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The continued success of the facilities management sector demonstrates its value to clients in a diverse range of sectors. Building services are a crucial component of facilities management, of which air conditioning an increasingly important component. With a wealth of experience in the delivery of air conditioning hire solutions to facilities managers, we have the resources and expertise you need from a service partner. We offer free, on site surveys enabling our consultants to create exactly the right system for you.

Andrews Sykes Hire is proud to be a Gold Partner of the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM). Our partnership emphasises our commitment to this vital industry sector. We work with BIFM members throughout the UK, developing and installing hire packages for applications in locations as diverse as air conditioning for offices, education establishments, hospitals and healthcare premises, retails sites, R&D and production facilities.

Whatever your AC hire requirements, you can rely on us to solve the problem. Our vast fleet of air conditioners are available for immediate delivery from branches across the UK, installed and supported by our highly trained teams. We are equipped to deliver at the shortest notice - usually within 4 hours of your call - and you can call us 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. You’ll always be answered by a helpful person, not by a machine.

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At Andrews Air Conditioning we understand how important your clients’ air conditioning is. No matter how well maintained your systems are sudden, unexpected failures can occur. In addition, you may require a temporary increase in air conditioning capacity due to weather conditions or changes in how your facilities are used.

That’s why we provide a rapid-response air conditioning hire service for our facilities management clients in the event of an unexpected equipment failure, outage or cooling capacity shortfall. We constantly maintain the largest fleet of temporary air conditioning and ventilation equipment available in the UK. No matter what you need to keep cool - critical equipment, sensitive products or vital people - we’ll be there to get you back up and running with a cost-effective temporary AC rental solution, fast. So even if your breakdown can’t be fixed immediately, your problems certainly can.

To give facilities managers and their clients even greater peace of mind, for business-critical facilities such as IT, telecoms and security suites we’ve developed our Business Continuity Plan. This ensures that even if your vital air conditioning systems go down, your business doesn’t. We will conduct a comprehensive site survey to establish what temporary equipment would be required and where best it could be located and connected into your systems or facilities. To find out more about how our Business Continuity Plan protects you and your client against an air conditioning emergency call now on 0800 211 611 or enquire online. We’ll develop a comprehensive temporary hire solution incorporating all aspects of your cooling, heating and ventilation requirements.

Routine planned preventative maintenance (PPM) of permanently installed air conditioning in offices, retail, healthcare, education and other premises, is a vital but easily overlooked activity for all facilities managers. However, complying with the equipment manufacturers’ maintenance schedules whilst avoiding downtime on your client’s systems can present a real headache. The same problem arises when you need to carry out that important pre-emptive component replacement, repair or upgrade. That’s where a temporary air conditioning hire solution from Andrews Sykes will help. To complement and assist your PPM schedules we will design and install a short-term rental solution which avoids the need for any reduction or suspension of the permanent cooling capacity. That gives you time to complete the necessary maintenance, repair or upgrade and keeps your client cool and content.

Our wide range of exhaust tube and water-cooled split air conditioners is complemented by vast stocks of ventilation fans, ducting and evaporative coolers. Our market-leading air conditioning rental fleet also includes temporary water chillers and large capacity DX units which, when combined with our air handlers and flexible ducting, produce large volumes of conditioned air ideal for replacing and supporting large permanent systems.

For facilities management providers who need to carry out PPMs on installed air conditioning systems whilst avoiding downtime, temporary air conditioning hire from Andrews Sykes is the ideal solution. To discover exactly how we can help call now on 0800 211 611 or enquire online.

Temporary server room keeps museum open during refurbishment scheme
At Andrews Air Conditioning, we regularly provide cooling solutions to clients looking to protect their data centres and telecoms facilities. We are therefore exceptionally well-placed to recommend equipment designed to maintain the optimum temperature and thus prevent such applications succumbing to downtime. This expertise was recently demonstrated when a prominent London museum approached us seeking a temporary air conditioning system for a server room conversion. An extensive renovation project included the removal of asbestos from the [...]
Facilities manager seeks cooling for office and server room
With temperatures in London beginning to rise ahead of a hectic bank holiday weekend, it was essential that a large office building and accompanying server room were suitably protected by air conditioning equipment. Unfortunately for the customer in question, their existing chiller arrangement had malfunctioned due to pipework breaking unexpectedly. The situation therefore left vital electronics and dozens of workers exposed to sweltering conditions, meaning an immediate solution was required to ensure productivity was maintained without [...]
High efficiency air conditioning technology installed at The Valley
As part of Charlton Athletic’s plan to improve the stadium, a huge investment has been made in a state-of-the-art air conditioning system designed to instil unprecedented levels of economical cooling inside the West Stand’s hospitality and dining areas. The upgrade was completed ahead of the new season and offers environmentally-friendly comfort cooling at significantly reduced operating costs. Our engineers liaised directly with the client’s advisors to ensure the requirements of various applications were considered and then [...]
Cooling For Broadcaster Server Room
Server rooms, IT apparatus and communication facilities are all designed for continuous operation, but internal factors can sometimes contrive to cause disruption. Ineffective climate control is one of the most common contributors to servers and vital electrical equipment breaking down, and if this isn’t addressed quickly there can be crippling consequences. So when a TV broadcasting company suffered chiller failure in one of their main communication rooms, an immediate solution was sought. A business-critical IT system [...]
Facilities Management company seeks urgent air conditioning
When a leading Facilities Management firm required immediate cooling for an office complex, they contacted Andrews Air Conditioning regarding a solution. The company’s client had already hired exhaust tube units from another contractor, but these were ineffective because of the building’s design. They had been ducted into the suspended ceiling but due to a lack of space, hot air kept returning downwards. It was decided that split type units would therefore be needed instead, so that [...]
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