The cold temperatures you might experience on an airplane are, surprisingly, not the airline’s attempt to accustom you to the UK’s rainy climate after time spent somewhere warmer. Airplanes have a bad reputation as being germ-harbouring havens for all kinds of illnesses and bacteria, but in reality, modern planes come with advanced circulation and temperature … Continue readingPosted in Air Conditioning, History, Industry News | Comments Off on Airplanes: A Modern Conditioned Environment
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The Mitsubishi Electric Corporation traces its roots back to the Tsukumo Shokai Shipping Company which was established by an ambitious Japanese businessman named Yataro Iwasaki, in 1870. The company expanded into automotives, mining and stationery, before succumbing to allied forces in WWII and disbanding only to regain market share in post-war Japan and America. … Continue readingPosted in Air Conditioning, Heating & Air Conditioning, History, Industry News | Tagged Air Conditioning History, Air Conditioning London, Mitsubishi Electric, Mitsubishi History | Comments Off on A Short History of Mitsubishi Electric
The September 2016 heatwave reminded London commuters of a problem that has plagued the Underground for most of its history. Poor ventilation on its deep-level networks meant that temperatures as high as 35°C, or 95°F, were recorded on the Central Line, and this lead to new calls to find a solution to the capital’s sweltering … Continue readingPosted in Air Conditioning | Comments Off on Keeping Cool on the Tube – The Trouble With Deep-line Air Con
If you’re looking for a convenient and simple way to a room or specific space, a portable air conditioner might be the way to go. A portable air conditioner brings a hassle-free cooling solution to any room, and can be put to use in the home or office. In this article, we’re taking a look … Continue readingPosted in Air Conditioning | Comments Off on What Are the Benefits of Portable Air Conditioners?
Many businesses now rely on constant, easy access to technology and online resources. Data centres can hold the key to the smooth operation of your business, so it’s critical to keep the room and all the vital equipment inside well maintained and free from all kinds of interference. One of the biggest threats to server … Continue readingPosted in Air Conditioning | Comments Off on Server Room Air Con and Temperature Requirements
The health of employees should always be an immediate concern for any business, and the fact that office workers spend a large portion of their time indoors means office conditions should be well maintained to prevent any negative impact on workers’ health. Recently, after a survey commissioned by the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA), concerns … Continue readingPosted in Air Conditioning | Comments Off on Does Poor Air Quality in the Office Affect Workers’ Health?
One of the most persistent challenges any office faces is how to keep its employees consistently happy and productive throughout the working weeks, months and years. During the hot, sticky summers and the biting cold winters this is especially troublesome, but there is something you can do! Air conditioning is a great way to improve … Continue readingPosted in Air Conditioning | Comments Off on Air Conditioning Increases Productivity in the Workplace
Air conditioning units, like most other electrical appliances, can be prone to niggling problems and failure. Sometimes these problems crop up at the most inopportune time and you’re in desperate need of a quick fix. This guide will help you identify some of the most common problems with your air conditioning unit, and hopefully give … Continue readingPosted in Air Conditioning | Comments Off on The Most Common Air Conditioning Problems
Air conditioning units are arguably the most effective way of cooling your home when summer’s rising temperatures make the house stuffy and uncomfortable to be in. Whilst fans and air coolers provide an effective method of cooling rooms, they are nowhere near as efficient as an air conditioning unit, which can also be installed to … Continue readingPosted in Air Conditioning | Comments Off on Choosing the Right Air Conditioning Unit for Your Home
As an employer, it is your responsibility to ensure that the correct temperature is maintained in the workplace. Keeping a comfortable temperature is essential for employee comfort, productivity, and mood, so it is essential to ensure the correct health and safety guidelines are followed. Temperature limits It is recommended that the workplace should be a … Continue readingPosted in Air Conditioning | Comments Off on Managing workplace temperature: health and safety guidelines