Archive for 2016

Benefits of Pre-Commissioning Cleaning Services for Water Systems

26th November 2016

When you are tackling a major construction project, you will want to make the build process as easy as possible. Using a pre-commissioning cleaning service for your water systems is a simple step that can help provide peace of mind and avoid problems further down the line. A secure system for the future Blocked pipes, […]

Ensuring Tenant Safety: Legionella Risk Assessment & Water Maintenance

15th November 2016

Landlords in the UK have a duty of care to ensure that the properties they let out are safe and free from health hazards, but, despite this, new figures from housing charity Shelter suggest that four in ten British Homes aren’t up to standard. In an attempt to tackle the problem of bad landlords giving […]

Work on exciting buildings with award winning technology!

15th November 2016

We’re looking for water treatment engineers, covering sites in London and the South East. If you become a water treatment engineer for Guardian, you may find yourself working on some very exciting buildings, iconic landmarks, such as the ‘Cheesegrater’, London’s finest hotels and important premises such as hospitals and schools. We maintain water systems and […]

An Overview of Health and Safety Legislation Related to Water Treatment

9th November 2016

Health and safety legislation, which covers water treatment practices, aims to minimise risk to building occupants and members of the public. The law, as discussed in the following article, applies to commercial settings. Hygiene is paramount when it comes to designing and maintaining water systems, whether for drinking water or facilities. The following provides a […]

Wallenius AOT wins ‘Sustainable Product of the Year’

2nd November 2016

In the picture, left to right: Toby Hunt (Guardian), Rehan Rafique (NSG Group), Juliette Sinclair (Guardian), Lynn Sencicle (editor ACR News, which sponsored the award). Guardian Water Treatment’s bacteria killing ‘green’ alternative to chemical dosing, Wallenius Advanced Oxidation Technology (AOT), has won ‘Sustainable Product of the Year’ at 2016’s HVR awards. Safe and environmentally friendly […]

Brexit not so bad for building services?

17th October 2016

Most UK companies are holding their breath as the true effects of Brexit are yet to be revealed. According to a new survey from the Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA), the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) and SELECT, the trade association for the Scottish electrical industry, however, it seems that for the building services engineering sector […]

A Brief Overview of the Importance of Water Treatment Services

1st October 2016

Whether you are in charge of an elderly people’s home, help run a hospital or are the landlord of an office, there is one thing you have to keep uppermost in your mind – you are responsible for making the premises fit for your staff and residents to work and live in at all times. […]

Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) makes the headlines

30th September 2016

In August, leading Building Services trade publication, H&V News, held a question time to discuss Indoor Air Quality (IAQ), a topic that has hit the headlines on a number of occasions so far this year. Sponsored by Envirovent, Nuaire, Vent-Axia and Airflow Developments, the event saw a hundred-strong audience taking part in the debate. As […]

Wallenius AOT shortlisted for HVR award – ‘Sustainable Product of the Year’

13th September 2016

Our non-chemical water treatment, Wallenius Advance Oxidation Technology (AOT), has been shortlisted for an HVR award; ‘Sustainable Product of the Year’. Safer and greener, compared with traditional chemical water treatment, Wallenius AOT has been proven to kill 99.999% of bacteria, helping combat the UK’s growing Pseudomonas problem, which causes fouling, inefficiencies and breakdown in closed-circuit […]

Tips for improving indoor air quality (IAQ)

7th September 2016

We’re spending more time than ever indoors in the UK – it’s not uncommon to work more than 40 hours per week and some experts estimate that overall, we spent up to 90% of our time indoors. Air pollution is known to cause a variety of short and long term health conditions, from eye irritation […]