Product Focus: Heat and Power

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 Energy Solutions (UK)Company: Energy Solutions (UK)
Telephone: 01634 290772

Venue: Hadsham Farm Weddings, Oxfordshire

Description: Located in a secluded Cotswold valley in north Oxfordshire, Hadsham Farm provides a stunning permanent tipi wedding reception venue suitable for up to 200 guests

Product: EasyGrid 10000 with solar array, plus back up JCB generator

 Energy Solutions (UK)Details: When Charlie Taylor started looking at power options for his business he had traditional off-grid issues – no grid connection available and an extremely expensive quote to install one. Living in an off-grid home powered by an Energy Solutions’ EasyGrid he understood that this could once again be the solution he needed for a cost efficient way to supply power to the venue.

Working closely with the Energy Solutions’ off-grid team, he decided that another EasyGrid 10000 system would be perfect for supplying the power required for all the catering, lighting and media at the venue. A solar array and JCB generator were linked to the unit to ensure a full capacity of efficient power from the battery bank at all times.

The venue’s permanent tipi structures are home to full catering facilities, lights, sound systems and heating, so power demands can be significant. The big advantage of the EasyGrid system is that it can supply silent power when needed (no generator running during the speeches!) enhancing the rural ambience of the venue. At set stages the generator will start, picking up peak loads and recharging the batteries if solar power is low.

Feedback: Charlie is delighted with the system – they are almost fully booked for weddings until 2020, so the system will be working hard while guests enjoy their day!

ArcothermCompany: Arcotherm
Telephone: 0345 600 44 99

Venue: Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich

Units supplied: EC85 heaters

Details: We supplied EC85 heaters to Manor Hire Marquee and Catering Equipment who purchased one of our marquee packages. Our heaters were consequently used to keep the actors and actresses warm between takes during the filming of 2017 blockbuster, Darkest Hour at the Royal Naval College in Greenwich.

ArcothermThe EC85 heaters supplied to Manor Hire have an output of 81kW (275,000 BTUs / Hr) and are widely recognised as being one of the UK’s most popular indirect oil fired heaters for use in the temporary structure industry.

The heater can be purchased with a range of “marquee packages” designed to suit both budgetary and practical requirements. The ducting is manufactured with a hypalon, high temperature lead, and is available in 3m and 7.6m lengths. Other accessories available include a two-way splitter, pneumatic wheel kit and pre-heat oil filter.

The EC85’s 105 litre fuel tank is sufficient to support 12 hours continuous running in the manual position (I); however, the unit is more often operated in conjunction with a Heavy Duty Thermostat (02AC582) in position (II) of the switch. The thermostat has a temperature range of -5/+50°C and is supplied with 10m of cable as standard.

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