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23

May

Heat wave!

Written by Alex under Air Conditioners, Dehumidifiers, Evaporative Coolers | No Comments ""

With the weather on the up, and a more comfortable working environment being a priority, it is essential to consider methods which you can keep you and your colleagues cool and healthy during warm spells. Comfort is Key Although there is no upper legal temperature limit, it has been proven that the ideal office environment […]

27

Mar

Wet And Dry Rot, Serious Problems For Home Buyers And Renovators

Written by Alex under Air Conditioners, Air Purifiers, Dehumidifiers, Desiccant, General | No Comments ""

Whether you’re buying or selling your home or even performing renovations on your property it’s important to have all the details at hand. Environmental conditions can cause problems which should be deal breakers in terms of purchasing a property and should be addressed as a matter of urgency when repairing a home. Wet And Dry […]

20

Mar

As The Summer Draws Nearer So Does The Hay Fever

Written by Alex under Air Conditioners, Air Purifiers, General, Humidifiers | No Comments ""

Hay fever is a common allergic reaction to airborne pollen which affects around twenty percent of the population at one point or another in their lives; some people grow out of it while other people can become allergic later in life. However, most people who suffer from hay fever say that their symptoms become less severe as they get older. Around 10 to 20% say that their symptoms disappeared completely.

04

Mar

Spring Is In The Air, But Are Bugs And Germs As Well?

Written by Alex under Air Conditioners, Air Purifiers, General | No Comments ""

Spring is almost upon us and naturally that means it’s time for a good spring clean! Today people are more aware of the chemicals they bring into their homes and the affects these chemicals have upon their own health and the wider health of the planet, than ever before. People are particularly conscious of chemicals […]

30

Dec

Protecting Your Home Against Modern Conveniences

Written by Alex under Air Conditioners, Air Purifiers, Dehumidifiers, Desiccant, Evaporative Coolers, General, Humidifiers | No Comments ""

Life is full of modern conveniences. We all love the comfort and ease of air conditioning and central heating but is it really all that good for us? And what can we do if it’s making us ill? If you suffer from hay fever you’ll know what a blessing it is to be able to […]

05

Dec

Hey, Dumbo! Every One Has Both A Right And A Responsibility When It Comes To Clean Air

Written by Alex under Air Conditioners, Air Purifiers, Dehumidifiers, General | No Comments ""

Clean air is something which is at the front of most people’s minds. Along with anthropogenic global warming, pollution and the quality of the air that we breathe is one of the primary focus of people campaigning to limit the amount of industrial waste that goes into the environment, not only under ground or in […]

05

Jul

Air Conditioners and Water Dripping: What You Need to Know

Written by Alex under Air Conditioners, General | No Comments ""

Whilst all air conditioners will drip water occasionally, it is important to note the areas from which water should not drip from an air conditioning unit, and/or what accounts as too high a volume of droplets to ensure that you can spot when your system is not working correctly. Here is what you need to […]

28

Jun

Wimbledon and Humidity Woes

Written by Alex under Air Conditioners, Dehumidifiers, General | No Comments ""

Wimbledon and Humidity Woes Wimbledon fans have been hoping for glorious sunshine to accompany 2011’s tennis tournament which began last Monday. Instead the weather has been largely poor with the ever-promised UK heat wave never quite coming to fruition. Scorching temperatures have only occurred for short moments and at random intervals during this year’s event […]

20

May

Japanese Professionals told to wear Hawaiian shirts in wake of Air Con Concerns

Written by Alex under Air Conditioners, General | No Comments ""

Although global warming is an extremely pressing matter and the recent natural disasters in Japan a truly devastating tragedy, we at the Air and Water Centre couldn’t help but be tickled by this recent news story. Japanese professionals have been advised by the Government to ditch suits, collars and ties in favour for attire one would […]

30

Apr

Time To Cool Down Now That Things Are Hotting Up

Written by Alex under Air Conditioners, General | No Comments ""

Before the weather gets too hot, it’s a good time to think about doing some maintenance on your air conditioners to make sure they’re running efficiently. Keeping the air conditioner running at an optimum level will not only save you money it’ll save you power and therefore keep the greenhouse gasses which are thought to […]

27

Apr

Spring is in the air and a young man’s thoughts turn to air-con!

Written by Alex under Air Conditioners, Ceiling Fans, General | No Comments ""

If you’re buying AC for the first time or replacing an old unit with a new, upgraded energy efficient model there are a few things you should look out for. First of all you should look out for an air con unit which is specifically suited to the size of your home/office/workshop. If it’s not […]

04

Apr

Air Conditioning Don’ts And Don’ts

Written by Duncan under Air Conditioners, General | No Comments ""

As we approach the warmer, stickier weather that Summer could bring, more companies are looking to either fit or procure air conditioning or ramp up existing installations in response to their employee’s complaints about the working environment.    Wall-mounted split air conditioners do deliver a powerful output and can cool large areas although they do need […]

29

Mar

Is Evaporative Cooling The New Greener Air Conditioning?

Written by Duncan under Air Conditioners, Evaporative Coolers | No Comments ""

As the clocks go forward and Spring has sprung we seem to be experiencing a few days of pretty decent weather.  The consensus view of most forecasting agencies seems to be that this Summer is likely be warm – none of them are using the barbecue word just yet though!   So what does a good […]

26

Aug

How Do Air Conditioners Work?

Written by Duncan under Air Conditioners, General | No Comments ""

Air conditioners have become so entrenched in our everyday lives it’s hard to imagine getting along without them. That blast of fresh crisp, clean air we receive after getting into a baking hot car that’s been sitting in the sun for hours is priceless. Similarly the sudden boost in focus, concentration and enthusiasm that rushes […]

26

Apr

Air Conditioning and the First Signs of Summer

Written by Duncan under Air Conditioners, General | No Comments ""

In the old days of LBC talk radio on FM in London you knew summer was coming because virtually all the advertisements on air were for portable air conditioners.  Even if it was raining cats and dogs outside the car window, as soon the annoying, strident tones of the ads for a particular supplier came […]

05

Aug

Fresh Prince of Bel Air conditioner

Written by Duncan under Air Conditioners | 4 Comments ""

One for children of the nineties (you can buy the T-shirt here too). Now, this is a story all about how My life got flipped-turned upside down And I’d like to take a minute Just sit right there I’ll tell you how I became the prince of a town called Bel Air. In West Philadelphia […]

08

Apr

Heat Pump Portable Air Conditioners

Written by Duncan under Air Conditioners | 1 Comment ""

It’s great to see heat pump technology being used in portable air conditioners at last. This has been standard practise in most wall-mounted installed air conditioners in recent years but including it in portable units makes this type of product much more beneficial in homes across the UK as it provides a source of low energy heating. It […]