Chesthunt School

education building

Mechanical and electrical services to new technology block, whilst operating within live school.

PROJECT WORK

DESIGN & BUILD : MECHANICAL AND ELECTRICAL SERVICES

LOCATION

HERTFORDSHIRE

PROJECT VALUE

£850k

£1.4m

PROJECT VALUE

Complete design of mechanical services, with design commenced 4 weeks prior to works required to commence on site due to previous contractor liquidation.

06/16

JUNE 2016

This project was completed in June 2016.

Project Details

  • TBS undertook a validation of existing electrical loads due to concerns with the addition of the new block, which was planned to complete prior to demolition and relocation of students from existing blocks
  • Electrical services inclusive of a new main LV supply, new BMS system, new ICT data and fibre system to connect into existing site wide infrastructure, new fire alarm system, lighting and controls, intruder alarm, CCTV and lightning protection system
  • Mechanical services inclusive of; LTHW heating system connected to existing boiler plant, domestic water services pipework, fresh air ventilation systems, dust extract system and air conditioning system
  • Automatic natural ventilation window system was provided to the first floor
  • Managed shutdown and changeover of existing LV supplies to enable a redundant blocks to decamp at planned times