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What Are the Different Types of Boilers?

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Thursday, June 25th, 2020

In the same way that there are different types of boiler fuels and designs, there are also different types of boilers. Although the science behind these boilers largely remains the same, slight variations in design mean that certain models are far better suited to specific tasks than others. So it goes without saying that different types of boilers are suited to different business applications. It’s important that the boiler you purchase meets your daily requirements while also keeping costs low. … Continue reading What Are the Different Types of Boilers?

Common Commercial Boiler Issues & How to Solve Them

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Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020

When your commercial boiler is running as it should, you’ll barely even give it a second thought. Unfortunately, that peace of mind turns into a nightmare when your boiler decides it doesn’t want to play ball. Any tasks within your commercial building that require hot water quickly become impossible. That’s why today, we’re going to discuss some of the most common commercial boiler issues and how you can solve them. For the simplest of issues that only need a quick … Continue reading Common Commercial Boiler Issues & How to Solve Them

Common Commercial Air Conditioning Problems & How to Solve Them

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Monday, May 4th, 2020

Air conditioning units are the silent saviour inside so many commercial properties. When they’re operating correctly they’ll keep you, your team, and your customers at a comfortable temperature. Fresh, clean air is circulated throughout the building, and the best part is that you won’t even notice it. Unfortunately, these same units become extremely noticeable when they’re not operating correctly. It’s easy to take air conditioning for granted, so when there’s a fault, it needs to be fixed quickly. In today’s … Continue reading Common Commercial Air Conditioning Problems & How to Solve Them

A Guide To Commercial Kitchen Gas Safety Certificates

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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?

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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