Kong, Oct 15, 2013 - UTC Climate,
Controls & Security is supplying
energy-efficient heating, ventilation and
air-conditioning (HVAC) systems and advanced
security and access control solutions for
the new Midfield Concourse at Hong Kong
International Airport (HKIA).
In collaboration with Gammon Construction
who is the main contractor for the project
and one of the leaders in the Hong Kong
construction industry, UTC Climate, Controls
& Security will integrate latest
technologies from Carrier and Chubb to the
multimillion-dollar project ensuring the
highest capacity of the airport by 10
million passengers a year.
Due to open at the end of 2015, the
five-storey Midfield Concourse will have a
total floor area of 105,000 m²
and provide 20 aircraft parking stands. The
Midfield Development also includes the
construction of a cross-field taxiway, and a
tunnel with an automated people mover system
will link the new Concourse with the
existing Terminal 1.
The Midfield Concourse will incorporate
leading-edge energy efficient HVAC systems
from Carrier, one of the market leading
brands under UTC Climate, Controls &
Security. Five Carrier Evergreen®
19XR-V water cooled centrifugal chillers
will be deployed to provide a total cooling
capacity of 5,090 tons. The 19XR-V's
variable frequency drive delivers
outstanding efficient to reduce energy
consumption by 15%-20% compared with a
standatd centrifugal chillers.
On the security side, Chubb Hong Kong will
design, supply and install CCTV and access
control systems at the new Concourse
integrating them with the existing HKIA
security system. The Chubb solution will
provide full coverage of more than 300
cameras and 600 access points in key areas.
Systems will be fully redundant and backed
by 24-hour onsite support.
"This mega project marks a new chapter
for the long-term presence that Carrier and
Chubb has established to support the Hong
Kong International Airport. Our unique
capability to offer total HVAC and fire and
security solutions that generate higher
efficiency, reliability and
cost-effectiveness is well proven as the
Hong Kong International Airport expands,"
said Ross Shuster, Asia President, UTC
Climate, Controls & Security.
Chubb Hong Kong has been the security
maintenance service provider for the Airport
for many years. Carrier has also established
its strong reputation as a leading and
reliable HVAC solutions partner. Six units
of Carrier 18DA centrifugal chillers with
total cooling capacity of around 20,000 tons
have been operating since Hong Kong
International Airport (Terminal 1) at Chek
Lap Kok started operation.
are delighted that our long-term focus
on innovation and sustainability ensures we
remain the preferred choice of building
solutions," Ross Shuster added.
Consistently voted among the world's
best airports, Hong Kong International
Airport is the world's busiest cargo gateway
and one of the world's busiest passenger
airport. The Midfield Development is crucial
to maintaining Hong Kong's competitiveness
as a leading regional and international
aviation hub and a preferred gateway to
About Carrier Corp.
Headquartered in Farmington, Conn.,
Carrier Corp. is the world’s largest
provider of heating, air-conditioning and
refrigeration solutions, with operations in
more than 170 countries. Carrier is part of
United Technologies Corp., a Hartford,
Connecticut-based provider of products and
services to the aerospace and building
systems industries worldwide. Visit
www.carrier.com for more information.