Archive for 2019

Guardian and IWFM event discusses the future of data centres

16th October 2019

On the 25th September we hosted an IWFM regional event discussing data centres and the important role new technology is having to improve sustainability and prevent downtime. Focusing on HVAC equipment, Steven Booth, MD for Guardian Water took to the stage alongside experts from the WCS Group and SPIE. First to talk was Peter Westwood, […]

Free event discusses role of new tech in data centre reliability & sustainability

16th July 2019

We’re hosting an event on the 25th September to discuss the role of new technology in keeping data centres operational, while improving their sustainability. Focusing on air and water – essential for HVAC operations, specifically cooling – Guardian Water Treatment will be speaking alongside WCS and Hevasure. Book your place here. The UK data centre […]

Why the UK’s data centre market is still one of the largest in Europe

7th May 2019

The market for data centres across Europe is growing. In fact, in the UK, Germany and the Netherlands, capacity is increasing faster than ever. The January 2019 editions of the Euro-Data Centre and the UK-Data Centre Trends Trackers published by datacentrepricing.com highlights that UK average pricing remains more expensive than the other large markets of […]

The Benefits of Smart Water Monitoring Systems

1st May 2019

Water monitoring is a crucial part of maintaining many environments including industrial buildings, commercial properties and healthcare establishments. Technology has advanced to the extent that there are now highly sophisticated, accurate and convenient smart water monitoring systems which offer a whole host of benefits to property owners. Ease and convenience of usage Modern smart water […]

The benefits of water system monitoring explained at the Facilities Event

15th April 2019

On the 10th April, Steven Booth took to the stage at the Facilities Event to discuss the benefits of water monitoring technology for FMs. Speaking alongside Steve Munn, from Guardian’s certified partner, Hevasure, the duo made a compelling case for reform in the sector in order to help FMs save money and be more confident […]

Guardian Water Treatment at the Facilities Event

3rd April 2019

Guardian’s MD, Steven Booth, will be discussing how monitoring can avoid some of the issues associated with water system handover at the Facilities Event. Speaking alongside Steve Munn from Hevasure, the seminar will take place on Wednesday 10th April from 11.30 – 12.00. The Facilities Event takes place from the 9th – 11th April at […]

Facilities Managers – what are the benefits of monitoring your water and air?

7th March 2019

Perhaps the two resources most taken for granted on our planet are the air we breathe and the water we drink. In a work environment, it is important to ensure that these resources are clean and safe to protect occupants. Apart from human health, air and water are also important parts of HVAC operations and […]

Why now is the best time to update your water treatment equipment

28th February 2019

Specialist water treatment equipment is necessary to keep HVAC water systems healthy and efficient, to prevent contamination from bacteria and other pollutants. With modern water treatment equipment more effective and responsive than its predecessors, savings can be made including improved maintenance practices, reductions in chemical reliance and the prevention of corrosion, repairs and breakdown. Improvements […]

Corrosion monitoring – spotting and stopping corrosion in closed water systems

25th February 2019

Corrosion in sealed HVAC systems can lead to leaks, costly repairs and system breakdown. To prevent corrosion, buildings must be constructed correctly, water systems pre-commissioned effectively and ongoing maintenance must be preventative, focused on fixing problems rather than masking them with more chemicals. What causes corrosion in pipework? Corrosion in pipework is caused by a […]

Legionella Policy for Schools and Universities

31st January 2019

Although legionella bacteria and its harmful effects are thankfully seldom experienced in the modern age, the threat is still very much real if building owners and organisations are not diligent in following the correct policies. While prevention is especially important in places where at-risk individuals such as the elderly and sick are housed – like […]