ECEX Case Studies

Case Studies

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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ECEX Air Intake Screens boost malt house refrigeration efficiency

  Eastern Counties Refrigeration (ECR) recommended that ECEX Air Intake Screens be fitted to four large condensers at Boortmalt’s malting plant in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, to prevent clogging and improve their performance. The ECEX Air Intake Screens have solved the problems of inadequate heat rejection and insufficient process cooling during hot weather and other []

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Hospital chillers protected by ECEX Air Intake Screens

  The York chillers at London’s Royal Marsden cancer hospital have recently been fitted with ECEX Air Intake Screens to prevent pollen, insects and other airborne debris from clogging the condenser coils, saving maintenance time and energy as optimum airflow is now being maintained. Frequent, laborious and costly coil cleaning has become a thing of the past; []

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