ECEX Case Studies

Case Studies

AHU refurbishment at Brentwood Community Hospital

Site maintenance provider, Integral, called in air handling unit specialist, ECEX, to survey three AHU’s. The units, at Brentwood Community Hospital in Shenfield, Essex, were suffering from advancing internal corrosion within the humidifier and filter sections. ECEX carried a detailed technical survey, recommending treatment with non-toxic anti-corrosion paint to arrest the corrosion, then over-skinning the []

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AHU refurbishment at Devonshire Square

Refurbishment of extract air handling units London’s Devonshire Square, situated in the historic area between Liverpool Street Station and Spitalfields, comprises 630,000 square feet of prime office and leisure space, spread over a five acre campus including numerous refurbished and re-configured 18th century buildings. Devonshire Square Management, part of BNP Paribas Real Estate (BNPRE) are the Managing Agents []

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AHU fan drive replacement, The Royal Marsden Hospital, Chelsea

  At the Royal Marsden Hospital in Chelsea, the existing critical fan drive motors were failing. The client also needed to increase air volume due to changes in use in the area served by this air handling unit. ECEX surveyed, specified and installed a new Comefri backward curved direct drive fan complete with 11kw fan []

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Fabricated stairway at historic National Trust property

  We have installed a new fabricated stair to improve access safety between roof areas at the National Trust’s Polesden Lacey property located on the North Downs near Dorking, Surrey.  Polesden Lacey is an Edwardian house and estate owned and run by the National Trust – it is one of the Trust’s most popular properties. []

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Hospital AHU refurbishment – reducing downtime, saving money

Hospitals and healthcare establishments can’t afford downtime so the upkeep of essential HVAC plant is a challenge. When an Air Handling Unit (AHU) at a NHS district general hospital on the south coast became faulty, refurbishment offered a number of benefits compared with full AHU replacement. Keeping any disruption to a minimum is a priority []

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ECEX provides support for Tate Modern extension

We have installed an elevated steel support gantry and associated screening louvres at Tate Modern’s award-winning 2016 extension, the iconic Blavatnik Building in London. The gantry supports three new 3,600kg dry coolers installed by ECEX customer SPIE Building Services. ECEX faced the considerable design challenge of fitting the gantry into a congested plant compound. The []

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