When installing either cassette or ducted air conditioning in a restaurant or gym project, a key consideration is which condensate pump to choose. With both environments having high levels of moisture in the air due to cooking and exercise, it’s essential to select a pump that can cope with high levels of condensate. Chris Forshaw, technical manager at Aspen Pumps, tells us what installers should consider when installing AC in these businesses and how tank pumps are the ideal solution.
Faced with keeping disruption at a residential care home to a minimum during an ACR installation, air conditioning and heating specialist Castle Climate Control (CCC) chose Conex Bänninger’s flame-free >B< MaxiPro fittings as the jointing solution.
Much of the pipework had to be routed within and around residents’ rooms and in loft areas, with working in often restricted spaces another challenge.
Ed Whinyates of Stonegrove Refrigeration looks at some of the things to consider when it comes to choosing a condenser.
A refrigeration system needs a condenser in some form or another. Traditionally, the application of an air cooled condenser was preferred for small to medium installations, with evaporative condensers the preferred choice for medium to large installations. However, as technology has developed, this is now not always the case.