close

SHEFFIELD INFANT SCHOOL GETS WARM RECEPTION WITH ALPHA ARES TEC BOILER INSTALLATION

When the boilers at Lound Academy Trust infant school broke down, it was the ideal opportunity to overhaul the entire heating system and ensure the school’s needs would be better met. In response, Alpha Heating Innovation’s ARES Tec 200 boiler was installed - its modular set-up is perfectly suited to heating large areas and its compact design occupies less space, making access for maintenance and servicing much more straightforward.

Lound Infant School in Chapeltown, Sheffield is a 992 m2 single storey school housing over 170 children, so choosing an efficient heating system that would ably service the whole school, was key. The ARES Tec 200 is made up of gas burning modules that are interlinked within a single unit. As the energy demand increases, the burners ignite one-by-one until maximum output is reached - in this case 200Kw and four modules. As the heating requirement starts to decrease, the process is reversed, with the burners deactivating as necessary until the minimum output of 12Kw is achieved.

What’s more, the ARES Tec 200 continues to operate if one burner becomes faulty, as another one will simply ignite in its place.

In addition to its performance capabilities, the ARES Tec 200 is efficient from an energy saving perspective. The fact that the individual modules fire up only when required avoids excessive heat load at any one time, ultimately resulting in decreased burden on the system as a whole, as well as minimal energy wastage.

Commenting on the installation, Ian Wood at Signum Facilities Management, said: “The ARES Tec 200 is a boiler I would choose to work with, as in addition to its extensive heating capabilities it is conducive to fitting into confined spaces. There are three flue position options as well as reversible, left or right water and gas connections equating to greater flexibility when installing the boiler into an existing plant room, further helped by the compact nature of the boiler itself”.

Emma Bellamy, head teacher at Lound Infant School, said: “The installation of the Alpha ARES Tec 200 is a great solution for our school, being sensitive to our environmental objectives without taking away from the functionality of the heating system. Warmth is generated quickly and efficiently when required with the boiler constantly adapting to the desired level, which in turn removes concerns about heat wastage when the building is not in use. This is invaluable considering the large numbers of children that arrive and leave at similar times, and thus triggering extreme changes in heating demand throughout the day”.

Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter
×

We use cookies to improve your experience, including to personalise content, to provide useful features, and to analyse our traffic and measure performance. By using this site, you agree to our use of cookies.

×
Cookie Preferences
Intro
Essential Cookies
Non-Essential Cookies

About Cookies and your Privacy

When you visit any web site, it may safely store or retrieve information in cookies. This information might be about you, your preferences or your device and is mostly used to make the site work as you expect it to. The information does not usually directly identify you, but it can give you a more personalised and consistent web experience.

We respect your right to privacy, so you can choose not to allow some types of cookies. Click on the different category headings to find out more and change our default settings. However, blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience of the site and the services we are able to offer. Some cookies are essential and the website would not function without them.

Always Active

Essential Cookies

These cookies are essential for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems.

These are usually to do with keeping track of information between page views like your privacy preferences or that you have logging in.

You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. 

The essential cookies we set are:

  • PHPSESSID - A unique reference to your browser session on our website. This allows us to keep track of things like your basket and whether you are logged in. This cookie will expire after the browser is closed
  • plii - This cookie ensures you are kept logged in to the website during your session.
  • nfPP-* - These cookies store your preferences regarding cookie preferences, like if you have accepted the notice and if you have optionally disabled non essential cookies. These persist between browser sessions

Non-Essential Cookies

These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. Some information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site, and will not be able to monitor its performance and make improvements.

  • Facebook: We use conversion tracking from Facebook to help us understand how effective campaigns are from Facebook.
  • Google AdWords Conversion: We use conversion tracking to help us understand how effective our digital campaigns are.
  • Google Analytics: We use Google Analytics to collect information about how visitors use our website. For example, we collect details of the site where the visitor has come from and the total number of times a visitor has been to our website.
  • Google Tag Manager: We use Google Tag Manager to track user behaviour, traffic analysis and marketing optimisation.
  • LinkedIn: We use conversion tracking from LinkedIn to help us understand how effective campaigns are from LinkedIn.