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What is District Heating?

District heating systems are gaining traction worldwide for their energy efficiency and sustainable potential.
This comprehensive guide will help you understand the ins and outs of district heating, from what it is and how it works, to its renewable capabilities.

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Glycol in Heating and Cooling Systems – What are the Implications?

Glycol is a substance commonly used in heating and cooling systems for its freeze protection capabilities.
In this blog, we will discuss what glycol is, why it’s used in heating and cooling systems, and how it affects system calculations.

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The Correlation Between Water Temperature and Friction Loss in Water Pipes

Commonly known factors in pressure loss calculations include the flow rate of the water, the pipe diameter, and the velocity of the water.
However, it is important to understand the other factors too.

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What is hard water?

Hard water is caused by high levels of dissolved minerals, primarily calcium and magnesium, in the water. 
Water picks up these minerals as they pass through rock formations, such as limestone or gypsum, which are rich in calcium and magnesium.

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10 Steps to Creating an Easily Maintainable System

This one should go without saying… but a correct design is crucial for maintenance because it ensures that the system functions efficiently and effectively, minimising the likelihood of breakdowns, complaints, and the need for repairs.

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