Hull Botanical Gardens LMD is a fuelling point that carries out train ‘A’ examinations overnight. The depot is staffed by six level five fitters and three maintenance assistants along with six cleaners based at the depot, with the night shift being the busiest and coldest shift. As the majority of the work is carried out overnight and large doorways remain open for long periods, operatives were working in single figure temperatures, particularly in the colder winter months.
AET Flexible Space, underfloor air conditioning specialists have just completed a Cat-B Fit-out of the first floor at 11-12 Hanover Street for incoming tenant, Canadian property investor, Quadreal. The underfloor system at the prominently positioned Mayfair offices was originally installed in the year 2000 for Japanese construction company Teisei and has proved to be an adaptable services solution for the building over the past 18 years.
Warm Air, Radiant and Heating Products are now affected by European Regulations.
The draft London Environment Strategy, published by the Greater London Authority last year, sets out the authority’s plan to tackle environmental and energy challenges in the capital. It makes clear that if the target of making London zero carbon by 2050 is to be achieved, big changes need to be made to the way in which heating and cooling systems are designed. Mark Deeney, Business Development Director for Glen Dimplex Heating & Ventilation, considers how heat pumps can contribute thanks to an innovative new approach to heating and cooling city centre apartments.
AET Flexible Space, underfloor air conditioning specialists have just completed another West End project in London at Hammersley House, 5-8 Warwick Street. The six floor property offers both retail and office accommodation and was acquired by Royal London Asset Management from Development Securities for £8.85million. The 16,311 sq. ft. building has been stripped back to the core and undergone a full redevelopment, including redesigned windows and a vibrant new green brick façade to grant more architectural definition and visual interest from the street.
Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems are frequently overlooked as a key part of building design. Far from a mere afterthought, HVAC systems will have a direct impact on users’ health, working environment, energy use and running costs, explains Andrew Nixon, Area General Manager – Energy, HVAC and Industrial Refrigeration at Johnson Controls.
When they launched their new top flight steak restaurant Porter & Rye in Glasgow, owners Kained Holdings chose a natural, rustic look for the décor. However, an influx of cold air every time the door opened was definitely not on the menu. Airbloc was called in to provide a HVAC solution that would keep draughts at bay and ensure a comfortable environment for diners.
Underfloor air conditioning has again helped overcome restricted slab to slab dimensions at the recently refurbished 17 Devonshire Square in London. The 22,461 sq. ft. building is located in a prominent corner position of this historic area of London and is centrally located between The City and Shoreditch. The square has twelve Grade II listed buildings and was the former site of the renowned East India Company warehouses until around 1820.
AmbiRad, part of Nortek Global HVAC (UK) Ltd is celebrating securing its 1000th Nor-Ray-Vac system at Reeds School for the new Jarrett Indoor Cricket centre in Cobham, Surrey.
For London’s Royal Academy of Arts, achieving high environmental standards is essential to protect its valuable collections. James Porter, Sales Director at Remeha, reports on its new future-proofed heating solution.