College scheme makes award shortlist

Dudley College’s Advance II construction training facility
Dudley College’s Advance II construction training facility
Dudley College’s Advance II construction training facility
Dudley College’s Advance II construction training facility

Heating, cooling, plumbing and infrastructure specialist, Uponor, has been shortlisted for a H&V News award for the TABS (thermally active building system) installation at Dudley College’s Advance II construction training facility.

The scheme is one of just five to be shortlisted in the Project of the Year category. The winner will be announced at a gala awards dinner at London’s Grosvenor Hotel on April 19.

Uponor worked with the college’s estates team, the architect, the building services consultant and the main contractor from the concept design stage of the building to ensure that the TABS infrastructure was built into the energy strategy for the scheme.

James Griffiths, application specialist, said: “The TABS from Uponor was the ideal solution, working with the heavily insulated building fabric to provide low cost heating and cooling and delivering an ambient, comfortable indoor environment all year round at low cost and with virtually no maintenance.”

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