CMS appoints industry expert from Formby to head up new air conditioning division

CMS appoints industry expert from Formby to head up new air conditioning division

by Danielle Thompson (April 2021)

A SPECIALIST from Formby has been appointed by Commercial Maintenance Services UK Ltd to lead its newly launched air conditioning division.

Craig Mclachlan will use his more than 30 years’ experience in the sector to manage a dedicated team of engineers specialising in the installation, repair, and maintenance of commercial air conditioning systems.

The facilities maintenance firm has always dealt with air conditioning as part of its range of business-critical services, including heating, plumbing, electricals, and refrigeration. However, the launch of a dedicated team reflects the growth of the technology in Britain, as well as the importance of maintaining correct levels of ventilation. 

Craig, who has been appointed national air conditioning manager, said: “I’m excited to join CMS and to use my wealth of experience as an engineer and manager to help grow the business further. It’s also a fantastic opportunity for me personally as this is a progressive company that will allow me to take my career to the next level.”

“There are a great deal of legislative requirements and user responsibilities surrounding air conditioning, including mandatory inspections, leak checks and keeping maintenance and service records. CMS can ensure that building managers and owners remain compliant and that their air conditioning units operate correctly with maximum efficiency.”

Craig, from Formby, Merseyside, has worked in the air conditioning sector since joining Formby-based Demeva Refrigeration Ltd in 1991. Since then, he has also worked as an air conditioning engineer with AKS Air Conditioning Limited, also based in Formby, before joining Clover Technical Services in Birkenhead as a facilities manager. Latterly he was air conditioning manager with Warrington-based Bmech Services Ltd.

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