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Abbot Court and Greenbank House

The High-Efficiency District Heating System at Abbot Apartments consists of 2 number gas fired boiler, 3 gas fired CHP unit and 1 number 3000L buffer vessels. This system was designed to comply with current building regulations to meet energy efficiency requirements. The system circulates through 1 number ‘mains’ 4” mid steel heating ring mains located in the basement of the building. The ‘mains’ heating lines delivering the LPHW water to secondary pumps located at the bottom of each riser shift of which there is 16. From the secondary pump the LPHW water is pumped in to each apartment sub metering station and onwards in to the apartment radiators and hot water heat exchanger.

Alongside the District Heating pipework is a main water distribution network. Mains water held in a fully insulated format 30 tank is pressurised through a booster pump and pumped to each apartment via the fusion welded plastic mains water pipework.

Scope of Works:
  • Supply & Installation of 2 number 500kW gas fire LPHW boiler
  • Supply & Installation of 3 number 5.5kWe CHPs
  • Supply & Installation of 1 number 3000L fully installation buffer vessels
  • Supply & Installation of 20 number 3ph and/or 1ph circulation pumps
  • Supply & Installation of 3ph triple pump mains water booster set
  • Supply & Installation of 70,000L format 30 water tank
  • Supply & Installation of District Heating & mains water distribution pipework
  • Supply & Installation of rigid High-efficiency thermal insulation
  • Supply & Installation of 316 stainless steel flue from basement to top of building 5 storeys
  • Supply & Installation of Mechanical Control Centre panel.

Client: Cosgrave Development
Mechanical Consultant: McElligott Consulting Engineers
Mechanical Contractor: M&P Mechanical