Calorifiers for Sports Facilities

Friday, 11 November 2016

McDonald Engineers UK has supplied two calorifiers for Glenrothes Strollers, one of Fife’s leading amateur football clubs, as part of a project to upgrade their changing facilities which can be used by over 400 footballers per week.

The community club has been established for over 40 years and has asserted/cemented itself as a key organisation in the town with an active programme which works with school children, disabled players and community payback schemes.

McDonald Engineers UK were specified by the same Mechanical Engineers who they had successfully worked in conjunction with, to supply the hot water storage solution for the prestigious Cromlix Hotel, owned by Andy Murray.

The two 600 litre calorifiers were designed to meet the precise needs of the football club and manufactured to include backup immersions to provide hot water in the event of a boiler problem.  The factory fitted de-stratification pump, which circulates the water within the tank and also the calorifier being manufactured from copper, eliminates the legionella health risk associated with stored hot water in calorifiers.  

McDonald Engineers’ UK Managing Director, Bill Stewart, explained, “We were delighted to be involved in supplying the calorifiers for this project. We have an extensive portfolio of projects in the sports sector, including the changing facilities used for the Melrose 7s, however, it’s not often we get the opportunity to work with fantastic local teams such as Glenrothes Strollers who do so much for the community.”.