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  • PressBoost in November

    PressBoost in November

    Pressurisation Unit Installations In another busy month, we carried out a large variety of project work, with several different types of pressurisation unit installations. From left to right: First we have a Stuart Turner Midi 235 unit, this replaced a failed Mikrofill 3 unit which had been causing site issues for a long time, eventually […]
  • H-Line Spill & Fill Replacement – The Midlands

    H-Line Spill & Fill Replacement – The Midlands

    The existing problems on site: We were recently called out to an ageing Pressmain GV100 Spill & Fill pressurisation unit as the unit would not stop running and the tank was leaking. We have had contact with this pressurisation unit for the last 2 years following several years of neglect. The set itself has provided […]
  • Large Holiday Park in the South of England Upgrades Cold Water Booster Set

    Large Holiday Park in the South of England Upgrades Cold Water Booster Set

    Water shortages on site: We were originally called in to investigate this booster set as site was experiencing pressure shortages and in some events, even lack of water across the site. When we attended we found the 4-pump set down to just 2 functioning pumps. The set had already lost a pump years earlier, which […]
  • Various Pressurisation Unit Installations

    Various Pressurisation Unit Installations

    Lowara Presfix Beta Last week we attended a prestigious site in Manchester to replace a failed & obsolete Grundfos Impress. We recently picked up this site for a new managing agent, we found multiple issues with pressure units, booster units and vessels across the various plant rooms in the building. This pressure unit was the […]
  • Leisure Centre Cold Water Booster Pumps Replacement

    Leisure Centre Cold Water Booster Pumps Replacement

    Service and Maintenance History: This cold water booster set had been in operation since 2006 and served a large, busy leisure centre. Over the last 4 years, PressBoost have serviced and maintained the set on a bi-annual basis. For a set of its age, it was performing very well, however, the high demand of the […]
  • PressBoost 1st H-Line Installation

    PressBoost 1st H-Line Installation

    Pressurisation Unit Install – Sunderland As you may have seen from our recent posts, PressBoost have recently linked up with Bio-Nordic and HL Hydronics in Sweden, to bring the H-Line Pressurisation Unit to the UK. We recently installed the first of these units at a hotel in Sunderland. This site is a new site for […]
  • The HL Hydronics H-Line Pressurisation Unit

    The HL Hydronics H-Line Pressurisation Unit

    The Partnership: We were recently contacted by HL Hydronics as they wished to introduce the H-Line Pressurisation Units and Polyethylene Tanks that they manufacture to the UK. After reviewing some technical literature, we were impressed and needed to know more. Based in Töcksfors, Sweden, HL Hydronics have been manufacturing Pressurisation Units and distributing them across Scandinavia […]
  • Spill & Fill to Sealed System Conversion

    Spill & Fill to Sealed System Conversion

    Dilapidated Spill & Fill Setup This Spill & Fill unit had served the test of time as it was c.20 years old. It had only suffered failure due to age and obsolescence. This led to the pump vessel failing, which had a knock on effect and caused both pumps to fail. The tank was heavily […]
  • Booster Set Replacement – Birmingham City Centre

    Booster Set Replacement – Birmingham City Centre

    Complete Failure of 4-Pump Booster Set We were recently contacted by a new customer in Birmingham, as they had no water as their booster set had failed . This is a prestige 39-storey building spanning over 7,000 square feet, interruption to water at a building of this size had massive repercussions for thousands of people. […]
  • PressBoost Ltd Site Unify Platform

    PressBoost Ltd Site Unify Platform

    Recently, we began the process of moving our engineer reporting system over to a Site Unify Platform. Having seen the success of Double Zero Solutions work with Hydraclean Limited, who we work closely with, we decided to meet with Dave Broomhead of Double Zero to explore the potential options available to us. Dave and his […]
  • Variable Speed Panel Installations At Local Police HQ

    Variable Speed Panel Installations At Local Police HQ

    Why did we replace the existing panels? We have carried out the annual maintenance of all the booster sets on site at a local police headquarters for the last 3 years. As part of this service programme we recommended to our customer retrofitting their fixed speed booster sets to variable speed to provide them with […]
  • Cold Water Booster Pump Sets

    Cold Water Booster Pump Sets

    Why do you have poor water pressure? We often get asked by customers why they have poor water pressure and can we do anything to fix it. Firstly, we definitely can do something to fix this problem for you. Poor water pressure is largely down to the incoming pressure your utility company provide you with, […]
  • Fixed Speed – Variable Speed Water Booster Set Conversion

    Fixed Speed – Variable Speed Water Booster Set Conversion

    The Project: We recently carried out a variable speed conversion of a cold water booster for a University in North West England. We were called in by the University to upgrade their archaic pump set and remove 2 steel cold water storage tanks. Replacing them with a variable speed set, and new sectional tank. Please […]
  • Reflex Variomat    Pressurisation Unit Installation

    Reflex Variomat Pressurisation Unit Installation

    High Profile Court Building in Manchester City Centre: Over the past 6 weeks, we have carried out a large scale project working in conjunction with Integral UK at one of the courts they maintain in Manchester. We successfully delivered this project on time all as per our plan of works and have now handed back […]
  • Cold Water Booster Set Replacement

    Cold Water Booster Set Replacement

    Booster Set Upgrade: Overnight, we carried out a booster set replacement for a multi-purpose building in a prime location in Manchester. The building operates as offices and a gym, as a result, they required minimal downtime. The existing set was fixed speed but also in a dilapidated state and constantly running. This was causing great […]
  • Pressure Vessel Maintenance

    Pressure Vessel Maintenance

    The importance of Pressure Vessel Maintenance: Manufacturers of most pressure vessels will only guarantee the gas charge in a vessel for six months, as a result they recommend it is maintained and recharged to ensure it continues operating correctly on a bi-annual basis. There are manufacturers who guarantee the gas charge for longer but it […]
  • PressBoost in February

    PressBoost in February

    Service and maintenance: This month we have been carrying out biannual maintenance for a number of sites. These include a college in Bradford, several high profile buildings in Manchester, several railway museums and schools across the North West and a new tower block contract in Scotland. It has been a busy month, but highly rewarding […]
  • PressBoost in January

    PressBoost in January

    January was another busy month here at PressBoost. Throughout the month we carried out a large amount of service work across the country, into Scotland and onto the Isle of Man. This represents the core of our business and something we pride ourselves on. Service and maintenance of pressurisation and booster sets is imperative to […]
  • Express Gifts

    Express Gifts

    The Project: We were recently contacted by Express Gifts to help deal with a long standing problem of pressure issues at one of their sites. We attended site to find that their current method of supplying water around the building was via storage tanks in the roof; feeding the building atmospherically. However, as has been […]
  • Twin Pump Horizontal Booster Set Replacement

    Twin Pump Horizontal Booster Set Replacement

    The Background: This booster set replacement was carried out in the centre of Manchester in November 2017. The existing booster set was down to a single pump, running constantly and barely delivering pressure. This was largely due to the dilapidated state of the set due to a lack of repairs when necessary over the years. […]