Glynn Williams, Grundfos, commissioning
Glynn Williams

You can count on commissioning

It is now more readily understood that correct sizing and careful pump selection can make a significant difference to the overall energy and CO2 output, as well as the need to futureproof these designs.

Les Littlewood, Albion Valves, hydronic system balancing
Les Littlewood

Back to basics

Hydronic system balancing is one of the more complicated tasks faced by building services engineers and historically heating and chilled water systems were balanced by specialist engineers only.

Viega, Scott James, press connection
Press fit solutions are ideal where hundreds or even thousands of connections are needed on large projects.

Considered connections

Speed is of the essence when it comes to pipe fitting in today’s large-scale projects. Scott James offers his advice on making the right choice.

Ideal Commercial Boilers, Chris Caton, Imax Xtra, Walker Art Gallery
A small plant room is no bar to modern technology

Feeling the SQUEEZE

M&E contractors and building services managers looking to maximise space within plant rooms have a checklist of utilities to consider - heating systems are just one of many to juggle. And boilers are just one piece of the plant room jigsaw that needs to slot into place. However, with strict guidance and legislation around the area required for ventilation, access for handling units and clearance in line with manufacturer’s guidelines for maintenance for example, it is a headache for many.



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