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A look at the history of plumbing, pipes and sewers (part 1)

Monday, September 26, 2016

Many of us don’t give plumbing a second thought, or our heating and cooling units, until something goes wrong with it. Then we are quickly reminded how important our plumbers are! Household plumbing is more than a vital modern convenience, it's fundamental to our quality of life: clean water and plumbing systems are key to maintaining public sanitation, health and safety.
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Is the end of the radiator near?

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Homes, offices, healthcare facilities... in the past most new building were jam-packed with radiators. For decades it was the best heating available. But that has changed! Smart underfloor heating systems are putting the radiator on the backburner… fast.
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The “Do’s and Don’ts” of installing underfloor heating

Thursday, December 15, 2016

You can only build it once; otherwise it becomes a very expensive project. We're talking about underfloor heating, of course. There are a lot of factors to take into account – during both the design and installation phases. That’s why Stefan Lenting, product specialist for Ubel (Dutch technical wholesaler), is sharing his top 5 Do's and Don'ts for a hassle-free installation. Thanks Stefan!
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10 Best Reasons to become a Plumber!

Friday, June 10, 2016

Wavin knows that plumbers are the superheroes of the trades, on call 24/7 to swoop in and save the day, returning your home to working order. So why is it that there is a shortage of plumbers across Europe? It’s a mystery to us, because there are so many rewards and advantages to the trade.
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10 measures to prevent (urban) flooding

Friday, August 26, 2016

The recent rash of torrential rainstorms across western Europe and indeed around the world has cast a bright spotlight on the serious problem of intensified flooding events. The injuries, fatalities, damage to homes and businesses, and the entire municipal infrastructure, are devastating. And given the reality of climate change, these flooding disasters will escalate… unless we take some proactive measures to mitigate the problem. There are actually many preventative steps that can be taken to ensure that we remain safe. Here are ten solid initiatives, just to get the conversation started.
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A tale of one city that is tackling urban stormwater management the right way

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

They say that opposites attract. And new, sustainable urban design in cities – like the northern German town of Wolfsburg – is proof positive that when the worlds of aesthetics and functionality collide, they form a synergy that is influenced by the human experience. Functional concepts can inspire great design, thus helping us to understand how architecture embodies the needs of everyday life. Like rainwater management. Urban pluvial flooding in Europe is a problem that is not going away any time soon. That is why cities across the continent are looking for unique solutions to mitigate the problem, while at the same time embracing nature, beauty and sustainable design. This is the tale of the Wolfsburg project – a story in which Wavin plays a key role in bridging the gap between beauty and function.
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Rieder Tower residence for senior citizens

Monday, December 9, 2013

In south-east Rotterdam, the Netherlands, lies the Rieder Borgh community. It offers a wide choice of supported living for senior citizens. The 16 floor Rieder Tower, with 79 senior apartments, is one of the tallest buildings in the neighbourhood. Multiple Wavin systems were deployed in the tower to ensure minimum noise for residents along with fast and efficient fitting for Unica, the contracted installers.
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