|HCS Case Study 5 - Birmingham Heartlands Hospital
Birmingham Heartlands Hospital is a large Acute hospital, largely rebuilt over the last 12 years from a range of mainly inefficient buildings from Victorian to more recent developments. HCS developed this project through free Carbon Trust Studies and a Community Energy Programme (CEP) Development grant.
The old coal fired boilerhouse
A CEP 21 %, Capital Grant of £ 403 K was obtained towards the cost of a major Energy Systems Infrastructure upgrading project including: New Energy centre to allow existing boiler house site to be redeveloped, new gas main, steam boilers (replacing coal), 1.1 MW CHP. absorption cooling, BEMS work and extensive LTHW distribution system.
The scheme was delivered through a fully funded Performance Contract with off balance sheet benefits and a net annual cash release of £ 688 K