LSBU's School of The Built Environment and Architecture has been working with TfL
since 2001 on a number of projects exploring how underground Tube stations can
be kept cool in a cost-effective and environmentally friendly way. The award-winning project comprised the design and trial of a new air handling unit
for London Underground platforms, which used an innovative fan chiller system
to pump cold air into the station and improve the experience and comfort of
Professor Charles Egbu, Dean of the School of The Built Environment and Architecture at
LSBU, said: “This is a fantastic achievement – I am proud of the work that
colleagues in the Centre of Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Research have
accomplished over recent years and this is a fine example of how the School of
The Built Environment and Architecture is delivering research with real-world
The H&V News Awards are an annual celebration of excellence, forward
thinking and the highest achievements in the entire heating, ventilation, air
conditioning and building services sectors. Following a successful nomination in the awards, Transport for London and LSBU gave a presentation on their collaboration to the category
judging team, ahead of the announcement of the winners at an awards ceremony.
Find out more about LSBU’s highly-applied research in the School of The Built
Environment and Architecture.