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    • Hope for Ukraine

      The Kimpton team have been busy again, working with the Estates Department at Liverpool Hope University.

      Seeing the plight of the people of Ukraine, the Hope Estates team asked a number of suppliers to help with their own efforts. At Kimpton, we have managed the PPM for the HVAC systems across the University since 2009 and were keen to…

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    • We have already shown you what the finished floors in the Capital Building look like when the Kimpton team have completed their work.

      In this post, We’ll look at the job in progress, so you can see what is under the hood. As with much of our HVAC work, by the time the job is finished, most of our…

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    • This isn’t going to the prettiest of posts, but the point it will make should make this worth a read.

      We’re working in unprecedented times in the construction industry, with materials shortages and price rises coming at us from every angle. This is happening at the same time as the world is beginning a programme of decarbonising the HVAC…

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    • We’ve talked a fair bit about our work inside the Capital Building on the Liverpool waterfront. Located on Old Hall Street, In the heart of the business district, the Capital Building is the largest Grade A office building in Liverpool City Centre. Originally opened in 1976 as the purpose-built headquarters of Royal Insurance, it’s a well-known landmark on the…

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    • In this short piece, we will explain in simple terms how to improve an EPC Rating for commercial property. We’ll look at what it is, why you need to do it, the financial risk of non-compliance and then the step by step guide to the most cost-effective routes to compliance and then touch on future-proofing for future legislation.

      What is…

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    • Listed buildings present a whole series of challenges when it comes to refurbishment projects and the work we recently completed at Abbey School in Chester had some new ones that the team had never seen before, despite completing hundreds of similar projects.

      Abbey School in Chester is a day and residential independent special school for children and…

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    • The Capital Building, or to use its original name, New Hall Place, is a 13 storey building in the Commercial District in Liverpool. Because of its sandy-coloured exterior and waterfront location, it’s often known locally, as the Sand Castle. Originally built in 1974 for Royal Insurance, it incorporates a section of the original ‘walkways in the sky’ project that…

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    • We’ve written a lot recently about reopening offices and the process you need to go through to properly recommission the air conditioning system in your office or workplace.

      But that still leaves the question unanswered ‘is it safe (or advisable) to use my air conditioning in my office or workplace?’

      Is it safe, am I putting my colleagues at risk…

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    • In our previous post, we shared the detailed checklist for an entire HVAC system when you are preparing to reopen your office or business after a long shutdown.

      One of the key elements to the checklist was to change filters throughout the system to ensure they were safe, clean and not harbouring bacteria that will have…

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    • HVAC Checklist to prepare for reopening after Corona Virus / Covid-19 shutdown.

      As we head towards the new normal, during Corona Virus, many businesses are considering a return to work in offices and workspaces that may have been closed for up to three months.

      Government Guidance and Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) governing body BESA have…

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    • Kimpton have been successful in their application to join the Fusion21 Heating & Renewables Framework. The framework delivers a range of heating and renewable technology works.

      Fusion21 serves a group of over 500 members across public and social sectors to deliver efficiency savings on the procurement of goods and services for property, construction and the built…

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    • We are now just 36 days away from the stunning Carden Park Spa opening its doors to an expectant public. The new £10m spa, stretches over 4,500sq.m and includes two large vitality pools, a beauty lounge and relaxation spaces.

      Outside, there also the huge spa garden that’s designed to bring you closer to the natural beauty…

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    • Nightingale House Hospice provides specialist palliative care services to patients and their families across much of North East Wales completely free of charge. They reach from Wrexham, Flintshire and East Denbighshire to Barmouth and the towns on the Welsh border, including Oswestry and Whitchurch.

      Nightingale House LogoThere’s a…

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    • The Kimpton Maintenance team are currently on-site, working alongside a major roofing contractor to remove the air conditioning plant, to allow them to complete the replacement of the ageing roof.

      As you can see from the Google Maps images below, the roof is huge and stretches across twelve separate buildings, with a mix of flat…

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    • Matt joins the Kimpton Contracts team having completed a three year level four apprenticeship in Project management and Building Services with Unilever. Matt, 21 from Upton is looking forward to the challenges that his new role presents.

      “When I met the team at Kimpton’s I felt like they wanted to buy into me as much as I did…

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    • Maintenance Electricians

      The benefit of experienced electrical contractors

      Perhaps we’ve kept it secret for too long, but we’re proud to say that at Kimpton’s, we’re experienced Electricians.

      We can look back over our history and see where our real strength lies. There’s no doubt that our sweet spot is in HVAC – we’ve lived and breathed…

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    • 220px-Liverpool_Hope_University_ChrestAfter ten years working together already completed, Kimpton’s have been reappointed by Liverpool Hope University for a further three years to continue the ongoing maintenance of all of the HVAC plant and water hygiene management systems throughout their sites. They also have the…

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    • With our many years experience of planned and preventative maintenance programmes, we have spent a lot of time working on the HVAC system for hotels. We have seen major changes in both the design of… more >

    • The Spa at Carden, is set to become Cheshire’s most luxurious spa development. When completed, it will offer a spa experience like no other. As if to prove this, it has recently been announced that the spa experience will extend outside to include a stunning multi-sensory wellbeing garden.

      The garden takes influence from the… more >

    • Maintenance Contract Renewal looking after Panthera Onca at Chester Zoo, with ongoing maintenance by KimptonsWe are delighted to announce the Maintenance Contract Renewal for Chester Zoo for the 30th year in succession.

      Chester Zoo – The North of England Zoological Society was founded in the early 1930’s and has grown…

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    What our customers say

    • 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.

    • The Plaza is a showpiece building for Bruntwood in Liverpool and we have since made it our own headquarters in the city. To reflect this, we needed to ensure that the fit out was of the highest quality, whilst maintaining the high levels of service our tenants expect from Bruntwood.