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Our Vision

Airedale's new head office facility

Applied Thermal Innovation

Airedale International Air Conditioning’s vision is to provide integrated thermal management solutions, differentiated through innovation and service.

Airedale is a world leader in the design and manufacture of innovative, high efficiency cooling solutions with a total customer focussed attitude. We manufacture in three continents and export to customers in over fifty countries, across commercial, industrial and public sectors.

Since 1974, our core business has been precision air conditioning. Today our customers also benefit from our extensive experience in chillers, IT Cooling, condensers, condensing units, comfort cooling and air conditioning controls software design and optimisation. We are specialists in the design of super-efficient, integrated cooling solutions that provide real end user benefits in reducing power consumption and operational costs. Applications include data centres, clean rooms, retail, leisure and process cooling.

Through our air conditioning service division, we are able to offer individually tailored service and maintenance contracts maximising resilience, uptime and system efficiency with 24/7 365 day support by qualified, highly skilled air conditioning engineers.

Airedale Air Conditioning Leeds

At our Leeds, UK-based headquarters, our 23,000m² production facility includes an industry-leading, purpose-built test centre and state-of-the-art training school regarded as a worldwide centre of excellence for air conditioning. Such premier facilities allow our dedicated highly skilled teams to deliver efficient products and solutions with a reputation for quality and reliability.

Barkell Ltd.

The acquisition of Consett-based Barkell in February 2014 has allowed Airedale to extend its product portfolio to include a range of air handling units (AHUs) which offer data centres, offices and industrial facilities a highly energy-efficient ventilation system.

Global company

Airedale is part of the Modine group of companies. Based in the USA and a global leader in thermal management solutions for over ninety years, Modine is also an industry leader in its field. Together, both companies deliver innovation in process improvement, product development, manufacturing and engineering.

Airedale Air Conditioning goals

  • Be market leader for precision air conditioning in the UK
  • Be market leader for Chillers in the UK
  • Provide complete solutions to our customers
  • Continue to innovate and invest in technology
  • Provide industry leading customer service

A fly-through of our new headquarters

The following animation is a virtual tour of Airedale's new headquarters facility in Rawdon, Leeds. Airedale returned to it's Rawdon home in January 2016. 

The internal layout has been redesigned to allow a more logical and efficient flow to operations, with all production and testing sited on a single storey and under one roof. The new facility, which has a BREEAM ‘Very Good’ rating in recognition of its environmental credentials, it also includes a number of other important improvements to meet health & safety, aesthetic and environmental considerations that will benefit both the business as well as local residents. 


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