Gilberts, just messing about by the river

Published:  02 November, 2016

Gilberts, Blackpool ventilation, natural ventilation, louvres

Gilberts has helped to meet environmental objectives for the Combined College Boathouse on the River Cam in Cambridge by supplying natural-ventilation components and air-movement elements for the supplementary natural ventilation. The new building has been designed by RHP for King’s, Selwyn and Churchill Colleges.

A pair of continuous natural-ventilation wall assemblies were purpose designed by incorporating WHZ50 high-p[performance external louvres with Class A weathering, each with a VN75 damper, 440 mm-deep attenuator and internal HGH deflection grille. They are controlled by a combined CO2 and temperature sensors to deliver fresh air without weather ingress to the main clubroom, office and kitchen area.

For the fitness room, WCs and changing room, supplementary mechanical ventilation with heat recovery was utilised to ensure adequate removal of moisture and heat. Through-wall louvres and DGA internal ceiling diffusers help ensure appropriate air movement and quality with a clean horizontal air pattern throughout the building. Acoustic attenuation to the louvres prevents excessive noise in the building.

For more information on this story, click here: Nov 2016, 127

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