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Reckitt Benckiser Healthcare

Client:

Reckitt Benckiser Healthcare

Contractor:

DBS

M&E Value:

£1 Million

Completion Date:

July 2013

About The Project:

Reckitt Benckiser is situated in Hull City Centre. As a dedicated Research and Development site it encompasses all major Research and Development functions, along with the essential support services and infrastructure necessary to achieve its goal; to create and develop new household products. Their health, home and hygiene brands are distributed to over 180 countries worldwide.

 

Derry Building Services were contracted to carry out remedial works to enable the existing systems to continue to function effectively and safely for a period of 3 – 5 years. 

 

Additional works included:

 

  • Surveying, proposal and installation of emergency lighting schemes within several office, plantroom and service areas
  • An upgrade scheme to the roof lighting to provide improved floodlighting onto a courtyard area
  • The installation of emergency lighting, containment  and pipework insulation to a service void in an undercroft area, making the void safely accessible for future maintenance
  • Proposal and installation a new air-conditioning system within the Main Server Room
  • Painting the Plantroom floors
  • Installation of safety cages around lift motors
  • Installation of building insulation within a suspended ceiling void to reduce heat loss through the structure
  • Produced and mounted CAD drawings for the Plant Areas
  • Upgrade of various ventilation systems
  • Repair of numerous leaks 

Mechanical Scope:

  • Attending to all distribution boards listed in the initial survey document to make them safe
  • Re-terminating circuits
  • Producing circuit charts and distribution board schedules
  • Re-wiring where possible
  • Installation of locks and labels

Electrical Scope:

  • Insulating pipework and ductwork within the plant room areas
  • Replacement of pumps
  • Preparation and painting of rusty pipework fittings and valves
  • Testing and commissioning of pumpsets
  • Conducting a BMS survey of the existing system and putting forward a proposal for its replacement

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