Ventilation Hire

New ventilation fan added to expansive hire range

The last few months have seen a heightened focus on the importance of air changes which has undoubtedly been driven by the COVID-19 epidemic. As a result, it is becoming far less common for businesses to overlook air quality and the role ventilation can play in making commercial environments safer for staff and customers alike.

At Andrews Ventilation, we understand that providing large volumes of clean, fresh air will improve air quality within virtually any indoor application and have devised our range of fans with this purpose in mind.

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Straightforward ventilation hire becomes dual-purpose healthcare solution

In early 2020, Andrews Sykes was contacted by a regional healthcare trust that was looking for some ventilation equipment on behalf of three of their hospitals. Our client was keen to prevent the development of oxygen-rich environments caused by the gas being administered as part of patient therapy.

Newly introduced guidance now recommends minimal oxygen use because the benefits are uncertain, with evidence suggesting there are several potential dangers. On top of this, oxygen enrichment also significantly increases the risk of fires or explosions due to a substantially more intense atmosphere.

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Lancashire hospital hires air cleaners to assist with COVID-19 clinical trials

With the medical sector still under immense pressure to limit the impact of COVID-19, ongoing remedial research is certain to play a critical role in developing treatments and a vaccine. As part of this process, many hospitals are running clinical trials involving patients to help healthcare professionals improve their understanding of the current situation.

All testing environments are bound by strict operating parameters and legislation to ensure that work is undertaken as safely as possible. Each hospital is responsible for investigating a particular strand of research, with a private centre in Lancashire specifically assessing the effects of COVID-19 in relation to lung-related illnesses.

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TV production allowed to continue thanks to ventilation hire

With more and more industries returning to a form of normality under new guidelines, we are seeing businesses make necessary adaptions to the way they operate in order to thrive in the current climate. The TV and film sector, for example, has been in constant communication with the Government and other prominent authorities to ensure all parties remain complicit with the latest regulations.

As a result, a new Code of Practice has been drawn up which outlines essential measures that networks and broadcasters must take going forward. Scientific research has demonstrated the importance of filming environments benefitting from multiple air changes per hour, reducing the likelihood of airborne viruses transmitting between people working at close quarters.

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Modern air cleaner delivers energy efficient indoor air filtration

As a company that prides itself on seamlessly adapting to market trends, we have become well-known for introducing products that satisfy requirements borne out of constantly changing industry regulations.

In recent weeks, Government advisors have rolled out new ventilation guidelines relating to many businesses as part of a strategy for reducing contamination risks.

Restaurants, gymnasiums, theatres, healthcare facilities and offices have all been the subject of intense scrutiny, with tighter parameters currently in place across most sectors.

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Premier UK gym hires air cleaning and ventilation system

With the World Health Organisation recently reinforcing its stance on the potential for viruses to be transmitted between people inside crowded indoor spaces, there has been a noticeable increase in demand for ventilation hire solutions from gyms. Latest guidance advocates an increase in air extraction but also ensuring that such applications reap the benefits of as many air changes as possible – with six per hour the recommended minimum.

Following this well-publicised advice, Andrews has received a number of enquiries for temporary air cleaning and ventilation units – including from one of the UK’s most popular sport and leisure providers.

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Keeping gymnasiums safe, cool and legal in light of COVID-19 regulations

With gyms now allowed to reopen following the relaxation of lockdown restrictions, it is more important than ever to safeguard your members and ensure all facilities are complicit with guidance produced by National Governing Bodies.

The directives have been compiled with input from Sport England, Public Health England and the Health and Safety Executive and include advice on social distancing, ventilation requirements and the steps you can take to protect visitors and staff.

Air extraction and ventilatory measures are considered fundamentally important and feature prominently on the agenda to mitigate the transmission of COVID-19 and other airborne infections.

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Printing company requires emergency ventilation

When a well-known printing company needed to extract fumes created by dye chemicals at a Lancashire warehouse, Andrews Ventilation was drafted in to provide a solution.

The customer had originally turned to another company to tackle the issue but their response was ineffective, prompting the need for us to get involved. Immediate action was essential due to the high risk of workers being exposed to hazardous substances and sulphur dioxide fumes. The dye products stored on site were made up of complex chemical structures, necessitating the installation of a robust ventilation hire arrangement at the earliest opportunity.

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Andrews Ventilation Hire extracts toxic fumes

When a market leading, multi-disciplinary construction company was tasked with the refurbishment of a major pharmaceutical company’s distribution warehouse, Andrews Ventilation was called in to offer expert advice. Our experienced specialist team understand the challenges faced by developing large projects such as this, especially those with difficult ground conditions. The knowledge which our ventilation technicians have gained in these developments allows us to provide the client with innovative, cost effective solutions ensuring the success of the project and less risk to the client.

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Andrews Ventilation Hire provide metal recycling company with bespoke extraction solution

When one of Britain’s leading metal recycling companies experienced a fire on a ship they were working on, an immediate ventilation solution was required to assist with the removal of lingering fumes. Our client was tasked with removing scrap metal from the ship’s interior but could not proceed until the contaminated air had been extracted.

Andrews Ventilation was subsequently contacted and made aware of the financial repercussions of our customer being held up – approximately £30,000 per day! An immediate response was therefore required, prompting our trained local specialists to visit the site later that day and propose an appropriate ventilation hire arrangement.

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