Both air conditioning and refrigeration systems can fail in extreme temperatures, but what’s the reason behind the downtime? When you need it most, you need your cooling systems working at their very best. In the past systems were designed to operate at a maximum ambient temperature of 30°C, but with the natural phenomenon that is global warming, temperatures often exceed this on many days of the year.
With recent temperatures topping 32°C, the latest cooling technology will handle these extreme temperatures with ease, but older systems will struggle.
Minimising the impact of cooling system failure you should risk assess your equipment and consider what is “nice to have” and what is critical to operations. Not an ideal solution but you could tolerate the failures and in-turn expect callout costs to be high and response rates to be low due to demand. Alternatively you could consider a temporary “patch-up” solution by spraying water onto condensers. But the real solution to safeguard the continuity of the business is careful planning to maximise uptime of your cooling systems.
Planning for extreme temperatures…
A proactive response to long term energy management involves putting the right solution in place that will be fully operational in the most extreme temperatures. Air conditioning and refrigeration systems from IRS Ltd offer the latest energy efficiency technology that maintain a cooling regime well in-excess of 32°C. Not only will you eliminate costly call-out charges during a heatwave but your overall annual expenditure on energy consumption will be reduced.
Posted on 03/07/2017