CASE STUDY: ADIF BARCELONA SANTS
SOBRE ADIF BARCELONA SANTS
The Sants station in Barcelona is the main railway station in the city and the second in Spain. Currently, the station is used by 30M travelers per year.
The commuter zone located in the underground contains fourteen roads and seven central platforms.
Mitigate the heat generated by the hot air bags that arrive with the trains.
Improve the thermal sensation of travelers without excessively increasing electricity consumption.
Magnovent proposes to install HVLS fans in the area of platforms.
With the first unit installed as a test it is contrasted that the breeze created by the fan improves the comfort of the people.
Adif decides to install 15 fans on the platforms, especially in the waiting areas of passengers, and instantly realize that they significantly improve the thermal sensation.
After the installation, the news is published in several media and among the opinions of travelers the following stands out:
“The only option is to endure as much as possible, drink lots of water and not leave the fan.”