HVACR maintenance specialist Gel-clear has picked up a top industry accolade for its latest weapon to fight the scourge of blocked condensate drains.
The family firm won Maintenance Product of the Year at the ACR News Awards last Thursday for its bio-beta Pipe Chair – an innovative product that can play a big part in stopping blockages in refrigeration cabinets. Developed with the assistance of the University of Central Lancashire, it has been extensively tested to provide superb results, time after time.
Blocked condensate drains are an all-too-common hazard that is estimated to account for up to 40 per cent of refrigeration …
A huge fine levied against Tesco is set to have major repercussions for retailers and their contractors, as it puts refrigeration management and the relative responsibilities of managing leakages from display cases into the spotlight.
Luton Magistrates fined Tesco almost three quarters of a million pounds for failing to manage the consequences of display case leakages. The £733,333 fine and prosecution for health and safety breaches brought by environmental health officers for local authority Dacorum Borough Council followed an elderly customer slipping and breaking their hip in the Hemel Hempstead Tesco Extra.
The magistrate highlighted a failure to manage a systematic problem with …
Multi-award winning Gel-clear tablet prevents formation of biofilm in supermarket chillers and reduces condensate leakages and maintenance costs by 90-95% on average.
Gel-clear announced the launch of their new extended life tablet as the 15/6/17. The change aims to bring consistency and simplicity for installers PPM operatives, and reactive maintenance engineers.
Managing director Paurick Gaughan said:
“Our one-year tablet has always achieved fantastic results, case studies have always proven a reduction in water leak call-outs between 90-100%. Our tablet is installed by a range of people from refrigeration engineers to case cleaning technicians, we appreciate case designs differ, operational use varies, we know placing the tablets as directed is not always possible, in light of this, we have increased the tablets lifespan by 40%. …
Service trench 50mm drains block with jelly the same as the case plumbing, it is important these drains are clear before installing tablets. For more information about Gel-clear visit www.cloned-gel.gel-clear.co.uk