Corridor hold units were used to ensure that corridor lights remain on whenever rooms adjacent to them are occupied. This was particularly important, because the offices in the building are being let individually so the likelihood is that different areas will be occupied at different times. The corridor hold unit itself is self-powered, and can be linked to 8 different rooms or area. Extra inputs can be created by doubling up units, to create 16 in total.
The University of Northampton Innovation Centre is one of the first projects in the Enterprise Zone, an area identified by government as key to developing and sustaining business growth. Businesses based in the Enterprise Zone benefit from business rates relief, infrastructure investment and superfast broadband, providing them with an exciting opportunity to expand and flourish.