Barnwell Point, Hansfield


Fajon Construction

Main Contractor

Fajon Construction

Project Overview

This was a fast-paced project (64 weeks) for our client Fajon Construction located in the Barberstown area of Dublin.  The scheme consisted of 235 apartments and 12 townhouses over 3 blocks each with two cores, the blocks ranged   from five floors to seven floors high.

Works consisted of:

  • Heating generated within the plantroom using Hamworthy Wessex Modumax gas boiler systems and is circulated and distributed around a piped heating network within the carpark and each riser to each apartment via a Wilo triplex circulating pump arrangement within the plantroom
  • Each apartment is fitted with a Danfoss heat interface unit
  • Each apartment is ventilated using a Vent Axia sentinel Kinetic plus MVHR unit
  • Each apartment is provided with cold water from a communal 70,000 litre cold water storage tank
  • HDPE fusion weld soild and rainwater pipework throughout the building
  • Full BMS control system to monitor and control all of the communal plant within both the plant room and tank room
  • A gas detection system to monitor for both natural gas and carbon monoxide within the plantroom
  • Automatic pressurisation unit & expansion for the heating system
  • Stainless steel flues for the Boiler, CHP and electrical generator from the ground floor plant room to the roof level
  • Bin store extract ventilation including fire dampers
  • Cleaners store ventilation including fire dampers
  • Electrical generator ventilation including fire rated ducting, fire smoke dampers, control panel and intake/exhaust louvres
  • Boosted CAT 5 system to supply bin store taps and irrigation taps for the first floor podium greenery areas above the carpark
  • Underground fusion weld MDPE gas pipework from the GNI gas meter skid to the plantroom
  • Apartment flatpack MVHR ductwork, CWS and soils pipework
  • Versatile Radik compact radiators and chrome towel rails for each of the apartments

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