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Loughborough Air Conditioning is Now CHAS Advanced Accredited!
Loughborough Air Conditioning is Now CHAS Advanced Accredited!
28 Sep 2022

At LAC, we pride ourselves on excellence in service. That’s why we’re thrilled to announce that we’ve not only renewed our accreditation with the Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme (CHAS), but also upgraded to advanced certification.

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Should You Invest in an Air Source Heat Pump?
Should You Invest in an Air Source Heat Pump?
14 Sep 2022

The UK Government’s target to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050 makes the decarbonisation of our heating systems a top priority. But is an air source heat pump the right investment for your property?

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Why Choose Loughborough Air Conditioning?
Why Choose Loughborough Air Conditioning?
23 Aug 2022

Whether you’re a domestic client after home AC installation, a commercial business looking for more complex temperature control, or an industrial manufacturer seeking bespoke process cooling, Loughborough Air Conditioning can help. But why choose us over any other HVAC contractor?

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What is VRF Air Conditioning? Variable Refrigerant Flow Explained
What is VRF Air Conditioning? Variable Refrigerant Flow Explained
10 Aug 2022

Air conditioning systems come in various types, some better suited to certain applications than others. In this post, we take a closer look at VRF systems - how they work, their benefits, and the type of environments that are best suited to.

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What You Need to Know About F Gas Leak Testing
What You Need to Know About F Gas Leak Testing
21 Jul 2022

If you’re the designated operator of a system containing refrigerant gas, you may be legally obliged to comply with F-gas leak testing requirements. What those requirements are will depend on the F-gas used, system charge, and whether a fixed leak detection system is in place. Here’s what you need to know.

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A Simple Guide to Domestic Air Conditioning Installation
A Simple Guide to Domestic Air Conditioning Installation
12 Jul 2022

With our summer temperatures on the rise, more and more homeowners across the UK are looking to install air conditioning systems in their properties. If you’re one of them, this straightforward guide explains the installation process so you know exactly what to expect when the engineers arrive.

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7 Considerations for MVHR Installation
7 Considerations for MVHR Installation
22 Jun 2022

MVHR may not be suitable for every type of property, but where it is a feasible solution it provides healthy ventilation, increased energy efficiency and long term cost savings. In our latest post, we look at how to determine if MVHR is right for your needs, and how to approach the installation process.

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Air Con Terminology: Understand the Working Parts of Your Split Type AC System
Air Con Terminology: Understand the Working Parts of Your Split Type AC System
08 Jun 2022

Split type AC is just like any other type of electrical or mechanical system. It is made up of multiple components, all of which work in conjunction with one another, and all of which are subject to failure. When things go wrong, it’s useful to have some knowledge of these working parts so you can communicate better with your AC repair team.

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How To Choose The Right HVAC Contractor
How To Choose The Right HVAC Contractor
18 May 2022

Whether for a new installation project, or ongoing maintenance of an existing system, choosing the wrong HVAC contractor can have damaging consequences for your business - from inefficient HVAC operation to full system failure. Here’s how to avoid such scenarios and find the right team to work with.

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Ventilation Design: Part F Compliance for Non-Domestic Buildings
Ventilation Design: Part F Compliance for Non-Domestic Buildings
05 May 2022

Last month we published our guide to workplace ventilation, focusing on the importance of indoor air quality and the legal requirements for non-domestic buildings. In this complimentary post, we take a closer look at ventilation design and the UK Building Regulations that cover it.

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7 Ways To Save Money On Your Air Conditioning Bill This Summer
7 Ways To Save Money On Your Air Conditioning Bill This Summer
20 Apr 2022

With energy prices at an all time high, we’re all looking for cost efficiencies to lessen the burden on household budgets. As the summer approaches, our attention turns from heating to cooling, so here’s seven practical tips for keeping your AC costs down in the coming months and beyond.

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An Introductory Guide to Ventilation in the Workplace
An Introductory Guide to Ventilation in the Workplace
12 Apr 2022

In the UK, it has long been a legal requirement for businesses to ensure proper ventilation in the workplace, but it’s only the events of the past couple of years that have drawn real attention to the importance of indoor air quality. In this post, we look at why it’s important to provide good ventilation and what UK regulations require.

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0% VAT on Heat Pump Installation
0% VAT on Heat Pump Installation
29 Mar 2022

To incentivise the uptake of energy efficient heating solutions, the Government has announced 0% VAT on the installation of domestic air source heat pumps. That means a 0% rate on the installation of air conditioning also applies, as modern AC systems are in fact air source heat pumps.

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We Are Now SafeContractor Approved!
We Are Now SafeContractor Approved!
24 Mar 2022

We’re pleased to announce that Loughborough Air Conditioning is now approved by the Alcumus SafeContractor accreditation scheme. This award joins our list of professional certifications that, together, show our commitment to exceeding HVAC industry standards.

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Your Domestic Air Conditioning Quote Explained
Your Domestic Air Conditioning Quote Explained
09 Mar 2022

Comparing quotes for your AC installation isn’t always as straightforward as it should be. Different contractors provide different levels of detail, making it hard to judge not just the cost, but the value of the contract you’re entering into. We thought it’d be helpful to explain everything you’ll find in a quote from us, so that when you come to request one (from either ourselves or another contractor) you’ll know exactly what to look for.

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What the BESCA Competent Person Scheme Means to You as a Customer
What the BESCA Competent Person Scheme Means to You as a Customer
23 Feb 2022

At LAC, we’re committed to providing the best possible standards of service, and are accredited by several independent governing bodies. In this post, we look at our membership with the BESCA Competent Person Scheme, and how it adds value for our customers.

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What is Free Cooling and How is it Achieved?
What is Free Cooling and How is it Achieved?
09 Feb 2022

You may have heard the term before, but what does ‘free cooling’ actually mean? It’s a process that lessens the strain on mechanical systems - and though in no way a direct replacement - can bring substantial gains through greater efficiency.

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7 Benefits of Air Conditioning in the Home
7 Benefits of Air Conditioning in the Home
18 Jan 2022

The summer months may seem like a long way off, but if you’re thinking of investing in air conditioning for your home, now’s the ideal time to start your research. To help with your decision, here’s a look at the key benefits AC systems bring to the home environment.

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Refrigeration and HVAC Services: Why Quality is More Important than Cost
Refrigeration and HVAC Services: Why Quality is More Important than Cost
10 Jan 2022

Given the current climate, it’s perfectly understandable that businesses would want to find cost savings wherever they can. However, if there’s one area you don’t want to skimp on, it’s the maintenance of your refrigeration and/or HVAC systems.

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Close Control vs. Comfort Cooling: What’s the Difference?
Close Control vs. Comfort Cooling: What’s the Difference?
27 Dec 2021

Different environments require different approaches to climate control. Whilst some needs can be met by comfort cooling systems, others demand far greater regulation for precise conditions. Learn more in our latest blog post.

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