ECEX Case Studies

Case Studies

ECEX overcomes university challenge

ECEX has successfully solved a roof safety and access problem for the University of Oxford. Access across the roof of a complex of laboratory buildings at the university was obstructed by the pipework, cables and supports serving extraction and HVAC units, including chillers and condensers. This caused a series of significant trip hazards to employees []

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Heathrow cargo warehouse bridge gantry – Case Study

The project Air cargo handling systems specialists, BDP Solutions, chose ECEX to assist with the design, fabrication and site installation of a 10m x 4m bridge gantry and stairs over conveyor equipment at a major Heathrow cargo centre. The solution ECEX Fabrication Director Paul Leese explains: “following a detailed site survey, all components were designed []

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Large chilled water coil replacement for broadcast-critical building in London – Case Study

The project A large, chilled water coil, 650Kg in weight, catastrophically failed in an AHU at a broadcast-critical building in London. But when the AHU manufacturer’s lead time to replace the coil was simply too long, the site maintenance team turned to ECEX for urgent assistance. The solution Our experts attended the site to carry []

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A great example of how Air Intake Screens can prevent issues and save money! Case Study

The project The frost coil in an air-handling unit for one of the University of Oxford’s laboratories had failed. It’s an issue we see time and time again – the coil was acting as the first line of defence against airborne debris. Units like these are often difficult and inaccessible to maintain, so after years of service, []

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Safety first at the University of Oxford – Case Study

The project Roof access at one of the University of Oxford’s laboratories was heavily obstructed by the pipework, cables and supports for multiple extraction and HVAC units. This caused a significant fall hazard to employees working on the rooftop, so they called in our specialist to survey the area and improve access. The solution After []

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ECEX bespoke bridging stair for Embankment place

  Distinctive London riverside building One Embankment Place is occupied by PwC (Pricewaterhouse Coopers) and maintained by leading building maintenance provider Honeywell.  It has the distinction of being the UK’s first “air rights” building – built directly over London’s Charing Cross Station – as well as achieving the highest BREEAM Outstanding rating ever recorded worldwide. []

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