The following accommodation was provided within an existing building:
The works also comprised full new Mechanical and Electrical Installations, including works on a new Data Centre, new roof finishes to the existing building, new external glazing, replacement of asbestos cladding panels with suitable alternative cladding, construction of new car parking facilities on site, installation of a signalized junction on Arden Road together with all associated site works and services.
Specific Works on the Data Centre:
JJ Rhatigan & Company was responsible for the supply, installation and commissioning of the new Date Centre which included the following works, Raised Access flooring, Close Control air conditioning system, Fire Suppression Systems, Cat6A date networks system and Optical Fibre network System. The Close Control unit was supplied complete with single point power connection, isolator, and starter suitable for sub mains power cable. The unit will recirculate air in the room at high levels and supply controlled conditioned air through the floor void and floor grilles located down the center of the data center’s cold aisles. The room needed to be maintained at 21 deg C +/- 2 deg C at 40 to 60% relative humidity.
JJ Rhatigan and Company also supplied and installed a fire suppression system in the Data Centre.
Within the building, fiber optic cables were installed to link the active network equipment in each local IT room to the main Data Centres to form the LAN backbone. The cables were terminated in 2-way optical fiber patch panels mounted in each of the cabinets in line with the spec. The raised access flooring is fully compliant with the heavy grade requirements of the PSA MOB PF2 PS/SPU specification.