The UKWTA is the UK’s leading Trade Association for companies involved in Point-of-Entry (POE) & Point-of-Use (POU) water treatment
Our address is:
UKWTA, Unit 27
Loughborough Technology Centre
Epinal Way Loughborough
Tel: +44 (0)1509 273273
SOFTENED WATER - NO PROBLEM FOR CENTRAL HEATING SYSTEMS!
Over the lifetime of a modern central heating system, filling with base-exchange softened hard mains water would appear to present no significantly greater risk of corrosion of system metals than filling with hard mains water.
That’s the main conclusion of the Report by BSi following six months corrosion testing in hard and softened mains waters in identical central heating systems.
To download a full copy of the BSi Report, please click here
Energy Saving Benefits of Water Treatment
The UKWTA is currently working with BSi to develop test methods to quantify the energy saving benefits of water treatment products.
The Energy Saving Trust supports this and is working with the UKWTA towards the development of performance criteria and standards for water treatment products.
More news to follow soon.