Based in Londons prime business location, 330 Holborn Gate has been closely associated with the legal profession for hundreds of years.
The glass-fronted office building, which is renowned as a landmark, has recently undergone a major refurbishment.
Space Air was asked to contribute to the renovation project; the company was specified to supply the installation of Daikins R22 replacement VRVQ air conditioning system.
As the supplier of the buildings original R22 based Daikin VRV systems, Space Air held comprehensive data on the first installation.
This information was used to specify the replacement air conditioning system designs.
As part of the project, the buildings entire 7th Floor was completely renovated; this allowed for the installation of Daikins slim ducted units.
Daikins VRVIII-Q systems were also fitted, improving the conditioned air distribution. The new layout enabled an increase in system capacity to 100kW, whilst using the existing pipework.
Although the client initially favoured a complete replacement system, Daikins VRVQ system works in conjunction with existing interconnecting pipework.
The system offers cost saving benefits, as well as operating efficiency and minimal occupant disruption.
Since the Daikin system were commissioned, the client has reported a £70,000 saving in energy consumption.
The rooftop VRVQ condensing units were replaced in the day to ensure that the occupants were not disrupted.
Meanwhile, the indoor work to replace the BS Boxes and fan coils was complete overnight. The work was planned carefully so that all activities were completed by 7:00am each morning.
Space Air provided full project management throughout the installation and commissioned the systems as they were completed: in total, 35 new VRVQ condensing units were installed.
The companys weekly installation supervision visits ensured that the correct procedures were being followed throughout each stage of installation.
Space Airconditioning plc,
Willway Court, 1 Opus Park,
Phone: 0333 0069 755
Sadolin is helping tradespeople get ready for the colder months, with the launch of a new winter promotion, available exclusively through Sadolin’s merchant stockists.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Garden, Paints, Coatings & Finishes, Posts, Restoration & Refurbishment, Timber Buildings and Timber Products
Kingspan Group has launched Kingspan Facades – a new business aimed at helping architects enhance their designs, with no compromise on technical performance.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Facades, Innovations & New Products, Insulation, Posts, Walls
Cliff Riley, Senior Technical Engineer at Keystone Lintels, talks about a modern coastal residential property was one of his favourite projects to work on.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Case Studies, Posts, Retrofit & Renovation, Walls, Windows
Flat roofing specialist Icopal, a BMI Group company, has produced a six-page guide that explains the fire risks of flat roofing and how to mitigate them.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Regulations & Accreditations, Health & Safety, Research & Materials Testing, Roofs, Security and Fire Protection