Extra Care Housing Scheme
Mercury Consulting Engineers Ltd have completed the design of the specialist mechanical and electrical services to a new build 49 unit extra care housing scheme in Kinmel Road Abergele for North Wales Housing Association. The scheme comprises of the demolition of an existing extra care housing facility and the erection of a new building purpose designed to suit the end users needs and requirements.
The services comprise of the provision of CHP fed District Heating to individually metered heat interface units within each apartment providing LTHW heating via LST radiators and domestic hot & cold water services. The whole premises also benefit from heat recovery ventilation systems, fire safety systems including sprinklers and dry risers and secondary supplies for life safety systems. The property is served via a building management system providing control of all mechanical services plant, reporting and fault monitoring for maintenance teams and energy metering for communal and residential apartments alike. Electrical services comprise the design and specification of vertical transport lifts, main switchgear for the overall development, internal and external lighting, power, fire alarms, access control system, warden call system and general mechanical and electrical services to fixed equipment such as domestic and industrial kitchens, laundry's, multi-facility common rooms etc.