E-House market segments have historically driven the type of design applied for its end location.  Typically the offshore Oil & Gas environment dictates a completely welded structure with a single monolithic design concept.  This works fine if it is a simple as point A to point B from a transport logistics perspective and there are no other site challenges associated with the size.

To deviate from this single structure design philosophy seems foreign to most but the fundamental advantages behind providing a complexing module design far outway a single monolithic structure.  

7 Advantages of complexing Modules:

  • Optimized structural engineering packages
  • An overall reduction in cost and time of manufacturing
  • Improved transport logistics too challenging sites – (known fact – the last 1km is the most challenging)
  • Transport options increased – Trucking, Air, Train and Shipping
  • Smaller Cranage requirements at place of manufacture and point of delivery
  • Fundamentally a more flexible, scalable and reliable design solution where grouping of equipment is considered to minimize site works
  • The design will also take into account the need to separate redundant or High risk systems by distance where possible

Your level of E-house expertise relating to the built structure and the integration of the OEM’s equipment into the building will determine how successful the complexing methodology can be.  This experience also identifies SID principles to allow for simpler and safer complexing of modules onsite taking into account the connection of the Building services and integrated equipment housed within.

Contact the EQ-House team for your complexing design optimization solutions.  We analyze the specifications along with all available conceptual layouts and SLD’s to provide you with a solution that is cost effective, faster to build and minimizes the amount of site works required.

Speak to an expert

For Expert Tendering Support EQ-House provide sales and estimating support  to ensure that all requirements for your tender submission are fulfilled and compliant.

For Expert Design & Engineering Our team are able to provide efficient, competent and informed E-House designs using 3D BIM design tools.

For Expert Vendor Audits & Inspections Our clients look to us too apply our Equipment House / Switchroom expertise to review vendors and materials suppliers at various stages before and during manufacture.

For Expert Project Audits & Inspections EQ-house investigate and propose solutions to improve productivity and quality to reduce lead times and mitigate cost.

For Expert Construction Management & Supervision Our experience allows us to recognise potential issues early, refute unreasonable variation claims and define solutions to navigate around problems to keep a project moving.

For Expert Equipment Install, Test & Commissioning EQ-House can provide the supervision & QC processes to ensure that all aspects of the equipment install is managed to minimise impact to your schedule and is compliant to your project / installation requirements.

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