Your CPD: Questions

Assessment: Sustainable showers

1. The Venturi principle increases the flow of water whilst drawing in atmospheric air. True or false?


2. Which standard covers the design of hot water storage systems?

A: BS EN 12831 part 1

B: BS EN 12832 part 3

C: BS EN 1264

D: None of the above


3. The Kelda shower technology utilises a high powered fan to deliver water and air to the shower head. True or false?


4. Fabdec used the Venturi principle for which purpose:

A: To increase the flow rate of the shower

B: To remove any unwanted air out of the cold water pipework

C: To draw air into the cold water to maintain the expansion air gap at the top of the cylinder

D: None of the above


5. What component of the Kelda shower works in conjunction with the fan to control and modulate the flow rate to the shower head?

A: Microprocessor

B: Solenoid

C: Expansion relief valve

D: Mini pump


6. Installing water saving technology for your customer leads to the reduction in carbon emissions:

True or false?


7. What is the flow rate of a Kelda ‘air-powered’ shower?

A: 5 l/min

B: 8 l/min

C: 10 l/min

D: 12 l/min


Your CPD

CIPHE members are expected to complete 30 hours of CPD each year. Completion of these assessments can count towards this requirement.

Answer the questions and return by emailing or posting to the address below, including your name, CIPHE membership number, and email address.

Return to: CPD Assessment, CIPHE, 64 Station Lane, Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6NB

Email: info@ciphe.org.uk or visit the members-only area of the CIPHE website www.ciphe.org.uk/cpd

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