Daikin becomes part of 1066 and all that

Published:  16 June, 2007

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Cooling and heating for this new visitor centre at Battle Abbey is provided by Daikin heat-pump VRV systems.

Air conditioning for the new Battle Abbey visitor centre is provided by a Daikin mini VRVIII heat-pump inverter system.

This centre is part of a £2.6 million investment by English Heritage to improve visitor facilities and general awareness of the famous battle at this historic side.

Conditioned air for the exhibition and 40-seat auditorium is provided by fan-coil units concealed in the ceiling. and ducted to linear diffusers strip along the front face of ceiling bulkheads. Three units serve the main exhibition display area, with a further two in the auditorium. Each unit can deliver 4.6 kW of cooling and 4.7 kW of heating.

A separate audio-visual room is served by a wall-mounted fan-coil unit with a cooling capacity of 9.7 kW and heating of 9.4 kW of heating.

Tempered fresh air is supplied from air-handling plant in the main plant room via a separate ducted system. Supplementary heating is provided for ancillary areas and to a coil on the air-handling unit by gas-fired boiler plant.

Building services for the new visitor centre were designed by consultants Gibbs Dench Association, and the Daikin system were installed by Aspen Air Conditioning.



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