Ensure the heat exchanger is easily accessible so that it can be easily installed and uninstalled.
Ensure that a non-return valve and a shut-off valve have been installed and that these are easily accessible.
Ensure that the heat exchanger is installed in a space in which the temperature does not normally exceed 25 °C, DO NOT INSULATE the RV3
Make sure the tap water connections are preferably made using straight thread, that no hemp is used and that the tightening moment is limited to 120 Nm.
Following installation the system should be cleaned in accordance with ACOP L8 or BS6700 (Design, installation, testing and maintenance of services supplying water for domestic use within buildings and their curtilages).
Be aware there may be some pressure loss on the tap side when a high flow rate shower head is in use.
Showersave is a well established and wonderfully simple waste water heat recovery system installed in over 50,000 homes across UK and Europe. As well as being extremely straightforward to install, the Showersave system requires no maintenance and is one of the most simple and cost effective means of achieving SAP regulatory compliance.
“This project has brought together some of the pre-eminent names in UK off-site construction. Showersave is a perfect addition to the project, given its impressive energy saving credentials, ease of installation and zero maintenance requirements. This is the first UK installation of the Showersave QB-21 Cyclone; which offers even greater efficiency and is aesthetically very unique. Feedback from the site and the installation team has been extremely positive and we look forward to continuing our work with the team at Showersave.”
Our objective was to build a quality family environment, which was competitively priced to own and run.The inclusion of Showersave has helped greatly in achieving this
We have recently completed a large project for the MOD. The construction time line was challenging so it was helpfully to get very reliable deliveries from Showersave.
The low running cost being experienced by our customers is a tremendous vindication of the hard work we put into these house designs
Showersave is a simple concept which is easy to implement but which delivers a surprisingly effective energy saving. The fact that it is also cost effective within SAP is also a bonus.
The Hillcrest development is one of the first where CG Fry installed the Showersave RV3. Installation was simple, there have been zero issues since installation and we will certainly consider installing the system in future developments
We specified the Showersave RV3 because it is the most cost effective brand within the field of waste water heat recovery and we have the confidence that the RV3 will deliver long term performance and reliability
What we like about the Showersave RV3 is that it is so simple to install. We have now used it on a number of sites with great success
The Showersave RV3 has proved to be extremely easy to install
I’ve quickly added the Showersave RV3 into a property we’re working on and it’s improved the SAP 6% which is great considering the cost involved
Having worked with Showersave since 2012, we are delighted to have found a WWHRS which requires minimal training four our team, is easy to install and requires no deviation in terms of our work schedule whilst on site
Of the technologies assessed to have the greatest relevance in achieving net zero CO2 emissions over the course of a year, the two that stand out as offering the greatest CO2 emission reductions are the whole house shutdown (19% reduction) and Waste Water Heat Recovery (6.8%)
The service we get from Showersave is fantastic, Dawn always makes sure that our orders arrive on time
Showersave offers the homeowner almost the same energy benefits as a solar thermal panels, yet it costs approximately 80% less, lasts forever and requires zero maintenance.
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