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IBM Data Centre

Client IBM

Consultant IBM

Start Date December 2007

Finish Date November 2008

Project Description

IBM is one of Ireland’s leading providers of advanced information technology, products, services and business consulting expertise. They are dedicated to helping their clients innovate and succeed through the end-to-end transformation of their business models and the application of innovative technology and business solutions.

Suir Engineering was tasked with a new project in the IBM complex in Damastown Ind Estate, Dublin. The work scope was to change part of the Old Building 5 into a data support centre.

Project Description

Suir Engineering’s electrical scope of work for this project includes items outlined below:
  • Stripout the existing services in the area and make safe all maintained existing services in the area.
  • Install a new FA panel, FA devices, FA sounder strobes, underfloor Vesda System and open plan Vesda System.
  • Install the lighting and small power in the new Data Centre and the New Switchrooms. 
  • Install 8 No ABB Power Distribution Units in the Data Centre, 2 No ABB dual feed Power Boards, 1 No AF supplied UPS Switchboard, 1 No AF supplied UPS switchboard, 3 No AF supplied Main switchboards, 3 No UPS units & 2 No Generators.
  • Install 1500 mts of 1*400mm2 cables between Generators and Generator Board.  
  •  Install all control cabling between the Generators,
    the Main board Generator Breakers and the Generator Boards.
  • Install 300mts of 1*400mm2 cable between UPS units and the Battery Circuit Breakers.
  • Install all control cabling between UPS units and the Relevant Breakers on the Main switchboards 
  • Install all cabling Between the UPS and The Generator Panel to tie up the synchronisation of the units with each other.
  • Install 2 No New MCC panels complete with BMS sections.
  • Install relevant BMS cabling and power circuits to pumps, AHU, motors etc.
  • Install 4 No new feeds to 4 No existing chillers.
  • Install BMS controls to existing chillers