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Royal Preston Hospital
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Case Study

Royal Preston Hospital | UK - Upgrading to Cylon systems provides controls flexibility

Applications: Monitoring, Heating, Air handling, cooling, Metering
Points: 5,000 points
Number/Type of Building: 50 Buildings over an area of 114,596m²
Network: Ethernet
Cylon Hardware Installed: UC32 UCXX controllers
Cylon Software Installed: UEC6 UCC
System Integrator: Nobbs & Jones Limited


Royal Preston Hospital is part of Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. It provides a full range of acute services for the people of Preston from 24-hour accident and emergency facilities to high dependency and coronary care units and maternity services.

The trust also provides a range of specialist services for the wider population of Lancashire and South Cumbria including: neurosurgery and neurology, oncology and complex cancer surgery and renal services. It also provides burns and plastic surgery and disablement services such as artificial limbs and wheelchairs.

The highest level of healthcare is provided from a modern, state-of-the art teaching hospital.
The Hospital comprises of 50 buildings and a total area of 114,596m². It has 1000 beds and serves over 1.2m patients annually. The BMS is linked by a hospital wide Ethernet network, which ensures real time monitoring of all buildings. The annual energy bill stands at £3.4m.

“The Cylon BMS enables powerful central monitoring and control of energy consumption and allows us the flexibility we need to implement cost saving changes”

John Allen, Energy Manager