Legionella Precautions When Reopening Buildings

Legionella Precautions When Reopening Buildings

Find the Legionella risk assessment for your building. Restart hot water systems 24 hours before the building is to be reoccupied. Test water temperatures. Get expert advice if a building’s occupants’ health places them in a high-risk category. Commercial hot water and heating specialist, Adveco, today offered a precautionary warning against the dangers of Legionella …

Sustainable Energy For The Leisure Industry – Part 1

From hotel accommodation to restaurant kitchens, spas and swimming pools, leisure estates generate a wide range of electrical and heating demands. In terms of usage patterns, demands can be significant, often varied, but also constant, creating a complex range of challenging applications. Currently, around 40% of UK greenhouse gas emissions are accounted for by heating, …

Solar Thermal – Proven Route To Sustainability

Solar thermal represents a vital component for addressing sustainability within commercial organisations. Obviously, solar thermal systems are most productive in the summer months, when there is most sunlight, so this does result in the additional need for non-renewable energy sources during the winter months. Despite this, sustainability is more than achievable, and Adveco will design …

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Adveco Covid 19 update – Engineering Site Visits

The provision of heating and especially hot water within hospitals and residential care facilities, supermarkets and those supporting key workers, such as schools, is being actively prioritised for support by Adveco. An important aspect of that work is the provision of site-based engineering services for emergency call outs, ensuring priority customers have a reliable supply …

Reduce Carbon with Air Source Heat Pumps (ASHP)

Reducing Carbon with Air Source Heat Pumps

It is estimated that 40% of CO₂ emissions can come from commercial heating alone and finding new and innovative ways to heat premises is at the top of the list for many businesses. Commercial sites – education, healthcare, retail, logistics, offices, hospitality and leisure – seeking to reduce both their carbon footprint and energy bills …

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Offsite Construction For Heating – An Educated Decision

Understand how schools can use packaged plant rooms from Adveco to rapidly deploy hot water, heating and cogeneration. Provisioning a modern, efficient, cost-effective and sustainable business-critical hot water and heating system is not necessarily straight forward for some sites. They may be limited in terms of existing plant room space, or in the case of …

Micro-CHP and The Urban Balancing Act

Adveco’s Technical Director, Bill Sinclair, discusses balancing concerns over the cost to health from NOX emissions with the advantages of using micro-CHP in urban commercial building projects. A by-product of the combustion of hydrocarbon fuels, Nitrogen Oxides (NOX) are a major contributing factor to poor air quality, the most toxicologically significant being a combination of …

Corrosion in Commercial Heating and Hot water Systems -3

Part 3 Preventing Corrosion – Glass Versus Stainless Steel There are several methods for addressing different forms of corrosion that occur within commercial hot water systems. Adding tin to brass, for example, creates Dezincification Resistant Brass (DZR). Fittings manufactured from this alloy will be marked in the UK with the letters CR (Corrosion Resistant) or …

Corrosion in Commercial Heating and Hot water Systems – 1

Part 1 – Recognising the Causes of Corrosion Most metals will deteriorate or corrode, sometimes to a more stable chemical state through oxidation or reduction. This occurs over time when metals are in direct contact with any water, rusted iron being the most familiar, but it can also affect copper, lead, aluminium, zinc, and numerous …