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Hot and cold water

The following CPD materials have been assessed and approved by the RIBA.
Saving Space, Energy and Time: Design Consideration when Specifying Sustainable Drinking Water Systems
Seminar, by Billi UK
Looks at the design of tea points and other staff areas and how to save space, energy and employee time via the inclusion of instant boiling, chilled and sparkling, filtered drinking water systems. Also discusses how the consumption of single-use plastics can be reduced, and client satisfaction and comfort increased, through improved aesthetics and instant access to high-quality drinking water.
Billi designs and manufactures energy-efficient water systems that offer the very best in innovation, superior performance and reliability. For over 25 years, designers and architects around the world have favoured Billi systems due to their elegant styling and space-saving design.
Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 40 minutes
Unvented Cylinders: Design Problems Solved
There are three important factors to consider when specifying an unvented cylinder: space, efficiency and size. All are interrelated. This seminar offers advice on how to ensure that one has the correct location, most efficient design and best product to meet the heating and/or hot water demands of the brief.
OSO Hotwater is one of the oldest manufacturers of unvented cylinders in Europe. The company is known for its high-quality energy-efficient cylinders, and for its solutions-driven approach to design. OSO’s award-winning cylinders are among the most energy-efficient on the market and designed for ease of specification and installation.
Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: 40 minutes
Using the Internet of Things for Water Temperature Monitoring to Help Reduce the Risk of Legionella
Seminar, by Cistermiser Ltd
The fourth edition of ACoP L8, published by the HSE in 2013 with technical guidance published separately in Health & Safety Guidance 274, was compiled to help duty-holders comply with their legal duties. Part 2 of this document specifically deals with the control of Legionella bacteria in hot- and cold-water systems. This CPD seminar discusses the issues surrounding this important compliance requirement, and describes how the latest remote monitoring systems using IoT technology platforms deliver significant advantages for the management of commercial buildings in the 21st century.
Cistermiser Ltd is one of the UK’s leading intelligent washroom controls and water efficiency specialists, with over 35 years’ experience in providing proven solutions for the UK construction industry. ISO.9001:2015 certified and members of Made in Britain, the company is a subsidiary of Davidson Holdings, a privately-owned group of brand-leading businesses in the light side building products sector.
Approximate duration excluding time for questions/answers: one hour