Posted on 29th November 2018 by FM Mechanical Ltd
Asking how expensive it is to run air conditioning in your home is like asking how long a piece of string is; it’s an impossible question to answer. With that being said, Neil Armstrong was told it would be impossible to go to the moon; Churchill was told it would be impossible to beat the Germans and Leicester were told it would be impossible to win the Premier League — and so we’re going to… 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 ReadingAir Conditioning Glossary
Posted on 14th December 2017 by FM Mechanical Ltd
What is Air Conditioning? What is a Compressor? What is an Evaporator? How do I fix my air conditioning? Air conditioning is ubiquitous in modern life. Businesses, homes, schools and hospitals all benefit from perfectly temperate air thanks to the many different kinds of air conditioning available. Everyone knows what it does, but air conditioning is a complex topic once you look beneath its simple exterior. Here’s our glossary of terms related to air… Continue ReadingHow to clean an air conditioner
Posted on 29th September 2017 by FM Mechanical Ltd
Cleaning your air conditioner will extend its working life and help you to avoid inconveniences such as bad smells and unhygienic air quality. If you’re ever unsure about cleaning your air conditioner, of course you should contact a reputable air conditioning expert who offers air conditioner cleaning and services. If you’re looking to ‘DIY’, however, here are a few pointers. What you will need: Screwdriver Vacuum cleaner Water Bleach A pipe cleaner Cleaning… Continue ReadingDifferent Types of Air Conditioning
Posted on 31st July 2017 by FM Mechanical Ltd
Air conditioning is a must-have for commercial properties up and down the country, as well as domestic properties in warm areas. There are as many styles of air conditioning system as there are buildings to install them in. However, it’s easy to navigate the range with a little expert advice. Let’s take a look at the different types of air conditioning for commercial and domestic properties. Commercial: Split System A single split system is an… Continue ReadingHealth benefits of air conditioning
Posted on 28th June 2017 by FM Mechanical Ltd
Rather than just being a luxury, an air conditioner brings many health benefits you might not have thought about before now. In this post we’ll be listing exactly how air conditioners aid people with particular health conditions, improve living environments and boost your overall health. How? Whether you are inside or outside, the air you breathe is full of allergens, dust, particulates and pollution. When an air conditioner takes in air, it is filtered in… Continue ReadingHow to tell if your AC is broken
Posted on 18th May 2017 by FM Mechanical Ltd
On a stuffy summer’s day when clothes stick to your skin and no amount of ice cream will cool you down, it’s soothing to know you can trust your air conditioner to provide a perfectly temperate environment. To guarantee this, we recommend a service for your AC unit every year. This is when an engineer specialising in air conditioning takes a good look at your unit to make sure it is sufficiently clean, unblocked and… Continue ReadingHow Often Should I Service My Air Con?
Posted on 27th April 2017 by FM Mechanical Ltd
Although modern air conditioning units are built to give hassle-free, reliable service year in year out, like all mechanical systems they benefit from a tune up. Have your unit checked in the spring and you are guaranteed it will work at peak efficiency during the summer months when you need it most. Even if you do not suspect your unit of malfunction, servicing it also keeps your unit hygienic and prevents airborne allergens and bacteria… Continue ReadingDo I need to maintain my air conditioner?
Posted on 30th March 2017 by FM Mechanical Ltd
Yes, you do. Air conditioning systems are designed to provide homes and businesses with a comfortable, healthy and safe air temperature. When a system is well-maintained, these advantages can be enjoyed without worrying about the quality of air that is being circulated around a room. Exactly why an air conditioner should be kept clean and maintained is not widely known by everyone. This week we will answer this question and more, specifically what maintenance you… Continue ReadingWhere should my AC be positioned?
Posted on 28th February 2017 by FM Mechanical Ltd
Before discussing the correct position for your air conditioner, it is worth making clear that a trusted air conditioning installer will position your air conditioner in the optimal position to maximise efficiency and make your home, garage or place of business exactly the right temperature. These are just a few of the things an installations expert considers when fitting your new AC unit: Installing the unit where you work or sleep If you are installing… Continue Reading