Assessing existing radiators for low temperatures in retrofit applications

Assessing existing radiators for low temperatures in retrofit applications

Paul Harmer describes how to deal with the common issue of using older radiators with new, low-temperature heat sources

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The dangers of asbestos

The dangers of asbestos

Asbestos exposure remains a risk to plumbing and heating engineers’ health

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Installing a water softener

Installing a water softener

This step-by-step guide outlines how to install the High Efficiency Midi HE Water Softener from Monarch Water

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Pressure Loss

Pressure Loss

Paul Harmer explains how to calculate pressure drops across pipe fittings

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How to fit a smart shower

How to fit a smart shower

Smart showers can save water and can help meet building regulation Part H water calculations, explains Jerry Whiteley

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How to spot a non-compliant pump

How to spot a non-compliant pump

Paul Harmer discusses the need for urgent action to tackle the issue of non-compliant pumps

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How to avoid crossflow

How to avoid crossflow

When it comes to ensuring you don’t mistakenly install a crossflow, engineers must adhere to Building Regulation Part H and BS EN 12056:2000 says Jerry Whiteley

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Resolving drainage misconnections

Resolving drainage misconnections

With greater incidence of water pollution from drains and sewers, understanding Building Regulation Part H is vital, says Jerry Whiteley

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Reducing water use to reduce energy use

Reducing water use to reduce energy use

Measures to control water usage don’t just preserve this precious resource – they can also help to reduce energy use, too

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Water Regulation 4 compliance

Water Regulation 4 compliance

In the UK it is a legal requirement that all systems connected to drinking water must be installed using products that comply with water regulations – in particular to Regulation 4. Failing to do so is a criminal offence and installers could face prosecution. Jonathan Price, Business Development Manager at Kiwa Watertec, discusses Water Regulation 4 compliance

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