This website uses cookies primarily for visitor analytics. Certain pages will ask you to fill in contact details to receive additional information. On these pages you have the option of having the site log your details for future visits. Indicating you want the site to remember your details will place a cookie on your device. To view our full cookie policy, please click here. You can also view it at any time by going to our Contact Us page.

RA Tech UK Ltd kick starts hotun detect® product launch, winning the HVR Awards accolade

13 November 2020

After pioneering dry-trap tundish technology to safely and compliantly route relief valve discharge to drain, RA Tech launched the next generation of the hotun family, hotun detect in the early part of this year.

hotun detect is the worlds first in tundish, water detection, temperature sensing, audible and visual alarm system to automatically let home owners know if any relief valve water has passed from the system through the tundish indicating that there is something wrong with their boiler or unvented water heater.

Much like its tundish forebearer, the new hotun detect is set to bring big changes to the heating industry. The new offering combines both design and technical know-how to evolve dry-trap tundishes from a passive alert to a proactive warning device for boilers and unvented cylinders, to the benefit of end users and installers alike.

hotun detect was nominated as finalists in two categories and has won the HVR Awards 2020 Ancillary Product of the Year!

The judges noted that “hotun detect is innovative and at the set price point is accessible to all, a simple idea that will alert homeowners to an issue that may have gone unnoticed until it caused significant damage and with its diagnostic function, technicians can triage the problem over the phone thus speeding up repair time”.

Russell Armstrong (Managing Director and the inventor of hotun and hotun detect) stated “We are building a team of dedicated people to help bring our vision to market, entering competitions and getting awards validates our teams success, so winning this accolade with our latest innovation, hotun detect, is an amazing achievement.”

“The hotun dry-trap tundish not only made it easier to route the relief valve discharge to drain, it also made diagnosing that the valve had discharged simpler too.”

Russell goes on to explain, “By enabling this step change from passive to active warning, remedial work can be carried out before a breakdown or other serious problem, saving time and money for installers, homeowners and commercial building managers. It also works to prevent water wastage and excessive corrosion in heating systems due to make up water being continually added.”

The hotun detect has an electronic sensor which detects both the flow and temperature of water present in the dry-trap tundish. It then provides a visual and audible indicator, as a simple identifier for homeowners.

The unique design allows precise siting of the sensor, avoiding false alarms while still providing an alert even in a trickle flow scenario. Its clip-on design also means it can be fitted in seconds and is retrofittable onto all previously installed hotun dry trap tundishes.

On behalf of RA Tech UK, Russell Armstrong, would like to thank all those installers who choose to buy and use our products, all the event organizers and sponsors and above all wish to dedicate this award to Tim Lomax and in the Memory of Nick Shephard.

More information on the hotundetect range can be found at www.hotun.co.uk


Print this page | E-mail this page

https://www.fsifm.com/en-gb/
http://edition.pagesuite-professional.co.uk/Launch.aspx?EID=8317a3ce-1d74-4e81-a853-3cbefba093c7


MOST VIEWED...

View more articles
Article image

Why the Law Says You Need a Nappy Bin Disposal Service

At home, parents are used to disposing of their babies’ used nappies the same way they do any other domestic waste - bagging it up and sticking it in the r...
Article image

Lloyd’s transforms office space to make it fit for the future

Following the case study published on the Lloyd’s building in central London published in the

Lita Group restructures its senior team following successful brand refresh

Leading UK cleaning and facilities management company, Lita Group, has restructured its senior team following its recent brand refresh....
Article image

How a new farm park achieved the right washrooms for its visitors

When Lower Drayton Farm in Staffordshire was planning its farm park attraction, Play@ Lower Drayton Farm, getting the washrooms right was an important proj...

Measuring FM Performance

Counting costs rather than measuring performance and demonstrating value to business is one of the reasons why FM has failed to achieve a strategic role in...
Article image

C&C buys Interserve Healthcare division as part of 'ongoing' business plan

Interserve Group has confirmed it has sold its Healthcare business to City & County Healthcare Group (C&C) for an undisclosed sum....
https://www.uhubglobal.com