Monthly Archive: January 2014
Closed Loop Water Systems – Is yours forever blowing bubbles?
Building Services Engineers that are experiencing problems with air in closed loop water systems can now benefit from the automatic venting of filter housings with the new Autovent kit from Amazon Filters. It is important that Closed Loop Water Systems used for climate control in buildings are kept free of air. This is recommended In BSRIA Publication – BG 29/2012: Pre-commission Cleaning of Pipework Systems which highlights the problems caused by trapped air. In Section …CONTINUE READING
CIBSE issues updated health & safety guidance for FM engineers
The Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) has published guide to help facilities management engineers ensure sanitary water quality. The updated Guide is called ‘Guide G: Public Health and Plumbing Engineering (CIBSE Guide G) NEW 2014’ and puts a greater emphasis on sustainability. CIBSE GUIDE G is available to purchase here. This third edition of CIBSE Guide G has been produced by CIBSE in collaboration with the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering …CONTINUE READING
Side Stream Filtration and WRAS Requirements
The Water Fittings Regulations (or Byelaws in Scotland) are national requirements for the design, installation and maintenance of plumbing systems, water fittings and water-using appliances. Their purpose is to prevent misuse, waste, undue consumption or erroneous measurement of water or the contamination of drinking water. They apply to a very wide variety of systems in all types of premises and govern all systems from after the point where water enters the property’s underground service pipe. …CONTINUE READING