Posted on 29th June 2019 by FM Mechanical Ltd
Every year, homeowners ponder what the ideal temperature is for their home. Whether it be the height of summer or the midst of winter, it’s always a good idea to know what the perfect house temperature is. Not only will this save energy, but it will also save you money on gas bills. Ideal Thermostat Settings for Summer Daytime temperature (at home): 20°C – 25°C It would be completely ineffective to set the thermostat temperature… Continue ReadingDoes Car Air Con Use Up Fuel?
Posted on 26th April 2019 by FM Mechanical Ltd
It’s difficult in the summertime to decide whether to simply open your car window or turn on the reliable air con system for that refreshing shot of cool air on a sunny day, but which is better for fuel consumption? How Much Fuel Is Used By Air Con? This is determined by many factors. From the size of your engine to how recently your car has been serviced, could have an impact on the amount… Continue ReadingThe 5 Most Common Air Conditioning Problems
Posted on 18th March 2019 by FM Mechanical Ltd
Annoyingly, it’ll be the hottest day of the year when you realise that your air conditioning has stopped working. A poorly maintained system can cause it to perform poorly, making it inefficient and more expensive to run. Here are a few reasons why your AC may not be working correctly. Common Air Conditioner Issues and How To Fix Them: Dirty or Clogged Air Filter A dirty or clogged filter can restrict the airflow to the… Continue ReadingHow Expensive is Air Conditioning to Run?
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 to keep… 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 the indoor… 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 Reading