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Kerry Global Technology and Innovation Centre

Project Name: Kerry Global Technology and Innovation Centre

Location: Millennium Business Park, Oberstown, Naas, Co. Kildare

Architect: RKD Architects

Completion Date: 2015

This project is a state of the art facility for Food Development and Production for Kerry Group and their products.

BET’s weathertightness, airtightness and thermal performance departments were engaged on this project  to carry out site audits of the ongoing works, review of details, complex junctions, the FINAL ISO 17025 INAB Accredited airtightness test, Combined Air and Water Cabinet Testing to both curtain walling and fenestration products in complaince with AAMA 503-08 and Site Hose Testing in compliance with CWCT Section 9.

We also carried out the full ITC Level 2 building thermographic survey. The speed of construction, complexity of the building and size of the project resulted in 1 x monthly inspection intervals and regular workshops with the site team which enabled the building fulfil its airtighthness specification of < 5.00 (m3/hr) /m2 @ 50Pa. This building had an envelope area of >27,000m2 and therefore is one of the largest buildings tested in Ireland.