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Keeping a Bottling Plant in hot water

Designing and installing a circular energy loop system to recycle excess heat, reduce energy usage and create capacity for business growth.

The Wenlock Water bottling plant washes, sterilises and fills the large bottles used in water coolers. The process calls for a lot of hot water and creates a lot of wasted heat. This presented the opportunity for Arcade to use their specialist knowledge to capture and reuse this waste energy.

Key challenges:

  • Installing a system that recycles ~90% of the waste energy
  • The need to reduce the business’s carbon footprint and energy consumption
  • Operating in a live food factory that is active 24/7


  • Working in a hygienic and covid-safe manner, the team utilised specialist knowledge to efficiently capture and recycle the waste energy
  • A smart control system manages the legacy boiler to ensure that no energy is wasted.
  • The engineers also installed a pasteurising unit that uses the recycled heat for steaming and cooling. This will allow the business to grow their business.

Products and Services Supplied: Heat exchangers, pumps, pipework and controls                   

Sector: Building Services


Project Info

Client: Wenlock Spring Limited
Value: £45,000

Our further expertise

Design and Planning

Installation and
Maintenance Support

Energy Management

Project Management

Specialist Knowledge

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John O’Donnell, Contracts Director at Conamar Building Services Ltd.

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Jonathan Cook, Managing Director at Airblast Ltd

"NCS asked Arcade-UK to become a business partner to help deliver successful, working archive and museum stores that provide genuinely protective environments for heritage collections by avoiding unnecessary and potentially damaging air conditioning and poor quality construction. Arcade's expertise in designing, modeling and constructing passive climate structures along with a deep understanding of mechanical systems makes them an ideal partner for NCS in developing modern, forward-thinking approaches to sustainable conservation storage, reducing institutions' energy and maintenance costs and contributing to a lower carbon footprint for the heritage sector."

Chris Woods, Director at National Conservation Service.

"At Wenlock Spring, we have worked with Arcade to undertake major upgrades to our bottling facility. The installation of a Biomass Boiler and ancillary services provides effective heating for our processes and Arcade's expertise on Process Engineering has allowed us to fully automate our Dosing, CIP cleaning and Tank control"

Bruce Orme, Director at Wenlock Spring.

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