warehouse cooling

COVID-19: Challenges and Responsibilities

In line with government directives in United Arab Emirates on remote working and social distancing, Andrews Sykes climate rental UAE, have begun working remotely from home as precautionary measure to contain the spread of COVID-19.

Praising the governments work from home initiative, Andrews Sykes have implemented the work from home directive since March 25, 2020. Andrews Sykes climate rental are responsible for the health, safety and wellness of their employees. About 90-percentage of sales and administration staff are working from their homes, we are still ensuring that emergency and urgent deliveries can be carried out as safely as possible. read more

Tube manufacturing firm requires emergency temporary air conditioning

Less frequent service schedule over long periods of time, chilled water system can lose efficiency and become ineffective – this create chances of it breaking down completely. When a well-known tube manufacturing and re-tubing company in Dubai suffered chiller failure at their Jebel Ali depot, an emergency chiller rental was necessary to keep staff and the machineries to work comfortable on site.

Client admitted, their existing unit was very old and less effective, so the eventual breakdown came as no surprise. Therefore, a quick solution was required to ensure their warehouse cooling facility to get restored. The warehouse space was overheating due to the large machineries and heat loads from small sized ovens. read more

Andrews Sykes Chiller Rental Dubai supports a logistics company to safeguard its diverse customers’ goods

Mid in 2016, we have received a call from a logistics service company which provides cold chain services to wholesalers, manufacturers, distributors, and retailers. Our Chiller rental team was requested to assist in maintaining a desire low-temperature range in their Dubai storage facility. This was required to extend and preserve the shelf life of commodities waiting to be transported to different parts of UAE and GCC countries.

Our cooling expert was deployed without delay to conduct a site visit. After a thorough study of the site, he decided to provide one 384kw Chiller and one 300kw Air handler. The chiller was placed outside the storage facility whereas the air handler was inside for proper distribution of cool air to the areas at risk. read more

Andrew Sykes provides warehouse spot cooling for perishable pallets

One our Clients received a shipment of perishable good that were required to be kept in a temperature controlled environment in Dubai despite the ambient temperatures were above 45 degree Celsius/113 degree Fahrenheit  outside. The warehouse only had extraction vents on the roof designed to reduce the temperature by 2-5 degree Celsius.

Due to the size of the warehouse, it wasn’t cost effective to provide cooling for the entire warehouse but rather a spot cooling solution. Andrews Sykes designed a system that could provide cooling or the portion of the warehouse and racks where the perishable items were stored. read more

Office is kept cool to ensure worker productivity

It is becoming trendy in the UAE for warehouses to be converted into office spaces. This is becoming very popular in areas such as Al Quoz, Ras Al Khor & Jebel Ali Industrial Area. The problem our clients experience when converting warehouses into office spaces, is that the warehouses were designed to store product and often built without AC units, chillers or air handlers.

Andrews Sykes is often called to assist people in warehouses to help with cooling and air distribution. Air conditioning equipment in warehouses is designed differently to office blocks. The most common error is one centralised AC system which can only be adjusted by one thermostat. The second major challenge is that there is no duct system to provide air distribution. read more

Warehouse cooling save products from heat damage

Every year, Andrews Sykes is called to provide temporary cooling for warehouses. We have had many requirements ranging from comfort cooling of workers to cooling products to avoid them perishing, warping or to avoid heat damage.

Some of the interesting projects we have supported include:

Providing cooling for rice storage facility in Sharjah. Certain types of rice release toxic gas when exposed to high temperatures and humidity.

Luxury German car manufacturer in Abu Dhabi. Requires spares and parts to be kept in particular temperatures to ensure safety standards and warranty. read more

Andrews Sykes Climate Rental provides cooling solution to Warehouse storing sensitive equipment in Al Ruwais

Andrews Sykes Climate Rental provides specialist climate control products for immediate hire. Our range covers all types of cooling equipment from evaporative coolers, portable air conditioners through to chillers and air handling units for larger projects.

In restricted areas where CNIA passes are required many clients are calling on Andrews Sykes Climate Rental to solve their temporary cooling requirements. Many projects require a diverse technical solution including cooling requirements for large control rooms, temporary cooling and distribution centres as well as supplementary cooling for existing plant during scheduled maintenance or breakdown. read more