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At One Benjamin, each of the three floors was divided into zones of up to 300m2 depending on the potential use and occupancy density of the area.
Industrial Cooling Systems (ICS), project manager, Mikael Olsen, said ammonia is highly efficient and has no global warming potential.
The 61-year-old Australian manufacturer also assisted in the design process and supplied the 5m raised platform, 100m³ storage tanks, circulation pumps and automatic dosing equipment.
Auscool director, Andrew Hume, said cost of labour and speed of installation are both important factors to consider when undertaking this kind of job.
The Schneider Electric automation system created a tropical climate through the opening and closing of vents, turning on misting and heating systems and managing irrigation and humidity.
The air handling units all run much quieter, and the chillers do not have to work nearly as hard even during heatwaves.
The 120,000 square metre development which features a total of 1,190 apartments will be completed in August.
The 400kW refrigeration plant consists of compressors, plate heat exchanger, evaporative condenser, glycol tank, and all associated pumps, valves and insulated pipe work.
The addition of Quantify’s technology to the living lab trial will enable building automation and energy consumption monitoring within the building.
The Fairwater Project represented a unique opportunity to measure, evaluate and understand the use of new technologies.
A unique requirement of the project was the need for multiple temperature zones between the different rooms.
The hotel saved 23% off its electricity bill after the first two months of operating the new plant room.
From commissioning right through to today the energy consumption figures tell an impressive story.
Park Cakes supply chain manager, George Walsh, said the new building is delivering the same storage capacity from a much smaller footprint.