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Case Studies - University of Southampton, Mountbatten Complex


Replacement State of the art building, The Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) is one of the world’s leading institutes for photonics research based at the University of Southampton. The ORC was formed in 1989 as an Interdisciplinary Research Centre, merging groups from the Schools of Electronics and Computer Science, and Physics and Astronomy at the University.

Client: Bovis Lend Lease 
Consultant: CH2M Hill 
Value: £350,000 
Manufacture and Install: LV Switchgear

Technical Specifications

  • Sherburn Rear Access 4000Amp Switchboard x 2

  • GR60 Front Access 1250A Switchboard

  • ACB’s Merlin Gerin NW 4000A

  • Restricted Earth Fault Protection

  • Fully Metered

  • Detuned Power Factor Correction

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