A new build further education establishment for adults and 16 -18 year olds constructed as part of the Coleg Cambria Deeside Campus development. The scheme provided simple to use, operate and maintain servicing strategy which integrated low energy passive design strategies and onsite renewable technologies. The scheme was delivered from RIBA Stage 2 to RIBA Stage 7 in just over 10 months.
This project utilised the principles of BIM level 2 to deliver a fast track building services installation that integrated services seamlessly including sprinkler design all within the confines of the MEP models using the Revit software.
A mixed mode ventilation strategy was developed that unified purge façade ventilation facilities with ceiling mounted heat recovery systems fans in order to provide thermal comfort levels in accordance with CIBSE TM: 52 standards in teaching areas.
LED lighting was employed throughout with energy metering and real time energy monitoring to permit monitoring and targeting of out of range values in occupancy.