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Ørsted

Building Use

Construction

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Why hire from Portakabin

Project Features

  • Installed within an existing warehouse
  • Ten 32ft offices
  • One 32ft container store
  • One 16ft toilet unit
  1. The Requirements

    Ørsted is the market leader within offshore wind energy. Their activities are focused on Northern Europe with the UK, Denmark and Germany being their most important markets.

    Ørsted required high quality, environmentally friendly accommodation to house staff during the construction of a transformer station at their Hedon site, which would be the onshore grid entry point for the offshore wind farm 8km off the Yorkshire coast.

    The solution was required to conform to specific environmental standards and fit within an existing warehouse.

  2. The Solution

    Overcoming challenging logistics, Portakabin (Site Accommodation) installed ten 32ft Konstructa Energy-Saver offices, one 32ft container store and one 16ft toilet unit. The buildings would be in place for the two year duration of the build, accommodating a number of staff.

    The green credentials of the Konstructa Energy-Saver units were a key factor in Ørsted's decision to use Portakabin (Site Accommodation) as John Agnew, Onshore Lead Manager at Ørsted, explains:

    “Ørsted aims to lower our carbon footprint in all that we do. We not only create energy from natural resources but we also utilise the most ecologically sound methods and supplies to do so, with buildings and facilities no exception.”

The energy-efficient Konstructa Energy-Saver buildings were an ideal choice for the project as they provide a 36% saving on energy use, potentially saving up to 1.67 tonnes of CO2 per year compared to a traditional site cabin.

John continues, “The Portakabin (Site Accommodation) team were also pro-active in providing a solution to install the buildings within a warehouse on our site.”

Additionally, Ørsted benefited from the latest development from Portakabin (Site Accommodation) as all the office buildings were supplied integrated with unique data-ready sockets. These provided a high-speed, secure network, without the cost, time and health and safety pitfalls of installing additional cabling on site.

Portakabin (Site Accommodation) offered the most reasonably priced, energy efficient solution available.

John Agnew, Onshore Lead Manager, Ørsted

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