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Computer and telecommunications systems are vital to any business in the modern world. However this equipment commonly has a high ’power density’, with much of that power being dissipated as heat. IT equipment is sensitive to heat and humidity and must therefore be maintained within a strict temperature and relative humidity range. Andrews Air Conditioning has a wealth of expertise in providing bespoke air conditioning and humidity control for hire to a host of IT and telecoms applications. Our vast experience enables us to create effective solutions for clients who understand the importance of ensuring the optimum environment for their IT systems.

At Andrews Air Conditioning we understand that if your servers go down, your business will soon follow. As the UK’s leading air conditioning hire specialist, we provide free site surveys to advise you on the best air conditioning solutions to suit your needs. All equipment is quiet, dependable and discreet in operation. Our PAC22 and recently-introduced PAC60 portable air conditioning units are ideal for use in computer suites as they feature a special split design. This enables heat to be transferred and extracted up to 30 metres from the servers. From a single 2kW standalone aircon unit to multiple installations involving cooling and ventilation, we will devise and install exactly the right equipment.

For larger temperature control problems our rental fluid chillers are the ideal solution. Working in conjunction with our matching air handlers they are ideal in situations of major breakdown or overhaul of installed cooling systems - and all at a price you’ll find surprisingly affordable. If you’re worried about what you would do if your facility suffered a major power or cooling failure, our Climate contingency service will give you peace of mind by identifying what, how and when equipment would be mobilised and installed at your site. With the largest range and fleet of portable air conditioning units available for hire, Andrews Air Conditioning provides a truly nationwide service, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Telecommunications is an industry that never sleeps. That’s why we are available 24/365 ready to respond to your call. Our expert air conditioning hire advisors and engineers are available to visit you anywhere in the UK. Drawing on their many years of experience and expertise in the telecoms field, our specialists will assess each area and advise the best solution from our comprehensive range of exhaust tube portable air conditioners or split air conditioning units. So no matter whether you’re managing a major switch centre or are concerned about a single mobile telephone base station, we have the solution.

For larger or more specialist applications, Andrews Chiller Hire can provide a range of high performance chillers with capacities up to 750kW available for short or long term hire. Telecoms equipment is sensitive to relative humidity as well as excessive temperatures. Our humidity control expertise is on hand to help you avoid malfunctions and failures resulting from static electricity build up. Our humidifiers and dehumidifiers are available in a range of sizes to suit the needs of a telecommunications application. By calling us free today on 0800 211 611 you’ll understand why we’re not just a general hire company but the leading specialist air conditioning hire company in the UK. Our portable air conditioning units are ideal for providing instant cool air for server rooms, computer suites, telecommunication facilities and UPS systems.

Commercial television regulators kept cool during summer
Sometimes, even recently constructed modern buildings can find themselves unprepared for extreme weather when it arrives. This was exemplified during the summer of 2016, when one of the country’s broadcasting governing bodies sought an emergency cooling hire package from Andrews Air Conditioning. Our client’s Olympic Park base in Stratford was erected in 2012, but the chosen position of the building meant that occupants could suffer from seasonal heat due to its all-glass design. High outdoor temperatures [...]
Consultancy firm requires emergency air conditioning
Over long periods of time, a chiller system can lose efficiency and become ineffective – dramatically increasing the chances of it breaking down completely. This was precisely the scenario a national consultancy company was faced with after their unit failed during a particularly busy interval for the business. Failure to address the issue immediately could have had severe repercussions for their medium-term output, as various parts of their London headquarters would have been left without air [...]
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 [...]
Industry-leading IT firm rescued by Andrews Air Conditioning
When one of the world’s most widely recognised technology and consultation businesses sought alternative cooling at their data centre in the South East, Andrews Air Conditioning were tasked with delivering a suitable hire package to enable repair works to begin. The customer was looking for stand-in cooling equipment to operate instead of their existing system which had been temporarily decommissioned. As a global business with exemplary standing, and one renowned for its durable IT services, it [...]
Andrews provide cooling for offices in Kent
At Andrews Air Conditioning, we understand the detrimental implications an uncomfortable working environment can have on a business’ productivity. So when a client contacted us seeking temporary cooling for their office, we acted quickly to quell the effects of high temperatures and keep employees content. The complex – based in Rochester, Kent – is a listed building, and as such any solution we deployed would have to avoid having pipes hanging out of windows. With this in [...]
Andrews Air Conditioning Aid The Ministry Of Defence
The typical British summer is defined by one or more heatwaves followed by stormy weather. When dealing with an uncertain climate it can prove expensive to buy air conditioning units and then have to fund their upkeep and maintenance throughout the year. Hiring is a practical and easy solution, especially when dealing with a large space or seasonal requirements. During this summer, Andrews Air Conditioning Hire was contacted by a well-known business services company on behalf [...]
UPS room in the Shard needs cooling
An international broadcaster headquartered in the Middle East needed the intervention of Andrews Sykes before moving into new offices in London. The Shard – Europe’s tallest freestanding building – was their location of choice, but an overheating issue threatened to obstruct the moving in process. The main UPS switch room – which provides the company with a back-up power supply – was getting too hot, and this problem had to be addressed before occupancy could begin. [...]
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