How food and drink retailers can prepare for hot summers
January 16, 2020
For most people, this summer was fabulous. Long, sunny days and balmy evenings enabled everyone to go outside, relax and have some fun (without an umbrella for a change!)
The food retail sector saw a rise in consumer spending too as more people enjoyed eating out and buying food for picnics and B...
What are the best air conditioning solutions for offices?
December 18, 2019
As a business owner or building manager, you’ll want to ensure that your staff or occupants are comfortable in their work place. A stuffy, over-heated environment will have a direct impact on productivity, and the health of workers too.
If the temperature in your office is inconsistent or c...
Reduce heat loss by up to 85% with energy saving air curtains
November 25, 2019
Creating a welcoming atmosphere for visitors is what most commercial businesses aim for, and temperature plays a big role in achieving this. Most of us won’t notice an air curtain over the door as we enter a shop or building - what we do notice however is whether it’s toasty and warm or refres...
Heating and cooling for large industrial spaces
October 17, 2019
Installing air conditioning solutions in offices, shops and homes is commonplace and pretty straightforward for qualified engineers. However, when it comes to heating and cooling very large spaces there’s a whole lot more to consider.
Heating and cooling a large space needs careful planning...
What does air conditioning servicing include?
August 21, 2019
Air conditioning systems should be regularly serviced to keep them running optimally all year round. Just like with a car or gas central heating, mechanical parts need to be checked for wear and tear and safety. Did you know that by replacing a dirty or clogged filter with a clean one can lowe...
Basement air conditioning provides year round comfort
July 30, 2019
Loop Air Conditioning have just completed another new office installation for the Toureen Group to provide them with comfort cooling for two basement offices in Harrow.
The basement offices themselves are fairly small (as they often are), however their location meant that the distance required to...
Choosing the right air conditioning system for your home
June 25, 2019
Temperature plays an important part of our everyday lives. Some people prefer a cooler climate, whereas others prefer constant warmth. Of course, we can’t control the weather, but we can control the climate in our own home.
Installing air conditioning in your home offers a number of benefits. You...
Healthy air conditioning for sports facilities
May 22, 2019
Us Brits love our sports – if we’re not spectating and cheering, we’re taking part. Sports facilities are big business, and our choice of health clubs and leisure centres has never been bigger.
We see these facilities as a healthy place to workout and hang out, but are all heating, cooling...
Loop install new AC for free at specialist learning centre
April 17, 2019
Loop Air Conditioning has very proudly installed a smart new air conditioning system for free at The Bee Hive in Northampton.
The Bee Hive, provides a valuable range of education services to sixth form students with learning difficulties, and offer a range of vocational training and support facil...
Air conditioning for small spaces
March 25, 2019
Is your loft conversion like a sauna in summertime? Do you swelter when the sun shines into your small office? Or maybe your small storage facility is constantly chilly? If so, then air conditioning could be the answer.
Most people associate air conditioning with holiday lets or work places, howe...
How air conditioning can improve health and productivity in offices
February 26, 2019
Sitting at a desk all day can be hard work. You may well laugh but anyone who has experienced that 3 o’clock lull or nodding head syndrome will know how difficult it can be to maintain momentum whilst sitting in the same spot for hours on end.
Tea, coffee or a walk around the office may be...
Air conditioning for conservatories
February 12, 2019
Conservatories are a great addition to the home – they add space and light and offer a restful connection to outside space. However, they can be very cold in the winter and very hot in the summer. Installing an energy efficient air conditioning unit will ensure that your conservatory is comfortable...
EU crack down on the sale of illegal refrigerants
December 17, 2018
There was welcome news this week from the European Commission regarding the crackdown on the illegal sale of refrigerants. A group of Italian refrigeration contractors became aware of the listing of R410A on the Amazon website, with no specific direction that buyers must hold an F-Gas certific...
The importance and value of air conditioning inspections
December 03, 2018
Most responsible building owners and managers will have an air conditioning maintenance plan in place. This helps to keep air conditioning systems running optimally and safely, and ensures that worn parts are replaced. Maintenance plans can be tailored to suit the building and the regula...
Our guide to the latest and most innovative new air conditioning designs
October 29, 2018
Air conditioning units have never been more efficient or more stylish. Gone are the days of big, noisy boxes on the wall; today’s designs are sleek, functional and funky.
Designed to cool or heat small to medium sized spaces, such as shops, offices, surgeries, hotels and of course, homes, these m...
Stay warm and safe with a winter health check
September 25, 2018
We've all experienced mechanical breakdowns of some sort - whether it's the washing machine, the vending machine or the car! During the winter months all mechanical equipment endures heavy use and that continuous use puts a strain on working parts which means that they become less efficient and more...
Air conditioning for sterile environments
July 31, 2018
There are thousands of small medical facilities up and down the country including GP surgeries, veterinary practices, dentistry practices and many more specialist medical centres. Providing a sterile and comfortable environment for patients is very important, not only to make visits as stress-...
NEW from Daikin! Madoka - Sleek, sophisticated and smart controls
July 09, 2018
Daikin is impressing us once again with their latest sleek controls – Madoka. This new award-winning Japanese design embodies gentleness and peace, just what you want from your modern air conditioning, and has won a Red Dot Product Design Award and iF Design Award which is clearly worthy looking at...
Optimising energy use through the Internet of Things
July 02, 2018
Most large commercial buildings today will have control systems that manage hardware services such as lighting, security, elevators and heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC). In most cases the software for each service is supplied with the hardware, therefore to integrate them all i...
Money-saving air conditioning for shops, bars and restaurants
June 01, 2018
Attracting customers into the high street is a real challenge for local shop, bar and restaurant owners. Footfall is falling and costs are rising, and energy costs can take a big bite out of profits.
Most high street outlets have some form of air conditioning and we do know from experience...
10 really good reasons to get an air conditioning preventative maintenance plan
April 26, 2018
1. You will save money!
It’s not until your air conditioning breaks down that you will fully appreciate the value of having a preventative maintenance plan. Having no plan at all is risky on many levels; health, safety and performance are just a few of the thin...
Stylish air conditioning for really cool (and warm) homes!
March 27, 2018
Our weather is one of the most talked about topics here in the UK - we never quite know what we are going to get each day and, because we are often so unprepared, we’re either too hot or too cold.
It’s usually during the hot spells that we long for air conditioning, because we want to cool down....
IOR issue new Safety Code of Practice
March 12, 2018
The Institute of Refrigeration (IOR) has issued its updated Safety Code of Practice Guide for Non Flammable, Lower Toxicity Refrigerants (Group A1).
The updated publication provides the industry with essential guidance for owners, designers, installers and operators of v...
Why fresh air ventilation is good for your health
February 27, 2018
We need oxygen to stay alive, but how clean is the air that we breathe? We’re always hearing about the effects that pollution can have on our health, particularly those of us that live in built up areas or close to major road systems. But what about the air inside the buildings we work in...
New R32 domestic systems coming soon from Daikin
January 30, 2018
Daikin has started to roll out their Altherma 3 systems across Europe which offer a range of low GWP solutions using R32. Available in 4, 6 and 8 kW sizes, it is hoped that availability in the UK will announced soon.
The R32 Daikin Altherma systems will be ideal for domestic...
The benefits of R32 refrigerant and why you should upgrade your air conditioning
January 26, 2018
There are lots of changes taking place in the world of air conditioning, particularly with regards to refrigerants – all for good reason!
You’ve probably heard of the ‘greenhouse effect’ and of course global warming, and it’s for these reasons that there are new, stringent guidelines on using ref...
Loop surprise Luton Food Bank with donation
December 19, 2017
Most of us don't even have to think about where our next meal comes from, but for thousands of people, having regular food is a luxury and they depend on vital resources such as the Luton Food Bank to survive.
This much-valued charity provides those in need with non-perishable food items fro...
Why are the cost of refrigerants increasing?
November 06, 2017
In 2015 the EU issued new F-Gas regulations surrounding the use of and types of refrigerants. The purpose of the regulation was to cut the availability of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) by 79% between 2015 and 2030.
Because of the new regulations, HFCs, particularly those with high global warming pote...