Customer Stories

Customer Stories

We are proud to have worked with a wide range of customers across multiple sectors, to develop highly effective HVAC and temperature technology solutions.  We share some of these project details with you here, to demonstrate the variety of projects we undertake and to outline how an Arcade approach can provide the most effective solution for a business.

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Environmental Test Cells – Providing both accuracy and flexibility in product testing

January 15, 2017 at 10:30 am by Arcade Team


Working with a major paint manufacturer we were asked to develop two environmental test cells; creating specific atmospheres designed to simulate areas and conditions of the world for paint to be applied. New products required set parameters for paint to be applied specifically for defense and scientific research so testing was imperative. We met very exacting requirements for two bespoke test cells. One to be fixed at 25C with 50% relative humidity and  approximately 10% fresh air The other with...


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Cooling systems in the printing industry

December 14, 2016 at 10:08 am by Arcade Team


Our significant understanding and experience of process engineering solutions gives our clients confidence in our abilities where cooling is required at a specific location as part of an industrial process. Cooling systems in the printing industry is one such example and an area Arcade have a wealth of experience in. William Gibbons & Sons, specialists in printing, invest heavily in the latest state of the art equipment to ensure they continue to operate at the leading edge of technology. When installing their new...


British Film Institute Poster and Paper Store Modernisation

June 6, 2016 at 2:17 pm by Joss Williams


Arcade UK Ltd were appointed to provide full construction services for a refurbishment project within the Paper Conservation building at the BFI National Archive site in Berkhamsted. This included building works, mechanical and electrical plant replacement and design coordination. The main aspects of the project were; • Replacement of the existing HVAC systems serving the area to ground level and removal of all redundant HVAC services on the roof of the building • Removal of existing plant enclosure on roof,...


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Supporting the revolutionary work at CERN – Large Hadron Collider – CMS Pixel room.

May 12, 2016 at 11:58 am by Arcade Team


CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, is one of the world’s largest and most respected centres for scientific research. The CMS experiment is one of the largest international scientific collaborations in history, involving 4300 particle physicists, engineers, technicians, students and support staff from 182 institutes in 42 countries. Project accuracy was essential. The operating conditions of the room needed to fluctuate from 21C to 10C; with the colder temperate enabling scientists to analyse sensors from the CMS detector. Installing...


Keeping cool at Vauxhall car plant

February 3, 2014 at 9:46 pm by Arcade Team


Vauxhall Motors in Luton is home to the production of the Vauxhall Vivaro van / Renault Traffic and Nissan Primastar. The X82 currently in production is soon to be replaced with the X83 line, which meant a number of updates were required as part of the line upgrade. The car manufacturer is focused on minimising its environmental impact – having become the first UK manufacturer to receive the Energy Efficiency Accreditation Award in 2008 – so working with a supplier...


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A low carbon approach for Wenlock Water

February 3, 2014 at 9:36 pm by Arcade Team


Wenlock Water is a spring water bottling company located in rural Shropshire. As a result they are off the mains electricity grid and as the company has grown so has their requirement for power – which has resulted in the installation of diesel fired generators. One of the areas of large electrical load is the heating of water for cleaning and flushing of the water cooler bottles and the CIP cleaning tanks in the modern bottling facility.  In order to lower...


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Unique design and installation at international scientific base

January 27, 2014 at 3:45 pm by Arcade Team


Arcade is a key partner at CERN, home of the Higgs boson discovery, working over a 12 month period to upgrade a number of ventilation systems essential in the day-to-day running of the experiment. The company has completed the heating and ventilation systems for part of the CMS experiment (one of two experiments at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider (LHC) involved in the discovery of the Higgs boson in 2012) and is currently responsible for a number of additional projects such as...


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