Open plan offices and designing your HVAC system

When it comes to building or refurbishing an open plan office your HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) system will be an important consideration during the design. This is because you want to be sure that you get the system right from the outset so that you get the sizing of it spot on. We…

The most popular types of air conditioning units

As recent weather has demonstrated, the summer is fast approaching and many will be looking forward to those warmer days and a pleasant summer. It’s a fine line between warm and pleasant, and heatwave hot, like we had last year, and you may be considering having air conditioning installed at home or in the office…

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Smart homes and climate control

We’ve all been seeing the media adverts for a while now about controlling your heating from your mobile phone. While a relatively new technology, it is one that is picking up pace across our increasingly interconnected world. There are lots of reasons for this and all relate to the benefits smart homes can bring to…

Sizing your HVAC units

When it comes to heating and cooling for the home or for a commercial space getting the unit sizing right is critical. Underestimate and you will not be able to heat or cool your space sufficiently, overestimate and you could be wasting energy and paying higher bills than you need to. Your unit(s) could also…

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How to spot a fault in your HVAC unit

In the depths of winter, the last thing you want to hear is that there is a problem with the HVAC system. Come to think of it, you don’t want to hear that in the middle of a heatwave either. Even with the best maintenance system in place, there is a small chance that there…

Switching between air conditioning and heating

Summer seems like a distant memory already, doesn’t it? With Halloween been and gone, we are galloping towards Christmas and the cold winter season. Most organisations are fully switching over their HVAC (heating, ventilation, air conditioning) systems from air conditioning to heating, if they haven’t already, and more than a few are still switching between…