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New R32 gas: what are the benefits?

For most people who have air conditioning systems this may not mean much. But do read on, you may be more interested than you initially think once you find out what we’re talking about! For those building managers and engineers, this may be something you already know something about but do read on too, you…

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Can air conditioning actually improve work productivity?

The heatwave may have broken, but the summer isn’t over yet so there could well be more to come. Even without the extremely high temperatures we have witnessed this year, our summers are typically muggy affairs if not both hot and humid. While the Health and Safety Executive provides minimum temperature guidelines, it does stress…

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Deep cleaning your units

Just as we suspected, that record-breaking hot spell in May was indeed a sign of things to come and we have been enjoying the summer heatwave. After all, with air conditioning systems that work well, why wouldn’t you? You can enjoy the cooling effects of a constant temperature indoors and make the most of the…

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My HVAC has started to smell: what could it be?

With the warmer weather you will have turned the air conditioning on in your home or office to make your surroundings more comfortable. In some cases, particularly where the unit has not been operating over the winter months, you may notice a smell coming from it. While this is not unusual, it will need to…

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How does the cold affect your HVAC system?

When it is cold outside we expect our HVAC systems to keep us warm indoors. But when it gets so exceptionally cold, as it did during the recent extreme weather conditions, even the best HVAC system may need a helping hand to stay running efficiently. With winter not quite over yet, this month we take…

What to consider when designing a new HVAC system

What to consider when designing a new HVAC system

Whether you are redesigning your existing space or starting from scratch, getting your HVAC specifications right from the outset will not only ensure that you get the right system for your needs, but can also save you from potential issues later on. This month’s article offers a quick guide to the top things to keep…

Managing big temperature fluctuations

Managing big temperature fluctuations

Managing your HVAC system to deal with external temperature fluctuations can be a tricky task to master at the best of times. When it comes to those times of the year when those fluctuations can be more extreme – such as during the winter months with sudden drops in temperature, or springtime when there are…