Varming Consulting Engineers

Projects

New Indoor Arena and Multi Sports Facility

  • Client: Athlone Institute of Technology
  • Building Size: 12,500m2
  • Total Value: €10,000,000
  • Total M&E Value: €7,100,000
  • Year Completed: 2013
Project Description:

Varming Consulting Engineers were commissioned to design the mechanical and electrical services installations for a new State-of-art Indoor Sports Complex. Phase 1 Construction includes a two and a half storey multi sport facility building of some 5,500m2 and 17.15m in height comprising; an indoor athletic track and field auditorium with a 200m banked running track and spectator seating for 1,500 persons and an elevated athlete warm-up area. A semi basement for 160 car spaces, a 1,500m2 ground floor level with changing facilities with doping control, saunas and refreshment area and a 1,500m2 1st Floor level with space for high performance gymnasium, high-performance training rooms, fitness and aerobics studios, and conference rooms.



Features:

Specialists lighting within indoor arena area providing training, competition and TV levels of lighting.
Mixed mode ventilated indoor arena, natural intake, mechanical exhaust with gas fired radiant heating.
Energy efficiency lighting throughout.
Hot water generation via Solar collectors at roof level.
Rainwater harvesting system for changing and toilet facilities.
CAT 6 IT cabling and Wi-Fi points throughout.



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