Refrigerant Dehumidifier

Andrews assists Sussex WWII air raid shelter

Andrews Dehumidification Hire was recently contacted with an unusual request to assist the drying of a WWII air raid shelter in Brighton, Sussex, which had previously been concealed beneath the tarmac of a school playground!

Incredibly, workers at Downs Junior School rediscovered a once forgotten air raid bunker situated three metres underground. Since then, volunteers have come together to restore the shelter which experts believe would have originally been used to protect as many as 300 children from Luftwaffe planes. The area has since been converted into a local museum which offers an authentic insight into life during the Blitz.

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World-famous research facility seek short-term drying solution

Andrews Dehumidification Hire was recently contacted by a leading research facility in London, who sought an urgent drying solution to assist them with the severe condensation in their plant room.

The client had become concerned about condensation building up in their plant room as it was putting their technical equipment at risk of damage. As a result, our specialist team were drafted in to conduct a survey of the site before suggesting an effective dehumidification hire solution to combat the undesirable conditions.

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What is the difference between a refrigerant and a desiccant dehumidifier?

The need for portable dehumidification equipment varies across a range of applications including construction sites – where drying times are accelerated – to museums and art galleries, where units are used to protect priceless works of art. Regardless of the environment, a dehumidifier works by removing moisture from the atmosphere and thus allowing the relative humidity (RH) to be controlled within the required parameters.

Other important factors that need to be considered include:

– the power supply available

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