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Water Quality and System Maintenance Essential in Hospitality Sector

In multi-faceted buildings, which utilise water in differing applications such as those in the hospitality sector, the quality of the mains supply water is often taken for granted. With 1225 projects equating to 214, 743 rooms being brought to the European hotel market alone in 2018* , not including all the bars, restaurants and eating establishments that will be launched, there is clearly an opportunity to ensure the very best quality water is supplied exceeding that which is determined fit for human consumption in the UK The effect that water can have on equipment and components is very often overlooked
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Back Flow Prevention Requirements Explained

Dave Raynor, Product Manager, Watts Water Industries offers an insight into how to achieve the ultimate in system protection in the crossover from domestic water supplies and systems to small commercial installations. Efficient and effective systems are the installers overall aim to fulfil customer expectations and an essential part of this is the need to deliver water protection – the process of bringing water into the home and premises through systems without backflow and cross-contamination. This is generally achieved through the installation of check valves, a commonplace part of domestic installations, which allows flow in one direction and prevents contamination
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Watts Industries Expands UK Operations to Meet Demand

A global business which manufactures and supplies some of the most iconic products associated with the domestic and commercial water and heating technology industries, is expanding its UK operations as it enjoys a period of growth and success.   Watts Water Technologies, famous for encompassing brands such as Valpes, bar, Socla and Microflex has expanded its team to achieve greater market penetration and raise awareness of the availability of these products in the UK.   “Some of the most iconic and revered product lines in these sectors form part of the Watts group of brands and we hope to continue
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Renewable Heating Industry Supported by Pre-Insulated Pipe

The renewable heating system market continues to prosper and with installations expected to grow further in the next decade –  to achieve the 2020 target of 12% of UK heating being generated from renewable sources –  products to support these installations will be in high demand. To support such external pipe installations, where heat is transferred from the source to individual homes or building, pre-insulated pipe is a key component in the success of the installation and the performance it delivers. Microflex, a product by Watts Industries UK, is designed to maintain the temperature of fluid within systems and supports
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Providing Technology Solutions To A Multitude of Industries

Watts Industries UK is the name behind some of the most recognised brands associated with the water and heating industry which supply products from domestic underfloor heating installations to commercial large-scale gas shut off valves. We provide water-based solutions to domestic and commercial installations across the UK and are proud to offer some of the most well-known global brands and ranges direct from our UK base. We enable solutions across heating spares, electro controls, combustion spares, valves for water and gas industries and products to enhance water flow and quality. “We are part of the global Watts Group which supports
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Innovative Water Quality Product Comes to UK Market

The scale caused by hard water can impact on water quality in a number of ways, compromising the taste of the water and causing irreparable damage to commercial appliances such as dishwashers, coffee machines and water heaters both visually, and in the pipes and valves that feed the water supply.   To combat this, leading manufacturer of water technologies, Watts, has launched its OneFlow technology in the UK giving installers, specifiers and end users a variety of choices and benefits to upgrade water quality and preserve the longevity of appliances in commercial settings   “Water scale, caused by mineral deposits
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New Series MH Balancing Valve For UFH Systems

A revolutionary dynamic balancing valve will eradicate common issues experienced in Underfloor Heating systems when it is launched in the UK. Set to revolutionise balancing issues experienced in multi residential or multi room applications, the Series MH underfloor heating manifold from Watts UK will simplify hydraulic balancing and flow control in radiant heating systems delivering energy savings and comfort for users. “This product has been developed to eliminate issues which have been prohibitive to the efficiencies of underfloor heating systems, particularly those that are in multi room or multi residential settings,” said Dave Raynor Product Manager Watts Water Technologies UK.
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Launch of Powerseat® Eco Gas Safety Shut Off Valve

An Electro-Hydraulic Gas Safety Shut-off Valve used in commercial and domestic applications across the globe has undergone a series of subtle changes to enhance its environmental credentials and enjoy new and improved features. Manufactured in the UK by renowned product name Black Teknigas, the Powerseat® Eco will benefit from a LED display detailing the status of the valve, increased external environmental protection to IP56 equivalent, a manual re-set switch in all versions and screwless, quick connections for installation of electrics all of which will assist installers and those that manage the system on a daily basis. “Our Powerseat® Valve is
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The DYN valve: hydraulic balancing of systems

DYN is the new hydraulic balancing valve designed by Watts Water Technologies. It adjusts each circuit of the cooling and heating plant and is the ideal product for hydraulic system balancing as constant flow is ensured, regardless of plant conditions or differential pressure. Using DYN valves, the hydraulic system works efficiently with a decrease of energy consumptions and a saving from 5 to 10%. Pressure-independent control valves (PICV): automatic adjustments independent from flow Made in brass DZR and with compact dimensions, DYN valves has been studied to maintain constant the flow of an heating system balanced hydraulically even if there
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Presenting WATTS New Range of Backflow Preventers

WATER is the most precious of our natural resources, source of life and health, today we use water for multiple needs.Whatever its destination – domestic, urban, agricultural or industrial, the water we use every day is distributed by interlinking networks of pipelines which are becoming more and more complex. In this network, the risk of pollution by ”backflow” is always present. By siphoning or overpressure, backflow may occur when the usual direction in the distribution circuit is reversed. This return may draw water which could be polluted into the general water system thereby contaminating the drinking water. The backflow preventer
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