Confidential Data Centre Client, England

Project Name

Confidential Data Centre Client, England

Client:

Confidential

Main Contractor:

Structure Tone

Consultant:

ARUP

Project:

Critical Cooling Upgrade

Location:

Basington, England

Value:

£8m

Sectors:

Data Centres

Services:

Electrical Services and Instrumentation and Mechanical Piping & HVAC Services

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

Kirby was responsible for the mechanical and electrical scope of works for a new engineering building and cooling upgrade to an existing Data Centre.
The project involved the construction of the new building facility whilst simultaneously carrying out critical cooling upgrades to their live European Headquarter Data Centre and maintaining 100% resilience at all times and no unplanned outages.

Disconnection of existing electrical services to facilitate the new building to be built was completed with the use of BIM.

SCOPE OF WORK

Kirby scope of works included the installation and commissioning of mechanical and electrical services.

The electrical services installed by Kirby included:

  • MV Distribution
  • LV Distribution
  • Generator
  • UPS
  • General & Emergency Lighting
  • General Service Power
  • Mechanical Plant Service Power
  • Fire Detection & Alarm
  • Earthing & Bonding
  • Voice & Data Distribution
  • Lightning Protection
  • EMS
  • Profibus
  • SCADA

The mechanical systems installed by Kirby included:

  • Chilled Water System
  • Low Temperature Hot Water
  • Process Waste
  • Soils & Wastes
  • Domestic Water Services
  • Process Chilled Water
  • RO Water
  • Hot Process Water
  • Smoke & Heat Exhaust Ventilation Distribution
  • Fire Suppression
  • DWS
  • VRF Air Conditioning
  • Leak Detection
  • BMS
  • Server Room Air Conditioning
  • Rain Water Harvesting
  • Stainless Exhaust

Installed plant items included MV/LV Transformer, Generator, UPS, LV Distribution, DB’s, AHU’s, CRAC Units, Chillers, CHW Pumps, LTHW Pumps, DWS and Chlorination System.

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