Kelvinhaugh | HVAC Commissioning | Water Treatment

Service: HVAC Commissioning & Water Treatment

Project: Kelvinhaugh Student Accommodation

Client: McGill

Cleartech Group Ltd were engaged by McGill to complete the HVAC commissioning and water treatment at the new Kelvinhaugh student accommodation, a £33m modular residence which is set to welcome students starting University this September. The build consists of 598 bedrooms, as well as, added perks such as a slide between floors (see pictured below) and a festival area, which includes a caravan. Our engineers worked relentlessly, in order to ensure that their works were completed in time for the new student intake. Cleartech are proud to be a part of such an innovative build, which will provide a modern environment for students in the West End of Glasgow.

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Project Overview

Scope of Works:

  • Clean and chlorinate new installation hot and cold water service
  • Potable water samples taken and test at UKAS lab
  • Full pre-commission chemical clean, static flushing, biocide wash and dynamic flushing
  • Dosing of corrosion inhibitor
  • Water and ventilation balancing
  • Dynamic back flushing of newly fitted HIU units


Cleartech’s Approach

Our scope of works included a domestic water services chlorination, which consists of; cleaning and chlorinating new installation hot and cold water services to BS8558 Specification. We also took potable water samples which were then tested at a UKAS accredited laboratory and results were issued to our client. Our team of dedicated engineers carried out a full pre-commission chemical, static flushing, biocide wash, dynamic flushing and dosing of corrosion inhibitor. This was completed fully in accordance with BSRIA BG 29/2012 Pre-commissioning Cleaning of Pipework Systems.

Our HVAC commissioning services included carrying out water and ventilation balancing of LTHW, which included; pumps, commissioning stations and DPCV’s. All of our works were completed as per C.I.B.S.E code ‘A’ and ‘W’, complete with final report.

Cleartech invest considerable time, effort and resources on building the expertise of our engineers and ensuring that all works are completed on time and of a high quality standard.

For further information or advice on HVAC commissioning, Legionella compliance and water treatment, or for a quote, call today on 01698 682000, send an email to [email protected] or submit a contact form on our website.

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