Passively Recovering Waste Heat Energy With Every Shower

FAQ’s

We have included some of the most frequently asked questions (FAQ’s) and their answers below. For answers to any other queries then please contact us.

General

Q: How does WWHRS work? Answer

Q: I hear there are different ways of installing WWHRS systems, what are these? Answer

Q: How much can WWHRS save? Answer

Q: Is WWHRS SAP listed? Answer

Q: Where can I buy Recoup Products from? Answer

Q: Who do Recoup sell to, who are your customers? Answer

Q: What are the benefits of WWHRS for homeowners / end-users? Answer

Q: What are the benefits of the Recoup Pipe+ HE for developers? Answer

Q: What are the benefits of WWHRS for plumbers and installers? Answer

Q: Does it work with a bath? Answer

Q: Will WWHRS work with an electric shower? Answer

Q: What type of shower will Recoup WWHRS work with? Answer

Q: Do Recoup WWHRS systems foul? Answer

Q: Does limescale affect it – what about hard water areas? Answer

Installation

Q: Do you have installation guides? Answer

Q: What fittings do I need? Answer

Q: Can the Recoup Pipe+ HE be installed horizontally? Answer

Q: Do you offer training for installers? Answer

Q: Do you offer tool box sessions for installers? Answer

Q: Do you have a video installation guide? Answer

Q: What do I need to know about pressure loss and WWHRS systems? Answer

Q: Can you use 22mm or 15mm connections? Answer

Q: What is the maximum waste pipe length from the shower to the WWHRS unit? Answer

Q: What is the maximum length of 15mm pipe from the WWHRS unit to the Cold-side of the shower? Answer

Q: Can Recoup WWHRS be installed to more than one shower? Answer

Q: Can more than one WWHRS unit be installed in a single dwelling? Answer

Q: Tell me about commissioning a WWHRS system? Answer

Q: Tell me about pressure testing a Recoup WWHRS system? Answer

Q: Does the tee where the shower valve & Cylinder separate need to be as close to the shower valve as possible, so that when the shower is not in use the water flows through to the cylinder? Answer

Q: Is a normal shower waste (with a water trap) ok between the unit and shower tray? No HepVo trap or vent required? Answer

Q: What’s the difference between thermostatic and pressure balanced mixer showers? Answer

Q: Do Recoup WWHRS systems replace the existing soil stack / SVP? Answer

Q: Do you install? Answer

Regulation

Q: Are all Recoup WWHRS products WRAS approved? Answer

Q: Do Recoup products comply with UK water Regulations? Answer

Q: What is the significance of a double or single walled WWHRS heat exchanger? Answer

Q: Why is a double-wall so important in vertical WWHRS systems? Answer

Q: Can the WWHRS be installed externally or in a garage? Answer

Q: What about legionella? Answer

Q: What is it made from? Answer

Sales & Specification

Q: Can you help with specification and design? Answer

Q: Where can they be used? Answer

Q: Do you have solutions for apartments or flats? Answer

Q: Does WWHRS work for baths and showers? Answer

Q: Do you install? Answer

Q: Who do you supply to? Answer

Q: Will WWHRS work with an electric shower? Answer

Q: How do you model in SAP? Answer

Q: How do you model in SBEM? Answer

Q: How do you model in BREEAM? Answer

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