Air Conditioning

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Smooth journey for service station – Spar, Tollgate Service Station, Kent (for A.F. Blakemore & Son Ltd)

The project The UK’s largest division of Spar UK, A.F. Blakemore & Son Ltd asked DCI to upgrade the refrigeration systems when doubling the size of its Tollgate service station on the busy A2 in Kent. This involved DCI designing and installing centralised plant, four cold rooms and a full RDM refrigeration alarm network. The challenge…

Eat17 chooses DCI for refrigeration and air conditioning

Unique Grocery & Restaurant concept chooses DCI – Eat17, Bishop’s Stortford

The project Creating the fourth Eat17 grocery and restaurant venue to feature a Blakemore & Sons Ltd. Spar, the team asked DCI to design and install a refrigeration and air conditioning solution that was not only effective and efficient but also every bit as good looking as the trendsetting interior. Located in Bishop’s Stortford, the large…

DCI has completes more HVAC work for Hobbs The Printers

Impressing the printers – two more times! – Hobbs The Printers Ltd, Southampton

The project Having already renewed the HVAC system and provided ongoing service and maintenance for Southampton firm Hobbs the Printers, DCI was asked back to undertake two further projects. The first continued on from the original works and required the decommissioning and removal of mechanics and electrics for the company’s old water fan coil units…

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…

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…

AHU refurbishment by DCI

AHU refurbishment takes off at Heathrow

The Project DCI was asked to investigate a poorly performing air handling units (AHUs) within a Heathrow airport catering facility operated by Gate Gourmet – a world leader in airline catering and provisioning. The challenge Following detailed analysis, DCI’s report identified multiple issues which would usually be solved with an expensive replacement of the AHU….

ventilation

Phase One Kitchen Extension – Higgidy Pies, East Sussex

The Project Higgidy Pies is extending its existing production facility to cope with rising demand for its popular, quality products by constructing a new building adjacent to the company’s current premises. As a result of this growth, Higgidy Pies is reconfiguring a large part of its existing production facility to incorporate this phased expansion. Phase 1 of this development was to extend…

Innovative chiller solution for banking institution

Innovative Chiller solution saves money and carbon for major retail banking institution

The project As part of a company-wide project to cut energy costs and increase environment-friendliness, a major bank targeted the gas boilers supplying 666kW of hot water to coils in the three air handling units (AHUs) that ventilate its six-storey central London data centre.   The challenge DCI was called in to reduce or eliminate…

Air conditioning

VRV Air conditioning & Ventilation – High street retail banking institution

The Project A blue chip high street banking institution required a major upgrade to its existing ventilation and air conditioning services within a three storey retail banking hall and associated office and storage complex.   The challenge With a mix of retail banking space and upper floor office and storage, this upgrade project required DCI Refrigeration & Electrical Limited…