VRV2 signals energy efficiency in train control centre

Published:  01 June, 2004

Daikin
Installed by Longcross Refrigeration, Daikin’s VRV2 air-conditioning system serves the Manchester control centre of train operator FirstGroup.

Longcross Refrigeration has installed a Daikin VRV2 heat-recovery air-conditioning system in the control centre of train operator FirstGroup in Manchester, which runs the TransPennine Express trains.

The contracts involved the installation of VRV2 heat-recovery systems over two floors of the centre and the control room in which the location of all the trains on the network is displayed. The air-conditioning system also extends to the computer room, which was fitted with ducted Sky Air units.

The equipment was supplied by distributor MacQueen Air Conditioning.

VRV2 systems are up to 30% more efficient than earlier VRV systems and contain less refrigerant.

The small footprint of the condensing units was one of the main reasons for the selection of this system. FirstGroup can also claim Enhanced Capital Allowances for the project.



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.
September 2014: DIGITAL EDITION
ARCHIVE OF DIGITAL EDITIONS

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

Jobs

  • Senior Electrical Design Engineer

     Senior Electrical Design Engineer - Surrey. A small and friendly practice in Surrey are actively looking to recruit  a senior electrical engineer. He/she must have a minimum of 10 years experience in design, degree qualified and ideally be a chartered e.........

  • Intermediate to Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

     Intermediate/Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - Surrey. My client a well-established building services consultancy has, due to planned expansion, an immediate requirement for an ambitious intermediate/senior level design engineer to join their team. Th.........

  • Senior Public Health Design Engineer

     Senior Public Health Design Engineer - Surrey   The Client and the Role   Our client is a well-known building services consultancy who is looking for an experienced Public Health Design Engineer to join their fast-growing team on a permanent  ba.........

more jobs »

Poll

"We're hearing occasional reports that the Building Services industry is starting to pick up again. Does this match your experience?"






Calendar