Global Switch, Netherlands

Project Name

Global Switch, Netherlands

Client:

Global Switch

Main Contractor:

Kirby

Consultant:

Royal Haskoning DHV

Project:

AMS B05

Location:

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Value:

€4m

Sectors:

Data Centres

Services:

Electrical Services and Instrumentation, Mechanical Piping & HVAC Services, and Off-Site Manufacturing

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

Kirby was appointed as the main contractor to complete the turnkey design and build from RIBA Stage 3 involving the CSA and MEP fit-out of an existing suite within a live data centre.

The project involved the integration of services within a live facility, modifications to existing owner furnished equipment and the supply and installation of new equipment.

Pre-fabrication of pipework and modularisation of the plant room ensured design optimisation, reliability and the efficient delivery of an agreed accelerated program.

SCOPE OF WORK

Kirby was responsible for the mechanical and electrical scope of works.

  • The electrical systems installed by Kirby included:
  • LV Distribution
  • UPS
  • General & Emergency Lighting
  • General Service Power
  • Mechanical Plant Service Power
  • Fire Detection & Alarm
  • Access Control, Intruder & CCTV
  • Earthing & Bonding
  • Lightning Protection

The mechanical systems installed by Kirby included:

  • Chilled Water
  • Smoke & Heat Exhaust Ventilation
  • Fire Suppression
  • DWS
  • Leak Detection
  • BMS
  • Server Room Air Conditioning
  • Scada
  • Soils & Wastes
  • Process Chilled Water

Installed equipment and plant items included UPS, DB’s, Lighting, Pump Room, DX Splits and BMS Panels.
The total project meterage consisted of 2,200m of cable, 1,400m of containment, 500m of pipework and 80 no. of I/O points.

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