BSRIA has published a new Water Treatment for Closed Heating and Cooling Systems guide
The guide is intended for use by design engineers, installing contractors and the maintenance staff responsible for looking after the completed systems. In particular it will help facilities managers and others discuss the most appropriate water treatment programme with water treatment specialists.
The objectives of a water treatment programme are to maintain the system efficiency and cleanliness and prolong system life. The guide explains how to achieve this through:
- system design
- installation, testing and pre-commission cleaning
- application of a correct and appropriate water treatment programme
- effective management of the programme
The technical content of the publication has been compiled by a steering group comprising of BSRIA, the British Association for Chemical Specialities, the Water Management Society, the Commissioning Specialists Association and the United Kingdom Water Treatment Association.
The guidance is consistent with (BG 29/2012) Pre-Commission Cleaning of Pipework Systems, BS 8552:2012 Sampling and monitoring of water from building services closed systems. Code of practice and the European Biocidal products Regulation (528/2012, commonly known as BPR).
Hard copies of the guide are now available to order at the pre-launch price of £50 for non-members or £25 for BSRIA members until 22nd November. Pdf versions are free to download for BSRIA members and priced at £50 + VAT to non-members. Full price for hard copies of the guide is £60 to non-members and £30 to BSRIA members.
Further information about the guide can be viewed on the BSRIA Bookshop