As a leading provider of air and gas handling equipment to critical process industries, Howden has always had a focus on high performance where reliability and safety matters.
Within the area of underground transport systems this remains a key driver as the provision of air through ventilation systems is critical to providing a safe environment for both travellers and transport workers.
Howden has developed its solution approach to all tunnelling projects from road to rail to ensure industry leading performance you can rely on. Our expertise starts at concept enabling the optimisation of system design and continues throughout the lifetime of operation using leading modelling, fan and digital technology to deliver a truly end-to-end solution.
A unique design tool for the development of highly efficient, responsive, and safe tunnel ventilation systems.
High performance fans providing reliable continuous and emergency air and smoke extraction.
Automate fan control through Ventsim to optimise operation and maximise performance levels with Uptime digital technology.
Ensure reliable long term fan operation by entrusting Howden’s expert maintenance and engineering services.
Howden fans extract smoke while withstanding up to 400oC for 2 hours for safe tunnel emergency operation. Our axial and jet fan ranges are tested to international standards
Howden has won a contract to supply ventilation fans for use in the WestConnex Rozelle Interchange tunnels in Sydney, Australia.
Howden has secured an order with North Wales Road Authority to supply digitally enabled Jet Fans as part of an upgrade to the Conwy Tunnel.
Transurban selected Ventsim to analyse the performance of their tunnel ventilation leading to power usage savings of over 10% .
Ventsim Tunnel DESIGN is specifically aligned to the needs of transport tunnels. It enables the design of safe and efficient underground ventilation systems.
Howden high efficiency tunnel ventilation for lower energy use and operational cost.