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By Fred Hall, Roger Greeno

Pt. 1. advent -- pt. 2. chilly water and provide structures -- pt. three. sizzling water offer platforms -- pt. four. Heating structures -- pt. five. gasoline features and garage -- pt. 6. air flow platforms -- pt. 7. air-con -- pt. eight. Drainage structures, sewage remedy and refuse disposal -- pt. nine. Sanitary fitments and home equipment : discharge and waste structures -- pt. 10. gasoline set up, elements and controls -- pt. eleven. electric offer and installations -- pt. 12. Mechanical conveyors : lifts, escalators and travelators -- pt. thirteen. fireplace prevention and regulate companies -- pt. 14. protection installations -- pt. 15. lodging for development prone -- pt. sixteen. replacement and renewable power -- pt. 17. Appendices

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Pressure and flow losses are minimal. Application † an on/off isolating service valve used for system and appliance maintenance. " Extract from The Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations. Size and function † generally relatively small, up to 75 mm nominal bore. Functionally simple, durable and rarely requiring attention. Produced with a chromium plated brass or a ceramic ball that rotates against a seating of PTFE to achieve an effective seal. Valve body is typically a chromium finished copper alloy known as DZR or brass.

This is the only attention that the unit requires. Water quality † because of the balanced chemical exchange, over- softening cannot occur. The UK limit for sodium is 200 mg per litre of drinking water. The amount of sodium added to water through a water softener is unlikely to exceed this. Nevertheless, a separate hard water drinking outlet is recommended. 46 Domestic Water Conditioners Hard water is difficult to lather and the combination of stearates in soap with calcium in water will produce a residual scum on sanitary fitments.

Code of practice. Water Regulations Advisory Scheme (WRAS) Guidance Note 0-02-05. *Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations † see next page. In recent years water consumption in the UK has amounted to about 150 litres per person per day. Each household using about 100,000 litres (100 m3) per year. 5 billion m3 attributed to non-domestic users. Data source: Office for National Statistics. 26 Water Supply Categories Schedule 1 of the Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations, categories of fluids: ● Category 1 † wholesome water supplied by an approved water undertaker that complies with standards of wholesomeness defined in Section 67 consumption of the and for Water food Industry Act.

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