Posted on 31st October 2018 by FM Mechanical Ltd
When we think about how hot rooms can affect productivity, we often think about the physical discomfort involved in sticky clothes and sweaty armpits. Being uncomfortable can lead to irritability and lack of focus, and these are certainly justified reasons for installing air conditioning in a workplace or similar environment. However, what is lesser known, and yet perhaps even more detrimental, is how a hot room can directly affect the cognitive function of the brain…. Continue ReadingWhat is the Difference Between Air Conditioning and Ventilation?
Posted on 28th September 2018 by FM Mechanical Ltd
If like many, you believe that ‘air conditioning’ and ‘ventilation’ are interchangeable terms, you’d be greatly mistaken. In fact, ventilation and air conditioning aren’t just a little different, but they actually provide completely different functions. It can be completely impractical to use a ventilator in an environment where an air conditioner is needed, and vice versa. In this article, we will be discussing the difference between the two and highlighting which situations call for… Continue ReadingWhat Are The Best Portable Air Conditioners?
Posted on 30th August 2018 by adtrak.admin
Portable air conditioners have historically been seen as ‘the five-year-old’ of the air conditioning world. They’re disruptively noisy, use an obscene amount of energy, and are deceptively heavy when lifted up from the ground. And yet you still tell all your friends you love them. With that being said, portable air conditioners have continually evolved in an attempt to dispel their reputation. Great efforts have been made by various manufacturers to make portable air conditioners… Continue ReadingHow We Can Fix Air Pollution
Posted on 17th July 2018 by FM Mechanical Ltd
As humans continue to cross new boundaries with their fantastic advancements across a number of globally-impactful industries, it is important not to ignore the globally-impactful consequences that unfortunately arise as a result. In this article, we will be covering what air pollution is, why it’s bad for us, and what we as a species can do about it. What Is Air Pollution? Although not easily visible, air pollution is all around us and is… Continue ReadingThe Benefits of Good Indoor Air Quality
Posted on 9th June 2018 by FM Mechanical Ltd
The average human being inhales and exhales 11,000 litres of air on average every day. It’s what gives you oxygen to fuel your cells and therefore allows you to live a happy healthy life. However, air isn’t 100% oxygen, as this would be lethal – it’s actually around 20% oxygen. What also lurks in the air – especially in the inner city – is pollutants, such as micro-carbons and particulates. These airborne nasties are detrimental… Continue ReadingWhat Temperature Should My Home Be?
Posted on 25th May 2018 by FM Mechanical Ltd
The UK government recommend an internal domestic temperature of 21°C. This is odd because most homes and their occupiers are happy at a temperature far below that and the issue is subjective anyway. Younger people require a lower temperature and the elderly or ill naturally require a higher temperature. However, the internet has found a perfect temperature for each room in the home which we’ll share with you here. If you have air conditioning… Continue ReadingThe Future of Air Conditioning
Posted on 25th April 2018 by FM Mechanical Ltd
Homes are getting smarter and so too are customers. As the hunger for futuristic features in the home increases, air conditioning and heating companies have been quick to respond to demand for clever air con to improve the home and lifestyles of its users. Driving forward new research has been key to delivering commercial and domestic air conditioning units for the 21st century. Here’s the latest. 3D Printing Prototypes New materials and methods means… Continue ReadingDoes Air Conditioning Make You Sick?
Posted on 19th March 2018 by FM Mechanical Ltd
Air conditioning may be the best thing since sliced bread – and it can be found literally everywhere – but if you hang around a poorly maintained system for a long time, it may be causing that unseasonable summer cold you’ve been sniffling about. Don’t know what we’re talking about? Well, by the end of this article you’re sure to know exactly why air conditioning maintenance shouldn’t be quite so optional. What Does Science… Continue ReadingWhy Do Men and Women Feel Temperature Differently?
Posted on 28th February 2018 by FM Mechanical Ltd
If you’re shedding layers of jumpers while others are turning up the thermostat, you’re right to wonder why we all feel temperature so differently. Many factors affect our sensitivity to cold and warmth including age, activity level, diet, psychological wellbeing and sleeping habits. However, there is also a general divide between the sexes with regards to temperature, too. Here’s why. How The Body Regulates Temperature The human body has evolved over millennia… Continue ReadingA World Without Air Conditioning
Posted on 9th January 2018 by FM Mechanical Ltd
In a world without the genius of Dr John Gorrie, Willis Carrier and Charles Gates – where would we be? Without air conditioning, that’s where we’d be. And what would the world look like without a reliable, cheap and efficient means of providing a temperate indoor environment? That’s the question we’re here to answer. Read on for some surprising answers to the question we’ve all been asking ourselves: What would the world look like without air… Continue Reading