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Helderberg Nature Reserve

Daikin South Africa recently embarked on a fantastic project for the Helderberg Nature Reserve. In partnership with The Construction Company, NEW Consulting Engineers, and Coldfact Projects.

In partnership with The Construction Company, NEW Consulting Engineers, and Coldfact Projects, the project for the Helderberg Nature Reserve included the installation of an air-conditioning system in the new Information Centre. The AC was installed with VRV Heat Recovery and a mix of ducted and cassette units, along with four VAM units.

Daikin installation for the new Information Centre at Helderberg Nature Reserve

In line with the Reserve’s mission to be environmentally efficient, the walls of the Information Centre were built with mud and tyres, and the inner walls with mud and recycled 2Litre plastic bottles. All lighting power is drawn via solar panels, and all the switches are triggered with motion sensors, so there is no energy wastage.

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More about Helderberg Nature Reserve

The Helderberg Nature Reserve is a stretch of protected land approximately 398 hectares in size, situated on the slopes of the Helderberg mountain range in Somerset West in the Western Cape. It is incredibly bio-diverse: it is home to a wide variety of animal and plant life, including 600 species of plant and 170 species of bird. It is open to day visitors who wish to picnic or explore it’s many walking trails. There are also many organised activities which you can read more about on the Helderberg Nature Reserve’s website.

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