RAF Lakenheath - Building 1220 Case Study

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What the Project Entailed

This project consisted of pre-flushing, chemical cleaning and dynamic flushing of (lthw) low temperature hot water and (hthw) high temperature hot water systems (operating at 136oC) to BSRIA BG29 standards. Proportional balancing, setting to work and commissioning of air and water systems to CIBSE Code A & W. Legionella risk assessments to ACoP L8 & HSG 274 Part 2, domestic services chlorination and post works sampling

RAF Lakenheath - Building 1220 Case Study

Specialist Treatment

High Temperature Hot Water systems require low solid content so specialist inhibitors were blended to ensure long term protection to the system, deionised water was used during chemical cleaning and final system fill.

RAF Lakenheath - Building 1220 Case Study

What We Brought to the job

Close co-ordination with client and end user as base and adjacent buildings were live.

RAF Lakenheath - Building 1220 Case Study

Contractor: Eyre Building Services 

Royal Air Force Lakenheath, United Kingdom, is located 70 miles northeast of London and 25 miles northeast of Cambridge. 

The Liberty Wing consists of more than 4,500 active-duty military members, over 1,000 British and U.S. civilians and includes a geographically-separated unit at nearby RAF Feltwell. RAF Lakenheath is the largest U.S. Air Force-operated base in England and the only U.S. Air Forces in Europe (USAFE) F-15 fighter wing. 

Nature of client end user business: Royal Air Force station 

Project Location: Brandon, Suffolk

Timing: Feb - April 2017

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