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Airedale shortlisted for more industry awards

Airedale shortlisted for more industry awards

Date: 23rd June 2015  |   Posted by: Airedale Team  |   Posted in: Press release

Airedale Air Conditioning, Leeds, UK, June 23, 2015

British cooling systems manufacturer Airedale International is again on the shortlist to pick up more trophies following the recent announcement of the contenders for this year’s RAC Cooling Industry Awards which champion the leading innovations and environmental successes in the refrigeration and air conditioning industry.

The AireFlow™ indirect adiabatic air handling unit (100-440kW) is one of the products shortlisted for ‘Air Conditioning or Heat Pump Innovation of the Year’. Having already picked up the title of ‘Datacentre Cooling Product of the Year’ in the 2015 Data Centre Solutions awards announced earlier this year, the AireFlow™ was developed to provide an ultra-high efficiency solution that addresses the challenges of AHU cooling. The British designed and manufactured unit is capable of delivering 100% free-cooling under ASHRAE conditions[1] with 32% reduction in air volume, saving fan power input.


Airedale is also shortlisted in four separate categories for its work with BAE Systems, Warton, where it has helped the global defence, aerospace and security business achieve annual energy savings of 70-80% on its computer room air conditioning, equivalent to £350,000.  BAE Systems expects to recoup the costs of the project within just 15 months, well ahead of the typical payback period that could be expected of a project of this type. The year-long programme, which included component upgrades to more than 70 Airedale and Denco precision air conditioning (PAC) units, controls integration expertise and other system enhancements, has also improved resilience and reduced the risk of downtime.

BAE Typhoon


According to Airedale’s UK Aftersales Manager, Adrian Trevelyan, the energy-saving opportunities from retrofit programmes like BAE Systems are substantial. “What the BAE Systems project demonstrates is that legacy environments can benefit hugely from the latest technologies. Installations of any size can expect to see quite significant results as a proportion of their total energy consumption.

“It’s an area where Airedale has been active since 2005 and has built considerable expertise working with clients such as Epson, the National Gallery, Reuters and Vodafone in addition to numerous public sector facilities UK-wide.

Airedale is shortlisted for its work with BAE Systems in the following categories: Building Energy Project of the Year, Data Centre Cooling Impact, End User (Non-Supermarket) of the Year and Environmental Collaboration of the Year.

For more information on the AireFlow™ please click here

To download the BAE Systems case study please click here

[1] London UK - 26°C supply/35°C return

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