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BAE Systems and Airedale unite to present case study

BAE Systems and Airedale unite to present case study

Date: 09th September 2015  |   Posted by: Airedale Team  |   Posted in: Press release

Airedale Air Conditioning, Leeds, UK, September 9, 2015

A first at The Energy Event and, in conjunction with BAE Systems, British cooling expert Airedale International will present a case study that will demonstrate the considerable energy savings available by implementing component and controls upgrades to legacy facilities.

The case study focuses on the recent year-long retrofit programme at BAE Systems’ Warton, UK site which has returned annual energy savings of 70-80% on computer room air conditioning, equivalent to £350,000 per annum, with a payback of fewer than 15 months. The large-scale programme of component upgrades, controls integration and system refinements has also enabled BAE Systems to maximise resilience of its installation where critical testing and production of combat and training aircraft is carried out.

BAE's Typhoon

The presentation will be delivered by Jon Farmer, energy manager, BAE Systems - Military Air & Information (MAI) and Adrian Trevelyan, Airedale International’s UK aftersales manager.

Commenting on the increased demand in retrofit work being undertaken by Airedale, Adrian said: “The efficiency savings resulting from a retrofit programme can be substantial, with surprisingly rapid returns on investment. Normally you would expect a payback of 24-30 months on a project of this type but with BAE Systems we achieved this within just 15 months. We’re increasingly dealing with very savvy energy managers tasked with achieving challenging energy performance objectives. In many cases, the easy wins have already been made so they need more of a ‘solutions’ partner who can work with them on a long-term basis rather than provide a quick fix.”

Aftersales Manager, Adrian Trevelyan

Aftersales Manager, Adrian Trevelyan, heads up a 50-strong technical team which provides a national installation, maintenance, refurbishment and project management service. With 25 years at Airedale he has significant experience of upgrading live, critical installations to maximise energy efficiency and redundancy.

Further information will be available from Airedale’s stand no C38 following the seminar.

Presentation details:

Title: BAE Systems – Realising Energy Reductions whilst Increasing Operational Resilience
Date: Wednesday 16 September
Time: 1.00-1.40pm
Venue: Energy Leaders Theatre


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