TMVs

Intamix TMV passes two millionth sale

Intatec has recently sold the two millionth unit of one of its mixing valves. The Intamix TMV, was one of the launch products when the company was founded in 2002 and delivers safe, blended hot water to taps. Intamix has independently tested and TMV3 approved by NSF under the requirements of The Department of Health […]

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Care home firm fined over £1million after dementia patient dies from scalding

A care home firm has been fined over £1million after the scalding death of 93-year-old dementia patient Frances Norris. Under building regulations, all baths in healthcare environments should be fitted with a thermostatic mixing valve that is TMV3 certified, but that doesn’t appear to have been the case in this instance. Aster Healthcare, the healthcare […]

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Why engineers should use Thermal Disinfection to ward off Legionnaires’ Disease

Gary Perry, Managing Director at Altecnic, explains why engineers should use Thermal Disinfection to ward off Legionnaires’ Disease: Since outbreaks in public facilities are the ones that grab the headlines, most people tend to associate Legionnaires’ disease with complex water and cooling systems, such as those commonly installed in hotels, swimming pools, whirlpool spas, hospitals, […]

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How to safeguard commercial hot water systems with TMVs

Richard Bateman, Product Manager for Plumbing and Heating at RWC, discusses what installers need to consider when installing thermostatic mixing valves (TMVs) in commercial, healthcare and public buildings. As any installer knows, valves are key parts of a plumbing and heating system. Responsible for the safe and stable delivery of water to the outlets like […]

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How installers can protect the public from scalds and burns

As cases of scalding in the UK continue to happen, prevention must be prioritised. Kevin Wellman, CEO at the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE), explores the legislation and the solutions available to protect users of heating and hot water systems from scalds and burns: Hospital admission figures show that scalds from tap […]

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