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Andrew More slides An Historic Perkins Heating System Reused

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A presentation by Andrew More, Mechanical Services, Historic England, "An historic ‘Perkins’ heating system re-used and expanded to meet modern heating requirements".
The presentation was given at a session on "Revitalising and Rebuilding" interiors, which was part of a Conference on "Parish Church Interiors in Changing Times", supported by Historic England.

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Andrew More slides An Historic Perkins Heating System Reused

  1. 1.  This material is kindly provided by the author and must not be copied or reproduced without his or her permission. The content is personal and the views expressed are not necessarily those of Historic England.
  2. 2. Revitalising and Rebuilding An historic ‘Perkins’ heating system re- used and expanded to meet modern heating requirements Parish Church Interiors in Changing Times: an historic ‘Perkins’ heating system re-used and expanded to meet modern heating requirements
  3. 3. Andrew More Senior Building Services Engineer Building Services and Emergency Planning Team Conservation Department - Planning Group Historic England Parish Church Interiors in Changing Times: an historic ‘Perkins’ heating system re-used and expanded to meet modern heating requirements
  4. 4. A brief quiz to prompt discussion to get us going Consider the following three current vehicles… Parish Church Interiors in Changing Times: an historic ‘Perkins’ heating system re-used and expanded to meet modern heating requirements
  5. 5. Toyota Prius Parish Church Interiors in Changing Times: an historic ‘Perkins’ heating system re-used and expanded to meet modern heating requirements
  6. 6. Land Rover Defender Parish Church Interiors in Changing Times: an historic ‘Perkins’ heating system re-used and expanded to meet modern heating requirements
  7. 7. Parish Church Interiors in Changing Times: an historic ‘Perkins’ heating system re-used and expanded to meet modern heating requirements Jeep Wrangler
  8. 8. Toyota Prius: petrol/electric hybrid; steel body; large battery pack and lots of complicated electronics. Land Rover Defender: diesel engine; steel chassis; mostly aluminium body; some electronics. Jeep Wrangler: diesel engine, steel chassis and body; more electronics than the Land Rover. Parish Church Interiors in Changing Times: an historic ‘Perkins’ heating system re-used and expanded to meet modern heating requirements
  9. 9. Parish Church Interiors in Changing Times: an historic ‘Perkins’ heating system re-used and expanded to meet modern heating requirements
  10. 10. As they say in exams: Discuss! Parish Church Interiors in Changing Times: an historic ‘Perkins’ heating system re-used and expanded to meet modern heating requirements
  11. 11. We’ll revisit later the concepts of ‘embedded energy’ and ‘the adaptation and restoration of equipment’ Parish Church Interiors in Changing Times: an historic ‘Perkins’ heating system re-used and expanded to meet modern heating requirements
  12. 12. Death by PowerPoint Parish Church Interiors in Changing Times: an historic ‘Perkins’ heating system re-used and expanded to meet modern heating requirements
  13. 13. Historic England Planning Group Parish Church Interiors in Changing Times: an historic ‘Perkins’ heating system re-used and expanded to meet modern heating requirements
  14. 14. Development Management: Inspectors of Historic Buildings and Areas Inspectors of Ancient Monuments Heritage at Risk: Architects and Surveyors Nine regional offices Parish Church Interiors in Changing Times: an historic ‘Perkins’ heating system re-used and expanded to meet modern heating requirements
  15. 15. The Parish Church of St. Michael and All Angels Cornwood, Devon Parish Church Interiors in Changing Times: an historic ‘Perkins’ heating system re-used and expanded to meet modern heating requirements
  16. 16. Parish Church Interiors in Changing Times: an historic ‘Perkins’ heating system re-used and expanded to meet modern heating requirements The first heating system lay under a grille in a void now filled in where the carpet is set into the floor tiles, but how did it work?
  17. 17. Parish Church Interiors in Changing Times: an historic ‘Perkins’ heating system re-used and expanded to meet modern heating requirements Perkins Pipe Coils
  18. 18. Parish Church Interiors in Changing Times: an historic ‘Perkins’ heating system re-used and expanded to meet modern heating requirements Perkins Pipe Loops
  19. 19. Chartered Institution of Building Service Engineers CIBSE CIBSE Heritage Group www.hevac-heritage.org Parish Church Interiors in Changing Times: an historic ‘Perkins’ heating system re-used and expanded to meet modern heating requirements
  20. 20. Parish Church Interiors in Changing Times: an historic ‘Perkins’ heating system re-used and expanded to meet modern heating requirements Relative dimensions of typical Perkins pipework (left) to 1¼” heavy-gauge steel pipework (right)
  21. 21. Parish Church Interiors in Changing Times: an historic ‘Perkins’ heating system re-used and expanded to meet modern heating requirements Re-painted pipe coil – to be re-painted again to better match the wall
  22. 22. Parish Church Interiors in Changing Times: an historic ‘Perkins’ heating system re-used and expanded to meet modern heating requirements ?
  23. 23. Parish Church Interiors in Changing Times: an historic ‘Perkins’ heating system re-used and expanded to meet modern heating requirements
  24. 24. Parish Church Interiors in Changing Times: an historic ‘Perkins’ heating system re-used and expanded to meet modern heating requirements £15,000 for five radiators!
  25. 25. Parish Church Interiors in Changing Times: an historic ‘Perkins’ heating system re-used and expanded to meet modern heating requirements Typical reclaimed radiator Made by Beeston Installed by Haden
  26. 26. Parish Church Interiors in Changing Times: an historic ‘Perkins’ heating system re-used and expanded to meet modern heating requirements New pipework running above the existing Perkins pipework Further painting will match the wall more closely
  27. 27. Parish Church Interiors in Changing Times: an historic ‘Perkins’ heating system re-used and expanded to meet modern heating requirements New pipework bends to be Adjusted to match the Perkins pipework beneath Painting of new to match the wall surface
  28. 28. Parish Church Interiors in Changing Times: an historic ‘Perkins’ heating system re-used and expanded to meet modern heating requirements Early box-ended radiator Ladbroke Grove, London
  29. 29. Parish Church Interiors in Changing Times: an historic ‘Perkins’ heating system re-used and expanded to meet modern heating requirements Unusual low-level radiator Wrest Park
  30. 30. Parish Church Interiors in Changing Times: an historic ‘Perkins’ heating system re-used and expanded to meet modern heating requirements Pipe loop type radiators Litherland, Liverpool
  31. 31. Parish Church Interiors in Changing Times: an historic ‘Perkins’ heating system re-used and expanded to meet modern heating requirements Shipdham, Norfolk 1880 by local manufacturer Cooper and Vincent
  32. 32. Parish Church Interiors in Changing Times: an historic ‘Perkins’ heating system re-used and expanded to meet modern heating requirements Thanks for listening Photographs by: Cornwood Church - Churchwardens Keith Dodds - Exeter DAC Heating Advisor Focus Multimedia Andrew More and Geraldine O’Farrell - Historic England Jeep USA Studio Briggs Archive courtesy of Roger Kennett Design

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