The Client: Greater Manchester Fire & Rescue Service
Customer: Kier Northern
Service: Solar Thermal, Heating, Ventilation, Plumbing
Project Completion: July 2012
Kimpton Energy Solutions were employed by Kier Northern to design and install the mechanical services for this new community fire station which is one of the most energy efficient fire stations in the country.
The heating system comprises solar thermal panels to generate hot water which is supported by a highly efficient condensing boiler.
Ventilation is provided by means of Natural Ventilation which in certain rooms is complimented with Lossnay heat recovery units to provide pre-conditioned fresh air
Rainwater harvesting is used to supply grey water for the flushing of toilets and filling the fire tenders for fighting fires.
The installation will improve the comfort conditions in several areas of the school servicing both pupils and staff. We are very experienced in undertaking projects in these conditions were flexibility and careful scheduling is key and this was crucial to our appointment on this contract.