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A Guide To Commercial Kitchen Gas Safety Certificates

KES Facilities
Friday, February 28th, 2020

Owning, managing, and operating a commercial kitchen successfully is no mean feat. There are so many different things you need to keep on top of, all of the time. Staff, menus, facilities, stock, space, equipment, and of course, safety certificates. Forget about them, and you might as well forget about managing a commercial kitchen. One of the most important safety certificates in any kitchen is the kitchen gas safety certificate. Let’s look at what that certificate involves, and why you … Continue reading A Guide To Commercial Kitchen Gas Safety Certificates

What Are the Different Types of Air Conditioning Systems?

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Tuesday, February 4th, 2020

You might scoff at the idea of air conditioning in the United Kingdom when you look outside on a dreary winter’s day. But the reality is that AC (air conditioning) is extremely important on commercial properties. Even in winter, commercial buildings need fresh, high-quality, cool air for cramped and stuffy work spaces. When the heatwaves of summer begin, that air conditioning system needs to be performing perfectly. That being the case, your business will have already started researching the different … Continue reading What Are the Different Types of Air Conditioning Systems?

What Are the Temperatures for Safe Commercial Refrigeration?

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Thursday, January 9th, 2020

Any business owner or worker in the food and drinks industry knows how critical storage temperature is. It’s crucial for manufacturers and suppliers to the industry too: you need to store particular foods, drinks and products at specific temperatures. Food service industry regulations demand that you do. Let’s explore some of the temperatures for safe commercial refrigeration. We’ll review a few of the most popular types of refrigerators and freezers, the reasons for industry regulations, and how temperature regulations differ … Continue reading What Are the Temperatures for Safe Commercial Refrigeration?

What Are the Differences Between VRV and VRF Air Conditioning Systems?

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Friday, November 22nd, 2019

Variable Refrigerant Volume (VRV) and Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) are becoming increasingly popular in the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) industry. But why are more and more companies deciding to ditch traditional air conditioning configurations in favour of this new technology? And even if you know what the technology involves, then what’s the difference between the two? So, what’s the difference? This is about as easy as it gets. VRV and VRF air conditioning systems are exactly the same. … Continue reading What Are the Differences Between VRV and VRF Air Conditioning Systems?

How Does a Cellar Cooler Work?

KES Facilities
Thursday, October 31st, 2019

At KES Facilities, we install, service, and repair all sorts of cooling appliances. From air conditioning units to cellar coolers, we’ve got you covered. We only work with the highest-quality brands and the names that we know we can trust. If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance that you’re considering purchasing a cellar cooler for your business. How do they work? What advantages do they bring? And why would you ever need one? What Are Cellar Coolers Used For? … Continue reading How Does a Cellar Cooler Work?

A Guide to F-Gas Regulations & The HFC Phase-Down

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Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

The sceptics among us may joke that just about everything we do contributes to global warming in some way or another. While their point may be a somewhat exaggerated way of looking at things, it’s true that there are many ways in which we can cut down on greenhouse gas emissions in just about every industry. Commercial air conditioning installation, servicing and repair is one of them. The Montreal Protocol, created in 1987, remains one of the most ambitious and … Continue reading A Guide to F-Gas Regulations & The HFC Phase-Down

Our Guide To Choosing The Best Air Conditioning Unit For Your Requirements

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Friday, August 23rd, 2019

Air conditioning units make a superb addition to any home when the warmer months arrive. They help to maintain a comfortable environment around the home, allowing you to go about your everyday business as usual. What’s more, with so many different makes and models now available on the market, you should be able to find one that’s just right for your needs. However, with so much variety available, it can be difficult to know for certain which air conditioning unit … Continue reading Our Guide To Choosing The Best Air Conditioning Unit For Your Requirements

Guide to the different types of commercial refrigeration

KES Facilities
Friday, June 7th, 2019

Running a business requires plenty of careful consideration when it comes to the various appliances you need to invest in. Refrigeration plays a vital role in the successful running of your business, to make sure your food and drinks stay fresh, chilled and good enough to serve to your customers. That is why we have created a guide to highlight the different types of commercial refrigeration available on the market, along with the various advantages and drawbacks. This guide should … Continue reading Guide to the different types of commercial refrigeration

How to create a great restaurant environment for both customers and employees

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Thursday, May 23rd, 2019

Anyone who owns a restaurant knows that a comforting and relaxing restaurant ambience plays a key role in the success of the business. However, creating the right atmosphere goes much further than the satisfaction of your guests – your employees need be considered as part of this process too, so how can you make sure the ambience is right for both sides of the business? Here we’ve detailed some of the steps you can take to provide a suitable restaurant … Continue reading How to create a great restaurant environment for both customers and employees

The benefits of investing in the correct air conditioning unit and keeping it maintained

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Thursday, April 18th, 2019

Whether you’re thinking about getting an air conditioning unit for the very first time or you’re looking at replacing an existing model, it’s vital that you make sure to invest in one that’s right for you, your premises and what you intend to use it for. More importantly, proper care and attention to your brand new air conditioning unit will help it to last as long as possible, without any hiccups along the way. In this post, we’ve highlighted just … Continue reading The benefits of investing in the correct air conditioning unit and keeping it maintained