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British Standards Institute

British Standards Institute (BSI)

British Standards Institute (BSI), Hemel Hempstead. Sir John Wolfe Barry – the man who designed Londons Tower Bridge – instigated the Council of the Institution of Civil Engineers to form a committee to consider standardizing iron and steel sections on 22 January 1901.

Subsequently, on 26 April 1901, the first meeting of the Engineering Standards Committee took place. As a result, the variety of sizes of structural steel sections was reduced from 175 to 113 and standardization was underway.

As a result of these strategic moves, and through more than a century of growth, BSI Group now delivers a comprehensive business services portfolio to clients, helping them raise their performance and enhance their competitiveness worldwide.

Hadene in 2014 were contracted to install boilers in the test area, and undertake alteration to the heating pipework to conjoin the old system to the new. A new Trend system was installed for the control and operation of the boilers, pumps and sensing system, that performed to the standards required.

In August 2015, the BSI requested the replacement of the main heating system to the office area, which involved the craning equipment to the roof and the removal of redundant equipment.

New flues from the roof installed and new high efficiency boilers made by Mikrofill installed. http://www.mikrofill.com/ The installation of the boilers and controls.

Project Details

  • Location: Hemel Hempstead
  • Category: Boilers, Pumps and Controls
  • Client: British Standards Institute (BSI)