When installing an air conditioning system, most clients need to account for a considerable amount of outdoor space to accommodate a bulky condenser unit. But finding the right amount of space is a difficult task for stores or businesses in built-up areas.
A lack of space was also the issue restaurant chain Leon's had to overcome to find the right air conditioning system for its new Fenchurch Street restaurant. Based in London's West End, the restaurant needed to find the right system to deliver comfort and energy efficiency in a space-saving design.
"To install such a discreet and highly efficient air conditioning system will hugely benefit many high street retailers across the UK, but particularly in London, where sourcing outside space for a condenser can be challenging."
- Gary Piper, Synecore HVAC Manager
Keep looking, you'll never find me
Synecore, a trusted installation partner in the project, selected our VRV i-series as the best choice for the new property. An outdoor system installed entirely indoors with only grilles visible from the outside, VRV IV i-series is a total climate control solution for buildings that are tight on space.
For this project, Synecore chose to install two 5 HP VRV IV i-series: one for the restaurant area and another for the kitchen. Because the heat exchanger and compressor are separate, installing the system was a simple and cost-effective process, and avoided additional renovation projects such as a rooftop installation, sound insulation or adding more pipework.
Separating the heat exchanger and compressor also meant the system is very discreet and easily blends into the property's existing framework.
Revolutionising air conditioning
The results of this VRV IV i-series installation did not disappoint. Aesthetically pleasing, practical, energy- efficient and easy to install, VRV IV i-series is the full package, and allowed Leon's to open its new restaurant sooner than expected. The installation also showed how our VRV IV i-series is a great solution for other high street retailers in Europe that need a climate solution with a space-saving design.
Our other cases
To help Crystal Tower maximise its energy efficiency, we planned to combine the power of air-cooled VRV, water-cooled VRV and chillers to deliver an all-in-one climate control solution.
Equipped with an outdated R-22 refrigerant system, we gave the Torre Serenissima a full upgrade to deliver more energy efficiency and comfort.
The Bloomsbury Hotel
The VRVIII Heat Recovery System from Daikin was selected for its supremely low energy consumption and ability to off er massive savings in comparison with similar systems
VMD business centre
A VRV IV system is providing all the heating and cooling for VMD Tower B, a 25-storey office building in Zagreb, helping it to meet the highest levels of efficiency and lowering energy consumption.
Velocity office building
Sustainability is at the forefront of Velocity's design. Each element of the design has been carefully considered to ensure an EPC rating of "B" and an "Excellent" BREEAM rating has been achieved.
M&E contractor, Synecore, installed its first ‘invisible’ HVAC system, the Daikin VRV IV i-Series at Leon Restaurant, central London, to overcome tight space restrictions and achieve maximum climate control efficiency.
Looking to renovate its entire HVAC system, the C&A store wanted to achieve year-round comfort in the most cost-effective and efficient way.
An innovative climate control system that taps into the natural energy of the Venetian Lagoon is delivering high levels of comfort and energy efficiencies while preserving an historic industrial building in the heart of Venice.
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When high-end clothing retailer K-Way opened a new store in Covet Garden, London, we worked with nation-wide D1 contractor Royale to devise and install the perfect energy-efficient solution for the property.
For this project, we chose to install an outdoor system that connects to a variety of indoor and ventilation units strategically placed in the shop.
The Post Hotel
As climate control specialists, we chose our VRV system for the Post Hotel Ghent for its combination of energy-efficient technology and ability to provide more comfort.
Van der Valk Hotel
From the lobby to the guest rooms to the kitchen, every space in the Van der Valk Hotel has its own unique climate needs. Our goal was to develop an integrated system to meet the needs of each of these locations and lower the total environmental impact of the system.
Hotel Santos Porta Fira
The Santos Group, the organisation in charge of building Porta Fira, selected Daikin as a trusted partner to deliver a unique, reliable and energy-efficient climate control system for the building.
Known as "the green bank" due to its agricultural history, Crédit Agricole wanted an energy efficient and low maintenance air conditioning solution for one of its branches.
Holcim cement plant
The Holcim cement plant relies on state-of-the-art technology to achieve its ambitious environmental and energy-efficiency goals.
As a discount retailer, cost has been a major factor in the choice of HVAC systems for Action, who sought an HVAC supplier that could also give HVAC design and support and offer local coordination in each expansion country.
In its ongoing search to optimise running costs, JBC conducted a site trial with Daikin designed to evaluate the gains generated by Variable Refrigerant Temperature (VRT) technology.
Pomme d'Or Hotel
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City Centre Hotel
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Action reclaimed refrigerant allocation
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Courtyard Hotel Paris
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