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Case Studies

JLP Cheadle – PHE Replacement

  • Client

    John Lewis Partnership
  • Location

  • Sector

  • Requirements

    Replacement of two DHW plate heat exchangers
  • Objective

    To install new and servicable plate heat exchangers

JLP – Cheadle
Horsfield’s were asked to replace 2 plate heat exchangers supplying the stores domestic hot water.

PHE’s to be removed
The 2 existing plate heat exchangers had been identified as coming to the end of their serviceable life and due for renewal.
Manufacturing Drawings
Detailed drawings were prepared to facilitate the manufacture of direct replacement units.
New PHE’s installed
The new PHE’s were installed over 2 consecutive days in order to maintain the stores domestic hot water supply. Bespoke boxes were fitted to provide effective thermal insulation for the installed PHE’s


The new plate heat exchangers were installed while the store was ‘live’ with no interruption the domestic hot water supply.