A condition to ensure the possibility for holding the World Hockey Championship for juniors (U18) IIHF 2011 in the Palace of Sports required the creation of a new technological plate for forming high quality ice on the sports arena.
Palace of Sports
General Contract, Reconstruction
KievSports Square, 1Смотреть на карте
50 000 m2 total area
AK Engineering undertook duties of coordinating the work of more than 20 contractors, customer service and design, management of financing and quality control of construction work for one of the largest multi-sport facilities in Ukraine.
Works on replacement of the lighting, ventilation and air conditioning systems, systems of freezing and thawing of the ice arena, installation of utility network dispatching systems, replacement of seats that meet the highest international standards, were carried out.
Financial and performance management of the project
Dismantling work in difficult, cramped conditions
Reconstruction of the pool in from of the Palace of Sports
Fire safety system
Dispatching, low voltage and IT systems
Two independent systems of ventilation and air conditioning of the pitch and stands
Equipping of the arena hall, replacement of seats in the stands
System of ice freezing and thawing in the arena
Water supply, sewerage and sanitation works
Enhancement of bearing steel structures, which allowed mounting of 200 tons of additional equipment under the roof
Installation of an electronic scoreboard in the form of a cube of 4 screens, additional video screens and light boxes
Electrical works and installation of the built-in transformer substations
Control system of the match holding: a countdown timer, video surveillance and refereeing video system, etc
Access Control System: turnstiles, ticketing and passage of audience system, etc
Sound and light systems from the leading European manufacturers
Replacement of the entrance group, re-designing of the hall and dressing rooms under the rules of MFH
The newest JET ICE system was used in the technology of ice-creation. Dehumidifying system was installed into the air conditioning system of ice field. This allows generating a higher quality ice in summers. The system of ice thawing provides a possibility for using the Sports Palace arena for events that do not require ice after 6-8 hours.
Thanks to the coordinated efforts of specialists of general contractor AK Engineering, contractors and designers, with the active assistance of the customer, Ukraine received an updated Sports Palace with the world level ice arena.