Turbomiser chillers save over £1000 a week

Published:  05 August, 2015

Cool-Therm, Turbomiser, chiller, air conditioning, chilled water, energy efficiency

Over £1000 a week has been taken off the energy costs of the headquarters of North Somerset Council at Clevedon following the replacement of three aging chillers with Turbomiser chillers from Cool-Therm. The turn-key project involved the safe removal of the existing chillers and replacing them with new Turbomiser machines.

The three previous chillers were each rated at 570 kW of cooling, which was considered oversized for the application following major changes to the building’s occupancy and usage.

The two new chillers are rated at 400 kW each and have an ESEER (European seasonal energy efficiency rating) of 4.9. They have a Modbus gateway, enabling their performance to be monitored via the Internet and any alarms to be interrogated and diagnosed remotely.

The changeover was completed while maintaining continuity of cooling to the building so that it could continue to function as normal.

The project took two months to complete, It involved the staged removal of existing units and installation of the new chillers. Major work was complete out of office hours.

The chilled were craned into position. Accurate placement was important as they were made with connection positions designed for hook-up to the existing fixed services on site.

The site is close to the sea, so the heat-exchange coils were treated with a heavy-duty Heresite protective coating.

For more information on this story, click here: August 2015, 103

comments powered by Disqus

Search

Welcome

Welcome to Modern Building Services Online, the web edition of Modern Building Services (MBS) journal and the UK's most popular Building Services engineering site. Modern Building Services covers the entire Building Services Engineering industry. This site contains archived content from the journal, plus web-specific content.

When you go to our digital edition, you can also access the archive of digital editions.
August 2018: DIGITAL EDITION

ARCHIVE OF DIGITAL EDITIONS

Modern Building services has a group
on Linkedin - join us!

BESA conference 2018

Jobs

  • Building Energy Management Systems (BEMS) Engineer

      Consistently rated amongst the world's best universities, Imperial College London is a science-based institution with a reputation for excellence in teaching and research. Imperial has one of the largest and most diverse university estate portfolios in......

  • Engineering Technical Assistant

      Consistently rated amongst the world's best universities, Imperial College London is a science-based institution with a reputation for excellence in teaching and research. Imperial has one of the largest and most diverse university estate portfolios in......

  • Mechanical Engineer

      Coventry University is a dynamic, modern university with a proud tradition as a provider of high quality education and a focus on applied research. The University ranked 13th in the Guardian University Guide 2019 and was voted ‘Modern University of the......

more jobs »

Poll

"Is the Building Services industry lagging behind in the implementation of BIM?"



Calendar