Energy Efficiency & Resource Optimisation

Energy efficiency for boilers, HVAC, cooling towers and wastewater

Insightful energy efficiency solutions to reduce costs, optimise processes and improve environmental performance.

Water Treatment Services is a leading independent UK water treatment and environmental services company offering a range of innovative energy efficiency and resource optimisation solutions involving the use of water and energy in industrial boilers, steam generating systems, HVAC, cooling towers, and the treatment of wastewater and effluent in commercial, industrial and process applications.

Our sustainable energy efficiency and resource optimisation solutions are delivered by in-field experts who combine their extensive knowledge of process applications with the latest high performance analysis equipment and data controllers to help reduce costs, enhance efficiencies, optimise waste processes and improve environmental performance.

Expert Energy Efficiency & Resource Optimisation Solutions

Our specialist energy efficiency and resource optimisation solutions include:

  • Energy efficiency

    Expert investigation and analysis to identify process improvement and energy efficiencies involving the use of water, wastewater and heat transfer processes. Our areas of expertise include boilers, steam generating systems, HVAC, cooling towers, and the processing of wastewater and effluent.

  • Water Efficiency

    Optimisation of water usage reviewing opportunities for use reduction, reuse, recycling and water harvesting.

  • Waste Management

    Optimisation of wastewater and effluent treatment processes to reduce costs, improve process and energy efficiencies and review the use of new, eco-friendly wastewater recycling and water reuse solutions.

  • Environmental Performance

    Expert evaluation of processes to reduce energy and resource consumption, with the objectives of lowering greenhouse gas emissions and improving environmental performance.

Full National UK Coverage

With offices in London serving the South and South East England, Manchester (North West), Birmingham (Midlands), Bristol (South East England and Wales), Leeds (North and North East) and Glasgow (Scotland), supported by regional teams of specially trained engineers, in-field water and energy specialists, and technical experts we can offer innovative energy efficiency and resource optimisation solutions to organisations throughout the UK and Ireland.

Contact Water Treatment Services today to learn how our expert resource optimisation solutions can help you reduce costs, enhance efficiencies, optimise waste management processes and improve your environmental performance. To speak with one of our energy efficiency experts call us on 0330 223 31 31 or simply use the button below to get our full contact details or submit our contact form.

Energy Efficiency & Environmental Sustainability

Environmental sustainability is becoming increasingly important as countries and responsible organisations around the world begin to recognise the detrimental impact their activities are having on our climate, air quality and the wider environment.

Good examples of this are the international environmental standard ISO14001:2015 “Environmental management systems – Requirements with guidance for use” and the Kyoto Protocol of 1997.

ISO 14001:2015 is an internationally recognised environmental management standard that helps organisations to establish, implement and maintain their own environmental management systems.

The Kyoto Protocol currently commits over 190 countries around the world to combat global warming by reducing greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere.

It came in to force in 2005 and requires those participating countries to:

  • Reduce greenhouse gases

    Reduce the levels of damaging greenhouse gas emissions to the atmosphere, including carbon dioxide (CO2) to prevent dangerous changes to our climate.

  • Reduce Energy Consumption

    Annually reduce the amount of fuel used nationally by switching to alternative, more eco-friendly energy sources, or by using the same fuels more efficiently.

In the UK our commitment to the Kyoto Protocol is outlined in the Governments “The Air Quality Strategy for England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland”, download a full copy here… air quality strategy →

It is clear from this and the widespread adoption of the environmental standard ISO14001:2015 that our future expectations around issues of social responsibility, economic and environmental performance are changing and should no longer be seen as being mutually exclusive.

Delivering Process, Energy & Environmental Improvements

For those environmentally responsible organisations this presents significant challenges and this is where the holistic approach taken by the energy efficiency experts at Water Treatment Services can help deliver real process, energy and environmental improvements to your operations involving:

  • Water

    Optimising water use, reuse and water recycling to reduce energy, water and effluent costs.

  • HVAC

    Improving energy efficiency in HVAC systems.

  • Boilers

    Improving energy efficiency in boilers and steam generating systems.

  • cooling towers

    Improving energy efficiency in cooling towers and evaporative cooling systems.

Reducing Water use through Reuse & Water Recycling

Like it or not water is becoming an increasingly scarce resource in many parts of the world as climates change, populations increase and the demands for good quality water become ever greater.

The challenge now facing organisations is how to optimise their use of this scare resource.

Opportunities to do this might include new water conservation strategies, identifying innovative ways in which to treat wastewater and industrial effluents, water recycling, rainwater harvesting and improving overall water and energy efficiencies.

Reducing water use through conservation and recycling

Reducing the volumes of water used in commercial, institutional and industrial buildings, and manufacturing and process applications requires a detailed appreciation of how the water is used and its impact on each process.

This can include the use of hot and cold water in buildings, heating and cooling systems through to complex industrial processes.

Our expert team have the knowledge and experience to identify key areas for reducing overall water consumption, advising on best practice, the latest water saving devices, industry bench-marking and performance monitoring.

Industrial wastewater and effluent

Optimising the treatment of industrial wastewater and trade effluent is becoming ever more complex as increasingly rigorous environmental standards become the norm, and energy, water and effluent discharge costs increase.

Under such challenging conditions improving the treatment processes for industrial wastewaters becomes ever more important.

Our team of experts offer a holistic approach to the evaluation and treatment of industrial wastewaters and developing innovative ways to reduce costs, improve process and energy efficiencies along with the introduction of new, eco-friendly wastewater recycling and water reuse solutions.

This allows us to help customers meet their legal obligations in the most economic, environmentally sensitive way, improve waste management processes and protect the environment.

Rainwater harvesting and greywater recycling

Rainwater harvesting and greywater recycling present excellent opportunities to collect or recycle water for alternative uses.

To develop the most appropriate water reuse solution it is essential to understand the technologies involved in these applications, where the water can be reused and how it needs be treated to meet water quality standards.

Water Treatment Services combine our water treatment expertise with a practical engineering approach to design, construct and manage the most appropriate rainwater harvesting and greywater recycling solutions for each application.

HVAC Energy Efficiency

Heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems, often abbreviated to HVAC are complex building systems designed to control the temperature, humidity, and air quality in indoor spaces.

Well-designed HVAC systems will help to create desired levels of thermal comfort and indoor air quality.

Our energy efficiency services seek to optimise the performance of HVAC systems by reviewing comfort, climate control, and output quality and energy efficiency issues.

Key areas for investigation and HVAC performance optimisation include:

Cooling and heating coil cleaning

Maintaining the cleanliness of heating and cooling coils in HVAC systems is essential to their efficient operation.

Significant cost savings can be made in this area.

Our HVAC services include auditing heat transfer capabilities for both cooling and heating coils, and complete coil cleaning services to ensure optimum heat transfer and air flow efficiencies are maintained.

HVAC filter management

HVAC filter management designed to optimise heating and cooling performance and energy efficiencies.

Typically this would involve an assessment of the required environmental conditions to understand desired outcomes, and then matching this to the most effective filter combinations for performance, efficiency and lifecycle cost.

Energy Efficiency for Boilers & Steam Generating Processes

The safe, energy efficient operation of boilers and steam generating systems relies heavily on the effective treatment of the boiler water itself.

Poor management of internal heat transfer surfaces and boiler water quality and can seriously affect both boiler performance and asset integrity.

This can lead to increased costs, wasted energy and potentially result in serious damage to the boiler.

Our expert energy efficiency and boiler water treatment experts take a holistic approach to the management of both the boiler and wider steam system.

Our approach is designed optimise costs and operational efficiencies, maintain steam quality, achieve water and energy savings, and increase plant reliability and safety.

Energy Efficiency for Cooling Towers & Evaporative Cooling Systems

Cooling towers and evaporative cooling systems are used to provide cooling for chillers, air conditioning equipment, and many manufacturing and process applications.

They do this using a heat transfer or heat rejection process involving the evaporation of water to the atmosphere.

This evaporation process means they can consume significant amounts of water.

The energy efficient operation of cooling towers relies heavily on the effective treatment of the recirculating water used in the cooling tower system.

Poor water quality management can seriously affect cooling performance, water and energy efficiencies and asset integrity.

Water is lost from a cooling tower in a number of ways including:

Evaporation

Recirculating water evaporates from the cooling tower and is rejected to the atmosphere.

Blowdown

As water evaporates from the cooling system, dissolved solids begin to concentrate.

As concentrations increase these solids can cause scaling and corrosion problems.

Such concentrations are typically controlled by blowdown which involves draining water from the cooling system.

Blowdown should be carefully controlled to optimise water efficiencies.

Drift

Small volumes of water leave the cooling tower as a mist or as water droplets, and this is called drift.

The volumes of water lost as drift are typically small and can be controlled with baffles and drift eliminators fitted to the tower.

Our expert energy efficiency and cooling water treatment experts take a holistic approach to the management of cooling towers and evaporative cooling systems.

Our approach is designed optimise costs and heat transfer efficiencies, achieve water and energy savings, and maintain asset integrity.

Key areas for investigation and cooling tower performance optimisation include:

  • Water treatment

    Optimising the cooling water treatment programme to ensure the correct water conditions are maintained.

  • cycles of concentration

    Evaluation and optimisation of cooling tower “cycles of concentration”.

  • blowdown frequency

    Optimising blowdown frequency.

  • alternative water sources

    Investigating alternative sources of make-up water. This could include water reuse or recycled water.

Energy Efficient Solutions for Boilers, HVAC, Cooling Towers & Wastewater

Contact Water Treatment Services today to discuss your energy and resource optimisation requirements. We can provide expert energy efficiency solutions to help you reduce energy costs, improve efficiencies, optimise waste management processes and improve your environmental performance.

With offices in London serving the South and South East England, Manchester (North West), Birmingham (Midlands), Bristol (South East England and Wales), Leeds (North and North East) and Glasgow (Scotland), supported by regional teams of process engineers, in-field specialists and technical experts we can offer innovative energy optimisation solutions to organisations throughout the UK and Ireland.

Contact us now for more information or for your FREE, no obligation quote.

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More on the Kyoto Protocol, an international agreement linked to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change… kyoto protocol →

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Expert energy efficiency for boilers, HVAC, cooling towers, wastewater & effluent. Become energy efficient, save water resources & improve the environment. Offering energy efficiency services involving the use of water and energy in industrial boilers, steam generating systems, HVAC, cooling towers, and the treatment of wastewater and effluent in commercial, industrial and process applications.