VRV heat recovery air conditioning has been installed in one of the most luxurious, best appointed and fully serviced ‘Apart Hotels’ in London. Located in the capital’s exclusive West Kensington area, Fraser Place Queens Gate Hotel comprises 78 de luxe suites, each completely self contained and boasting the very latest in-room technology.
The 7 individual fl oors and 3 mezzanine levels of the complex are all supplied with air conditioning by 1 VRV heat recovery systems with capacities from 22.40 to 44.50kW (cooling) and 25.00 to 50.05kW (heating) plus a further 6 Sky Air split systems. Both VRV and Sky Air outdoor condensing units are located at 2nd, 4th and 5th fl at roof levels on purposedesigned steel frames and also in the basement. All systems were selected and installed by D1 installer, Ensys Ltd, Thatcham, Berks.
VRV and Sky Air systems are inked to 160 mixed wall and floor mounted heat pump indoor fan coil units, installed at a rough average of 2 per suite. A further 5 chassis type floor mounted units are located in existing wooden enclosures in the reception area and breakfast room. An Ensys spokesman explained that Daikin VRV air conditioning was chosen primarily for its overall suitability for use in older and listed buildings.