Gaelic School, Fort William - Case Study
Mechanical & Plumbing Services
The Highland Council contracted Robertson Construction Northern Ltd to build the new Gaelic School in Fort William. Korrie Supplied the mechanical and plumbing services which inlcuded a biomass LTHW heating system.
The Second purpose built Gaelic school consists of four classrooms and nursery facilities with room for further expansion. Arranged around two central courtyards, it also includes a community room, kitchen, offices and a general purpose art and music room.
A 200kW biomass boiler LTHW system provides heat to a 4000 litre thermal store. The heating system incorporated a constant temperature circuit serving the unit heaters, underfloor heating and a domestic hot water calorifier. A variable temperature circuit was installed to deliver heat to the radiator installation. Other services installed include water services, ventilation and an automatic control system.
The Highland Council will receive Government funded RHI payments for 20 years following the commissioning of the biomass system. This installation forms one of a number of biomass installations within The Highland Council properties and creates a strong portfolio delivering a steady cash flow.