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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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A Practical Guide to MVHR Maintenance
A Practical Guide to MVHR Maintenance
14 Dec 2021

Whether installed in a residential, commercial or industrial property, MVHR needs regular maintenance to ensure maximum performance. Read our practical guide on how to take care of your system.

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What is an Environmental Test Chamber?
What is an Environmental Test Chamber?
23 Nov 2021

Whether to ensure quality and reliability, improve performance, or meet strict regulations, rigorous testing is essential to the development and production of a quality end product. In our latest post, we introduce environmental chambers and look at the role they play in the testing process.

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Why Use a TrustMark Registered Contractor?
Why Use a TrustMark Registered Contractor?
10 Nov 2021

Finding the right person to carry out work in your home is no easy task. You want assurance they’ll complete it to the best possible standard, and that you’re protected in the event that something goes wrong. The TrustMark guarantee is there to give you that peace of mind.

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Top 9 Air Source Heat Pump FAQs
Top 9 Air Source Heat Pump FAQs
27 Oct 2021

Air source heat pumps have been a major topic of conversation lately, and there’s a lot of information out there on the pros and cons of these low carbon heating systems. So, we thought it useful to address the most commonly asked questions in one simple, straightforward guide.

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What is MVHR: an Introduction to Heat Recovery Ventilation
What is MVHR: an Introduction to Heat Recovery Ventilation
23 Sep 2021

Indoor air quality and energy consumption are two key areas of concern in the world we live in today - but in many buildings, to improve on one you have to sacrifice on the other. That’s where heat recovery ventilation can help.

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Air Conditioning Design: How We Plan the Right Solution for Your Business
Air Conditioning Design: How We Plan the Right Solution for Your Business
08 Sep 2021

If you’re investing in air conditioning for an industrial or commercial property, it’s imperative that the system you have installed is designed effectively. You’ll want to guarantee consistent performance, maximum efficiency and lifespan, value for money, and minimum disruption during installation. Here’s how we approach the design process with your business interests in mind.

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A Guide to Air Source Heat Pump Seasonal Efficiency
A Guide to Air Source Heat Pump Seasonal Efficiency
25 Aug 2021

As energy using products, air source heat pumps are rated for their efficiency. When you look at their specification, you’ll see the terms SCOP and SEER, but what does these actually mean? We explain it all in our guide to seasonal efficiency.

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What is Process Cooling & How is it Used in Industrial Applications?
What is Process Cooling & How is it Used in Industrial Applications?
11 Aug 2021

From agriculture to printing, food processing to pharmaceuticals - every industrial sector (and indeed every business in each sector) has specific process cooling needs. But what exactly is process cooling, and why is it so critical in these environments? Read our introductory guide.

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