In January 2021, the Storm Overflows Taskforce, a joint industry and government group made up of Defra, the Environment Agency, Ofwat, Consumer Council for Water, Blueprint for Water and Water UK agreed a new objective to prevent [...]
In this post, we look at the issue of noise in soil and waste systems including what causes it, how to use Fraunhofer IBP reports and how to reduce noise.
In June 2020, prime minister, Boris Johnson announced a £5 billion new deal to build homes and infrastructure to help combat the impact of Covid-19 on the economy. With high competition for development land and a growing need for [...]
The National House Building Council (NHBC) Foundation acknowledges that noisy pipework can cause misery for home owners. In fact they found that 15% of all noise complaints made by home owners in detached properties were caused by the [...]
At Hep₂O, we are continually looking to better understand and support the plumbing community. That’s why we recently carried out a survey with a large selection of the UK’s plumbers, to find out what really makes them tick and [...]
Wavin Revit content packages are easy to use, providing BIM modellers with a hassle-free building construction tool that can quickly and seamlessly transition from a 3D model to the real build. With integrated intelligent assistance, [...]
In this series of articles, we take you through some of the basic steps to ensure you get the most from the Revit families available in the BIM Centre of MyPortal. In this fourth article, we look at how to use eccentricity.
In this series of articles, we take you through some of the basic steps to ensure you get the most from the Revit families available in the BIM Centre of MyPortal. In this second article, we look at how to insert and validate bends [...]
In this series of articles, we take you through some of the basic steps to ensure you get the most from the Wavin content packages available in the BIM Centre of MyPortal. We’ll start by looking at how to import our packages in [...]
As any good plumber knows, traditional water-traps can lose their seal due to evaporation, siphonage, leaking or movement. An innovative waterless-trap, HepvO doesn't encounter any of these issues and is suitable for use on a range of [...]
At Doxford Park residential village – a £9 million care home development in Sunderland – sound proofing between apartments was a key requirement, with a quiet drainage system a high priority.
This led to the [...]
A Remedy For Falling Into The Trap Of Bathroom Pressure Fluctuations
OSMA HepvO Soil & Waste – Waterless Trap System Overview
The Need For Focus On Acoustics In High Density And High-Rise Residential Settings