Case Studies

DCI upgrades climate control Ramboll, Southampton

Office ventilation & BMS upgrade – Ramboll UK, Southampton

The project The UK division of Ramboll, a leading international engineering, design and consultancy company, needed to improve the efficiency and management of climate control within its Southampton office in Hampshire. The challenge DCI identified that fluctuating occupancy levels, solar gain, tired air handling units and obsolete control devices were resulting in poor comfort levels…

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New cold room for expanding food producer – Higgidy Ltd, West Sussex

The project Growing food producer Higgidy Ltd needed a new dispatch chiller cold room within its new storage facility that forms part of the company’s expansion project in West Sussex.   The challenge Serving as a holding space for products awaiting dispatch, the cold room needs to maintain the ideal temperature range as efficiently as…

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Bespoke ventilation for busy bakery – Higgidy Ltd, West Sussex

The project DCI was asked to improve the air quality and reduce temperatures within a highly established bakery. In response DCI developed a bespoke engineered design while still maintaining the CIBSE design requirements and being mindful that there was very limited space available for additional plant. Also vital to the project was the need for…

New HVAC for Hobbs the Printers Ltd

“Stop the press” – not on DCI’s watch

The project Working alongside building engineering consultants Ramboll, DCI was appointed to renew the HVAC system for busy Southampton firm – Hobbs the Printers Ltd. The challenge As a 24 hour operation printing time-critical materials, Hobbs could not afford interruption to its presses meaning DCI had to work cleverly and carefully to install the new…

City architects choose DCI for HVAC

City Architects choose DCI for cool design

The project Moving into its new Docklands HQ, architects Rivington Street Studio turned to DCI to design an HVAC system cool enough for its award-winning practice. The challenge With the new-build premises being home to the practice’s 35 staff as well as a meeting place and showcase for its prestigious clients, the new HVAC system…