Andrews Air Conditioning

Playing our part in helping the hospitality industry bounce back

We have already received a high number of urgent air conditioning enquiries from customers in the hospitality sector, and temperatures are yet to exceed the early 20s so far this summer! Only last week, we agreed separate 100-unit orders with two of the UK’s largest hotel chains – and the early signs are that there might be more to come.

In both cases alluded to above, our clients’ chillers had failed unexpectedly and left guestrooms and other areas completely exposed to warm seasonal conditions.

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Server room outage avoided thanks to out-of-hours air conditioning rental

After receiving an emergency call from an industrial solutions provider late one workday evening, our team went above and beyond to ensure the requirement was satisfied before the clock struck midnight.

Our customer is responsible for delivering maintenance, facilities management and engineering services to businesses from multiple sectors, with urgent action promptly needed after one of their client’s data centres unexpectedly lost all cooling output.

As is the case with many critical applications, there is simply no time for an engineer to visit site and propose a solution when the risk of server failure is amplified with every second that passes. Fortunately, our technical experts are extremely proficient in specifying the correct equipment over the phone – an essential skill in moments like the one described above.

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Air conditioners with HEPA filtration now highly sought-after by healthcare trusts

We’re quickly approaching that time of year when businesses turn their attention to the summer, with air conditioning normally high on a typical list of priorities. Of the many industries we deal with, it’s often healthcare trusts demonstrating the most proactivity – which is why we have received more enquiries from the NHS than any other organisation or body in the last fortnight.

The need for cooling in a hospital is hardly a new phenomenon but we have noticed a greater influx of requests for portable air conditioning units fitted with HEPA filtration. As explained in this blog, our PAC 22 and PAC 60 units can be fitted with an advanced filter that guarantees cleaner and safer airflows while simultaneously reducing indoor temperatures during the peak of summer.

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Andrews installs high capacity air conditioning solution inside multi-storey office building

A prominent FM company in the Midlands recently required emergency cooling for one of their largest clients after an internal chiller system failed.

Our customer desperately sought an effective cooling solution for a substantial office building spanning several floors, prompting the intervention of Andrews’ local technician. Unsurprisingly, the facilities manager was keen to address the problem as quickly as possible given the likelihood of temperatures increasing as we head towards summer.

Following a thorough site survey, we proposed a total of eight PAC 22 portable air conditioners which our engineer calculated would deliver the necessary cooling capacities. The kit was positioned externally with lengths of ducting used to distribute and circulate cool air inside open plan office space on four separate floors.

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Andrews installs replacement cooling solution for major supermarket chain

There is a proven link between keeping a shop floor air conditioned and the length of time people are prepared to browse, demonstrating the impact that customer comfort has on the overall retail experience. In essence, a stuffy, hot store will cost you business – and there’s really no excuse for such uninviting conditions to linger when instant solutions are readily available.

Acutely aware of this, one of our customers – a world-renowned name in the industry – recently contacted us following the discovery of an issue with the chiller system at a prominent store in Yorkshire. Specifically, a faulty compressor had affected the chiller’s output, while its location within a plant room positioned at high level prevented us replacing the unit with one of our own chillers as the connecting air handling units were also suspected to be defective.

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London Ambulance Service reaps the benefit of our out-of-hours service

It’s not often that we receive requests for comfort cooling in March due to temperatures generally being low, but we’re always prepared for that eventuality!

A few days ago, our operations team picked up an out-of-hours enquiry from the London Ambulance Service – and the equipment was required as a matter of urgency.

Despite the client contacting us at 7pm, we were able to coordinate the delivery and installation of eight Double Cool units before midnight that same day.

Although it was never made clear to us precisely what prompted the need for air conditioning, the customer was very clear about which type of unit would best suit their building given that there were no windows or openings to facilitate the extraction of hot air.

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Emergency air conditioning hire keeps police servers operational

A data centre outage, by its very nature, will cause great inconvenience to any business or institution affected. But when the organisation on the receiving end of such an undesirable scenario is the headquarters of a large territorial police force, the scope for disruption is magnified.

Of course, contemporary technology and modern ways of working mean that important data is backed up on a cloud reserve or remote site, preventing information from being compromised or permanently lost. Notwithstanding that, it goes without saying that our clients who have encountered this situation would prefer to avoid the panic associated with server breakdown.

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Event organisers hire air conditioning for technology exhibition in London

Exhibitions, like most indoor events, require thorough planning to ensure they are remembered for the right reasons and enjoyed by those in attendance. Often, the time of year will dictate whether or not a source of air conditioning is required, but sometimes the type of event will be a greater influencing factor – as was the case in a project we recently worked on.

The organisers of a special ‘tech show’ at the O2 Arena contacted us before the event was set up. As part of proceedings, there was a special demonstration that involved showcasing a range of modern HDR and LED TVs. A number of viewing pods were installed – each with a particular type of television inside – where attendees were able to test and explore their key features.

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Air conditioning system averts television blackout in the North East

There are few better examples of a first world problem than when you attempt to switch on your TV, only to be faced with a message that reads ‘no signal.’ Despite the somewhat trivial nature of this issue, it is still extremely frustrating when you are denied the opportunity to watch that television programme you had looked forward to all week! And it’s even more annoying when the disruption has been caused by something completely out of your control.

In order for a TV to function properly, we rely on the continued operation of transmitters. These electronic devices send digital signals through the air which are then received by aerials connected to your television set.

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Operating system company hires cooling for corporate event

It’s always good to be ahead of the game if you’re planning an event but sometimes there are occasions where the simplest of things are mistakenly overlooked. Catering? Check. Seating? Check. Climate control? Ah!

Fortunately, we’re very used to last-minute requirements and have an excellent track record when it comes to implementing temporary air conditioning and heating solutions at short notice.

Earlier in September, a renowned software service provider got in touch with us after realising that they had forgotten to make temperature control arrangements for an event they were hosting the following day.

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