Fisher Court & De-Ramsey, Harpenden


Fisher Court & De-Ramsey provide student accommodation at Rothamsted Research Centre, both buildings house 12 self-contained rooms along with laundry facilities, common rooms and kitchen areas.

Contractor: SDC

Electrical Value: £324,000

Mechanical Value: £435,000

Contract Duration: Mar’17 - Oct’17


  • Mechanical Installation

  • Heating is provided by gas fired boilers.

  • Radiators provide heating to bedrooms & circulation areas kitchens.

  • Electric towel rails provide heating in shower rooms.

  • Gas fired thermal store provides hot water to all shower rooms & sinks.

  • Extract systems to shower rooms though flat duct systems.

  • BMS controlling all plant.


  • New distribution was installed within each block with metering for efficient energy monitoring.

  • LED lighting controlled via an energy saving PIR system.

  • Emergency lighting throughout the building.

  • LED street lamps and bollard lighting in the external car park.