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Emergency Heating Saves Botanical's Butt

24 April 2015 | Updated 01 January 1970
 

A potentially disastrous gas leak has been dealt with at a botanical garden establishment protecting £17 million of plants and flowers.

The emergency arose when the establishment – which has preferred not to be named – discovered the leak that could have had potentially devastating implications for a very large collection of living plants and flowers.

However, the withdrawn gas supply was vital in maintaining the tropical conditions found in the gardens; as a result the staff who care for the plants, worth approximately £17 million and including over 3,000 rare species, required urgent assistance.

Andrews Heat for Hire dispatched a specialist who attended the premises within two hours of the initial enquiry, carrying out a survey and placing an order for 12 ID65 indirect fired heaters. These arrived by 9pm and were installed in two separate green houses.

Andrews’ experts remained on site to monitor the temperature in the vicinity and ensure the plants’ wellbeing.

“The guys on site were exceptional and did everything we needed and asked,” said a spokesperson for the botanical garden establishment. “Their response time was fantastic, equipment brand new and the technicians couldn’t have been more professional.”

Picture is not the actual site and is for illustration purposes only: Indirect fired heaters were supplied to a botanical garden establishment to help cope with protecting the condition of plants and flowers worth £17 million.

Article written by Mike Gannon | Published 24 April 2015

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