Pre-commissioning cleaning

HVAC water system monitoring for FMs – what do we monitor and why?

6th August 2021

Monitoring is a critical part of our closed-circuit water treatment services.  These systems are crucial to overall HVAC performance, but they are vulnerable to corrosion and scale, in many cases leading to poor performance and high costs. Real-time monitoring technology protects expensive HVAC assets and reduces risk by continuously monitoring the parameters that cause corrosion, […]

Guardian launches new intelligent precommission cleaning package

6th April 2021

Guardian Water Treatment has launched BG29i, an intelligent precommission cleaning package that helps fit out installers, mechanical engineers and consultants meet the requirements of BSRIA guide, BG29 2021 – Precommission Cleaning of Pipework. Incorporating Hevasure’s innovative real-time corrosion monitoring technology, Guardian’s BG29i will speed up the PCC process, combat pipe degradation and reduce uncertainty at […]

What does BG29 2020 say about corrosion monitoring?

25th August 2020

BG29 2020 is BSRIA’s guide to the Precommissioning Cleaning of Pipework Systems. The latest edition was released in April this year. The updated version of this important document included some significant additions in relation to corrosion monitoring in closed circuit pipework, a solution we have been championing for some time. The previous edition of BG29 […]

HVAC corrosion monitoring for closed circuit systems

13th August 2020

Checking water condition is essential for preventing corrosion in closed circuit systems – the pipes and components responsible for plumbing together water-based HVAC plant. Real-time corrosion monitoring tracks the parameters that can signify corrosive conditions, potentially stopping this issue in its tracks. Parameters including dissolved oxygen, pressure, pH and inhibitor levels are continuously monitored, giving […]

Guardian welcomes BG 29/2020

14th May 2020

Guardian Water Treatment welcomes the latest addition of BSRIA’s guide to Precomissioning Cleaning of Pipework Systems – BG 29/2020.  The sixth version of this important document was published on 30th April. It includes a range of new guidance in order to reflect changes in industry best practice since the last  edition. Most notably for Guardian […]

Water Treatment in London

10th March 2020

Water is intrinsic to almost every aspect of our lives, from basic functions such as drinking and washing through to manufacturing, the built environment, heating and cooling; and even our use of the internet – every gigabyte of data we use has a water footprint of around 250 litres. London requires 2.6 billion litres of […]

A guide to guides: How to use industry guidance

26th February 2020

For those responsible for the maintenance and management of HVAC water systems, industry guidance documents from organisations such as HSE and BSRIA provide an essential reference. Based on the latest British and European standards, these documents give best practice guidance and the latest thinking on the various stages of water treatment; from design and pre-commissioning […]

Monitoring in Buildings

12th February 2020

Buildings are becoming ever more intelligent, with environmental factors and energy usage routinely monitored through centralised Building Management Systems (BMS). The Internet of Things (IoT) has developed over the last 50 years, from the early days of computer control to the smart technology we see today; influencing the way commercial buildings are designed, constructed and […]

What is BG29?

28th January 2020

What is BG29 and is it a legal requirement for pre-commissioning cleaning? BG 29/2020 ‘Pre-Commission Cleaning of Pipework Systems’ is the 6th edition of the BSRIA guidance relating to pre-commissioning cleaning in closed circuit water systems, replacing BG 29/2012. It contains best practice guidance on pre-commissioning cleaning, from system design to practical completion and handover, […]

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 […]