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May 31, 2024

Decarbonised Heating for Chailey Clinical Services

Chailey Clinical Services decarbonised heating project is now complete. The works involved replacing existing gas fired boilers with new Air Souce Heat Pumps (ASHPs) to provide heating for the Chailey Clinical Services building.

The ASHPs are arranged in a duty/ stand-by configuration which provides resilience as required by the HTMs.

The works also involved an upgrade of the existing incoming power supply and reconfiguration of the existing site electrical infrastructure to provide sufficient power for the new ASHPs.

The Trust employed AMA to take over from another Consultant and we were retained for full MEP and Contract Administration duties.

AMA undertook a due diligence review of the existing design, redesign works, regular site inspections, cost control and witnessing the systems operation.

November 24, 2023

NHS Solar Shading Study

AMA have completed a thermal impact of solar shading assessment at Eastbourne District General Hospital. The study included real time temperature monitoring and temperature data recording, this data was used to verify a ‘digital twin’ IES thermal model for further simulations. It was dicovered that external shading can reduce potential cooling energy demand by approximatley 50%.

https://amaconsult.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2023/11/1580-ESNHT-Eastbourne-Shading-Study.pdf

July 17, 2023

Salvation Studios in Brighton

The new Brighton recording studio Salvation Studios is now complete. AMA were employed to carry out M&E design and thermal modelling. We enjoyed working on this interesting project where the old Salvation Army Hall was renovated to form a state of the art music recording studio. Photos by Salvation Studios

May 9, 2023

LINAC Spaces Refurbishment at St. Luke’s

AMA are working for Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust at East Surrey Hospital on the M&E design associated with the refurbishment of the two existing LINAC spaces. The works are caried out to accommodate new Linear Accelerator machines within the St. Luke’s Cancer Centre.

April 20, 2023

Steam DHWS Replacement

AMA are working for East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust, designing domestic hot and cold water services (DHWS) serving the industial zone. The existing steam system will be replaced. This work includes the provision of new strategically located electric boilers serving unvented domestic hot water calorifiers.

April 12, 2023

The Powell-Cotton Museum

AMA appointed by the Powell-Cotton Museum to carry out condition survey of existing M&E services. The museum houses natural history dioramas and a wide range of specimens and collections of world-culture objects.

March 31, 2023

CFD training

AMA have completed Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) training with IES MicroFlo. CFD considers airflow in a microscopic level and can be used to test and optimise design to achieve better performance levels of health and safety, comfort and energy.

December 23, 2022

September 29, 2022

St Luke’s Cancer Centre

AMA are working for the Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust on the refurbishment of St Luke’s Cancer Centre; the region’s major cancer treatment centre. Construction has recently started on site and is expected to last 18 months.

Here is a video of the scheme by the Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust, images are provided by architects BoonBrown.