Buildings 2000, 3000, Reception and Street - Lakeside, North Harbour, Portsmouth
Design and build refurbishment project for the mechanical and electrical services installation. The project was the iconic IBM offices at Lakeside North Harbour, in Building 2000 and 3000 and the Reception Building.
The refurbishment of the office space consisted of the following elements: retain, reuse and adapt existing mechanical and electrical services. Strip out of old electrical installations. The installation of new lighting systems including a new lighting control system, new modular LEDs and suspended LED linear luminaires.
New electrical rising main busbar has been installed to each floor for the dedicated lighting-power-distribution boards. Throughout the fire alarm system has been modified and reused and connected to the site wide system. The existing ventilation system has been adapted to suit the new requirements using the existing VAV boxes and air handling units for each building. The existing automatic controls system has been retained and recommissioned upon completion of the works.
The refurbishment of the buildings will provide a new modern office space along with a fresh new look to the Reception Building.