Diffusion supplied 980 of varying types and designs of fan coil units to One Bishopsgate Plaza at 150 Bishopsgate, London. The new 41-storey mixed-use development which combines luxury residential accommodation, a 5-Star hotel and a public plaza with retail and restaurants.
Diffusion’s Highline fan coil units were installed by contractors GBE in the Hotel and retail areas of the build. The landmark 160 Sky Residences, installed by TClarke, are a collection of 1, 2 and 3-bedroom apartments from level 21 upwards with views of the River Thames, the Tower of London, The Gherkin and St Paul’s Cathedral. On floors 6-19 is the luxury Pan Pacific Hotel with wellness, meeting/events spaces and a 380-seat double-height ballroom/conference facility in the basement. The development will also feature a public space with shops, cafes and commercial space.
“We are delighted that our fan coil units have been selected to provide heating and cooling at this spectacular new development. One Bishopsgate is set to become another iconic London landmark and the Diffusion fan coils will help provide a comfortable and healthy indoor environment”, explains Paul Meech, Business Unit Director at Diffusion. “Thermal comfort is an important factor in modern buildings and energy efficient fan coils offer discrete on-demand heating and cooling.“
Energy efficiency is crucial for any new build and One Bishopsgate is no exception. Diffusion’s Highline 270 waterside control fan coil units are fitted with high efficiency EC/DC motors and boasts a specific fan power as low as 0.16W/l/s. The Highline 270 provides heating and cooling to both residential and commercial properties and is the most efficient fan coil on the market, offering the best possible energy savings. These versatile 270mm deep fan coil units can be mounted in ceiling and underfloor applications. Diffusion’s Highline 270 is ErP Directive 2015 Compliant and has a lifetime ECO wire mesh filter, fitted as standard that can be vacuum cleaned in situ or removed for cleaning elsewhere if required.