FM and Building Services News

Amazon Filters Implements Waste-to-Energy Scheme for Used Filters

Working together towards zero waste to landfill Amazon Filters, a manufacturer and global supplier of liquid filtration equipment, has teamed up with a major international waste management company to create a first-to-market system that provides more eco-friendly management of used filter waste.   Improper disposal of products that have reached the end of their useful life can be extremely detrimental to the environment. With sustainability and the green objectives of their customers at the forefront, …

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This entry was posted on 17th Jun 2015

Amazon Filters - A British Manufacturing Success Story

In 2014 the Telegraph Business Club took a deeper look to establish how, despite economic downturns, we have managed to achieve steady growth. The video shows the challenges we face in changing industry pre-conceptions and our secrets to staying ahead of a fast-changing and competitive marketplace. There are many industries that rely on effective filtration, including pharmaceuticals, food and beverage, oil and gas, automotive, chemicals and water treatment facilities. Here at Amazon Filters we have …

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This entry was posted on 13th Jan 2015

Amazon Filters Housings Achieve WRAS Approval

Here at Amazon Filters we have recently been awarded approval status for its stainless steel housings by the Water Regulations Advisory Scheme. This follows on from approval for its SupaGard and SupaSpun II cartridges. This means that Amazon Filters is one of a few companies able to offer both cartridges and filter housings that are WRAS compliant and unrivalled in being able to offer a system with a 20 bar working pressure. The Water Fittings …

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This entry was posted on 23rd Apr 2014

Amazon Filters scoop top export award

We have won an award for Best Export Business at the Surrey Heath Business Awards. The Award for ‘Best Export Business’ was aimed at businesses large or small, showing growth through exports, bringing investment to the Surrey area. Recognising the great people and ideas that keep the economy thriving, the Surrey Heath Business Awards took place on Friday 28th March in Camberley. Neil Pizzey, Managing Director, Amazon Filters said: “This is a fantastic accolade for …

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This entry was posted on 1st Apr 2014

Introducing Hydrosphere® the sustainable water treatment process

Hydrosphere® is an innovative new concept in water treatment delivering effluent free, pre-commission chemical cleaning and hydraulic testing of mechanical installations.   Download the Hydrosphere Brochure here. All the components which make up the Hydrosphere® process are of the highest quality.  That’s why the Hydrosphere® filling and conditioning rigs are manufactured and assembled by us at Amazon Filters.  We were carefully selected by the Hydrosphere experts based on our technical merit, expertise and knowledge of …

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This entry was posted on 18th Mar 2014

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 …

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This entry was posted on 21st Jan 2014

New BSI life-cycle costing (LCC) standard for Building Services and FM sector

A new BSI standard focused on maintenance is targeted at FMs and Building Services Managers who need to understand the cost of owning and operating buildings. BS 8544:2013 Guide for life cycle costing of maintenance during the in use phases of buildings gives guidance and recommendations on undertaking LCC of maintenance during the in use phases of facilities or constructed assets. It covers buildings, systems, assemblies, components, tasks/actions, resources and materials.  The guidance covers maintenance …

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This entry was posted on 11th Dec 2013