Oventrop valves take care of heating in new care home

Oventrop
Oventrop Cocon 4-port control valves have been used throughout the heating systems in new care housing in Cambridgeshire.Ovent

Oventrop Cocon 4-port control valves have been used by Eyre mechanical-services engineers for the new Moorlands Court Extra Care housing scheme at Melbourn in Cambridgeshire to control underfloor heating in communal areas and heating in 35 flats.

Each resident has their own self-contained flat with separate bedroom, lounge, kitchen and shower room.

Communal facilities include lounges, restaurant and an assisted bathroom. Other rooms can be used for activities such as exercise and providing learning opportunities.

The heating system for each flat includes a Cocon 4-port fixed-orifice double-regulating and control valve operating with a time clock and thermostat. The system was designed by MLM consulting engineers of Ipswich, which chose Cocon 4 valves to adjust flow rates and as commissioning aids for hydronic balancing.

There are two boiler rooms on the ground floor. One serves underfloor heating and DHW requirements in communal areas. The other serves the flats.

Extensive use was made of a wide range of Oventrop valves throughout the project, including T-handled isolating valves in the boiler rooms.

For more information on this story, click here: june 09, 141
Related links:
Related articles:



modbs tv logo

CIBSE and BEIS launch new free guidance for large heat pump installations in non-domestic buildings

The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) and the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) have launched new guidance AM17: Heat pumps for large non-domestic buildings. 

Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) Smart Check launched to boost competence and fight fraud

Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) has developed a ‘Smart Check’ app to help construction site operators verify the identities and qualifications of more than two million skills card holders.