Lochinvar gets pampered at Devonshire Spa

Helping to meet the hot-water requirements of the refurbished Devonshire Spa in Buxton is a Lochinvar balanced-flue water heater. (photo: Visual Media at the University of Derby)
The refurbished Devonshire Spa training facility on the Buxton campus of the University of Derby includes the installation of a Lochinvar LBF balanced-flue water heater to provide hot water for hand washing and showers. it is used as a training facility for students in the first-ever BSc degree in international spa management and is operated as a full commercial spa to provide comprehensive client-care experience to students. Facilities include a sauna, steam room treatment rooms, hydrotherapy pool, the Hammam and a dry float table used for mud wraps. David Pepper, Lochinvar’s managing director, says, ‘We were delighted to have been chosen for this historical and prestigious facility. The LBF range of water heaters is highly efficient, with storage capacities from 75 to 400 l and recovery rates from 87 to almost 2000 l/h, based on a temperature rise of 44 K. Baffled flueways maximise heat transfer, and the equipment, which lends itself to the principles of system separation, provides a reliable supply of hot water.’ Premech Building Services of Nottingham installed the equipment.
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