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Satchwell BAS upgrade at Ashdown House – Hastings

Introduction Hurtwood recently refurbished the Satchwell BAS 2800 BMS at Ashdown House. Hence we re-gained control of the heating plant which was continuously running in ‘hand’ operation. We used our Satrofit  Modbus data collection products. As a result, a significant BMS was upgraded to the latest generation of Trend BMS controllers for half the cost …

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Hurtwood Launches Our Combined Temperature and Presence Detection Sensor

Hurtwood has launched a combined temperature and presence detection sensor. Presence detection is the simplest way to make energy savings. We often find plant time-zones are longer than required, wasting energy. Ventilation and cooling plant only needs to run when the space is actually used. The  BMS can turn the plant off if everyone has …

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Satchwell BAS upgrade at the Hillview Centre

Hillview Centre – Satrofit upgrade of the Satchwell BAS heating controls The existing Satchwell BAS 2800 BMS had failed and the heating was under no control. The BMS comprised two 96 point BAS outstations of over 120 points.  Their replacement with a new BMS panel would have been time-consuming and costly. Hurtwood refurbished the existing …

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BMS Strategy Review at Poole Hospital

Hurtwood have completed a review of the upgrade options for the obsolete BMS at Poole Hospital. The site had an ageing Sauter BMS, much of which was either obsolete or approaching obsolescence. It wasn’t felt to be serving the complex needs of the hospital. Hurtwood carried out an in-depth review of the hospitals requirements. We …

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BMS Strategy and Obsolescence Presentation

Kevin Williams of Hurtwood delivered a presentation at one of Vilnis Vesma’s energy CPD workshops. The presentation looked at the growing problem of BMS obsolescence. This arose out of the reduction in the number of suppliers and the disappearance of many unique BMS’s. Many of the the attendees had the Satchwell BAS rack mounted controls …

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A Presentation on Building Management Systems at a CPD Event organised by Vilnis Vesma

Kevin Williams from Hurtwood delivered a presentation on the topical subject of BMS obsolescence. Large numbers of organisations face BMS obsolescence as a result of the reduction in the number of suppliers and the disappearance of many well known brands. With these brands have gone many unique physical forms such as Satchwell’s racked mounted BAS systems. …

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New Hurtwood Website up and running!

The new Hurtwood website is up and running!  Watch out for news articles and blogs

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