Energy Design Solutions have commenced works on phase 2 of the Fareham Innovation Centre in Hampshire. The three storey office building is an extension to phase 1 which was completed a couple of years ago.
EDS will be supplying and installing the Ducosun 100D underslung brise soleil system to match the same system supplied on phase 1. Using bespoke curtain walling brackets free issued to the glazing contractor, aluminium flitch plates (arms) will be fitted to the glazing mullion in the factory by others and then EDS will be able to install the brise soleil rafter and blades at a later stage.
The 100D blade profile is installed to the underside of the rafter using pvc clips which are set at standard centres allowing the blade to be set at the perfect angle and position for optimum sun protection. The contract is expected to run until December.