sprinkler systems, fire prevention, Mark Bradley, Xylem UK
Mark Bradley

Smart fire prevention

Whether accidental or intentional, fires damage more than just the structure of a building. They can wipe out millions of pounds worth of stock, destroy homes and the treasured possessions within them, damage hardearned reputations, pollute the surrounding environment and, in the most serious of cases, cost lives.

bacteria, BSRIA's Guide BG 560/2013: Water treatment for closed heating and cooling systems, corrosion, Guardian Water Treatment, monitoring, water sampling
Steven Booth

Has sampling had its day?

It may go against the grain, but I believe sole reliance on sampling as diagnostic practice is outmoded. The reason for this view is that these days there are more innovative and comprehensive ways to pick up the problems that lead to corrosion, allowing building managers to have better control of their water systems and quickly react to changes in condition, before bigger problems take hold.

Trimming the waste

Today’s HVAC system components are highlyefficient, but the key to overall system efficiency lies in designing specifically to exploit the part-load conditions under which the equipment will operate throughout its lifetime.

David Keys, WRAS, contamination, water regulations, double check valves, Albion Valves UK
David Keys

TIME TO DOUBLE CHECK

Trying to keep up-to-date with the ebb and flow of regulations that occur in the water industry is a challenge, and keeping abreast of the shifting sands of byelaw amendments and legal revisions can be a full time job.

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