In 1962, Frenger® supplied the Shell Building in London, UK with world largest Chilled Ceiling.
Frenger® designed, manufactured, and installed the "World's largest Radiant Chilled Ceiling" system which was revolutionary at the time. Over 175,000m² of radiant chilled ceiling was installed inside the 27-storey Shell Oil headquarters.
The system used the nearby Thames water via secondary heat exchangers to cool the water that circulated on a closed circuit around the Chilled Ceilings within the building.The building was the first fully sealed air conditioned building in Europe, with the installation operating in excess of 50 years, a testament to the integrity of the product and Frenger's design capabilities.
In 2003, Frenger® was the first company to introduce and supply a major project in Australia with Chilled Beam technology.
30 'The Bond' Hickman Road was the landmark project that became Australia's first building to receive a 5 Green Star Rating and utilise the use of Chilled Beams. Frenger's Radiant/Convective Chilled Beams were selected for the building after extensive project testing using Frenger's in-house testing facilities.
The use of Chilled Beams in the building provided enchanced indoor air quality, giving the highest levels of thermal comfort for the health and wellbeing of building occupants, as well as providing a significant reduction in green house gas emissions.30 The Bond Project Page
In 2005, Frenger® first supplied the multi-award winning 500 Collins Street in Melbourne, Australia.
Frenger® supplied the Kamirice flagship commercial building with both Radiant Passive Chilled Beams and Multi-Service Chilled Beams. The building owners has a 20-year story of investing into sustainable technologies.
The 48-year-old tower has become the first existing building in Australia to achieve "WELL Certification" at the Platinum level. Frenger® supplied Chilled Beam technology to provide all tenants with access to outside air ventilation rates at a level 50% greater than the minimum required by Australia standards.
Read our latest news article on the 500 Collins Street to find out more about the multi-award winning project.500 Collins Street Project Page
In 2007, Frenger® supplied 55 Baker Street in London, UK, making it the worlds largest Active Multi-Service Chilled Beam project.
Frenger® designed, manufactured, and supplied the world's largest Active Multi-Service Chilled Beam project with over 5000 units in excess of 11km of Active MSCBs being installed inside 55 Baker Street. Frenger® were selected by Blyth and Blyth for the £160 million refurbishment of London & Regionals '55 Baker Street'.
The project was a quick turnaround with the process from intial walkthrough to the completed occupied building taking less than 3 years. The decision to re-use 70% of the existing building helped to achieve this quick turnaround.
The re-use of the original building also helped to significantly reduce the environmental impacts of the project, specifically the reduction in waste and new construction materials. This was the main contributing reason for the project achieving a BREEAM rating of 'excellent'.55 Baker Street Project Page
In 2008, Frenger® supplied Australia's first Multi-Service Chilled Beam project for Transport House.
Frenger® designed, manufactured, and supplied Australia's first Multi-Service Chilled Beam project with the refurbishment of the Transport House, located in Sydney's central business district. Over 240 MSCBs were shipped over to Sydney to provide the highest quality in thermal comfort for the occupants of the important hertiage listed building.
The Transport House, one of the New South Wales government's oldest commercial buildings, was awarded a 5-Star Green Star rating. Originally opened in 1935, the office building was intended as the railway headquarters, with the building also being awarded the Royal Institute of British Architects medal in 1939.Transport House Project Page
In 2009, Frenger® supplied the first ever Multi-Service Chilled Beam project (Bidborough House) in the UK in conjunction with Ground Source Heat Pumps.
Frenger® designed, manufactured, and supplied the UKs first Multi-Service Chilled Beam project with Bidborough House located in London, UK. In 2014, Camden Council sold the 1960s office block building to the University College London (UCL).
Still home to Camden Council offices among other residents, the Bidborough House was recently turned into a vaccination centre to provide support to the local Camden community.Bidborough House Project Page
In 2010, Sudima Hotel becomes first hotel to recieve Frenger's Active Chilled Beam technology.
Frenger® supplied their Active Chilled Beam technology to over 162 rooms over 5 levels of the hotel, providing guests with the best in thermal comfort as you can expect from the Frenger® brand.
The multi-award winning Sudima Hotel operates the only three carbon neutral hotels, with the hotel also receiving the Environmental initiative award in 2019 to add to its long list of accolades.Sudima Hotel Project Page
In 2011, Frenger® delivered their first Active Chilled Beam project in Africa with the University of Botswana.
Frenger® supplied their Ceiling Integrated Active Chilled Beam technology to the University of Botswana located in Botswana's capital city of Gaborone.University of Botswana Project Page
In 2012, Saudi Arabia took first Frenger® delivery of Active Chilled Beams.
Frenger® supplied their Active Chilled Beams to the King Saud Bin Abdul Aziz University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The university is the first public university in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the wider Middle East region to be specialized in health sciences.
In 2012, schools in Trinidad and Tobago recieved Frengers first Radiant Passive shipment in the Caribbean.
Frenger® supplied their Radiant Passive Beams to schools in Barataria and Curepe, providing students and teachers inside the school with the highest levels of thermal comfort, providing them with the best environment to continue their learning in.
In 2015, Frenger® delivered their first Passive Multi-Service project in Northern Ireland.
Frenger® supplied their Radiant Passive Multi-Service Chilled Beams to Queens Univeristy for the Bernard Crossland Computer Science facility. The four story former concrete-clad building was built in the 1970s, however has since been refurbished and extended into another adjacent building, with the two building being connected via a new glazed link.Queens University Project Page
In 2015, Frenger® (FTF Group) supplied the first ever Multi-Service Chilled Beam project in America.
Frenger® designed, manufactured, and supplied America's first Multi-Service Chilled Beam project for the Alaska Native Medical Centre in Anchorage, Alaska. The centre, which is only one of two level 2 trauma centres in the state, is part of the Alaska Federal Health Care Access Network.
Connected by a skybridge which serves over 150,000 people per year, the centre also features a 6-storey patient housing facility with over 200 private rooms.Alaska Native Medical Centre Project Page
In 2016, Multi-award winning Skyline Hills Library marks Frenger's (FTF Group) first shipment in the US.
The new $13 Million library was supplied with Frenger's Active Chilled Beams helping to providing building occupants with high levels of thermal comfort.
The library was awarded with Project of the Year in 2017 by the KNA Structural Engineers group, as well as the Unique Special Merit Award from the AGC, along with the National Award of Merit from the Design-Build Institute of America.Skyline Hills Library Project Page
In 2016, Frenger® supplies award-winning University of Canterbury in New Zealand.
The Rutherford Regional Science and Innovation Centre, named after University of Canterbury alumnus Lord Ernest Rutherford, was supplied with Frenger's range of Ceiling Integrated Active Chilled Beams.
The building, opened by New Zealand's RT Hon Jacinda Ardern, won the 2019 Canterbury Architecture Award due to it being a "bold, confident building which illustrates a social respect for learning and a celebration of education".University of Canterbury Project Page
In 2016, Frenger® supplied Australia's first all-timber construction commercial office in Barangaroo.
Frenger® designed, manufactured, and supplied Australia's first all-cross laminated timber (CLT) construction commercial multi-story office building in Barangaroo, Sydney. The revolutionary building was supplied with Frenger's X-Wing© Radiant Passive Chilled Beams to provide occupants with the highest levels of thermal comfort.
The multi-award winning project has set a new benchmark for commercial building typologies, incorporating comprehensive and variied environmental sustainable design initiatives throughout. The project was also awarded a 6-Star Green Star rating as well as the Urban Taskforce Development Excellence Award.International House Project Page
In 2016, Bahrain becomes the first Gulf country to be supplied with 'drop down' heat exchanger Chilled Beam technology.
Frenger® supplied the King Hamad University Hospital with their Active Chilled Beams with 'drop down' heat exchanger battery technology.
The hospital, located in Al Sayh, Bahrain, has over 1,952 employees over 9 internal wards, including an intensive care unit with a capacity of 12 beds. The King Hamad University Hospital also features fully equipped medical educational facilities with co-operation with the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.
In 2017, Frenger® supplies the award-winning National Automotive Innovation Centre (NAIC).
The NAIC is a partnership between the University of Warwick, Jaguar Land Rover, and Tata Motors, with an additional £29.5 Million of funding coming from the UK governments UK Research Partnership Investment Fund. The centre has been shortlisted for the RIBA Client of the Year award, shortly after winning regional and national awards.National Automotive Innovation Centre Project Page
In 2017, Frenger® (FTF Group) supplied the multi-award winning University of Washington Life Sciences building.
The University of Washington Life Sciences building, located in Seattle, USA, was supplied with Frenger's X-Wing Radiant Passive Chilled Beams installed behind the timber slatted ceilings.
The building won the 2018 DJC Building of the Year award, as well as being awarded a 2021 AIA COTE (Commitee On The Environment) award for sustainable design excellence. The building uses 'photovoltaics' to capture sunlight allowing the external glazing to reduce thermal gains.University of Washington - Life Sciences Building Project Page
In 2017, Frenger® supplied the award-winning Lambeth Civic Centre in London, UK.
The centre, which was named the Best New Build Office outside Central London at the Office Agents Society (OAS) Development Awards, won the 2019 RIBA London Award for architectural excellence and sustainability, with the Frenger supplied project helping to cut the council's carbon footprint by over two-thirds.Lambeth Civic Centre Project Page
In 2018, multi-award winning Zayed Centre takes delivery of Frenger's X-Wing Chilled Beams
Frenger® supplied the Zayed Centre for Research into Rare Disease in Children with X-Wing Radiant Passive Chilled Beams. The centre is used to drive new tests, treatments, and cures for children with rare and complex diseases from lab bench to bedside.
The project has a long list of accodlades including a BREEAM 'Excellent' certification, an award for Health and Life Sciences Research, and the 2021 Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) London Award. The centre was also recently nominated by the 2021 Architects Journal Architecture Awards in the Health and Wellbeing cateogry.Zayed Centre Project Page
In 2019, Riverside House, Salford recieves Frenger's first X-Wing Passive Chilled Beam with Integrated Lighting
Frenger® supplied the Riverside House in Salford with their 'Exposed' X-Wing Radiant Passive Chilled Beams with Integrated LED lighting, helping to provide a complete cooling system.
In November 2020, the project was announced as the regional winner of the Workplace Fitout of the Year Award from the British Council for Offices (BCO). The use of Frenger's Radiant Passive Chilled Beams not only provided energy-efficient cooling to the project, but also delivered an excellent indoor climate environment, which was essential for employee health and wellbeing.Riverside House, Salford Project Page
Frenger Systems® are specialists in bespoke cooling and heating solutions in various settings including offices, Hospitals, residential homes, and Prisons. To see more about the projects Frenger® have supplied internationally, view our projects page by clicking the button below.