Refurbished regimental headquarters enjoys Midea air-conditioning systems

Powrmatic, Midea, air conditioning
Midea air-conditioning systems have been used in the refurbishment of the former Wellington Barracks in Bury.

Powrmatic has supplied a range of Midea VRF and split-system air-conditioning systems to deliver heating and cooling at The Barracks in Bury. Formerly the regimental headquarters of the Lancashire Fusiliers until the merger with the Lancashire Regiment, the building was used as a museum until 2009. It is now owned by Circle Leasing and has been refurbished into state-of-the-art office accommodation.

The air conditioning is designed to be sympathetic to the building’s architecture.

Theo Vicas, technical director with Servistec, which carried out the work, explains, ‘Initially we considered individual split systems for the main office space, but the condensing units would have taken up too much space.

‘Instead, we used two VRF heat-pump systems serving ceiling cassettes as this arrangement required a smaller footprint for the condensing units. Using VRF also made it easier to conceal the refrigerant pipework in the building while ensuring ease of access for maintenance. In addition, we have installed high-wall inverter split systems in the communication rooms.’

A second phase of the work will see the conversion of the club house and ex-mess rooms to luxury offices and a café, again using Midea air-conditioning products from Powrmatic.

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