High-security environments bring their own challenge when it comes to effective ventilation and climate control – large numbers of people in confined spaces requires careful design and well-planned ventilation system maintenance to ensure the wellbeing of staff and other building occupants. They also bring the challenge of additional security clearance for engineers and other conditions, all of which Salix has achieved.
We Have Experience
Salix has worked in a number of prisons including HMP Highdown, HMP Highpoint, HMP The Mount to name a few. Most of this work has been in relation to the repair and refurbishment of Air Handling Units, ensuring adequate and sufficient fresh air ventilation to spaces.
What Difference Does Salix Make?
Focus on Ventilation
While it may not have seemed an important topic before, Covid has highlighted the essential need for effective ventilation, especially in high-occupancy spaces like Prisons
It is not any contractor that can work in high-security venues like prisons, but Salix has got the necessary clearance to enable us to meet these demands
High-security buildings, like any other public space, have an obligation to meet compliance requirements in terms of F-gas and Gas safe checks – we can help with all of this
Keeping to Budget
An effective HVAC maintenance program ensures cost-control, both through system operating efficiencies and longevity of HVAC assets
We Are Now A GFSL Approved Supplier
Our team is proud to be a GFSL-approved supplier. GFSL are a non-profit organisation set up to deliver a range of facility services to high-security environments across the south of England.
Even small inefficiencies in your HVAC system can have large cost implications. Salix works with facilities managers to optimise maintenance programmes, keeping costs and breakdown risk low, staff efficiency high and extending the life of your HVAC system.
Happier Workers, Tenants & Guests
HVAC systems are a common source of complaints for building occupants who feel their space is too hot, too cold or too noisy. If this sounds familiar, then call Salix to find a solution – a work environment should be optimally balanced.
Protecting the IT
With an ever-increasing reliance on IT, maintaining the right temperature in your server room is a vital part of your business operation. Speak to us for advice and ensure you have an established maintenance routine to protect this equipment.
Maximise Building Value
Air Conditioning undoubtedly make a building more marketable when looking for new tenants or encouraging existing to stay. But there’s a careful balance to be struck in ensuring the cost incurred delivers the required benefit, speak to Salix to guide you through this.
We're always there
Breakdown? Our response times are amongst the fastest in the region, with a team of specialist engineers ready to put your facility back on track, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. We’re used to responding fast, with a 4-hour response in London area.
Accurate record keeping is virtually a job in itself for facilities managers. We send electronic copies of all service reports and worksheets, plus all of your documents can be accessed any time on our online Resource Centre.
Our Accreditations and Certifications
Salix Mechanical are trusted air conditioning installers and are certified to install and maintain all leading heating, ventilation, and air conditioning brands including Daikin, Mitsubishi, Panasonic, Toshiba, Swegon, Samsung, and Fujitsu. As a certified contractor for these systems, this allows us to uphold the manufacturer’s warranty for your systems and ensure the best performance and efficiency while extending the operating lifetime through regular, professional maintenance.
Our engineers are F-Gas certified by Refcom and servicing is carried out in accordance with the Mechanical Services Maintenance Standards set out in SFG20.
We also carry industry and health & safety accreditations such as SMAS, Construction Line Gold, GFSL, and Achilles, giving you peace of mind that you are backed up by a professional and recognised M&E contractor.
We are clear on our reason for being – not to be the cheapest air conditioning contractor, but to offer the best value to our customers. This is because we firmly believe that the best air conditioning design and quality installation, coupled with a robust maintenance program is the most economical long-term plan. Taking shortcuts today might cost less, but will almost certainly cause problems down the line.
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