Gulf’s Largest Temporary Air-Cooled Chiller Plant Completed.
Dubai, Rental Solutions & Services LLC (RSS), a global provider of air-cooled temporary power & cooling services, successfully installed the largest temporary cooling plant in a single package at The Palm, Dubai.
Figure 1: Middle East’s largest temporary chiller plant ever built by a rental company. RSS installed 7,676 TR of air-cooled chillers in one single header.
Palm District Cooling, a leading district cooling provider in the Middle East is committed to supply its customers with a reliable cooling solution during the construction stage of The Crescent, The Lost World and The Atlantis Hotel at The Palm Jumeirah.
According to Mr. James Ellerton, Projects Development Manager of Palm District Cooling, “we are very happy that RSS has been part of this project. They were able to install an extra 2,424 TR to their existing 5,252 TR air-cooled chiller package. They have completed this installation 2 days prior to the deadline. We need a partner which is reliable, flexible and understands our technical specifications, RSS continues to satisfy these requirements.”
Figure 2: RSS completed installation 2 days prior to the deadline.
Milan Balac, Managing Director of Rental Solutions & Services LLC says that “we are committed to supporting the operations of district cooling companies, regardless of their challenges.”
Lee Cox, General Manager of Rental Solutions & Services L.L.C. mentioned that “this project is a true testament of how well RSS can support district cooling operations.”
Facts & Figures
The temporary chiller plant consist of 38 air-cooled chillers producing a total capacity of 7,676 TR at the customer’s design conditions.
Power: 16 acoustically containerised generators ranging from 800KVA to 1,500KVA
Chillers: 38 air-cooled chillers in duplex configuration.
Hoses: pre-insulated flexible rubber hose certified to 10 bar.
Pumps: 19 x 45 lts/sec
Valves: numerous number of double regulating, non-return valves & isolation valves.
The system is designed to achieve an 8.8° C Delta T with a leaving water temperature of 5° C in ambient temperatures of 46° C.
The Crescent Construction Site, The Atlantis Hotel and The Lost World Theme Park.
Figure 3: Thirty eight air-cooled recip chillers in duplex configuration
Colin Cavé, GM for Northern Gulf says that “RSS is committed to supporting district cooling operations not only in UAE but all over the Gulf, including Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman and Riyadh, Jeddah, Dammam, Al Khobar in Saudi Arabia.”
Established in 2004, Palm District Cooling (PDC) is a leading supplier of chilled water to multiple buildings for air conditioning and other uses. PDC cools more commercial and residential properties than any other district cooling provider. The concept of district cooling is surging in popularity as higher demand is placed on natural resources.
Figure 4: There are sixteen acoustically containerised generators ranging from 800KVA to 1,500KVA
PDC is a complete turnkey operation – building and operating strategically placed district cooling plant and networks. End-users benefit from PDC’s cost-efficient and environmentally friendly air conditioning solutions, while our back-up plants are just one example of how we deliver total reliability to developers.
User-friendly packages for developers and tenants include the provision of bulk metering and sub metering, whereby meters are supplied to each apartment and contracts arranged with individual tenants.
Rental Solutions & Services LLC (RSS) is a global provider of temporary power and cooling solutions, offering reliable equipment, flexible services and highly qualified engineers, available 24 hours / 365 days a year. Our sales and application teams work closely with our customers to ensure we deliver the most cost effective solution.
RSS strive to build long lasting mutually beneficial relationships by providing value added solutions.
RSS Temporary Cooling Solutions: includes high efficiency air-cooled chillers; water-cooled modules, cooling towers and integral VFD pumps; wide range of fluid pumps for various applications; variety of certified high pressure flexible hoses; large inventory of fluid line components including double regulating valves, non-return valves, strainers and associated equipment; automatic make-up water and chemical treatment systems; in-house fabrication facilities for project-specific installation requirements such as headers, reducers and connection points; remote monitoring options are also available for all temporary chiller installations.
RSS Temporary Power Solutions: includes full range of acoustically containerized generators; distribution boards, change-over panels and junction boxes; extended range of environmentally safe fuel tanks; high current rating flexible power cables for extreme ambient conditions.
RSS Turnkey Solutions: flexibility, rapid response and understanding the requirements of our customers are successful elements in providing turnkey solutions in power and cooling projects. Customers trust RSS because of our proven ability to provide reliable and realistic solutions for any situation.
RSS in-house engineering and fabrication facility enables us to fully support, manage and operate any temporary cooling and power application.