AIR conditioning and commercial refrigeration major, Blue Star Limited, has won prestigious Engineering Facility Management (EFM) orders for operation and maintenance services including facility management services for the efficient functioning of electro-mechanical utilities from the Airport and Metro segments in India.
Blue Star recently forayed into EFM, which covers a wide repertoire of operation and maintenance services for the efficient functioning of electro-mechanical utilities. The EFM services offered by Blue Star principally address the mechanical maintenance of heating, ventilation and air conditioning, chillers and cooling towers, boilers, pumps, air compressors and other equipment; electrical aspects of high tension/low tension distribution, transformers, generators, UPS system, lifts and related electrical equipment; utilities such as water, air, fuel and gas systems; and other facilities such as plumbing systems, fire-fighting equipment, building management system, CCTV and access control, besides others.
The company has secured orders from, Airports Authority of India for operation and maintenance of electrical and mechanical installations for 33 KV new substation and terminal building of Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport, Varanasi; Airports Authority of India for operation and maintenance of electrical and mechanical installations of Coimbatore International Airport, Coimbatore; Chennai Metro Rail Limited for providing facility management services for Mechanical Electrical and Plumbing (MEP) systems of Chennai Metro; and Airports Authority of India for operation and maintenance of electrical and mechanical installations of Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport (CCSI) Airport, Lucknow. The total value of these orders is about Rs 25 crores.
B Thiagarajan, joint managing director, Blue Star Limited adds, “We forayed into the EFM arena in order to leverage our capabilities and credentials in the execution of large Electro-Mechanical projects. Blue Star’s expertise encompasses in-house design, construction and service capabilities for MEP requirements; cost optimisation for the multiple service utilities; energy, air and water management; assured uptime for critical applications; remote monitoring services; health, safety and environmental management; and retrofitting capabilities; besides others. We are happy with the initial success with these prestigious orders and are confident that this line of business will be a growth driver of the Company in the years to come.”