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Canary Wharf | London
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Case Study

Canary Wharf BP1 Building | London - UK

Applications: Heating, air handling, cooling
Points: 16,200
Number/Type of Building: 1 building / 92,900 m2 (1 million sq ft)
Network: Arcnet - RS485 Subnet, RS232 PC to UCC4
Cylon Hardware Installed: UCxx range, UCUXX range
Cylon Software Installed: WN3000
System Integrator: Eton Associates Ltd



Canary Wharf is planned on a grand scale, yet with meticulous attention to detail. The offices at Canary Wharf have been built to the highest standards, set in a landscaped estate providing a relaxing and healthy environment for office workers and visitors. The Estate extends over 86 acres. Some of the world's leading architects and designers have been involved in its creation. The estate comprises:


•             Ten office buildings (some incorporating retail units at street level)

•             Multi-level indoor shopping in Cabot Place East and Cabot Place West

•             A Docklands Light Railway station

•             A conference and banqueting centre

•             17.1 acres of landscaped open spaces


The Cylon Unitron BMS has been installed in various buildings within Canary Wharf, including One Canada Square, DS5 Citygroup Tower and BP1 at Churchill Place.


BP1 is the newest project with some 92,900m2 (1 million sq ft), the building is arranged over five basement levels, ground and 33 upper floors. It includes a health and fitness centre for the BP1 staff as well as a 365-seat restaurant and 100,000 square feet of training facilities. Five south facing atria are stacked vertically maximising levels of natural light in the office areas and providing a more relaxed informal working environment.


The Cylon Unitron BMS has been installed in all 5 basements and 33 upper floors controlling plant, with local temperature control via 2,100 UCU10VAV controllers on 1 basement and 23 upper floors. The BMS is managed by a full time team of Eton Associates Engineers. The facility has achieved an Excellent Environmental Assessment (BREEAM) rating.