Energy

With more than 40 years' experience designing, manufacturing and constructing bespoke buildings, Rubb can support the energy sector with facilities for storage, processing and maintenance.

Energy support and warehouse facilities

Rubb UK is a trusted supplier of building solutions for the energy sector, providing bespoke storage facilities for offshore industries, subsea engineering, oil and gas operations, mining, nuclear decommissioning and remediation and other structures to support many energy organisations. Rubb also supplies accommodation facilities and storage building solutions for oil rig platforms and vessels. More recently Rubb has been providing facilities to the renewable energy, alternative fuels and biomass power marketplace.

Our technical team offers expertise and experience in the design, engineering and construction of all types of fabric buildings for the energy industry and temporary buildings at power stations. The unique flexibility and durability of Rubb fabric energy structures helps enhance working environments, protect operations from the elements and provide alternative warehousing and fabrication options during outage to minimise downtime. Energy support facilities can be rapidly constructed, dismantled, stored and relocated as required.

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Multiple door options

Rubb offers a variety of different door solutions. They can be selected and designed to suit specific energy operations. This flexibility ensures that our clients get the best option for their selected custom Rubb facility.

Customisable features

Energy warehousing & processing facilities can accommodate all types of door, ventilation and other systems and safely support high loads imposed by overhead cranes, ceiling-mounted HVAC and fire-suppression systems, fall-protection equipment and other superimposed loads.

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Low maintenance and costs

Our high-quality membrane materials and post-production galvanized welded frames deliver durability over time, making the cost of maintaining a Rubb energy support facility more economical compared to conventional structures.

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Energy-efficient roof membranes

Translucent membranes allow natural daylight to illuminate the energy equipment storage space while the white roof surface reflects heat. Optional Thermohall® insulation minimises heat transfer, prevents condensation and virtually eliminates thermal bridging and air infiltration.

Rapid construction, installation and relocation

Rubb energy industry support warehouses can rapidly designed, manufactured and constructed due to module pre-fabrication. Rubb can provide site supervisors or fully dedicated construction teams to complete any custom project.

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Reduced time on-site

Our established supply chain streamlines co-ordination of delivery and installation. Pre-fabricated elements and the ability to construct our buildings in a variety of environments and weather conditions speeds up the construction process.

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Comprehensive long-term service

Rubb personnel are on hand to provide help and support, from initial contact to quotation, installation and beyond. Rubb’s commitment to customer service continues after project completion and forms the basis for long-term customer satisfaction.

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Explore Rubb’s patented Thermohall® insulated cladding system, which delivers many cost effective and eco-friendly benefits. Thermohall® fabric can be used to clad warehouses to support the energy industry. Insulation can be supplied in thicknesses from 50mm to 200mm, providing the best cost-saving thermal solution.

Thickness U Value (SI) W/m2K R Value (US) ft-F-hr/BTU
50mm (2in) 0.67 W/m2K R11
100mm (4in) 0.36 W/m2K R19
150mm (6in) 0.25 W/m2K R27
200mm (8in) 0.19 W/m2K R35

Outer layer
Flame retardant heavy duty fabric

 

Core
High density glass wool insulation

 

Inner layer
Self-cleaning PVC fabric

Energy Sectors

With more than 40 years’ experience of designing, manufacturing and constructing custom warehouses for various industries, we have built up relationships with various energy clients around the world.

 

See more project highlights here.

Berkley Power Station Processing and Packaging Facility

Berkley Power Station Processing and Packaging Facility

Rubb continues to support Berkley Power Station with a nuclear waste processing facility.

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Wind Turbine Blade Improvements Structure

Wind Turbine Blade Improvements Structure

Rubb structure is going on an offshore adventure after being lifted into place to provide cover for turbine blade upgrades

GE Power expand storage capabilities
GE Power expands storage at Isle of Grain power station

GE Power expands storage at Isle of Grain power station

Rubb provide there shelters to support GE Power with expanding storage capabilities at Isle of Grain power station

Biomass pellet storage facility
E.ON Energy Biomass Facility

E.ON Energy Biomass Facility

Rubb complete its tallest structure to date and first biomass fuel processing and storage facility to energy giant E.ON UK

Energy Structure Types

Rubb can provide custom designed building types in a variety of configurations and sizes to suit your energy operations.

Rubb BVR Structure

BVR

The BVR features rectangular leg and roof box sections. This takes up less space and provides more overall internal clearance. This design is a popular choice for bulk storage buildings.

Rubb BVE Structure type

BVE

BVE structures feature lattice frame sidewalls and can be designed with single or multiple lattice roof pitches. Span widths start from 20m to 40m, by any length.

Rubb BVC Structure Type

BVC

The BVC is designed with a vertical column leg and a lattice frame roof. This structure type offers a large clear internal area. 40m to 100m width spans are available.

Rubb BVL Structure Type

BVL

The BVL type structure has vertical lattice frame sidewalls and single or multiple lattice roof pitches per span. Large spans start from 40m to 100m in width, by any length.

Contact Rubb

Contact the Rubb team with your building requirements. We are here to support you throughout your project.

View Brochure

Explore the latest Rubb energy brochure. This brochure features the latest projects and structure information.