Project: Research Building, Brunel University


Estimated Value: £8M

Client: Brunel University

The new two-storey teaching block development features a range of classrooms, lecture theatres, a library, administration spaces and IT suites.

BEC provided full electrical and mechanical detailed design duties comprising highly efficient LED lighting, mixed mode ventilation strategy, high efficiency boilers and the introduction of photovoltaic panels (PV) to the library roof area. All solutions were developed to maximise value for money for the University and to ensure high quality, operational efficiency and compliance at all times.

The project achieved 10% reduction in CO2 over building regulation, which provided an annual energy saving.

Duties: Detailed design for the electrical and mechanical services contractor in REVIT.

Consultancy, electrical and mechanical design from RIBA Workstage three through to five. Site attendance for quality control, snagging, and commissioning witnessing. Design included thermal modelling with SBEM/EPC once built.

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