While fixing leaks and burst water pipes may not top the ever-growing list of priorities for public sector facilities managers, the cost of a disrupted water supply can have a major impact on your organisation. It can also cause...
Digital technology allows us to step back and ‘smart up’ around the current cycle of water consumption and wastage. In the developed world, expectation is nothing less than a right. We open the tap, and we expect clean drinking water...
Businesses need to start planning now for the most radical changes in the water industry for a generation. That’s the message from cost management firm Great Annual Savings Group (GAS), which predicts that businesses could shave thousands of pounds off...
“Water supply to businesses and charities goes competitive in April 2017. The UK Water Act 2014 established the framework to create a market that will allow millions of businesses and charities (based mainly in England) to choose their supplier...
Until recently, only non-domestic customers in Scotland and very high-level consumers in England and Wales could switch their water supplier to save money or to hope to improve the level of service they receive. This situation changed in April this...
The public sector has an enormous opportunity to pollute less and save more by making quite straightforward bread-and-butter changes. Dynamic leaders within the sector are showing others the way, while public urgency over environmental causes has provided some impetus....
Hot water is an often unrecognised part of energy costs since most properties have one meter that covers both heating & DHW. This means that hot water costs are absorbed into overall energy heating costs. However, the cost of...
H2O Building Services, the UK’s leading water audit and commercial water management consultancy, has been awarded a Framework Agreement for the Provision of water auditing services to the United Learning Trust, a consortium of public and private sector schools. The...
April 2017 brings with it the biggest reformation of the water industry in living memory. Currently, non-domestic users are only able to use their local supplier for all of their water needs, irrespective of the level of service they...
Chris Goggin of Rinnai looks at how smart design and control options can design out Legionella PROLIFERATION Legionella control and risk avoidance thereof are top of the list when designing heating and hot water systems. The whole supply chain – manufacturers...