System balancing helps you to achieve improved efficiency.
Balancing a heating system means that all surplus pressure in the distribution circuits are removed except pressure in the circuit with the highest pressure loss (index circuit). This secures an equal water distribution in the different parts of the heating system.
Grundfos have a range of tools available which can assist you with balancing saving you time and heating energy costs:
The ALPHA3 System for domestic applications is a combination of the ALPHA3, the innovative ALPHA Reader and the unique Grundfos GO Balance app. The ALPHA Reader is an add-on to the new ALPHA3, it uses a light sensor to read data communication from the pump and sends this to a smart device, such as a phone or tablet. With the Grundfos GO Balance app, the installer follows four easy steps to hydronically balance a heating system.
The Grundfos GO Remote app allows the user to control all aspects of our light commerical and commercial electronically controlled pumps by acting as an intuitive assistant that will mean time savings on everything from commissioning, data collection, reporting through to sizing and replacement that relate to a wide range of pumps and applications. Ideal for larger and lighter commerical systems projects.
Three important conditions that have to be met in order to ensure a well-balanced system:
- Design flow should be available at all consumers at all times
- The differential pressures at control valves should be stable
- Water flows at system interfaces should be equal
ALPHA3 - The UK’s most energy efficient domestic heating pump. Combined with the innovative ALPHA Reader* and the unique Grundfos GO Balance app forms the ALPHA3 SYSTEM saving time and typically 5-17% on heating energy costs.
ALPHA3 Reader - For fast, wireless, accurate system balancing
ALPHA3 Plug - For easy wiring
GO Balance App - Works along side the ALPHA3 Reader available for Apple / Android
Domestic water pumps - April 2016
Includes pump location application guide, overview of the shower pumps range and a pump selector chart.
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