Know what you want? Try our 'Supplier Directory' 

Radisson at Heathrow gets high-efficiency CIAT AC upgrade

Radisson RED London Heathrow and Radisson Hotel & Conference Centre London Heathrow, the largest hotel at the airport, have been equipped with the latest high-performance CIAT and Toshiba HVAC technology as part of a major refurbishment.

The recently rebranded four-star hotel has an indoor swimming pool, a spa with sauna and jacuzzi, a restaurant, lounge and bar, and spacious conference facilities that can accommodate more than 800 delegates, all now served by a high-performance CIAT Floway®5000 air handling unit (AHU), ensuring outstanding comfort for guests and low-running costs for the hotel.

The recently rebranded four-star hotel has an indoor swimming pool, a spa with sauna and jacuzzi, a restaurant, lounge and bar, and spacious conference facilities that can accommodate more than 800 delegates, all now served by a high-performance CIAT Floway®5000 air handling unit (AHU), ensuring outstanding comfort for guests and low-running costs for the hotel.

The Floway AHU is equipped with a counter-flow plate exchanger that manages airtight air flows between fresh and extracted air. This recovers up to 80% of the energy that would otherwise be lost from the building via exhaust air, transferring it to incoming fresh air to temper it, boosting efficiency and further enhancing occupant comfort.

“Maintaining a high-quality indoor environment at all times is vital to ensure the comfort of guests and deliver the best experience, whatever the season,” said Simon Pearson, Radisson Hotel Group’s area chief engineer, UK and Ireland. “The air conditioning refurbishment project at Heathrow is part of our ongoing programme of maintenance and improvement, designed to deliver the highest standards possible across our estate of leading hotels. We have worked closely with Toshiba Carrier for several years, and trust them to provide efficient, reliable solutions that help deliver an outstanding experience for our customers.”

By minimising leakage from the system to negligible levels, CIAT Floway units achieve Eurovent’s top air-tightness rating, L1, and deliver a 60% improvement on leakage rates for lower-rated L2 rated systems, which covers the majority of air handling unit systems available.

Floway AHUs come equipped with an intelligent electronic control unit that automatically optimises system performance and enables plug-and-play operation, allowing quick and easy installation, set-up and servicing.

The CIAT AHU is paired with a high-efficiency Toshiba DX outdoor condensing unit and heat recovery ventilation system, while two Toshiba SMMS-e VRF systems deliver cooling and heating via 11 ducted indoor units with concealed diffusers for a top-quality finish.

Completing the system are two Toshiba Carrier UK DX-powered door curtains over the building's main entrance, providing a thermal barrier to minimise energy loss from frequent door opening.

For more details on CIAT Floway: www.ciat.uk.com/product/floway-access-rhe/

13 December 2021

Comments

Already Registered?
Login
Not Yet Registered?
Register

Inspire the next generation, urges CIBSE president

Inspiring and supporting the next generation of engineers will help society solve the big technical and scientific challenges of today and tomorrow, Kevin Mitchell, incoming President of the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) said in his Presidential Address.

"Research shows that the most talented young people - those who have a choice of profession - are increasingly drawn to careers where they believe their work will have a positive impact on the world. I would argue that there are few careers that offer more opportunity to deliver real change than that of a Building Services Engineer," he said.

  11-May-2022

Rinnai CPD on hot water applications, the instantaneous approach

Rinnai has issued a CPD – ‘Hot water applications relying on gas – The Instantaneous approach’ with an analysis that shows the following savings: Nearly 20% of the operating cost, over 30% of the capital cost, over 15% reduction in Carbon Footprint, ...

  12-May-2022

If you need to open a Solenoid Valve manually, you need a SVOM!

If you need to open a Solenoid Valve manually, you need a SVOM!
  22-Oct-2021
Heating & Ventilating Review is the number one magazine in the HVAR industry. Don’t miss out, subscribe today!
Subcribe to HVR

Diary

BESA CONFERENCE