St Thomas’ Hospital, located on the South Bank of the River Thames in Westminster is part of the Guys & St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust which partners with Kings College to provide a wide range of critical clinical & educational services to the highest standards.
An iconic London Landmark since the Victorian era, the varied ages of the buildings on-site means that, in keeping up with cutting edge clinical advances, there is a need for constant change and evolution of these buildings. This means that critical equipment and people in the engineering and support roles must support the clinical teams by keeping the hospital operating efficiently and effectively day and night, all year round.
SSE is proud to support such a prestigious site and has installed and maintained numerous BeMS systems across the campus over several generations of Siemens BeMS products. This is borne out by our commitment to operate in an often challenging environment where keeping services running isn’t optional, it’s critical.
As a highly critical site, there is a requirement to ensure that downtime is kept to an absolute minimum.
Whilst its value is without question we understand that solely PPM visits would not allow our maintenance to be fully preventative so we have utilised technologies such as remote connection, condition based reporting and a permanent onsite BMS engineer. This blended approach allows SSE to deliver a bespoke customer maintenance service, allowing a focus on the current building performance alongside in-depth analysis of any current issues. This enables our team to successfully identify trends of concern, predict upcoming faults and provide invaluable insight into potential problems with main plant.
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