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UPS supply and installation at data centre

Customer is Certain with Market Leading 5-Year Warranty  Alpha House Ltd has provided its expert services to a leading data centre located in the South coast region of the UK. The supply and installation carried out by Alpha House required a number of battery systems to back up new 1-megawatt data halls, including their UPS batteries consisting of 6×40 x UPM3500 in an N+1 redundant system.  Alpha House Ltd was the chosen partner due to a market leading 5-year warranty on their European manufactured UPM battery range, specifically designed for high end UPS applications.  Enhanced Power Services director Gary Hammond commented, “Finally we have a European battery manufacturer that is willing to truly stand by their product quality by offering a 5-year warranty, which is 2 years more than other leading battery manufacturers.  The data centre market requires 99.9% up … Continue reading

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12 hours from order to installation

Battery Hotline saves the day at Royal United Hospital Bath Alpha House received an emergency call on its 24 hour battery hotline from a customer frantically trying to source 20 x 50Ah batteries for a system failure backing up an incredibly critical load.  The UPS battery system had failed while protecting an operating theatre at Royal United Hospital Bath, a replacement battery and installation engineer were required within 12 hours in order to avoid the hospital having to cancel much needed operations the next day and until further notice.  Alpha House were called at 6.30 PM and the batteries were delivered to Adept Power Solutions within 2 hours which enabled their engineer to drive straight to the site and complete the battery installation and restore power in time for the following days operations.  Colin Smith DC specialist for Adept Power … Continue reading

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Alpha House “keeping people moving”

Alpha House has been awarded a prestigious national NHS contract to supply mobility batteries for wheelchairs.  As the UK population and life expectancy increases, so does the need for mobility scooters.  Just five years ago there were 70,000 mobility scooters being used in the UK, the number now exceeds 300,000 according to the British Healthcare Trades Association.  The NHS is facing ongoing budget pressures and a continued drive to save money, Alpha House’s R&D team have designed an innovative cost-effective range of AGM and Gel mobility batteries which offer more power and more cycles at a lower DOD than the NHS’s current supplier and at a fraction of the cost.  A spokesperson for the NHS stated “If we could make these kinds of savings across our entire procurement spend we would be able to reinvest the money in even better … Continue reading

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Southern Police Authority; Charged and Ready to Go

Alpha House has supplied a UPS and Battery Solution to protect 30 electric car charging bays at a Southern Police Authority.  The Police authority is the first non-metropolitan force to make the switch to EV’s in a bid to cut emissions and save more than £450,000 over a three year period.  The police staff will now have use of the BMW i3 fleet of vehicles capable of 120 miles from one charge and another 60 miles from a small reserve petrol tank.  It was imperative that the force has a reliable back up resource for the 30 charging points as without power the police authority could potentially immobilise its fleet of vehicles. The UPS installed was a 200Kva modular system with 2 strings of 40 x Alpha House 100Ah batteries, with the inbuilt modularity of the UPS and battery the force … Continue reading

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Alpha House Signs New European Design and Manufacture Agreement

Alpha House is pleased to announce they have signed a new agreement to licence the design and manufacture of a European origin VRLA and Lithium battery.  The batteries will cover a multitude of applications including telecommunications, UPS and Data Centre markets. Meryl Armitage group Managing Director of Alpha House commented “Alpha house had identified for some time the need for a true European manufactured battery range after a number of our blue chip clients have requested such a solution in order to standardise their power protection solutions on a global basis.  As a result of an extensive R&D process and some advanced MTBF testing we have signed a 4 year agreement to supply 48V DC telecommunications solutions to a  large telecoms operator for a particularly sensitive application where ambient temperatures can vary enormously.  The UPS range of batteries will be … Continue reading

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Bank Continues Trading During UPS Battery Replacement

The Alpha House team were thrilled to deliver a turnkey UPS battery replacement for a global bank in the heart of London’s financial district.  With minimum disruption, the installation was completed without switching the uninterrupted power supply to mains via the maintenance bypass switch. It was imperative to the client that some of the 4 x 32 x 100ah batteries remained online throughout the battery replacement, to allow their trading floor to continue without the risk of shutdown.  Prior to installation, our team carried out an in-depth site survey, to address and plan for every eventuality with regard to client’s critical load. For minimum disruption, Alpha House took 64 x 100ah batteries to the bank’s London HQ, via a specialist distribution company over two weekends.  Unloading and delivering the batteries to their computer room on the third floor.  Once the … Continue reading

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