Some Good News For You, We Are Launching Our Low Carbon Cooling Solution Today

West Midlands, United Kingdom (PressExposure) March 06, 2009 -- Low Carbon Cooling- Need to cool your Building, Retail Store, Factory or Warehouse, Reduce your Carbon Emissions by using Mobile Evaporative Cooling Watkins Hire are a Leading temperature control rental company, after 149 years Watkins Hire continue to innovate, the latest innovation from Watkins Hire is their new mobile evaporative air cooler for Low carbon temporary cooling.

Many modern buildings require cooling either for the comfort of the occupants or to protect the processes or equipment they contain. There are three typical methods which can be employed to provide temporary space cooling these buildings; ventilation air handlers, evaporative cooling or a refrigeration based air conditioning system. The choice of system can have a dramatic effect on the total carbon emissions of the building due to their different electrical demands. See our Air Conditioning comparison to compare the features of Air Conditioning with Evaporative Cooling. P1010131

Ventilation Air handler systems can provide comfort cooling for most of the year. During prolonged periods of high temperatures they are unable to maintain internal temperatures below 25°C. Refrigeration based systems are effective but can be expensive to operate. Mobile Evaporative coolers, which can produce air consistently below 22°C in the UK climate, provides an temporary cooling solution which consumes only a fraction of the electricity.

For Low carbon cooling Mobile evaporative coolers typically consumes less than 15% of the electricity compared to the equivalent rated refrigeration based cooling system.

The latest building regulations have resulted in buildings which require less heating. The unintended consequence of this, in many instances the activities, heat generating equipment and number of occupants within the building now generate more heat than is required to maintain a comfortable temperature.

During the winter of 2008 Watkins Hire experienced many customers with buildings which required temporary air conditioning systems to operate during the winter! Electricity usage and the associated carbon effect is increased dramatically. An evaporative cooling can address this with a cost effective and low carbon solution.

Low Carbon Cooling Example - The example shows how this electricity saving can result in 1.5 tonnes of carbon savings for a 30KW cooling requirement. A building requiring 30KW peak load and 20KW minimum load. Cooling employed from April to October from 6am to 6pm 5 days per week in London with electricity cost 8p/kWhr and water cost £1.20/m3

Running Costs - Annual






Electricity KWhr



13255 Electricity Cost



£1,060 Water Usage cuM 45.5


-45.5 Water Cost



-£54.65 Total Cost



£1,006 15%


85% Running Costs - 1824 Hours



SAVING Water use per hour L

25.0 -25 Cost per hour


-£0.03 Electricity use per hour kWh



Cost per hour



Total cost per hour








1555Kg Whether you want to cool down a single room, multiple offices, factory unit, machinery or retail shop throughout the summer months or need to keep critical environments such as server rooms or operating at the right temperature, Watkins Hire will deliver a competitive cooling solution. With our experts ready to take your call today we can provide evaporative cooler hire throughout the UK & Ireland. Call us now for Low Carbon Temporary Cooling ·South East 0208 667 0088 / 07825 123823 ·South West 01594 835834 / 07965 233991 ·West Midlands 01922 634797 / 07795 241910 ·Northern England 01695 724888/ 07500 962 220 ·Wales 02920 277000 / 07827 445512 ·Scotland 07825 611814 ·Northern Ireland 02890 950077 / 07825 618277 ·Ireland 00353 12480092 / 0044 7825 618277

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