A Manchester multi-million pound residential development features a whole host of pipework for its boosted cold water system, supplied by Durapipe UK.
The new, £4.5m Wilburn Basin consists four distinct apartment blocks, with the complex boasting a cinema, gym, residents’ lounge and meeting rooms.
Entrusted with installing a reliable boosted cold water system for all four blocks was A Millington Heating Ltd; with a pipework system needed that could meet the requirements regarding the pressures needed for pumping water up to 20 floors, the company turned to Durapipe UK.
With a wide range of pipe sizes need, all operating at different pressures, Durapipe HTA and SuperFLO ABS were chosen to meet the needs of the project. 125mm Durapipe HTA pipe was fitted in the plant room in the basement to transfer water from the main storage tank, which was then reduced down to 100mm SuperFLO ABS for the risers, with 50mm SuperFLO ABS for the manifolds on each floor.
Further benefits of Durapipe to A Millington included both products being lightweight and therefore easy to handle on site, ideal when working in enclosed spaces, with the quick and easy solvent weld jointing technique cutting substantial labour times and costs.
Martin Millington, from A Millington, commented: “For this project, we needed a pipework system that could meet the required pressures in the multi-storey buildings.
“Durapipe has got a range of products with different pressure ratings, which ensured we could combine two of its systems to fulfill the performance requirements.
“We have used Durapipe products before so were aware of the installation benefits they would offer us, and, coupled with the operational performance that they could deliver, HTA and SuperFLO ABS were the ideal systems for this development.”
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