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  • Radisson Blu Liverpool PPM Contract Award

    Kimpton have been appointed by the Radisson Blu Liverpool to service and maintain all of their HVAC assets.

    Located on Old Hall Street, close to the Capital Building, the hotel is a 4* deluxe hotel and has 194 guest bedrooms as well as a full spa and fitness centre with Gym, Swimming pool, sauna and steam rooms. For the business user, there are nine meeting rooms of different sizes. It’s capable of hosting a small intimate meeting or a full-blown conference and also has tons of casual meeting spaces in the multi-floored atrium.

    For the guests, when it comes to places to eat and drink, there is the ultra-stylish Collage Restaurant and the cool White Bar for a drink. They are beautiful spaces and close to Liverpool’s historic waterfront.

    All of these spaces have varying requirements for heating, cooling and ventilation with quite a plant list and a number of plant rooms to achieve this.

    The tenth-floor roof area is home to four large Air Handling Units (AHU) and two large chiller units feeding the fan coil units throughout the building. There are two more AHUs on the second-floor rooftop.

    Within the tenth-floor plant room, there are three ideal vanguard boilers and three water heaters with two further water heaters in the first-floor gym plant room. These all need to be serviced annually along with all of the gas isolation valves to gain pass their annual gas test.

    Fan Coil units make up a large proportion of the 300+ physical assets with 226 of them, spread throughout each of the bedrooms and across ten floors. Every one of these needs to be serviced, with a filter clean every six months and checked for efficiency and correct operation. This isn’t a big job in its own right, and although It’s not quite of Forth Bridge proportions, you can see how the time quickly adds up for it to have become a big job.

    The Swimming pool and basement spa add a whole new layer of plant, all of which needs to be maintained to continue to operate efficiently. We’ve worked in this space a lot recently through our work at Carden Park Spa and Holywell Leisure Centre, so we’re used to swimming pool and spa environments.

    Overall, the project is one that fits right into the skill set of the Service and Maintenance team. We have many years of experience in the hotel and leisure sector with Hilton, Rowton Hall and others, so we fully understand the requirements of what needs to be done and when.

     

     

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    • Kimpton Energy Solutions have provided a reliable and helpful service at Dover and Philharmonic Court since they were opened in 2014 /15. A good working relationship is maintained with the service engineers and having a key account manager who is responsive and maintains regular communication has been a key factor in service provision.Having a…

    • Kimptons provided a ‘planned maintenance schedule’ to suit our academic year requirements and maintained the dates set out. Their engineers were always well presented and aware of how to conduct themselves within our environment. They were all trained and knowledgeable on the various items of equipment they came to work on. Mr Mike Pickles,…

    • We are happy with the service Kimptons have provided over the years. Their engineers are local and have great knowledge of our systems. We have built up an excellent working relationship with service engineers along with their office staff. Mr Kevin Foy, Notre Dame College

    • The Kimpton engineers on site are always accommodating to requests from the estates team with regards to heating, ventilation and air conditioning issues. The planned maintenance schedule has developed over the years and works well throughout the year. Having a key account manager who attends site on a weekly basis provides an excellent line…

    • 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.

    • We have been using TKR Services since their inception and during that time they proved to be not only commercially competitive, but also, looking from an Engineers point of view they have strived to provide the highest quality work.

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