Pre-commissioning cleaning

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 – BG29/2020.  The sixth version of this important document, which was published on 30th April, includes a range of new guidance in order to reflect changes in industry best practice since the last 2012 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Reducing water wastage in the built environment

5th September 2018

We’ve just come to the end of this year’s World Water Week (26th – 31st August), a unique event which provides a platform for positive discussion about water-related challenges and their impact on environmental, health, climate and economic agendas. The topic of reducing water usage received considerable attention this year, following severe drought in the […]

Helping the Facilities Show celebrate World FM Day

18th May 2018

It was World FM Day on the 16th May. We showed our support by providing advice for FMs on improving the sustainability of water treatment as part of a range of articles put together by the Facilities Show. The article looked at the latest water system management solutions, including 24/7 monitoring system, Hevasure, non-chemical treatment […]