Balfour will start work this summer on the design, supply and installation of mechanical and electrical services to the new-build Oldham Roman Catholic School and the partial rebuild and remodelling of North Chadderton School.
The contract includes CHP systems, natural and mechanical ventilation systems, domestic hot and cold water systems, above ground drainage systems, a fully interactive building management system, modular wiring systems, fire alarm and security and access control systems.
Bespoke multi service modules to suit the buildings steel frame structure have been designed with pre-formed openings to enable M&E services to be routed through.
Sustainable aspects to the project include rainwater harvesting systems and an interactive BMS system capable of lighting system zonal control.
The schools are also fully energy metered via the BMS, which has the capability to convert consumption to cost and provide out of profile alarms for all systems metered.