The sizable East Rand Mall which was as voted best shopping centre for the year 2015 and 2016 in the Best of Ekurhuleni Readers' Choice Awards was recently refurbished and extended to improve the overall shopping experience for patrons.
The first phase of the renovation commenced in January 2015 and the entire re-development was completed in the last quarter of 2016.

IES was awarded the contract to supply and install the HVAC for two phases of the renovation.

The following system was installed for the first phase of the renovation:

For the minor tenants and line shops – Daikin inverter R410a units (15) totaling 270kW of cooling.
For the major tenants – Mr Price Group (Home, Sport & Apparel), Cotton On and Toy Kingdom – Viking packaged air-cooled units (5) totaling 1900kW of cooling and a total air volume of 55 m³/s were installed.
Toilet extract systems were also upgraded in addition to new A/C systems in entrances 1 & 4.

For the second phase of the renovation, the following system was installed:

Minor tenants and line shops – Midea inverter R410a units (35) totaling 240kW of cooling.
Toilet extract systems upgrades for one toilet &amp in addition to a new toilet extract system.

Suppliers included:
• Packaged Units – Viking Air Conditioning
• Inverter Units Phase 1 – Daikin
• Inverter Units Phase 2 – Midea
• Fans and ancillaries – Phase 1 & 2 – AMS Supplies
• Fire Dampers – Electrovent
• Ducting and accessories – Ductshop
• Air diffusion – Rickard

Client: Redefine / Vukile Properties
Project Manager: SIP
Architects: MDS
Mech. Consultants: Sutherland / GPCE
Main Contractor: NMC
Project Value: R 18 000 000.00
Practical Completion Date: End December 2016