Passively Recovering Waste Heat Energy With Every Shower

Recoup Pipe+HE

The Recoup Pipe+HE is our primary and most popular waste water heat recovery system for showers due to its efficiency of up to 67%, low price, easy installation, no end user interaction and superb all-round performance. Our unique PVC outer provides unrivalled benefits, including cost reduction, manufacturing consistency, an on site theft deterrent, and a lower product weight.

The Recoup Pipe+HE is our primary and most popular waste water heat recovery system for showers due to its efficiency of up to 67%, low price, easy installation, no end user interaction and superb all-round performance. Our unique PVC outer provides unrivalled benefits, including cost reduction, manufacturing consistency, an on site theft deterrent, and a lower product weight.

The Pipe+ HE provides an incredible pound to points ratio in SAP and will certainly tick a box for every technical director or specifier looking for an even greater SAP boost. The double walled (EN1717) copper heat exchanger is mechanically pulled together giving consistent production. Ideal for new build applications, the Recoup Pipe+ HE WWHRS is sure to deliver results, whatever your criteria.

Recoup Pipe+HE Animation

The Recoup Pipe+ HE Waste Water Heat Recovery System for Showers (WWHRS) is an energy and money saving product that through heat exchange from shower drain water produces preheated water that reduces the demand for hot water. This animation details the Pipe+ HE product and introduces its many award-winning features.

The Pipe+ HE provides an incredible pound to points ratio in SAP and will certainly tick a box for every technical director or specifier looking for an even greater SAP boost. The double walled (EN1717) copper heat exchanger is mechanically pulled together giving consistent production. Ideal for new build applications, the Recoup Pipe+ HE WWHRS is sure to deliver results, whatever your criteria.

Features and benefits

  • 2015mm long pipe with installation height of up to 2400mm
  • Vertical system designed for first floor showers
  • Can be linked to a waste water drain where the shower is over a tray, wet room or bath
  • Double walled, patented heat exchanger
  • KIWA validated efficiencies of up to 67%, dependant on flow rate
  • WRAS approved
  • Legionella control risk assessed
  • PVC outer pipe reduces weight, cost and is an on site theft deterrent
  • Option of 3 system installation variations
  • High quality manufacture
  • Virtually maintenance free
  • Can’t be seen once installed & no end user interaction is required
  • SAP listed

Product application

House & Commercial Properties Product Application

Product diagram

Recoup Pipe+ HE Diagram

How the Recoup Pipe+ HE works

Data & Specification

Specification details

Description Value Unit
Overall height for installation 2400 mm
Outside diameter of external tube 63 mm
Material – Internal tube Copper
Material – Internal tube PVC
Shower flow rate 5 – 15 litres/min
Max. Mains water inlet pressure 10 bar
Min. Mains water inlet pressure 1 bar
Max. Waste water working temp 85 °C
Mains water connection ½” male BSP
Waste water connection 40 – 43
mm
Weight (Boxed) 11 kg
Water volume – mains water 0.3 litres

Performance & efficiency

Shower Flow Rate @ 40°C ( litres/min )

Pipe+ HE efficiency ( Recovered energy kWh )

System A System B System C
9.0 64.2% (12.1) 49.4% (9.3) 55.5% (10.4)
9.2 63.7% (12.3)
11.0 61.5% (14.1) 48.4% (11.1) 52.6% (12.1)
12.5 60.0% (15.7)

Pressure drop on mains water circuit

Shower Flow Rate @ 40°C (litres/min)

Pipe+ HE Pressure drop ( bar )

System A System B System C
9.2 0.34 0.21 0.14
12.5 0.45 0.28 0.18

Pipe+ HE installation video

Technical information and downloads

Recoup Pipe+ HE Product OverviewRecoup Pipe+ HE Product Overview

Product overview document containing the key information about the Recoup Pipe+ HE.

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Recoup Pipe+ HE Components DrawingRecoup Pipe+ HE Components Drawing

Recoup Pipe+ HE Components Drawing document detailing Pipe+ HE and ancillary kit items.

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Recoup Pipe+ HE Installation diagram showing a horizontal top connectionRecoup Pipe+ HE Installation diagram showing a horizontal top connection

Recoup Pipe+ HE installation diagram with dimensions and showing top connection in position to connect to a horizontal shower waste pipe.

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Recoup Pipe+ HE Installation diagram showing a vertical top connectionRecoup Pipe+ HE Installation diagram showing a vertical top connection

Recoup Pipe+ HE installation diagram with dimensions and showing top connection in position to connect to a vertical shower waste pipe.

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Recoup Pipe+ HE installation Guide and dataRecoup Pipe+ HE installation Guide and data

Guide to the installation, product details, performance and operation of the Recoup Pipe+ HE product.

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Recoup Pipe+ HE installation process in picturesRecoup Pipe+ HE installation process in pictures

Guide to the installation process of the Recoup Pipe+ HE product shown in pictures.

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Recoup Pipe+ HE BIM ModelRecoup Pipe+ HE BIM Model

The Recoup Pipe+ HE Building Information Modelling (BIM) is available to download here.

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Features and benefits

  • 2015mm long pipe with installation height of up to 2400mm
  • Vertical system designed for first floor showers
  • Can be linked to a waste water drain where the shower is over a tray, wet room or bath
  • Double walled, patented heat exchanger
  • KIWA validated efficiencies of up to 67%, dependant on flow rate
  • WRAS approved
  • Legionella control risk assessed
  • PVC outer pipe reduces weight, cost and is an on site theft deterrent
  • Option of 3 system installation variations
  • High quality manufacture
  • Virtually maintenance free
  • Can’t be seen once installed & no end user interaction is required
  • SAP listed

Product application

House & Commercial Properties Product Application

Product diagram

Recoup Pipe+ HE Diagram

How the Recoup Pipe+ HE works

Data & Specification

Specification details

Description Value Unit
Overall height for installation 2400 mm
Outside diameter of external tube 63 mm
Material – Internal tube Copper
Material – Internal tube PVC
Shower flow rate 5 – 15 litres/min
Max. Mains water inlet pressure 10 bar
Min. Mains water inlet pressure 1 bar
Max. Waste water working temp 85 °C
Mains water connection ½” male BSP
Waste water connection 40 – 43
mm
Weight (Boxed) 11 kg
Water volume – mains water 0.3 litres

Performance & efficiency

Shower Flow Rate @ 40°C ( litres/min )

Pipe+ HE efficiency ( Recovered energy kWh )

System A System B System C
9.0 64.2% (12.1) 49.4% (9.3) 55.5% (10.4)
9.2 63.7% (12.3)
11.0 61.5% (14.1) 48.4% (11.1) 52.6% (12.1)
12.5 60.0% (15.7)

Pressure drop on mains water circuit

Shower Flow Rate @ 40°C (litres/min)

Pipe+ HE Pressure drop ( bar )

System A System B System C
9.2 0.34 0.21 0.14
12.5 0.45 0.28 0.18

Pipe+ HE installation video

Technical information and downloads

Recoup Pipe+ HE Product OverviewRecoup Pipe+ HE Product Overview

Product overview document containing the key information about the Recoup Pipe+ HE.

Download Here…

Recoup Pipe+ HE Components DrawingRecoup Pipe+ HE Components Drawing

Recoup Pipe+ HE Components Drawing document detailing Pipe+ HE and ancillary kit items.

Download Here…

Recoup Pipe+ HE Installation diagram showing a horizontal top connectionRecoup Pipe+ HE Installation diagram showing a horizontal top connection

Recoup Pipe+ HE installation diagram showing top connection in position to connect to a horizontal shower waste pipe.

Download Here…

Recoup Pipe+ HE Installation diagram showing a vertical top connectionRecoup Pipe+ HE Installation diagram showing a vertical top connection

Recoup Pipe+ HE installation diagram showing top connection in position to connect to a vertical shower waste pipe.

Download Here…

Recoup Pipe+ HE installation Guide and dataRecoup Pipe+ HE installation Guide and data

Guide to the installation, product details, performance and operation of the Recoup Pipe+ HE product.

Download Here…

Recoup Pipe+ HE installation process in picturesRecoup Pipe+ HE installation process in pictures

Guide to the installation process of the Recoup Pipe+ HE product shown in pictures.

Download Here…

Recoup Pipe+ HE BIM ModelRecoup Pipe+ HE BIM Model

The Recoup Pipe+ HE Building Information Modelling (BIM) is available to download here.

Download Here…

Features and benefits

  • 2015mm long pipe with installation height of up to 2400mm
  • Vertical system designed for first floor showers
  • Can be linked to a waste water drain where the shower is over a tray, wet room or bath
  • Double walled, patented heat exchanger
  • KIWA validated efficiencies of up to 67%, dependant on flow rate
  • WRAS approved
  • Legionella control risk assessed
  • PVC outer pipe reduces weight, cost and is an on site theft deterrent
  • Option of 3 system installation variations
  • High quality manufacture
  • Virtually maintenance free
  • Can’t be seen once installed & no end user interaction is required
  • SAP listed

Product application

House & Commercial Properties Product Application

Product diagram

Recoup Pipe+ HE Diagram

How the Recoup Pipe+ HE works

Data & Specification

Specification details

Description Value Unit
Overall height for installation 2400 mm
Outside diameter of external tube 63 mm
Material – Internal tube Copper
Material – Internal tube PVC
Shower flow rate 5 – 15 litres/min
Max. Mains water inlet pressure 10 bar
Min. Mains water inlet pressure 1 bar
Max. Waste water working temp 85 °C
Mains water connection ½” male BSP
Waste water connection 40 – 43
mm
Weight (Boxed) 11 kg
Water volume – mains water 0.3 litres

Performance & efficiency

Shower Flow Rate @ 40°C (l/min)

Pipe+ HE efficiency ( Recovered energy kWh )

A B C
9.0 64.2% (12.1) 49.4% (9.3) 55.5% (10.4)
9.2 63.7% (12.3)
11.0 61.5% (14.1) 48.4% (11.1) 52.6% (12.1)
12.5 60.0% (15.7)

Pressure drop on mains water circuit

Shower Flow Rate @ 40°C (l/min)

Pipe+ HE System Pressure drop ( bar )

A B C
9.2 0.34 0.21 0.14
12.5 0.45 0.28 0.18

Pipe+ HE installation video

Technical information and downloads

Recoup Pipe+ HE Product Overview

Recoup Pipe+ HE Product Overview

Product overview document containing the key information about the Recoup Pipe+ HE.

Download Here…

Recoup Pipe+ HE Components Drawing

Recoup Pipe+ HE Components Drawing

Recoup Pipe+ HE Components Drawing document detailing Pipe+ HE and ancillary kit items.

Download Here…

Recoup Pipe+ HE Installation diagram showing a horizontal top connection

Recoup Pipe+ HE Installation diagram showing a horizontal top connection

Recoup Pipe+ HE installation diagram with dimensions and showing top connection in position to connect to a horozontal shower waste pipe.

Download Here…

Recoup Pipe+ HE Installation diagram showing a vertical top connection

Recoup Pipe+ HE Installation diagram showing a vertical top connection

Recoup Pipe+ HE installation diagram with dimensions and showing top connection in position to connect to a vertical shower waste pipe.

Download Here…

Recoup Pipe+ HE installation Guide and data

Recoup Pipe+ HE installation Guide and data

Guide to the installation, product details, performance and operation of the Recoup Pipe+ HE product.

Download Here…

Recoup Pipe+ HE installation process in pictures

Recoup Pipe+ HE installation process in pictures

Guide to the installation process of the Recoup Pipe+ HE product shown in pictures.

Download Here…

Recoup Pipe+ HE BIM Model

Recoup Pipe+ HE BIM Model

The Recoup Pipe+ HE Building Information Modelling (BIM) is available for download at the BIMstore

Download Here…

Recoup WWHRS BrochureRecoup WWHRS brochure

Recoup's Waste Water Heat Recovery System (WWHRS) Brochure and Portfolio to download, save, print or share. Provides background information on WWHRS and why to use it, SAP assessment, SBEM, BREEAM, Passive House, all product options, features, benefits, installation methods and links to additional useful information. Download here...

Recoup WWHRS brochure

Recoup WWHRS BrochureRecoup's Waste Water Heat Recovery System (WWHRS) Brochure and Portfolio to download, save, print or share. Provides background information on WWHRS and why to use it, SAP assessment, SBEM, BREEAM, Passive House, all product options, features, benefits, installation methods and links to additional useful information.
Download here...

Recoup WWHRS brochure

Recoup WWHRS Brochure

Recoup's Waste Water Heat Recovery System (WWHRS) Brochure and Portfolio to download, save, print or share. Provides background information on WWHRS and why to use it, SAP assessment, SBEM, BREEAM, Passive House, all product options, features, benefits, installation methods and links to additional useful information.
Download here...

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