ebm-papst has helped the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team’s World Championship success

Future energy saving projects will be in the pipeline for the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team following a range of successful HVAC (heating, ventilating, and air conditioning) pilot projects this year with team partners, ebm-papst.

Toto Wolff, the Head of Mercedes Benz Motorsport, reflected that the team was, “Delighted with the contribution that ebm-papst has made to our successes this year”. Having won consecutive World Championships, he said, “Success in Formula One requires absolute attention to every small detail and having partners who both share those values and can contribute to improving our organisation is hugely valuable.”

image013Work by ebm-papst for the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team has included improving their human performance environments in the team garages in tropical locations and providing critical technical cooling solutions for the race cars in the garages at trackside. ebm-papst has also helped to improve working conditions at the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team’s HQ in Brackley, with the latest project delivering considerable cost and efficiency benefits that has opened a wide range of future opportunities for ebm-papst to assist the team with its HVAC solutions in the future.

Speaking at a recent seminar, Robert Yeowart, who is the Director of Business Development and Logistics at MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS, outlined ebm-papst’s achievement in not just helping to improve the working environment at team headquarters, but also reducing site operating costs, thereby realising a financial dividend that can be directed at the all-important R&D to enhance race car performance.

Yeowart emphasised the demands on the organisation that have delivered consecutive World Championships and said, “To win – and continue to win, we have pursued ever-increasing levels of efficiency and integration, so the organisation can act as a seamless whole, focused on the pursuit of a common goal. Every small gain contributes to our performance and ebm-papst has played its part in making us a better team.”

As part of his presentation to the ebm-papst conference, Yeowart also outlined how new efficiency regulations introduced in 2014 have resulted in the most efficient gasoline engine ever developed, together with ground-breaking new hybrid recovery systems that have enabled Mercedes-powered Formula One cars to achieve comparable levels of performance with a third less fuel. This quantum step in performance and efficiency was achieved in very short timeframes and these advances that have been incubated by Mercedes’ Formula One programme will inform future road car development, helping to reduce emissions and save fuel with no loss of performance.

“Our push for efficiency was vital to maintain competitive form and a happy by-product of our technical focus was that it encouraged ebm-papst to partner with us given our shared values of efficiency and performance. The more we looked into it, the more synergies we discovered between our organisations and our values”, said Robert.

“When considering our energy systems across our two technology campuses in Brackley and Brixworth, we strive to achieve maximum efficiency so that waste in our operations are minimised and budgets can be focused on race car development priorities. ebm-papst helped us make a quantum step in improving the working environment in our paint shop facilities while also significantly reducing our running costs.” Yeowart continued, “We are now considering how we extend that success across other areas of our sites.”

James Cooper, Product Manager at ebm-papst UK, explained that the recent HVAC trial at their site in Brackley in July was focused on the team’s paint shop at its Brackley headquarters. The original purpose of the building had changed, rendering its existing system unfit for purpose.

“As well as the cooling system and airflow not working as well as it should have been, the staff also said there was a lot of white noise which we were able to eradicate completely. The first thing was to understand what the existing unit was doing and what we found was that it was working at a much higher pressure than it was set up for. Our recommendation was to install the new EC technology using ebm-papst’s RadiPac product and this has had a big impact on energy and cost savings”, said James.

Data logging measurements were taken to ensure the client could see clearly the energy usage levels before and after the work was carried out by Cinque Energy Solutions, velocity measurements were carried out in each room, and a new control system was developed. The work was completed and commissioned in one day and a check was carried out one week later.

“The feedback we got was very good as we dropped from 5.9 kW to 2.1 kW as well as reducing the pressure in the system from 1400Pa to453 pascals.  Essentially what we delivered was a 64% energy saving on this one unit with a payback within two years. This has provided the spring board to look at other areas on the Brackley campus”, said James.




Heating costs – it’s not all doom and gloom


Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) is responsible for a huge proportion of an organisation’s energy costs, with heating and hot water alone accounting for 60% of total energy use. Current regulations insist that staff cannot work in cold temperatures but, faced with ever-increasing overheads, organisations of all sizes are keeping an eye open for ways to cut costs.

However, the picture is not all doom and gloom according to Simon Garratt, marketing manager at Nortek Global HVAC, who sees whole life costing as a means to reduce energy bills with an associated positive impact on an organisation’s carbon footprint.

There is an understandable temptation to seek out the cheapest heating system on the market, even though this is rarely the most effective way to tackle the issue and is unlikely to result in the most energy-efficient heating solution. Most HVAC system manufacturers now look to whole life costing as a way of helping end users make genuine, sustainable energy savings.

Whole life cost analysis is an economic evaluation process which facilitates an assessment of the true cost of constructing and operating a building over a period of time, based on the functional requirements of that building. Originally used by the accountancy profession, it is effective for new buildings, including design and build projects, and is a pre-requisite for all PFI contracts.

Indeed, given the huge choice of heating systems available, whole life cost analysis is vital if owners of factories, warehouses, schools, hospitals and industrial and commercial premises are to make informed decisions. Paying for a more energy-efficient system may not be the most popular idea, but it makes sound financial sense when you consider the true value of the HVAC solution, as opposed to focussing on the initial capital outlay.

According to government information, the most reliable indicator of ‘value’ in the construction industry is the relationship between long-term costs and the benefit achieved by the end user. And when it comes to heating, best value is gained from a system that achieves the required functionality at lowest cost when calculated over the whole life of the equipment. Taking action to reduce energy consumption makes sense both financially and environmentally.

High efficiency condensing units may require a higher capital investment at the outset, but are economical and can repay that extra initial cost in fuel savings in two to four years, depending on usage, with up to a 30% saving on replacement heaters. Meanwhile, air curtain technology can dramatically lower energy bills by reducing heat loss by up to 80%, providing more comfortable conditions for the building occupants as well as creating a barrier to minimise heat loss across open doorways.

An array of controls helps to reduce expenditure on energy even further. Intelligent energy management controls can be utilised in small single heat installations through to large multi-zoned applications, creating easy to use, cost-effective energy management solutions that go a long way towards eliminating energy wastage.

An RAF air base in Coltishall is benefitting from genuine energy savings after adopting this approach. Previously using a highly inefficient high temperature hot water distribution system, the base was keen to examine ways in which it could lower operational costs by reducing its extensive fuel consumption. Following an investigation into the options, taking into account whole life costing, radiant tube heating was found to be the best solution to deliver long-term value.

Just a few months after the system was installed, energy consumption had reduced dramatically. Compared to its previous boiler system, the base saw a 64% reduction in heating costs, while emissions were down by 55%. Over a ten year period, it was calculated that the base would achieve discounted savings of near £150,000.

The whole life costing approach to achieving economic heating can benefit every sector. And, with forward thinking HVAC manufacturers strongly backing the methodology, there is the potential for nationwide savings to be in the millions. With fuel price uncertainty here to stay, it makes sense to adopt a long-term energy strategy. And since today’s HVAC solutions are integral to that strategy, and may well save organisations thousands of pounds, there is little point in delaying.




Condair humidifies Polestar Sheffield

A Condair ML Solo high pressure humidification system has been installed in the litho platemaking area at Polestar print company’s award-winning plant in Sheffield. Designed to suppress and disperse electrostatic charges when protective film is removed from the plates, Condair’s low-energy humidifier maintains a relative humidity of 45% in the area. The project was carried out by Cambridgeshire-based HVAC and process engineering specialist, Arcade.

Polestar Sheffield produces 2.5 million high-quality catalogues, magazines, brochures and newspaper supplements every day. Part of Polestar Group, the company produces many well-known titles including Cosmopolitan, Radio Times, Woman’s Own, Country Life and many Sunday newspaper supplements.

With a strong focus on printing excellence and productivity at Polestar, the new humidifier installation provides an effective solution to the problem of electrostatic charge generation when protective paper is removed from the litho plates. By reducing and dissipating the electrostatic charge, the paper and plates are easier to handle, it prevents the attraction of dust and reduces the risk of spark generation. The Condair ML humidifier delivers ultrafine sprays directly into the air, which rapidly evaporate to maintain a relative humidity of 45%RH, the level required to counter the effects of static electricity

Joss Williams, Arcade’s Senior Project Manager, said, “The humidifier meets Polestar’s requirements and the customer is happy. Previous experience of Condair as JS Humidifiers has been good”. When it came to this installation, the versatility of the system and working knowledge of the installation team proved important. Joss Williams continues, “The guys that attended site changed the design to suit the site location with no issues in relation to price. The installation was of a high standard and looks good”.

The Condair ML Solo is a low energy, cold water spray humidifier, requiring just 5% of the energy used by equivalent steam humidifiers. This fits well with Polestar’s strong environmental credentials, which seek to minimise its impact on the environment through initiatives such as recycling and wastewater management.

Ten spray heads are located in the platemaking area, with a capacity to deliver up to 48 litres of pure, demineralised water into the air each hour. Effective moisture distribution is ensured from the twin jets on each ML Solo unit by a low energy, low noise fan. Operating in complete safety at 70bar, the jets are fed with mineral-free water produced centrally by a Condair MLPRO100 pump and reverse osmosis treatment station. The system features a stainless steel, oil-free, high-pressure pump, RO water purification and UV water sterilisation, so low maintenance and pure, hygienic sprays are guaranteed. Pipework is in stainless steel and high grade corrosion-free flexible hoses.

Arcade’s work at Polestar Sheffield has included the installation of two chillers, inverter-controlled chilled water pumps, pumping stations, tanks and over 3km of stainless steel pipework, with Condair undertaking the installation of the humidification system on behalf of Arcade.

Condair’s ML Solo humidifier is widely used in the printing industry around the world, particularly in paper storage, press halls and print finishing. An environment of 45-55%RH effectively deals with problems caused by dry air such as tight edges, paper curl, misfeed and web breaks, and effectively disperses ‘static and dust. In an industry where temperatures can get high, the cold water humidifier also offers the benefit of free cooling – up to 33kW from a system like the one at Polestar. It is also widely used for humidification and evaporative cooling in many other industrial applications such as woodworking and textiles, commercially in horticulture, in applications such as supermarkets to maintain the quality of fresh vegetables, and in offices.

The spray head operation is virtually silent, introduces no dust to the atmosphere, is hygienic and requires only infrequent and straightforward maintenance. With a choice of colours, jet configuration and outputs, with adjustable brackets for directional orientation, they can be ceiling- or wall-mounted and suit many situations.

Condair Group is the world’s leading specialist in humidification and evaporative cooling, with energy efficient, hygienic and innovative technologies for commercial, industrial and heritage applications. Condair is represented in the UK by Condair plc, which offers system design, manufacture, supply, installation, commissioning, maintenance and spares. Condair plc is the new name for JS Humidifiers following the organisation’s rebranding in October 2014. You can find out more by visiting the company’s website at www.condair.co.uk.


Improving Closed Loop Water System Performance, Safety and Sustainability with Tablet Antimicrobial Technology


Christine McInnis, The Dow Chemical Company

A new solid tablet antimicrobial technology, KATHONTM 7 TL solid biocide from The Dow Chemical Company, is increasing safety, performance and sustainability in small-to-medium-sized cooling water systems such as cooling towers in hospitals, nursing homes, universities and hotels. The tablet antimicrobial treatment is helping systems perform better, facilities save money on electric costs and decrease downtime required to service systems.

With increasing emphasis on reducing water use, cooling water systems have become more efficient and require smaller volumes of water for operation. The patented solution offers a safer alternative to powder or liquid antimicrobials.

While powder and liquid non-oxidizing biocides have been traditional treatment methods for biofilm, bacteria, algae and fungi, facility service managers are turning to a more convenient, less bulky tablet form, like the patented 200 gram solid KATHON™ 7 TL tablet from Dow. Recently approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the tablet is the only solid product made with the active ingredients chloromethyliosothizolone/methylisothiazolone (CMIT/MIT).

This innovative technology already has shown to be effective. APTech Group, Inc., a global manufacturer of blended solid concentrate water treatment products based in the United States, has experienced success with KATHON™ 7 TL Antimicrobial Tablets in treating a large university closed loop heating system in the United Kingdom (UK). First cleaned with filters to remove debris, the system is treated with the tablets to control bacteria, minimizing risk of Legionella growth and corrosion to extend infrastructure longevity.

APTech Group has also reported success in removing and treating Pseudomonas aeruginosa—a bacterium found in water and most man-made environments that can cause disease in humans—with the tablets in commercial buildings in the UK.

For more information about KATHON™ 7 TL antimicrobial tablets, visit www.solidbiocides.dow.com.

Christine McInnis is the global R&D water platform leader for Dow Microbial Control, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company.



Fläkt Woods, a leading manufacturer of ventilation and air movement products, is running its second Energy Efficiency Symposium on Thursday 18 June, following the success of a similar event held last December.

Being held at The Building Centre, London, guests are invited to join the Fläkt Woods team as well as guest speaker, Professor Tim Dwyer, from 6pm, to learn more about the critical issue of indoor air quality (IAQ) and good ventilation in schools and education facilities.

The free to attend symposium follows the recent launch of Fläkt Woods’ innovative eCO PREMIUM energy recovery unit, which is a key solution for the education sector in particular, where the pressure on ensuring the wellbeing of students and teaching staff has heightened.

Yan Evans at Fläkt Woods explains: “Attendees will have an opportunity to meet the team over canapés and drinks, and discuss IAQ and our new eCO PREMIUM energy recovery unit in more detail with our in-house experts. There will be a CPD presentation from the esteemed guest speaker, Professor Tim Dwyer, as well as a Q&A session. And, to tie the day up, guests can enjoy refreshments and BBQ afterwards.

“It’s not too late to register to attend, so anyone wanting to join us for what is looking to be another successful evening can either register online or email marketing.uk@flaktwoods.com.”

eCO PREMIUM has been specifically developed to assist schools in meeting increasingly stringent government guidelines, whilst cutting costs too. The unit is capable of recovering 85 per cent of the thermal energy, making it a highly efficient solution.

Register your interest to attend by visiting http://eepurl.com/bj_BJr or by emailing marketing.uk@flaktwoods.com.


UK technology battles for European renewable energy award

World’s largest heat pump – built in Glasgow – shortlisted for climate-change-defying heat pump technology. 

Online poll opens at bitly.com/voteSTAR – and Star Renewable Energy director urges Brits: “Cast your vote for some great British engineering on Election Day”

The world’s largest district heat pump – manufactured in Glasgow and installed in Drammen, Norway – has been shortlisted for a prestigious award.

The device, which is 200x larger than usual, “harvests” heat from a freezing fjord and turns it into 90˚C hot water for buildings, offices, schools, business and hospitals of the city of Drammen.

Drammen’s heat pump has been hailed by University of Glasgow Professor Paul Younger, who worked with experts Star Renewable Energy to install the system.

He said: “This impressive zero carbon district heating system provides an inspirational example which has ignited enthusiasm for the potential of water-source heat pumps worldwide.”

The heat pump installation supplies more than 75% of the annual heat demand of the city of Drammen – home to 63,000 people – and provides energy storage capacity suitable for balancing the electricity grid, one of the major steps towards a future smart grid.

The Norwegian city pioneered the heat pump technology of tomorrow on the basis of collaboration between Drammen Fjernvarme and Glasgow-based Star Renewable Energy, a subsidy of Star Refrigeration, the UK’s largest independent industrial cooling and heating contractor.

Star Renewable Energy Director Dave Pearson urged Brits to back the project’s nomination in the European Heat Pump Association’s Heat Pump City of The Year Award 2015, saying: “Community participation is central to ensuring that the Drammen Fjernvarme water heat pump technology reaches a global audience”.

Jon Ivar, CEO of Drammen Fjernvarme AS, told how the project “elevated heat pump technology to new heights”.

He said: “With total savings of €8m and overall carbon savings equivalent to driving 8,320 times around the globe, the Drammen Fjernvarme water heat pump represents a new era of sustainable heating for our cities.

“Aside from seeking lowest cost, we believe the new heat pump is the cleanest possible solution and we are delighted in just four years to have delivered 200GWh of clean heat.”

The technology used in Drammen – once labelled “impossible” by The International Energy Agency, but later awarded its prestigious Rittinger Medal – has already received significant international attention, winning a number of awards. Receiving the Rittinger Medal last year, Star Refrigeration paid tribute to Drammen for “backing their vision up with terrific support to make it happen”.

The innovations that make Drammen Fjernvarme the most energy efficient, natural-refrigerant-powered heat pump system on the planet include the use of ammonia, a non-ozone depleting refrigerant with zero global warming potential and the capability to heat up to 90ºC. Commercial heat pumps use HFCs – potent greenhouse gases – and heat at a maximum of just 65ºC.

The European Heat Pump Association’s Heat Pump City of The Year Award 2015 called upon cities and regions from across Europe to share their heat pump projects and best practices on renewable heating solutions.

Dave Pearson added: “We are glad the EHPA has whittled the extensive long-list down and that we have made it to the final eight. Now that we are in the race we are looking for the support of the British public as voting has now opened online.”

Descriptions of all the nominees for the EHPA’s Award can be found at their website. Online voting is open to the public until the 18th of May.

Get your vote in for this feat of British engineering at bitly.com/voteSTAR.



Fully funded biomass boilers from Wood Energy

Whitby High School is benefiting from an efficient new Binder biomass boiler supplied and maintained by Wood Energy, with no upfront capital cost, thanks to an ESCO scheme provided by AMP.

At this time of year having a reliable, affordable source of heating is absolutely essential for schools, hospitals and businesses up and down the country. However, for many the upfront cost of a new boiler is simply not affordable, and so expensive fuel bills and maintenance costs continue to eat into budgets or profitability. Leading biomass boiler supplier Wood Energy has a solution to this problem through Energy Supply Contracts (ESCOs), which offer brand new boilers, fully funded and fully maintained for 20 years.

The ESCO schemes are particularly suited to high energy users, such as hotels, care homes, colleges, agriculture, housing association district heating schemes and business parks.  Anybody on oil or LPG using over 450k kilowatt hours of heating energy per annum will make significant savings.

Wood Energy has established relationships with a number of ESCO providers, and is a preferred supplier of biomass boiler systems, together with full service and maintenance packages.

The scheme offers the opportunity to tap into a large number of benefits, from reduced heating bills and maintenance costs to a secure, clean energy supply with long term pricing stability, all with no upfront capital costs.

Even where a biomass boiler has already been installed, it is still possible to be eligible for the scheme, with a complete replacement boiler and potential one off payment, provided the boiler was installed before 15th July 2009.

To find out more about fully funded biomass solutions, and apply for a free assessment, visit the Wood Energy website: www.woodenergy.com/our-products/capital-free-energy-reduction-package/

For further information please contact Tel: 0845 070 7338 Website: www.woodenergy.com Email: marketing@woodenergy.com


Monodraught Offers Cool-phase with Salix Finance Funding

With the recent Carbon Trust Annual Survey showing energy costs as a key issue for most SMEs and corporate organisations, Monodraught has joined with Salix Finance Ltd to help empower public sector organisations to take a lead in tackling climate change by helping to drastically increase their energy efficiency with the installation of Monodraught’s Cool-phase system.

Salix Finance’s 100% interest-free capital for the public sector can help reduce public sector energy costs by enabling the installation of modern, highly energy efficient technologies such as Cool-phase. Cool-phase features an innovative Phase Change Material thermal energy store combined with intelligently controlled ventilation to actively ventilate and maintain building temperatures within the comfort zone. Utilising this technology can reduce energy consumption by up to 90% compared to conventional cooling systems.

Commenting for Monodraught, Managing Director Andrew McCubbin explains: “Uniquely, this combination of energy savings, cost savings and environmental benefits, enables Monodraught’s Cool-phase to meet the requirements of building regulations for thermal comfort, ventilation and energy efficiency in a single easy to retrofit system. And since no compressors or global warming refrigerants are used, the system does not require the expensive servicing and statutory checks required of air conditioning systems which further reduces running costs.

As upfront capital is a common barrier for public sector organisations seeking solutions to cut their energy consumption, Salix Finance and Monodraught can remove this barrier by making funding and technology accessible to the public sector.

By supporting innovative technologies such as Cool-phase, which have the potential to make significant contributions to energy efficiency, the Salix Finance funding mechanism can accelerate the move to a low carbon economy.

How to apply for Salix funding
The funding approach is a client-led process operated directly through Salix Finance. In order to complete the necessary application form, a Persistence Factor (PF) is used to equate the potential savings from using Cool-phase. A higher PF means long-term savings are improved. Cool-phase has been given an initial PF of 23.75, which aligns the use of the Monodraught system to similar efficiency savings achieved using LED lighting.

Salix Finance Ltd is a not-for-profit organisation funded by the Department for Energy and Climate Change, the Department for Education, the Welsh Government, the Scottish Government and Higher Education Funding Council for England.

There are two types of Salix Finance funding programmes available. The first is the Salix Energy Efficient Loans Scheme – as an example: a school borrows £10,000 to put in new lighting and a new boiler which will save the school £2,000 per annum from reduced gas and electricity usage. For the first five years these savings are used to pay back the interest-free loan. Once the loan is repaid, the continued savings enable the school to use the capital for other budgets, such as the purchase of equipment. The second programme available is the Recycling Fund, which is a ring-fenced fund managed by the public sector organisation, with money provided by the organisation and match funded by Salix. The project loan is repaid into the fund from the financial savings delivered by the projects – this allows the fund to be continually used for energy efficiency projects, hence the term ‘Recycling Fund’. At the same time the organisation continues to benefit from the savings that accumulate once the project has been fully repaid. Salix funding is available to all public sector organisations, including schools, higher and further educational institutions, emergency services, hospitals, leisure centres, local authorities and the NHS.

The funding mechanism aims to accelerate the move to a low carbon economy supporting innovative technologies such as Cool-phase, that have the potential to make significant contributions to energy efficiency. Organisations that invest in clean technologies will outperform the market over the next five years. Source: Carbon Trust Annual Survey 2011/2012.

COOL-PHASE® is a registered trademark owned by Monodraught Limited.

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Fast and reliable cooling solutions for UK theatre industry

According to a recent National Theatre report almost twice as many people visit the theatre every year in London as watch Premier League football. Theatre is a vital part of UK culture and yet when the summer temperatures soared to over 30°C this year, it made sitting in a full theatre without proper air conditioning particularly uncomfortable. With the likelihood of continuously rising average temperatures, this kind of heat could ultimately threaten audience figures.

However, installing permanent systems is expensive and arguably unwarranted, which is why temperature control specialist, ICS Cool Energy, installed temporary cooling facilities in two well-respected theatres on the south coast, to create a comfortable environment for actors and audiences during the recent summer months.

With sold out performances and limited space for manoeuvrability, ICS Cool Energy’s Hire Division provided eight discrete and powerful Cool Clima units to one of the theatres. The Cool Clima units are split air conditioners which deliver the required amount of cooling with an externally located unit, ensuring no heat is returned into the building.

The second theatre required an emergency temporary cooling solution and careful manoeuvrability around a low level walk-way bridge. Russ Baker, UK Sales Director at ICS Cool Energy’s Hire Division, explains: “Our engineers removed crash frames from the chillers prior to dispatch, so that we could negotiate the installation properly. We installed two rental iC-660 and two 150kW rental Air Handling Units to the site to provide effective temperature control, with each chiller individually connected to its own Air Handling Unit. This set up provides chilled air to the fresh air intake, which then supplies cool air to the theatre.”

ICS Cool Energy’s iC-660 unit offers a wide temperature range, thanks to an integral process pump with quick-release water and power connections for a quick start-up. With low noise operation and a compact footprint, the chillers are fully packaged to simplify installation.

Baker continues, “We’ve worked with many sites adversely affected by the heat this summer and we have tailored solutions in each instance. Our vast rental fleet is built to be as flexible as possible to solve customers’ problems quickly and conveniently.”

For more information on ICS Cool Energy and its rental solutions visit www.icscoolenergy.com or call 0800 840 4210.


Reznor Provide the Perfect Packaging

 Reznor, the UK’s leading supplier of gas-fired warm air heating and ventilation systems, have recently completed a project for food packaging manufacturer A P Burt.

A P Burt moved from their existing premises in Portishead to a larger premises, still in Portishead, and Reznor were asked to provide and energy efficient heating system for the new building.

Reznor were able to provide the ideal heating solution by installing 4 x RHeco 100 fully condensing gas fired unit heaters together with 12 Maximisor 4500 destratification fans. The units are listed on the Energy Technology List and have an efficiency rating of between 104% and 109% (NCV). The equipment was specified by Westex Heating who were the Installers for this project.

The de-stratification fans were strategically positioned to bring the heated air from the roof space back down to the working zone and an ambient door curtain was installed on the door between the production area and warehouse area to prevent any heat loss when the door is in use, providing a comfortable working temperature for employees.

Working together and understanding the needs of A P Burt, Reznor were able to provide the perfect energy efficient heating system.