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Is HVAC the key to energy efficient laboratory design?

Is HVAC the key to energy efficient laboratory design?

29/01/2021

As some of the most sophisticated man made environments on the planet, laboratories are essential in a range of industries, from pharmaceuticals to food and medicine to robotics. However, as the complexity of these facilities grows, so does their energy usage. Here, John Rush, our HVAC and mechanical services SME (Subject Matter Expert), explains how to make laboratories more energy efficient.

Designing energy efficiency into cleanroom environments

Designing energy efficiency into cleanroom environments

04/01/2021

Depending on the specific class or application of the cleanroom, up to 60 per cent of the facility’s energy consumption is usually accounted for by its HVAC system. Ostensibly, this is unavoidable because of the need to maintain a controlled environment through heating, cooling, humidity control, air changes and pressure regimes. However, innovative design approaches and bespoke specification of HVAC systems to meet the specific needs of the end user can reduce energy demand of HVAC systems by as much as 50 per cent by avoiding common assumptions and over-specification...READ MORE

BES expands team to manage growth

BES expands team to manage growth

16/12/2020

Following a period of sustained growth, we have increased our team by more than 30 in just the past six months. Based in Rochdale and Milton Keynes, we have built an enviable reputation for the successful design, construction, commissioning and validation of sophisticated facilities for the pharmaceutical, healthcare and life sciences sectors. We deliver innovative project solutions to stringent standards of quality and compliance across the UK and beyond. BES’ recent expansion ensures the company can continue to provide the specialist expertise and project experience required by customers in highly-regulated industries. It also prepares the company for further managed growth, ensuring the availability of the right skills, experience and collaborative approach on every project...READ MORE

Our project wins Constructing Excellence in North West Awards

Our project wins Constructing Excellence in North West Awards

01/12/2020

Our High Bay Warehouse, Packing and Logistics project, delivered with AstraZeneca, was announced winner of the Integration and Collaborative Working Award at this year's Constructing Excellence in North West Award virtual ceremony. We are very proud of our collaboration with AstraZeneca which has enabled us to deliver many technically challenging and strategically important projects over the years. The High Bay Warehouse, Packing and Logistics project has been meticulously delivered in a series of discrete phases within one of the busiest medicines packing operations in Europe...READ MORE

BES designs new Syringe Filling Line for the Sterile Production Plant

BES designs new Syringe Filling Line for the Sterile Production Plant

26/11/2020

BES recently completed a multidisciplinary design of the new primary packing facility, including full integration of a state-of-the-art sterile syringe filling line, for AstraZeneca in Macclesfield. The project comprised the fit-out of an existing fallow area within the live cancer drug manufacturing plant – a facility BES designed and constructed in 2016. By bringing production and packing capabilities under one roof, AstraZeneca will further streamline the distribution of their highly sensitive and valuable product, increasing its overall capacity...READ MORE

BES named as winners at the Construction Computing Awards

BES named as winners at the Construction Computing Awards

16/11/2020

We are very pleased to announce that alongside Excitech Ltd, we were named as winners at the Construction Computing Awards 2020 in the "Innovation of the Year" category. The Awards showcase and reward the excellent work carried out by companies within the construction sector and the sophisticated technology they use to design, construct and modify buildings across the UK...READ MORE

BES shortlisted in the 2020 North West Regional Construction Awards

BES shortlisted in the 2020 North West Regional Construction Awards

09/11/2020

We are delighted that the High Bay Warehouse, Packing and Logistics Project we delivered in partnership with AstraZeneca, has been shortlisted in the Integration & Collaborative Project category at the North West Regional Construction Awards. The awards are the most significant celebration of best practice and best value in the north west and the only event of its kind that connects every single discipline of construction working towards a sustainable built environment...READ MORE

BES to deliver a new ISO7 cleanroom for TEVA

BES to deliver a new ISO7 cleanroom for TEVA

03/11/2020

BES has been awarded a significant contract to carry out the detailed design, construction and commissioning of a new cleanroom located at TEVA’s manufacturing facilities in Runcorn. Fulfilling the role of Principal Designer and Principal Contractor, our dedicated project team will design and construct the new facility...READ MORE

Construction Marketing Awards

Construction Marketing Awards

27/10/2020

We are very proud to report that our own Sandra Stepniak has been shortlisted as a finalist for ‘Emerging Talent – Young Marketer of the Year’ at the Construction Marketing Awards 2020. Celebrating its twentieth anniversary this year, the UK CMAs are highly regarded as a measure of marketing excellence in the sector. Supported by Chartered Institute of Marketing Construction Industry Group (CIMCIG), the awards showcase the construction industry’s creativity, innovation and effectiveness in marketing...READ MORE

BES injects specialist expertise into VMIC vaccine facility fit-out

BES injects specialist expertise into VMIC vaccine facility fit-out

19/10/2020

We are delighted to have been appointed to fit out the new Vaccines Manufacturing Innovation Centre (VMIC), which is being fast-tracked for early completion in 2021 due to COVID-19. A not for profit organisation established to provide the UK’s first strategic vaccine development and advanced manufacturing capability, VMIC has taken a leading role in advising Government teams on vaccines manufacturing in response to COVID-19...READ MORE