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Mater Dei

  • Location

    Mater Dei Hospital Tal-Qroqq, Malta.

  • Role

    MEP Contractor

  • Contract Execution


  • Life Cycle Contract


  • Total Contract Value

    Euro 6.5M


Mater Dei project is currently being implemented. It was the largest contract of its type in Europe in 2018. Due to its complexity it was decided, in agreement with the client, to split the project into 4 phases. The first 2 phases were executed in 2018 and included the replacement of 14 in number 1.2MW air cooled chillers. The chillers were replaced in record time with Phases 1 & 2 being completed in 96 hours from switch off to start up. All the installation work was pre-fabricated and delivered on site ready for hook up. Execution of phases 3 & 4 is planned for Q1 of 2019 and includes the replacement of the water cooled chillers. For Phases 3 & 4, our engineers were commissioned to do a cost benefit analysis to compare HEAT PUMP technology versus current fossil fuelled fired hot water production. Following the positive results obtained, FMcore will be installing high temperature reverse cycle heat pumps for both domestic hot water production and space heating applications. It is anticipated that the hospital will be saving in access of 800k Euros of savings per annum and will displace 2700 tons of CO2. A new integrated proprietary BMS system will be installed to monitor the operation of the chilled and hot water plant. FMcore have been entrusted with THE LIFE CYCLE of the plant for a period of 15 years from commissioning.