JBE have successfully completed the supply, installation, testing and commissioning of the MEP Services at Castle Tower Special School.
The project comprised the construction of a new part single and part 2-storey school complex with a gross internal floor area of 9672m2. The new state of the art facilities included specialist features such as a hydrotherapy pool, sensory courtyards and rooms, home economics kitchens, science labs, art rooms, a college-style lecture theatre, social areas and a music room. The new facility provides the full education spectrum from moderate to complex needs from 3-19 years of age.
Mechanical Services included LTHW Heating, Underfloor Heating, CHP, Air Conditioning, Heat Recovery Ventilation, Dust and Fume Extraction Systems, Smoke Ventilation, Domestic Hot & Cold Water, Rainwater Harvesting, Foul Drainage, Automatic Controls, Natural Gas, Compressed Air and Sanitary Ware.
Electrical Services included LV Distribution and Switchgear, Small Power, BMS Wiring, Internal Lighting, Emergency Lighting, External Lighting, MUGA Lighting, Stage Lighting, Lighting Controls, Integrated Classroom Communication Systems, Induction Loops, Fire Alarm, Intruder Alarm, Data, CCTV, Public Address System, Disabled Alarm Systems, Interactive White Boards, Telephone System, Lightning Protection, Earthing and Bonding and Solar PV Generation.
The building achieved its BREEAM Target Rating of Very Good.