Boiler installation to homeless shelter

Boiler installation to homeless shelter

As a company providing services nationally, we still recognise our responsibility to our local communities. Our Suffolk office were delighted to be able to assist the Diocese of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich recently in the refurbishment of one of their shelters for the homeless, although there were a couple of challenges along the way…

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The Perfect Refrigerant

The Perfect Refrigerant

There is much talk around R32 refrigerant and there is no doubt that for many building types, systems run on R32 could be very beneficial from an energy, cost and environmental perspective but what is the shelf life for these systems and why might R32 not be a longer term solution?

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Industrial premises have different engineering needs

Industrial premises have different engineering needs

Industrial and commercial sectors involve many different premise and business types. Many businesses within the commercial or industrial sector will share similar maintenance service requirements, they can also be vastly different. We’d like to share our knowledge, collected over years of experience with both the industrial and commercial sectors, so that if you look after one of these types of premises, you may find this helpful.

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R32 Refrigerant | The Pros and Cons

R32 Refrigerant | The Pros and Cons

We are all very aware of the negative impact HFC’s have and it would make both financial sense and environmental sense to plan your move over to R32 but first, you should really look into the pros and cons, as it would appear that R32 may not be suitable for all building and system types - yet.

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Planning a Commercial Heating Project?

Planning a Commercial Heating Project?

When it is time to upgrade your existing commercial gas boiler system, or the design and installation of a brand new system, finding the right gas project installer should be a priority. Commercial gas installers with the right accreditation and manufacturer certifications will ensure the installation project run smoothly, finishes on-time and guarantees workmanship. Here’s what to look for:

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Should you change to R32 refrigerant?

Should you change to R32 refrigerant?

When it comes to refrigerant choice, R32 is certainly the most talked about. With the continuing rising cost of R407C and R410A, maintaining existing equipment is becoming increasingly more expensive for systems that are no longer considered up to date. So, should you change to R32 regfrigerant?

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What's the Buzz about R32 air conditioning?

What's the Buzz about R32 air conditioning?

JCW believe our responsibility falls beyond providing the customer exactly what they ask for, but more so, we aim to endorse the most socially responsible solutions. Solutions that deliver on both longevity and efficiency, as well as being environmentally conscious. We have been singing the praises for R32 charged AC equipment for a while now, and we have been installing them for even longer. A few blogs ago we wrote about clients in the Retail and Leisure industry already leading the way in embracing new air conditioning technology, this is a case study of one of them.

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Supporting our local community

Supporting our local community

As a company who are aware of our responsibilities with regard to our environment and our community, JCW have always been enthusiastic contributors to local causes and with charitable events, so here’s what happened when we were invited to price for an installation as well as to become a sponsor for a Junior football team.

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When One Just Isn't Enough

When One Just Isn't Enough

Previous research found that businesses place apprentices at the heart of their plans and that hiring the right staff is the most important factor. This is very true of one particular manager who recently put a case forward to add an apprentice to his air conditioning engineering team, here we find out why one just wasn’t enough though!

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Why have your commercial heating systems serviced before Autumn starts

Why have your commercial heating systems serviced before Autumn starts

While you enjoy the last few milder days of summer, getting your commercial gas heating systems checked is probably the last thing on your mind. With Autumn looming and our gas engineers preparing for their busy time again, there's still time to be the early bird and get your systems serviced before everyone else.

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The Importance of Emergency Light Testing

The Importance of Emergency Light Testing

Within the property services industry it is common knowledge that employers have a responsibility to ensure their premises meet regulations, are compliant and safe for their staff and customers. Electrical safety forms a major part of building compliance and in this blog we look at the importance of having your emergency lights regularly tested.

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We can help create a great retail therapy experience

We can help create a great retail therapy experience

The term "Retail Therapy" is just that, customers are looking for convenient choice in a comfortable environment so they can have a great retail experience. Having a trusted maintenance and retail project contractor, working on your behalf can ensure the retail therapy experience is one that keeps those customers coming back.

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Our Engineers Help Grow Our Business

Our Engineers Help Grow Our Business

When a company employs over a hundred engineers carrying out services in and around retail locations, showrooms, and shopping centers, all over the UK, their presence is bound to be noticed. Here at JCW, our mobile engineers front line our services and brand, so when they do a great job, our clients notice and they often then introduce us to more potential clients. Here we would like to share another example of when this happened

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The Importance of Electrical Installation Condition Reports (EICR)

The Importance of Electrical Installation Condition Reports (EICR)

Within the property services industry it is common knowledge that employers have a responsibility to ensure their premises meet regulations, are compliant and safe for their staff and customers. Electrical safety forms a major part of building compliance and in this blog we look at the importance of having a Electrical Installation Condition Report (EICR) conducted.

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Regulations Regarding Electrical Compliance and Testing

Regulations Regarding Electrical Compliance and Testing

Do you know what your responsibilities are regarding electrical compliance and testing in the workplace?

With changing legislation and 'grey' areas with regard to what the regulations expect from building owners and people responsible for property portfolios, it is no wonder that some may be a little unsure as to what their responsibilities actually are.

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Not an Ordinary Leak

Not an Ordinary Leak

Our service desk provides a 24/7, 365 days per year, rapid response service and handle circa 130,000 calls a year, are professional and experienced when an emergency call is placed. A recent example of this was when a client called us to inform us that not only was their roof leaking, the water was dangerously collecting in a lamp fitting on the stairs. Read on to find out more…

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Plan to Stay Compliant

Plan to Stay Compliant

With the launch of our most recent eBook – A Guide to Electrical Compliance and Testing, the subject is a hot topic in our offices. The guide explains about the importance of planning ahead with regard to electrical testing and how the regulations have been formed to keep building managers and landlords compliant with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989.

In this Case Study we have chosen to look at one of our forward-thinking customers and how they plan ahead with regard to electrical testing within their retail stores.

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Companies already leading the way in R32 air conditioning upgrades

Companies already leading the way in R32 air conditioning upgrades

Many reliable sources (one of which includes NASA, click here to see satellite images) can confirm that our ozone layer has been healing since the Montreal Protocol, which included the ban of R22 refrigerant by 2015. We all know that this process of healing has only just begun and we all have a long way to go in preserving our planet.

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Client Recommendation Wins New HVAC Installation

Client Recommendation Wins New HVAC Installation

The work, time and effort that goes into winning new customers is sometimes taken for granted, however, it is all worth while when, on the back of an existing relationship, a new one is introduced...

Read our most recent HVAC Installation Case Study here.

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