PHAM News: Why water softeners can help raise the efficiency levels in buildings
Water softening systems can increase the energy efficiency and longevity of heating and hot water services in commercial buildings so argues John Bisset, Operations Director at Kinetico.
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With fuel efficiency and carbon reduction top of the agenda, building services consultants and contractors should consider the positive contribution effective water treatment technology ran make, especially in hard water areas. Building services equipment which is specified for its energy efficiency at the design stage can be quickly compromised in its performance by the build up of scale. This is a common problem in hard water areas of the UK, including London and the South Last. Small amounts can form within weeks and just 1.6mm of scale can lead to a 12% loss in heating efficiency.