Coolair deliverIng hybrid VRF solution

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Published: 11 June 2019


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Elizabeth House in London
Coolair Equipment has secured a £150,000 contract to install a heating and cooling system for a major office redevelopment in central London.

The commission, from Harrogate-based mechanical services specialist VMEC on behalf of main contractor London-based Phoenix Construction Services, is part of a multi-million-pound upgrade for Elizabeth House, close to Gray’s Inn Fields in Holborn.
With two new storeys added, the renovated and expanded building will have more than 14,000 sq ft of accommodation, equating to an extra 30% of additional office space, across all seven floors.

Coolair Equipment will equip the building with a new Mitsubishi Electric hybrid VRF ducted air conditioning system that combines refrigerant and water to ensure leak-tight simultaneous heating and cooling.

With piping carrying water instead of gas with the same ability to deliver comfort cooling all year round, the system’s modular two-pipe design removes the use of refrigerant and the need for leak detection equipment in occupied areas.

As an accredited Diamond Quality Partner of Mitsubishi Electric, Coolair Equipment’s new National Aftersales Division has also signed an annual maintenance agreement that includes a seven-year warranty on the system.

Gideon Mayers, area manager for Coolair Equipment, said: “We are delighted to have been appointed by one of our building services partners to bring the latest comfort cooling technology that reduces both emissions and running costs to a new-look London office landmark.” 

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