University of Sheffield

Mechanical & Electrical

The Client

The University of Sheffield is one of the world’s top 100 universities, and ranks in the top five in the UK for best overall student experience. They’re also a member of the Russell Group of leading UK research universities.

They offer a range of high-quality courses from undergraduate degrees and postgraduate courses to research degrees and adult education classes. Study options include full-time, part-time, online and distance learning.

The Project

The university were in need of a full refurbishment of their building at 38 Mappin Street, in the heart of Sheffield’s city centre. Our mechanical and electrical team were contracted by Henry Boot Construction as their preferred contractor for the project. Our Data/IT services team also installed and managed the structured cabling installation.

The Outcome

  • Design
  • Co-ordinated surveys of existing services
  • Safe isolation and strip out of existing services ensuring the remainder of the campus was unaffected
  • Small power
  • General and emergency lighting
  • Earthing and bonding
  • Access control systems
  • Security detection and alarm systems
  • Fire alarm systems
  • Structured data, telephone and AV cabling
  • Disabled refuge system / WC call alarm
  • Lightning protection
  • NICEIC testing & commissioning
  • Design
  • Co-ordinated surveys of existing services
  • Strip out of existing services ensuring the remainder of the campus was unaffected
  • LTHW Heating
  • Monodraught Coolphase low energy ventilation/cooling
  • Air conditioning to basement
  • Domestic water servicesAbove ground drainage
  • Variable volume ventilation systems
  • BMS control and monitoring system
  • Testing and commissioning of services including water treatment, air and water balancing and sterilisation of services

All installation works were completed to the university’s high standards and we also assisted with mounting high level IT and AV equipment. Elecomm are a Nexans CSP partner, enabling us to install and provide 25-year warranties on copper and fibre installations.

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