Tag: water efficiency

High pressure showers help save water, new research finds

A more satisfying shower could be the answer to water conservation, says Rachel England.

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Defra’s approach to water labelling “shocking waste”, says BMA

The Bathroom Manufacturers Association (BMA) has raised concerns regarding the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra)’s announced plans for water efficiency labelling.

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Leading by example on water efficiency

Adam Logan, Training Manager at GROHE UK, reflects on the need for sustainable fittings. Kitchen and bathroom products that help consumers save water and energy is now an unquestionable global trend. Many of us take for granted that the water we need is there and always will be. Our resources are being stretched by the […]

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Grundfos seeks engineers to inspire new thinking in energy efficiency

Pump and water technology specialist Grundfos has launched an ambitious initiative that seeks to inspire new thinking in energy efficiency. The Explore NEXT campaign will look to collaborate with its most innovative and creative customers at all levels in a bid to help ‘reimagine and optimise the design, installation, and operation of HVAC and water […]

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Shadow Climate Minister Ruth Jones to speak at InstallerSHOW

We’re delighted to share that Ruth Jones MP, Shadow Minister for Agri-Innovation and Climate Adaptation, will be joining us at InstallerSHOW next week. She’ll be talking in the Bathroom Zone, in conversation with Tom Reynolds, CEO of the Bathroom Manufacturers Association (BMA), talking about the importance of water and energy efficiency on 29th June. Born […]

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Water efficiency can no longer be ignored

Water efficiency can no longer be ignored, says Yvonne Orgill, MD at UWLA. Droughts across Europe and the UK are leading to fears that 2023 could create a repeat of last year’s severe water shortage across Europe. Some regions in southern Spain are already suffering water shortages and farmers are expecting their worst yields in […]

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Energy and water-saving products for the bathroom

Ahead of InstallerSHOW 2023, elemental spoke to Liam Buxton, Head of Residential (UK), Roca, about efficiency and the Future Homes Standard. What should specifiers/housebuilders consider when designing bathrooms for new properties? In terms of appealing to the end consumer, it’s important to be aware of trends and specify products that reflect current tastes. But at […]

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Installer Kitchens & Bathrooms to launch at 2024 InstallerSHOW

Lyrical Communications is excited to announce the launch of Installer Kitchens & Bathrooms, to debut alongside our 2024 InstallerSHOW at the NEC. Installer Kitchens & Bathrooms will showcase the role technology and innovation play in shaping the kitchens and bathrooms of the future, to an audience of 20,000 installers, specifiers, designers, developers, manufacturers and retailers. […]

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Seven English regions will face severe water stress by 2030

Research reveals that seven regions in England will face severe water stress by 2030, as Brits significantly underestimate their daily water usage. The research by Kingfisher– owner of B&Q and Screwfix – in partnership with economics consultancy Cebr –2 shows that the West Midlands, London, parts of the South West, the East Midlands, the East […]

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Water efficiency targets for UK housing

The UK has been busy establishing domestic water efficiency targets to prepare ourselves for climate change. Here’s a quick review from SHIFT. England The government has recently released its latest water efficiency policy paper for England [1]. Several objectives have been identified to reduce water demand, improve efficiency, and cut waste, which will save 4 billion […]

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Government plan for water is misguided

UWLA MD Yvonne Orgill says that the Plan for Water set out by the government is misguided and could waste a huge amount of money. These proposals will adversely restrict the market and without education and a robust audit system they will fail.  Government is misguided in spending time and money developing a label when […]

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How public buildings can be wiser on water

Karl Mansfield from Water Plus took part in an elemental webinar this week on public buildings and water efficiency. Here, he talks about how being wiser on water, engaging visitors and empowering employees helps save costs and reduce environmental impact. Looking closer at water use – and harnessing people power at sites – can help […]

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