When a prominent TV station required an emergency cooling package following a breakdown, Andrews Chiller Hire stepped in to provide assistance. The national broadcaster contacted us out-of-hours seeking an urgent cooling solution for their studio control room, following the breakdown of an ageing air conditioning system.
Designed to serve as a centralised location where the purpose of sharing, processing, storing and collecting of data is the main priority, data centres feature several core components that enable them to function efficiently. A data centre centralises just about every single aspect of a company’s IT operation, storing and disseminating information accordingly. Running 24/7, the safety and reliability of websites, email clients, online communities, social media platforms, e-commerce transactions, cloud applications and software are all dependent on a data centre’s uninterrupted functionality.
As the country’s largest supplier of specialist chiller solutions, we are constantly looking to upgrade our hire fleet to ensure customers have a broad selection of units to choose from. A longstanding commitment to improving our range and satisfying the demands of clients has prompted us to introduce a new 250kW chiller.
Specifically designed for use in specialist process applications, general air conditioning or large areas requiring cooling, the 250kW chiller has the capacity to reduce temperatures to as low as -5°C.
Andrews Chillers was recently contacted by a London hospital in desperate need of a chiller in order to convert an empty chamber into a temporary mortuary.
The client in question was looking to accommodate a number of bodies elsewhere on site after running out of space in their normal facility. It was therefore important to find a quick and suitable solution to ensure the bodies could be retained safely and hygienically until they could be collected.
The hospital contacted us straightaway requesting assistance with the issue, prompting our experts to visit site the very same day. They then carried out a free site survey to decide which hired cooling equipment would best suit the application.
The unexpectedly high temperatures this winter have had direct implications for a number of businesses across the country and prompted experts to predict that Christmas 2018 could be one of the warmest since records began. Temperatures across London have frequently flirted with the mid-teens, with the national press have this week reporting the closure of several ice rinks nationwide as ineffective chillers struggle to keep conditions safe enough for skating.
The installation of undersized equipment at some locations has proved futile in preventing the ice melting, leaving dangerous surface water in its place. While some arenas have sourced alternative units and remained open to the public, others have been forced to close permanently for financial reasons.
Andrews Chiller Hire was recently drafted in to assist a global defence contractor after receiving an urgent enquiry for temporary cooling to restore conditions within their factory.
During the peak of summer, our client was struggling to control temperatures in their machining workshops, causing production to grind to a halt for safety reasons. Usually operating 24 hours a day, the mechanical jigs were actually warping due to the heat and so addressing the problem quickly was of critical importance.
When a chiller breakdown put one of the largest importers of fresh tuna in danger of failing to reach production targets, our chiller specialists were drafted in to provide them with emergency temporary cooling solution.
The seafood supplier in question sources in excess of 30 species of fresh fish and seafood worldwide – delivering them to the biggest supermarkets and restaurants in the UK. It was therefore imperative that they did not lose any of their cooling capacity or valuable stock would be lost.
Andrews Chiller Hire was recently contacted by a well-known hospital in desperate need of an effective chiller hire to assist with the creation of a temporary body storage facility, after their own storage facility had reached full capacity.
The client in question took the step of converting an existing secure area into a temporary ‘cold room’ to accommodate the additional bodies that they were required to store. Due to the time-sensitive nature of this request, an immediate solution was required.
When planned maintenance works left an award-winning meat company with an excessively warm storage facility, Andrews Chiller Hire was drafted in to provide them with emergency temporary cooling equipment.
The client in question has been locally sourcing and distributing high quality cooked meat to delis and cafes around the UK for a quarter of a century. After their cool storage room was taken offline while general safeguarding was conducted, a temporary cooling solution was necessary to ensure all produce could be safely stored.
One of the world’s leading aeronautical engineers encountered a major problem with their production line when their cooling system lost productivity. As a result, Andrews Chillers were contacted and asked to install a temporary chiller system that would enable the production of engines to remain consistent with normal output levels.
Following an assessment by one of our qualified engineers, our solution was to provide a chiller hire package which consisted of a 200kW Fluid Chiller, a plate heat exchanger and a circulation pump – in order to restore functionality to the customer’s existing cooling system.