Adveco commissioning

Give your new appliance the start it deserves…

Our Gas Safe engineers are on the road throughout the country commissioning installations built around Adveco and A.O. Smith appliances – from water heaters and boilers to m-CHP. Find out how working with us is more advantageous for the long term and successful operation of your investment in hot water and heating…

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Adveco MD boiler seven year warranty

Adveco MD Floor Standing Boilers Now Available With Seven-Year Warranty

Discover more about Adveco’s MD boiler range, or download the new MD 2019 brochure

Steve Withers Service Manager Adveco

Adveco Appoints Service Manager

Adveco announces the appointment of Steve Withers to the position of service manager.

“Steve brings a wealth of managerial and technical experience and is a great addition to the team and will enable us to further grow this important department,” said Bill Sinclair, technical director, Adveco.

Providing appliance commissioning, servicing and expedited warranty call outs for systems designed and supplied with both Adveco and A.O. Smith Water Heater appliances, the service department ensures customers can always depend on business critical support from Adveco. With a team of industry leading engineers on call, carrying full inventory of official parts on all vehicles, Adveco can deliver single visit servicing, priority call out and faster resolution to ensure customers’ hot water, heating and power remain available 24/7.

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Adveco Introduces Compact, Standalone Heat Recovery Unit For Commercial Projects

• Designed to recover waste heat from refrigerant systems typically used by restaurants and hotels
• Works with both gas and electric systems
• Reduces overall power demands for lower operational costs and reduced building emissions

Hot water and heating specialist Adveco, introduces the HR001, a standalone Heat Recovery Unit providing a convenient, packaged unit to recover refrigerant system waste heat. Perfect for restaurants and hotels, connecting between fridge and freezer condenser units and a hot water installation, the HR001 utilises the waste heat generated by the compressor.

Indirectly pre-heating the incoming mains within a hot water installation, it is capable of achieving temperatures as high as 50°C.

Each unit contains two independent heat recovery circuits, inclusive of plate heat exchangers, glycol pumps, a temperature differential controller, expansion vessel, pressure relief and isolation valves.

All components are pre-wired and installed within a grey IP rated housing with mounting brackets, allowing quick and straightforward installation. The HR001 connects directly to Adveco’s control panels for seamless integration into a water heating installation.

Bill Sinclair, technical director, Adveco, says, “A comprehensive series of customer tests on the HROO1 comparing both gas and electric systems shows weekly heat recovery averaging at 155 kWh/wk per site. Customers therefore not only save money by recovering ‘free’ heat, but this saved energy means less overall power demands and reduced emissions across all sites.”

Technical Information

• Dual Fridge and Freezer Heat Recovery Circuits
• Supply 230V/1ph/50Hz
• Capacity 3kW per circuit
• Full Load Current 0.5A
• Fluid 1 Refrigerant R404A
• Fluid 2 Tycofor L
• Safety Valve 6 bar
• Expansion Vessel 2L
• Protection IP55
• Weight 35kg
• Refrigerant Pipe Diameter (in) 1/2″
• Water Pipe Diameter (mm) 15mm
• Dimensions HxWxD (mm) 800 x 600 x 300

Read more about the Adveco HR001 Heat Recovery Unit


Steve Griffiths national accounts manager Adveco

New National Accounts Manager for Adveco

Commercial hot water and heating specialist, Adveco, announces the appointment of Steve Griffiths to the role of national accounts manager.

“Adveco already has considerable success supporting national franchises in the hotel and catering sector with our bespoke heating, hot water and power systems. I look forward to further building on those partnerships as well as exploring exciting new opportunities within leisure as well as the health and education sectors,”

said Steve Griffiths, national accounts manager, Adveco.

Steve is well known to national accounts through his prior role at Adveco as national service manager. He will continue, for the interim, to also oversee service & commissioning ensuring the high quality of customer service delivered during his tenure is retained as the business continues to grow and evolve.

“Steve has shown invaluable skill in building trust with our national accounts customers through his sterling work managing our market leading commissioning and maintenance services,”

said David O’Sullivan, managing director, Adveco.

“As national accounts manager, he brings a depth of technical knowledge and familiarity with our customers that adds real value to existing accounts and provides a tremendously safe pair of hands for new customers looking for the perfect partner for their heating and hot water needs.”

CHP & domestic hot water for care accommodation

Combined Heating and Power Brings Comfort for Veterans Care

Owned and operated by the registered charity Our Wilton Trust, the Veterans Hub project serves as part of a unique campus to support military veterans. Sited at the former Erskine Barracks in Wilton, Wiltshire, the hub provides a total of 44 high quality and contemporary studio, one-, and two-bedroom flats in addition to training and social enterprise opportunities.

A well designed and reliable heating and hot water system is paramount to care and accommodation buildings, where the comfort and wellbeing of residents can require year-round energy demands and a reliable source of hot water. Our Wilton’s Veterans Hub, like most care and residential applications, exhibits a continuous electrical demand alongside a significant, but varied, hot water and heating usage pattern. To meet this demand, the most effective design was that of a Combined Heat and Power (CHP), or cogeneration, preheat domestic hot water system.

CHP is the simultaneous production of thermal and electrical energy from a single source of fuel, and is an effective method of significantly increasing the energy efficiency of a building. Producing electricity by connecting an engine to a generator at the point of consumption can achieve similar levels of generation efficiency to that of a conventional power plant, while also eliminating the energy losses associated with transmitting power over long distances. The waste heat produced in the process is additionally recovered through a series of heat exchangers and used towards the thermal energy demands of the building, ensuring that minimal fuel energy is lost as exhaust. Sizing a CHP unit to meet the thermal energy requirements – knowing that there will always be an electrical demand to make use of the produced power – allows the machine to maximise its contribution to a building’s overall efficiency.

Our Wilton turned to Adveco Ltd., specialists in advanced heating and hot water systems, which supplied a TOTEM T20 m-CHP cogeneration system. The Adveco T20 CHP serves as the central part of a domestic hot water system designed by Contractors Design Partner (CDP), and brings high-efficiency renewable technology to the accommodation building. The use of CHP allows the building to meet strict building standards, increasing energy efficiency while lowering harmful emissions in an environmentally friendly answer to the building’s year-round domestic hot water requirements.

The system design features the 20kWe, 42kWTh TOTEM micro-cogenerator operating by heating an Adveco MSS 3000 litre thermal storage tank, which in turn feeds an A.O. Smith IT 1000 litre pre-heat vessel and two further IT 1000 DHW indirect calorifiers.

A correctly sized thermal store allows the CHP to run for extended periods of time while it heats up – all the while providing low carbon power to the building – ready to cover periods of peak usage. This arrangement allows the CHP to supply the full domestic hot water requirement for the building. A 140 kW A.O. Smith Upsilon boiler cascade has additionally been installed to serve as a top-up energy source for periods of excess or off-peak demand while the thermal store is recharging. The use of supplementary boilers additionally increases the overall reliability of the system by adding further heating redundancy.

Adveco designs CHP system for veteran's care accommodations (Thermal storage tanks, boilers)

CHP and hot water system from Adveco meets wide needs of Veteran’s Hub

The CHP, boilers, thermal storage tank and indirect water heaters supplied by Adveco alongside ancillaries, safety, and flue components create a bespoke and practical DHW system that prioritises low-carbon heat generation in a high-efficiency arrangement. The use of renewables leads to an estimated annual carbon saving in excess of 9,000 kg CO2.

The Adveco TOTEM CHP is the first in a new generation of micro-cogenerators, featuring market-leading efficiencies and the lowest NOX and CO2 emissions available from any CHP within its class. Designed and built in Italy by Totem-Energy s.r.l., the TOTEM is the result of 40 years of continuous research and development, and features components purpose-built for operation on natural gas. A 1.4-litre Fiat Fire engine, sourced directly from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles – the developers of the original TOTEM in 1978 – and an ECU supplied and tuned by automotive experts Magneti Marelli allow the TOTEM to achieve unparalleled cogeneration quality and reliability. With NOX emissions at <12 mg/kWh, the TOTEM remains one of the few CHP appliances on the market that is still eligible for full points under the revised POL02 category of the 2018 BREEAM New Construction Scheme, even when installed in high pollution urban areas.

In addition to its market-leading efficiencies, the TOTEM CHP offers improved reliability through features such as a self-change oil system to reduce its maintenance demand and extend engine lifetime. The TOTEM has also been designed as a fully serviceable appliance that can be repaired and overhauled on-site with minimal effort to ensure operation is resumed promptly.

The Totem T20 CHP gives Our Wilton a single, reliable system to both meet the demands of the varied accommodations and provide the versatility to meet future demands for hot water and power across this unique project.

Download the story here: Adveco Our Wilton Veterans Care (PDF)