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Three Cocktails to Serve in Your Restaurant this Winter

There are many drinks that evoke the summer months; rose wine, a jug of Pimms, or a refreshing mojito on a scorching day. You might associate cocktails with the warmer weather or being on holiday, but there are plenty of delicious drinks to enjoy throughout the colder months too.

Winter cocktails make the most of seasonal flavours and many can be served hot to warm you up on those bitter days. If you’re looking for some inspiration to shake up the winter drinks menu in your restaurant, see below for just three of our favourite cocktails. read more >

Posted in Air Conditioning, Commercial Fridges, Refrigeration systems

January Checklist For Your Commercial HVAC System

With a new year on the horizon, it’s time to start thinking about how you plan to improve your business over the coming year. A successful business is a reflection of a happy, productive workplace – and a happy, productive workplace is what motivates employees. Whether you’ve spent the last year perfecting your office space or you think it could do with a bit of revamp, it’s important your working environment is comfortable, productive and motivating for your employees.

One thing that many offices struggle to perfect is the temperature. Creating the right temperature can be difficult; too hot and your employees will struggle to focus, too cold and they’ll be too busy shivering to work. Making sure your employees are comfortable should be a top priority, and a great way to do this is to install a HVAC system. read more >

Posted in Air Conditioning, Air conditioning system

How to Decorate Your Hotel This Christmas

It might feel like the leaves have only just started to turn, but Christmas will be upon us before we know it. The holiday season is often when hotels, bars and restaurants are at their busiest; playing host to office parties, family get-togethers and romantic getaways.

Things might look a little different in 2020, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t still indulge in some festive decoration. Some luxury hotels hire teams of decorators and stylists who work months in advance to create the perfect ambiance, but you don’t need a full glam team to bring some Christmas spirit to your establishment. If you’re looking for some fun, festive ways to decorate your hotel this holiday season, read on for our handy guide. read more >

Posted in Facilities Management

Tips to Attract More Customers to Your Cafe: Samples, Product Display Refrigerators and More

No matter what type of business you run, whether it’s a high-end hotel or a cheap and cheerful cafe, attracting customers is key. Once you’ve attracted customers, it’s also important to keep them coming back again and again; returning customers will bring you lots of profit and earn you a fantastic reputation – nothing says satisfaction quite like a loyal customer base.

During these difficult times, it’s more important than ever to attract as many customers as possible to your business. If you run a cafe, you likely have a lot of competition in your area and working out how to attract people to your specific establishment is key. read more >

Posted in Commercial Fridges, Refrigeration systems

How to Prepare Your Commercial Building for Winter: From HVAC Maintenance to Insulation

With winter just around the corner, there’s no better time than now to start preparing your commercial building for the cold months ahead. The colder the temperature gets outside, the more you need to be on top of maintenance. From a frozen pipe to damp and mould in your building, cold and wet weather can cause a whole host of problems.

As the evenings grow shorter and the temperatures begin to drop, it’s time to start preparing your commercial building for winter. There are a number of protective measures you can take to protect your building over the cold months, and taking the time to carry out a little bit of work now can eliminate any worries you have about weather related issues in the future. read more >

Posted in building management

How to Create a Warm and Inviting Workplace This Winter

Whether you’ve just moved into a brand new space or you want to spruce things up before the cold weather sets in, there are plenty of ways you can create a warm and inviting workplace. Some people spend most of their day in the workplace and with the darker mornings and evenings drawing in, there’s no better time than now to start focusing on creating a pleasant, enjoyable space for your employees.

The more comfortable your employees feel in their work environment, the more productive they’ll be. It doesn’t have to take lots of resources, money or time to create a working environment that is comfortable and inviting for current and potential employees – instead, there are lots of ways you can transform your space on a budget. read more >

Posted in Air conditioning system, Heating

The Restaurant Experience in 2021: What Might Change?

The impact of Covid-19 has altered almost every aspect of our lives; from how we work, travel and socialise, to how we eat and what brings us comfort. It’s also posed one of the greatest challenges so far for the hospitality industry, but many restaurants, bars and cafes have taken impressive steps to adapt to this ‘new normal’.

The restaurant experience as we know it might be slightly different, but there is still great pleasure to be had in dining out or ordering a meal from your favourite local. Some more extreme measures like screens and temperature checks may fade away in time, but some changes are likely to stay well into next year. With this in mind, what can we expect to see from a restaurant experience in 2021 and beyond? read more >

Posted in Air conditioning system, Heating, Refrigeration systems

The Benefits of Professional Facilities Management

If you run a business or are in charge of a building, then you’ll know how busy day to day life can be. Proper building and facilities maintenance is essential to ensure that a business can operate smoothly, but many people simply don’t have the time to oversee each task or repair that needs to be done.

Professional facilities management is a highly efficient way to outsource the day-to-day tasks involved with maintaining a building, leaving you free to concentrate on more important things. If you’ve not used a facilities management service before and want to know more about the many benefits it can offer your business, read on for our handy guide. read more >

Posted in Facilities Management

Tips for Adapting Your Office in a Post-Pandemic World

With businesses and offices all over the country slowly returning to work and adapting to the new ‘normal’, lots of people are wondering how the office will look in a post-pandemic world. As a business owner, it’s your responsibility to ensure all government guidelines are followed in your workplace, and this more than likely means rethinking your layout and making some changes.

Employers all over the country need to review how they’re going to adapt their workplace to ensure it is safe and ready for their employees. For more information on how you can make sure your workplace is adhering to government guidelines, follow the official government advice for working safely during coronavirus (COVID-19). This advice aims to reduce the risk of infection in the workplace to the lowest possible level. read more >

Posted in Air Conditioning, Articles & Guides, Refrigeration systems

Signs Your Commercial Boiler Needs Replacing

Your commercial boiler is the beating heart of your office. Without it, your office would likely be a cold and gloomy place, and far from attractive to both potential and current employees. Many businesses don’t even realise how much they rely on their boiler until it breaks down – and suddenly the whole office descends into chaos.

With winter on its way and the cold weather due to set in, there’s no better time than now to make sure your commercial boiler is in top condition. If your boiler breaks down during winter, your employees could be left in a freezing cold office; not only is this far from pleasant, but it can also affect productivity levels too. read more >

Posted in Articles & Guides, Heating
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