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APRIL 2018

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Solar heated swimming pool for HMS Raleigh
Solar heated swimming pool for HMS Raleigh
HMS Raleigh, the Royal Navy’s premier training establishment in Cornwall, is cutting its carbon footprint by using renewable energy to heat its swimming pool.

Specified by Wessex Design Ltd, Kier Group PLC’s specialist energy solutions team supplied Vaillant solar thermal panels, Secon Solar controllers and Bowman heat exchangers for the 33m pool.

The heating for the pool at HMS Raleigh was previously taken off the main boiler on site so the decision was made to use renewable energy.

Outside on ground level behind the pool, Kier installed 69 Vaillant VFK145 flat plate solar panels – some of the most advanced solar thermal heating systems available – which provide maximum efficiency, high performance and total reliability.

Two Bowman 4875/5 tube and shell heat exchangers were used to ensure maximum heat transfer between the solar panels and the swimming pool, along with an ES controller and a BX controller from Secon Solar to control the temperature.

The Department for Energy and Climate Change has helped to fund over 30 energy-saving projects for the MOD after it was awarded £8.5m in 2008.

For more information call the Kier Group PLC on 01767 640111 or visit www.kier.co.uk

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