MHIE air conditioning restores normal temperatures in London medical centre

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When conditions in this new medical centre in London became too hot, air conditioning was added using systems from MHIE.

When the purpose-built 4-storey premises of the Chatfield Health Care inner-London medical practice became a bit ‘feverish’ in summer Aircon Worldwide was called in to install high-efficiency air-conditioning systems from Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Europe. This retrofit installation posed outdoor siting problems, which were overcome using compact equip­ment from the KX and split ranges sourced through distributor FM Air Conditioning.

The design of the building ruled out a single large system to serve more than 20 rooms requiring air conditioning. Their being no-where to put more than one VRF outdoor unit, the solution was to install five independent systems with a total cooling capacity of 67 kW.

The outdoor equipment comprises a 28 kW KX4 heat pump, two 14 kW KX6 heat pumps, a 5.6 kW twin split and a 5 kW single split. Indoors, there are two cassettes and 22 wall-mounted unit. Each system is controlled from a hard-wired panel.

The KX6 compact range provides cost-effective VRF air conditioning for smaller installations from two to eight rooms. Systems can achieve a COP of 4.33 in heating mode and 4 in cooling mode.

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