Low Temperature Chillers – As a leading process cooling specialist, Aqua Group can supply a range of chiller units for low temperature applications, down to -40°C.

Our low temperature units are designed and built to your specific requirements, incorporating the very latest chiller technology and refrigerant know how. With the changes in EU legislation surrounding hydrofluorocarbon (HFC), or greenhouse gases, refrigerants such as R-404A will be obsolete by 2020. In January 2020 any refrigerant with a GWP of over 2500 will be banned.

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Low Temperature Chillers With Low GWP Refrigerants

Aqua can offer a range of alternative low GWP refrigerants. For low temperature chiller installations, that comply with the F-Gas Regulations implemented in 2015. Equally, if your existing equipment currently operates on R404a, our engineers can retrofit a different, lower GWP, refrigerant to it. Our Service team are already helping customers fit retrofit solutions to legacy equipment. The price of R404a refrigerant increasing all the time, they face huge should a leak occur and the system needs recharging with refrigerant.

Finance Solutions

Aqua Group have a range of Finance Solutions available on most temperature control units – Our lease purchase finance option is becoming increasingly popular with clients, especially those looking to protect their capital expenditure budget during economically uncertain times. It enables you to secure new temperature control equipment but without the hefty up-front investment that comes with outright purchase. With a lease agreement you pay a fixed monthly cost over an agreed time-period, after which you then own the equipment… Read More About Our Finance Options

Preventive Maintenance Plans

Our Service team also offers a range of preventive maintenance plans. Ensuring your low temperature equipment is kept running to optimum efficiency. All our engineers are F-Gas trained. As well as fully conversant with the evolving refrigeration legislation.

Our low temperature chiller units have cooling capacities from just a few kW to MW+. We’ve worked with a number of high-profile clients on low temperature projects, from low temperature distillation for the beverage sector to test chamber environments and chemical applications.

For help and guidance with the best chiller design for your specific application, call our Sales team today. Our engineers will help you every step of the way, from initial product selection to final installation and commissioning.

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Case Studies

Low Temp Chillers Are Just The Tonic For Gin Distillery

Launched in 2009, Bacardi owned Oxley Gin is widely recognised as pioneering the cold vacuum distillation technique. Historically, production at their distillery in Hampshire, was done by hand, one litre at a time. Due to increased product demand, Bacardi tasked a consultant to oversee the upscaling of their production facility. Aqua were called in during the initial design phase and took on responsibility for the complete design of the temperature control distillery cooling system required. The cold vacuum distillation process is also referred to as a sub-zero process. Essentially, botanicals are cooled to -5°C with ethanol. The distillation process pulls a vacuum to distil the gin from an initial tank. Due to it being under vacuum, to condense the gin back to liquid, Aqua supplied a specialist condenser serviced by a-30°C glycol system. It is then re-heated to over 0°C and moved to the next stage in the process which is blending.

Full Turnkey Solutions

Aqua’s aim is to build a life-long relationship with our customers, becoming essentially a “one stop shop” for all your temperature control requirements, for now and the future. The three divisions of our business – Sales, Hire & Service – enable us to help clients every step of the way.

Our USP is our ability to offer clients a complete turnkey solution. We’ll work with you from initial site visit and system design to installation and commissioning. Our services include:

  • Free design consultancy, including AutoCAD drawings, 3D modelling and energy calculations
  • Mechanical and electrical installation – encompassing civil works, offloading & positioning, pipework installation, mains power and cabling, all CDM compliance, full project management and delivery
  • Aftersales support – including preventive maintenance plans to maximise product lifespan and efficiency

Our business is built on our core values of technical excellence, care, integrity and a “can do” attitude. We train all our people to be specialists in what they do – innovative engineers dedicated to providing practical, effective and efficient solutions supported by second-to-none customer service.

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Why Call Aqua?

Established in 2001, Aqua Group are a market leading force in the design and supply of innovative temperature control solutions. Our team has a vast product knowledge base and years of application experience. Focused on finding the most energy efficient and price competitive solution for your specific business needs.

Whether you’re an end user looking for a bespoke cooling system design or a trade customer trying to source a single chiller unit, our specialist engineers are on hand to help. Aqua Group’s core values – Technical Excellence, Can-do Attitude, Integrity and Care – are at the heart of everything we do, and we always strive to achieve the highest level of customer service experience.

For help with product selection and technical advice call our sales team today on 0333 004 4433.