Air Conditioning

It’s a common misconception that Air Conditioning (AC) systems only cool the air. Depending on the system they can heat, cool, and even remove excess humidity from the environment.

Design and installation of Air Conditioning systems are as much art as science, requiring creative solutions to environmental challenges. Many businesses need flexible approaches depending on the season.

Our expert team of installation engineers can install a powerful Air Conditioning system that will meet your needs exactly.

We provide AC services to all sectors.

We design custom Air Conditioning solutions with you in mind.

We start with a consultation to explore your circumstances. We end with installing a fully realised AC system, complete with cost-effective design and efficient solutions.

 

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Domestic Air Conditioning

Mr and Mrs Lloyd of Tyldesley in Manchester called us to see whether there was anything we could do to help them. Their master bedroom was a wonderfully light space, with the sun hitting the window for most of the day. Unfortunately, the negative…

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A local Bargain Booze store was experiencing an ongoing issue with their AC system causing headache after headache with no end in sight!
They had poured their time and money into this issue with minimal results and still needed to reset …

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Mr and Mrs Aberley of Leek, a picturesque market town in the Staffordshire Moorlands, called us to investigate whether we might be able to solve a problem that was -quite literally- causing them sleepless nights. They had converted their loft to…

FAQ

Most frequent questions and answers

Not just ‘Air Cooling’, like its name implies AC conditions the air.
It is a system for controlling the humidity, ventilation, and temperature in a structure, usually keeping a relaxed atmosphere in temperate conditions.
 considered optimal.

In short, AC units work by replacing the stale air inside with fresh air from outside, in this process, it either heats or cools this air. Want to get into the nitty-gritty of it? Check out our intro to the basics of refrigeration systems!

Not only does Air Conditioning not spread covid, but a well-maintained system also reduces the spread of COVID-19.- By increasing the rate of air change, reducing air recirculation and increasing the amount of outdoor air coming in, you dilute and reduce the number of infectious particulates in the air.

Some Air Conditions have a dehumidifying mode!
Both air conditioners and dehumidifiers draw moisture from the air within a room, reducing the humidity in a room. Whilst they both function similarly, an air conditioner’s capacity for dehumidifying is limited.

 

That’s not to say that if your sole purpose is to dehumidify that you should buy an Air
Conditioning unit. Whilst an Air Conditioning unit’s dehumidifying capacities are limited. They can work in tandem to reduce mould and mildew in the air and cool it to your comfort. It all depends on the environment you want to use the machines.- A cold, damp basement will benefit more with a dehumidifier, whereas an office will benefit more from an air conditioner.

Typically, Air conditioning doesn’t use water, and air-cooled usage for residential purposes is sufficient. Over the years, there have been water-cooled portable air conditioners designed that a homeowner might consider as a cooling option. Still, they’re not commonplace, and stand-alone A/C units are not as efficient as full A/C installations.

Sometimes you might find that your AC develops an unpleasant odour. The mildew or stale smell could mean that the water isn’t draining away from the indoor evaporator properly. A build-up can cause bacteria to form. The Air Conditioning Unit fan blows the odour this causes out – regular servicing can prevent this problem.

In rare and extreme cases, the water in air conditioning units for large buildings can contain a type of bacteria called Legionella, so it’s vital to maintain and service your AC regularly.

You’ve probably heard that hot air always rises; the opposite is true for cold air in that it always sinks. Since AC units generally blow cold air, the unit must be placed at the top of a room to allow a convection current to form. This placement provides an efficient method of cooling the room.


When your air filter is dirty, air cannot pass through as quickly, which causes the evaporator coils to freeze up. Since refrigerant flows through your evaporator coils and requires proper airflow to absorb heat, ice will form and drip water if the airflow is restricted.

 

In short – No.
Long answer – running costs are only 3.6 pence per hour for cooling and a little higher for heating.
So, it could save me money? The answer to this is yes! The saving will depend, of course, on the amount that you use. Still, air conditioning units are more economical than central heating. An air conditioning system can produce 3 kilowatts of heat for every kilowatt of electricity that it uses.

Most modern air conditioning systems are rated A for efficiency.
Using an AC under ideal conditions requires as little as 1/5th the energy of ordinary electric cooling or heating.

Overall, fans are less expensive than air conditioners and also cheaper to run. However, they don’t cool your home!
What a fan does is create a wind-chill effect by increasing the evaporation from your sweat. So if you only need to stay comfortable in one fixed spot, a fan may be all you need to take the edge off the heat.

According to the HSE, the minimum temperature in a workplace should usually be at least 16 degrees centigrade. This is not an absolute legal requirement, but the employer must determine what reasonable comfort will be in particular circumstances.
Recent studies have shown that slightly warmer temperatures are now considered ideal for productivity levels. Most used to think 70 to 73 degrees Fahrenheit (21 to 22.7 degrees centigrade) was the best temperature for the office. Still, in the US, a Cornell study found that up to 77 degrees Fahrenheit (25 degrees celsius) is now considered optimal.