I. CUSTOMER ENVIRONMENT / PROJECT CONTEXT
Le Méridien Group is part of the Starwood Group, a leading hospitality group that includes other famous brands Sheraton, Four Points, W hotels, Aloft, Luxury Collection, Element, Westin and St Regis and is represented in most major markets around the world.
Located right in the heart of the Montparnasse district, just a stone's throw from the Eiffel Tower, Saint-Germain-des-Prés and the Luxembourg Gardens, Le Méridien Montparnasse offers all the services of a first-class international hotel. Its 953 spacious and comfortable rooms and suites offer a panoramic view of Paris. They are appointed with all the facilities required for both business and pleasure. 597 rooms are equipped with high-speed Internet access.
The hotel's 37,700-square-feet conference centre (one of Europe's largest in-hotel centres) can accommodate from 10 to 2,000 people in an exceptional setting. All meeting rooms are equipped with high-speed Internet access while WiFi is available in all public areas.
The gourmet restaurant Montparnasse'25 is recommended by the top guides and the buffet-style Justine restaurant offers excellent cuisine; both have an excellent reputation.
Customer objective and constraints:
Since the building was more 30 years old, it was necessary to renew the electrical infrastructure. After an audit, the customer was convinced that it was time to renew its power system.
he previous electrical equipment was from Merlin Gerin, and Schneider Electric was in a good position to propose the refurbishment.
The main customer requirements for this renewal were:
II. SOLUTION IMPLEMENTATION
Implementation methodology (main phases):
Solution overview (services, products, systems, architectures...) :
How did we estimate the energy savings (methodology, tools, ...)
III. RESULTS / ACHIEVEMENT
The hotel experienced no interruption during the whole refurbishment period and hotel guests suffered no inconvenience
For the hotel's engineering director, this major renovation of the main electrical distribution was designed, installed and commissioned extremely satisfactorily, despite the high level of complexity of the hotel's electrical network.
Availability: the automatic electrical network reconfiguration was carried out at both the medium-voltage and low-voltage level to provide continuity of services
No business was lost during the renovation period.
All relevant electrical device information and measurements can be sent automatically to the BMS. This will assist with maintenance and operation.
For maintenance and operation, a customized services contract has been signed between Schneider Electric and the customer to ensure support in case of any problems.
Customer testimonies (Verbatim):
" I chose Schneider Electric because people know my process, and my constraint, and they were able to provide a global solution and related services after comissionning"
Schneider Electric differentiating values VS competitors：
We provided a complete package including: