Keppel Project 20 Expansion & Upgrade

Keppel project completed by Suir Engineering

Project Description

This project was driven by a need to upgrade the existing infrastructure to meet the needs of Keppel Data Centres for the next 15years+. Works are designed and planned to replace legacy an inefficient M&E systems and to offer enhanced availability. Works are conducted in a live data centre environment. The main elements of the works include MV Upgrade, LV Upgrade, Generator and Associated Fuel Transfer systems, Cooling Upgrade, UPS Upgrade, BMS Upgrade, Fire Alarm and Emergency Lighting Upgrade and Building Ancillary works associated with the above upgrades. 

Suir Engineering Scope of Work

Suir Engineering’s electrical scope of work for this project includes items outlined below:
  • Phased changeover of Cooling Systems
  • Removal of obsolete services
  • Pipework, Insulation & Fittings
  • Fuel Transfer System
  • Leak Detection System & Drip Trays
  • Circulating Pumps
  • Water Services
  • Hot Water Generator
  • Ventilation Ductwork & Fittings
  • Heat Recovery Units 
  • Air Handling Units
  • Extract Fans
  • Soils & Wastes
  • Sanitary Fixtures 
  • WDX Cooling Systems
  • Variable Refrigerant Flow Air Conditioning System
  • One to One Split Type Air Conditioning Units
  • Refrigerant Pipework
  • Cable Installations
  • Segregation in MV, LV and UPS Switchrooms
  • MV Switchgear & Transformer
  • LV Switchgear
  • LV Main & Sub-Main Cables
  • Busbar Trunking Systems
  • UPS Systems
  • General Lighting & Small Power 
  • Emergency Lighting
  • General Services
  • Wiring of BMS & EPMS
  • Mechanical Systems Wiring
  • Fire Detection & Alarm 
  • Earthing & Bonding
  • Testing & Commissionin

Project ARN51 Confidential Client, Sweden

View inside a data centre

Project Description

Suir Engineering was appointed as a main contractor for ARN51 ROMP01 (phase 2) Project Supply & Installation of general contractor services, mechanical services, electrical services, sprinkler services, security services for a confidential data centre client in Katrineholm, Sweden 

The overall Campus project consists of a secured entry, site roads, a substation, a process water storage area, MV Substation, generators and Data Centre Building. Project ARN51 in Katrineholm  consists of a Data Centre Building approximately 14,000M2 and will utilise 34MW of power at full capacity.

   Suir Engineering Scope of Work

     As general contractor Suir Engineering has responsibility for the following:
  • Supply & installation of general contractor services (including but not limited to external civils works, external enclosures, fencing, structural, steel, cladding, wall erection, fireproofing, plastering, painting, ironmongery)
  • Mechanical services (including but not limited to AHU, ventilation, air conditioning, water services, humidified water, general drainage).
  • Electrical services (including but not limited to BMS services, commissioning, fire alarm, security services, hot aisle containment install, rack install, busbar install, general power & lighting, external lighting services, MV cable works, substation works).
  • Sprinkler Services 
  • Security Services 
  • Testing, Commissioning and Handover

Global Switch Data Centre

Server room in data center with telecommunication equipment

Project Description

Global Switch in Paris is France’s largest carrier-neutral data centre, providing a highly secure IT space. Global Switch data centres are specifically designed to house and protect mission-critical IT equipment

Global Switch Amsterdam is the largest commercial data centre in the Netherlands. The Amsterdam facility provides a secure and resilient IT space. To maximise protection, it features durable and diverse power and cooling systems, the latest fire and security protection and N+1 provisioning on critical services.

Suir Engineering Scope of Work

Suir Engineering carried out the electrical fit out services to the new data centres for these mission-critical facilities
  • This incorporated the complete design, installation and commissioning of the LV and MV electrical installation for the web hosting facilities .
  • Design, co-ordination and production of drawings
  • Installation of all cableways under raised floor, (ie) tray, basket, and
  • fibre guides
  • Installation of UPS main distribution boards and LV distribution boards
  • Installation of all power cables and communications cabling to comms cabinets,
  • lighting and general services
  • Fire Alarm and Security System
  • Commissioning and Testing

IBM Data Centre

IBM-Data-Centre set up

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

Confidential Dublin Data Centre Client

Suir engineering team working on a confidential Dublin data centre

This company is a fast paced technology company and a leader in the world of data centres. The company’s infrastructure consists of various custom built and off-the-shelf applications operating on a variety of platforms including Linux systems, Oracle databases, Cisco networks, and other major technologies.

These projects involved electrical, controls and HV distribution installation works; mechanical works associated with the site services, shell and core and fit out, as well as 110kV AIS substation installation for our client across three of their data-hub facilities in Dublin.