Colt Projects in Ireland - Smoke Ventilation, Natural Ventilation and Smoke Extract Systems

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Aghada Power Station
Cork, Ireland

Aghada Power Station

Colt provided a solution for the ventilation of the heat generated by the Combined Cycle Gas Turbine at Aghada.

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Wexford Opera House
Wexford

Smoke Control for theatre building and auditorium

Colt steals the show with a new smoke control system for the new Wexford Opera House.

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Crown Records Management
Dublin

Natural Ventilation and Smoke Control

Colt provided a natural ventilation package to give Crown Records Management a breath of fresh air in their new building extension located in Dublin.

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Limerick Road Tunnel
Limerick

Natural Tunnel Ventilation for Limerick Tunnel

Colt provides an enormous natural ventilation system to prevent the build up of heat and vehicle fumes in the newly built Limerick Road Tunnel.

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Turlough Hill Power Station
County Wicklow

Pressurisation System to protect escape route

Colt was required to design and install a pressurisation system to that offered safe exit for workers in the remote power station located in County Wicklow.

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Ladyswell Apartments
Galway

Natural Ventilation and Smoke Control

Colt was required to design a system to that offered both natural ventilation for the apartments and also smoke control in the event of a fire.

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City West Shopping
Dublin

Day to day and smoke ventilation

Colt was required to design a system to provide both means-of-escape and day to day ventilation for all areas of the development on the basis of a report from the Fire Consultant.

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Ilac Centre
Dublin

Means-of-escape and day to day ventilation, mechanical extract fans, natural louvered ventilators

Colt was required to design a system to provide both means-of-escape and day to day ventilation for all areas of the Centre on the basis of a report from the Fire Consultant.

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Jetlands Shopping Centre
Limerick

Smoke Control - system to ventilate two smoke reservoirs

Colt designed a system to ventilate two smoke reservoirs which incorporates Meteor natural ventilators and a Smokemaster automatic drop smoke curtain. These provide a clear layer for means-of-escape in the event of a fire.

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Seacroft Apartments
Galway

Smoke extraction ventilation of fire fighting lobbies for apartments

The Colt Shaft provides ventilation of fire fighting lobbies in multi storey buildings. It is a mechanical system which provides equivalent or improved smoke extraction performance compared to a standard shaft, but requiring a smaller area of shaft.

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Swords Shopping Centre
Dublin

Ventilation system for emergency fire and general day-to-day ventilation

Colt worked alongside the Services Consultant to design a ventilation system for emergency fire and general day-to-day ventilation. The requirement was for the complete roof to open in an event of a fire emergency.

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Fingal County Council Offices
Blanchardstown, Dublin

Day to day and smoke ventilation

This stunning building is the new office for the Fingal County Council. Colt provided 15 Colt FCO natural louvred ventilators in the facade, and 4 Meteor MLS for natural smoke control and ventilation, all controlled by an OPV control system.

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Grace Park Apartments
Drumcondra, Dublin

Natural glass louvred ventilation for apartments and natural daylighting

Colt provided a large number of pneumatic Seefire ventilators for natural and smoke ventilation, Orion access hatches, and electric Coltlite natural ventilators for these recently completed apartment blocks.

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Tullamore Hospital
County Offaly

Smoke extract system and natural ventilation for hospitals

The redevelopment of the Midland Regional Hospital at Tullamore involved the replacement of some buildings and the enlargement of the original hospital dating back to the early 1940's, as well as the alteration and refurbishment of the existing Chapel which is a protected structure.

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Omnipark Shopping Centre
Santry

Smoke control for shopping mall and stock rooms

In a second phase of development of this shopping centre, Colt provided a smoke control scheme, which consisted of pneumatic Seefire ventilators linked to a central control system. These have translucent blades to maximise daylight entry, and provide fire protection for the malls, fire escape routes and stock rooms.

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Pavilions Shopping Centre
Swords

Natural and powered smoke control systems at shopping centres

Colt provided a complex natural and powered scheme of smoke control systems for this major shopping centre development. It measures 65,000 m² over two floors and was designed to the highest architectural standards.

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Cork County Hall
Cork

Refurbishment and extension to Cork Country Hall

Facades contribute to controlling heat loss and gain. Active, ventilated facades afford high thermal performance and can respond to daily or seasonal changes. A facade that enables natural ventilation will achieve a cool interior. Such facades reduce energy costs.

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