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Daikin sponsors BBC Earth Experience

UK: Daikin UK is sponsoring the venue for BBC Earth Experience, a new attraction at London’s Earl’s Court set to open in March.

The BBC Earth Experience will offer visitors the chance to experience the diversity of the world’s seven unique continents, featuring bespoke narration from David Attenborough.

It will showcase footage, including extended scenes to fully immerse the visitor, and music from the BBC Studios Natural History Unit television series Seven Worlds, One Planet, projected on multiple multi-angle screens. 

The new, demountable Daikin Centre will bring Daikin’s heating and cooling technology to life by allowing consumers to experience it first-hand.

It is equipped with the latest Daikin HVAC system. Nine customised air handling units with integrated controls are being built in Britain to offer flexible ventilation serving different zones. 

In addition, a VRV 5 Heat Recovery system was selected for the front of house and first floor educational spaces and staff areas, offering a range of ceiling cassettes and ducted units for indoor climate control. 

The HVAC systems are being installed by Maidstone-based Zircon AC.

Daikin UK MD Hiroyasu Ishikawa said the company was delighted to be working with Moon Eye Productions and Live Nation to host the BBC Earth Experience in London. “This great opportunity shows us how important it is to take every possible step to move towards our Net Zero targets, on both a personal and national level,” he said.

The BBC Earth Experience opens on March 30 and runs to the end of July 2023.

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