University College London awards contract to Kendra Energy Solutions

University College London has awarded Kendra Energy Solutions the service & maintenance contract for Building Management Systems with a term of up to 5 years following the OJEU procurement process.

The contract is to provide a high quality maintenance service of both Trend and Schneider Electric Building Management Systems across the entire campus.

As a Trend Technology Centre and partner of Schneider Electric, Kendra are able to fully support both systems while providing impartial advice to focus on the best solution for UCL to modernise their Building Management Systems in order to benefit from new technologies.

Throughout the term of the contract Kendra will be looking at innovative ways of delivering the service to eliminate inefficiencies, pinpoint top energy, maintenance and comfort priorities through the use of analytical software.

Geoff Prudence, Facilities and Infrastructure Director of UCL, said:

“This is a Key part of our Strategic Sourcing Programme and we needed a company that could embrace our vision whilst being experienced to manage a range of systems across a complex portfolio. We look forward to working with Kendra on the challenge”.

Gary Ford, Managing Director of Kendra, added:

“We’re looking forward to working with UCL in supporting their expansion as they welcome an increasing number of students from all over the world. A finely tuned Building Management System can significantly enhance the learning environment and improve student performance, by maintaining a comfortable and healthier indoor climate”.