Do you have a portable heating or cooling requirement but you’re not sure where to start? Use our free portable heating and cooling calculator to discover the right equipment for your environment.

We’ll take you through the process, with step by step questions to determine the besting heating or cooling solution for you.

To get started, choose one of the calculators below. We can also provide you with a free hire estimate once you have your result.


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Heating and Cooling Hire Calculators

Not sure what type or size of equipment you need? Find what you need in under 60 seconds. We’ve produced heating and cooling calculators to help you find the perfect hire solution for your building or facility. Use our step by step guide and we will quickly return the type of equipment, the capacity and volume of portable units required.

Heating Hire Calculator

Cooling Hire Calculator

Heating Hire Calculator

What is the length, width and height of the space you require to heat?

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1. We need to calculate the heat load required for your building or facility. A crucial part of calculating the heat load, is to first understand the area of the space you require heating for.

1. We need to calculate the heat load required for your building or facility. A crucial part of calculating the heat load, is to first understand the area of the space you require heating for.

What is the current temperature and your desired temperature of the space you require to heat?

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2. We now need to understand the difference between your current and desired temperature. Enter these values above and the temperature difference will automatically be calculated for you.

2. We now need to understand the difference between your current and desired temperature. Enter these values above and the temperature difference will automatically be calculated for you.

What type of building or structure do you need to heat?

3. Adjustments will need to be made to the heat load based on the type of building you need to heat. This is due to the different levels of heat loss for each type of building or structure.

3. Adjustments will need to be made to the heat load based on the type of building you need to heat. This is due to the different levels of heat loss for each type of building or structure.

Is the building old or new?

4. We also need to know if the building is old or new. We define ‘new build’ as a property that has been built, converted or refurbished within the last two years.

4. We also need to know if the building is old or new. We define ‘new build’ as a property that has been built, converted or refurbished within the last two years.

Cooling Hire Calculator

What type of building or structure do you need to cool?

1. We need to calculate the cooling load required for your building or facility. In order to do this, we need to understand what type of building you are looking to cool. This will allow us to make adjustments to compensate for additional heat and other factors that will affect the cooling load required.

1. We need to calculate the cooling load required for your building or facility. In order to do this, we need to understand what type of building you are looking to cool. This will allow us to make adjustments to compensate for additional heat and other factors that will affect the cooling load required.

What is the length, width and height of the space you require to cool?

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2. A crucial part of calculating the cooling load is understanding the size of the area you need to cool.

2. A crucial part of calculating the cooling load is understanding the size of the area you need to cool.

What is the current temperature of the area that you require to cool?

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3. We now need to understand the current temperature of the space that requires cooling. A guide for this is Warm (around 21°), Very Warm (around 23°), Hot (around 25°) and Very Hot (27°+).

3. We now need to understand the current temperature of the space that requires cooling. A guide for this is Warm (around 21°), Very Warm (around 23°), Hot (around 25°) and Very Hot (27°+).

Is the building old or new?

4. We also need to know if the building is old or new. We define ‘new build’ as a property that has been built, converted or refurbished within the last two years.

4. We also need to know if the building is old or new. We define ‘new build’ as a property that has been built, converted or refurbished within the last two years.

Are there any close/open window(s) in the area that requires cooling?

5. Knowing whether the area you require to cool, has windows that open and close, will help us to better evaluate the cooling load and cooling equipment that you will require.

5. Knowing whether the area you require to cool, has windows that open and close, will help us to better evaluate the cooling load and cooling equipment that you will require.

Results based on your answers:

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The answers you provided:

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1 metres

25

1 metres

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