Electric Air Heating and Destratification Solution for ARJO UK, Manchester

Customer :- ARJO UK

Location of install :- Trafford Park, Manchester

Solution :- 3-phase Electric Air Heating & Destratification Solution

Premises type:- Warehouse

Date of project :- October 2023

ARJO UK's Requirements

ARJO UK is an internationally recognised supplier of mobility solutions. However, they were struggling to keep their Trafford Park warehouse warm in an efficient and cost-effective way.

To tackle the issue, ARJO wanted to replace their existing wet heating system with a more energy-efficient electric-fuelled alternative. They wanted this new warehouse heating system to heat the main working area only, not below the mezzanine. Further, they wanted the area to be heated to around 14/15 °C to ensure the chill was taken off the building in colder months.

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Our Process


Initial Consultation


Pre-Installation Planning




Handover and Aftercare

OKEL’s Solution

Considering the large open plan space to be heated and the height of the ceiling (11m to its highest apex), OKEL proposed the introduction of a Winterwarm EH40 electric air heater. This would be supported by the introduction of 2 x WCU60 destratification fans to minimise heat loss from the ceiling and to provide an even spread of warm air throughout the area.

This combination would help to maximise the efficiency of ARJO’s heating system and reduce their overall carbon footprint. The Carbon Trust estimates energy savings of 20-30% by introducing a robust destratification system into large open-plan spaces with high ceilings.

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The Results

All works were completed to schedule and to the manufacturer’s instructions by our NICEIC-approved engineers and with NICEIC commissioning certification issued to the customer on project completion.

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OKEL are your heating and cooling experts

If you’re looking for an efficient and cost-effective heating or cooling solution, look no further. At OKEL, our expert team has worked with customers across a wide range of industries, including retail companies, sports clubs and care homes

We are committed to delivering customised solutions that meet your exact needs. Get in touch today to discuss your needs, and we’ll find an energy-efficient, cost-effective option.

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