone Yacht Club, Poole, Hoare Lea

Smooth sailing for Mikrofill

Parkstone Yacht Club in Poole was established in 1895 and is situated on the North shore of the second largest natural harbour in the world. In the summer of 2016 work started on Parkstone’s new state-of–the-art clubhouse in Pearce Avenue. The new construction will accommodate the club’s active 2,800 members including around 480 sailors, aged 4 – 18 most of which are locally based.

Grundfos, Belfast, pump

Grundfos the star of new Belfast studio space

Northern Ireland has established itself as a major location for the film industry, .To keep up with the increasing demand, a major investment was recently made in a state-of-the-art 120,000 sq. ft. studio space that has been built on a former landfill site in Belfast.

Southern Housing Group, Oventrop UK Ltd, solar thermal collectors

New tech for historic housing

Southern Housing Group wanted to include solar thermal as part of an upgrade to Lisgar Terrace estate. Oventrop UK limited were employed by H&V Service Plan to deliver solar thermal domestic hot water systems to 7 newly created apartments on phase 2 of the development.

Madison restaurant, London, heat pump, air curtain, heating, cooling, Toshiba, Fred Shaw & Co Ltd

A matter of taste for groundbreaking heat pump air curtain

Madison restaurant at St Paul’s in London is the first venue in the UK to install a ground-breaking new heat pump-based air curtain, which provides high efficiency heating and cooling.

New boilers for old at Dunsville Primary School

Staff and pupils at Dunsville Primary School in Doncaster are benefitting from highly efficient heating and hot water, thanks to four 120kW Thision L Evo gas condensing boilers from Elco. The new wall mounted boilers have been installed in-line on a floorstanding cascade system within the school’s basement plant room.

CIAT UK, Bristol Airport

CIAT flies high for Bristol

CIAT UK supplied four large capacity air handling units (AHUs) for Bristol Airport’s upgraded West Terminal. The air processing system within the CIAT Airtech air handling units has active carbon filters to maintain the highest air quality.

Dunham-Bush, Louvre Abu Dhabi

Big cats perfect for tranquil space at new Louvre Abu Dhabi

Dunham-Bush has supplied United Arab Emirates-based Intercool Central Air Conditioning with 247 of its Panther and 207 Puma fan coil units to provide heating and cooling at the magnificent new Abu Dhabi Louvre Museum. Designed by Paris-based architect Jean Nouvel, the museum is organised like a traditional Arab city with separate galleries connected by walkways.

MHG Gassero, Exeter College

MHG supplies heat and water in packaged solution

MHG Gassero has supplied three Superbox gas-fired condensing boilers to Exeter College to provide space heating and hot water at the college’s Laurence Building. The 2 x 1MW and 1 x 500kW Superbox boilers, were installed in a packaged plant room that was delivered to site in two halves.

Micronics, University Hospital in Ayr

Scottish hospital selects Micronics for efficiency and low contamination risk

It is crucial to calculate how much hot water is being used in a public building like a hospital to assist with calculation of heating demand. University Hospital in Ayr wanted to do just that.

Oventrop, Graves Tennis and Leisure Centre

Oventrop renewables win game, set and match for new tennis and leisure centre in Sheffield

Graves Tennis and Leisure Centre is a modern facility in Sheffield, offering a range of activities including tennis. The centre uses a huge amount of hot water and clients requested a mixture of renewable energy systems to help meet the demand and cut carbon emissions.

Viessmann, Walpole

Viessmann gets top grade for student flats in London

Walpole, which houses 87 students in cluster flats and self-contained studios, uses award-winning Viessmann gas-fired condensing boilers and a Viessmann combined heat and power (CHP) unit to generate warmth and electricity for its flats, common room, study area and outdoor spaces. The technology was selected for its high performance and compact design and the building achieved BREEAM Excellent.

Wieland. Facebook, Metalynx2

Wieland’s structured approach for Facebook HQ

Wieland’s Metalynx2 structured wiring system has been used for the connection of power supply throughout the new London HQ for social media company Facebook at the One Rathbone Square development near Tottenham Court Road in Fitzrovia.

Grundfos Pumps, Papworth Hospital

Papworth has Grundfos pumps at its heart

Papworth Hospital is the UK’s largest specialist cardiothoracic hospital, as well as being the country’s main heart and lung transplant centre. To its 100,000-plus in- and out-patients each year, it is often their main hope for getting the best treatment to facilitate them in leading as normal a life as possible. Supporting these ambitions are 1,800 staff, five operating theatres, a dozen wards and a range of specialist suites and units.

Reznor, Derby FC, Nor-Ray-Vac

Reznor scores with Derby FC

HVAC specialist Reznor has seen its Nor-Ray-Vac system installed at Derby FC’s Pride Park home ground. The project is thought to be one of the first heated concourses in the UK.

Conex Banninger, Dubai, valves

Conex Bänninger keeps the water flowing in Dubai’s green projects

Valves from Conex Bänninger are helping to keep the water flowing at some of Dubai’s most prestigious infrastructure projects.

B.E.G. Lighting controls, Blautopf School

Comprehensive lighting from B.E.G.

Lighting controls specialist B.E.G has completed its first installation of the company’s DALISYS control system in a comprehensive school in Germany.

Oventrop

Major’s mansion heated by Oventrop

Ravenswood House stands on a 16th century estate on the banks of the River Tweed on the Scottish Borders and was built for Major John Scott.

JS Wright rises high in the city

Building services provide JS Wright has secured a contract worth more than £2 million to fit out one of Birmingham’s tallest residential buildings.

CP Electronics

Bus station transformed with CP Electronics installation

The site of an old bus station and NCP car park in Bournemouth has been transformed into a modern leisure complex, complete with intelligent lighting control solutions from CP Electronics.

REL, Harlow College

REL flies high with new college project win

REL has been selected to provide electrical services at an £11m technical skills centre, which is the first of its kind to be located at a major UK airport. Harlow College, in partnership with London Stansted Airport, is bringing forward the two-storey facility, which will be located on land made available by the airport. It will provide specialist further education tailored to fill skills gaps in engineering, business and finance and airport-related industries such as logistics and hospitality. Willmott Dixon is the main contractor for the new facility, which is scheduled to open in September 2018. Appointed by Kershaw Mechanical Services, REL will deliver all the electrical services, including power, lighting, security systems, access control, and data installation.

St Andrew's Park, Metropolitan, Vital Energi

District heating for new London community at St Andrew’s Park

District energy specialist Metropolitan and its partner Vital Energi, have been awarded the contract to design, build and operate the district energy network for St Andrew’s Park, the new community being built near Uxbridge in the London Borough of Hillingdon.

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