Hot Water Cylinder News

Unvented Hot Water Cylinders Training

Thursday 7th June 2018

Our highly popular POWERflow Unvented Installation Course will be held at our factory in Glenrothes in conjunction with 1st Class Gas Training and Assessment.

The course will last for one day and include

Rectangular Thermal Stores Delivers Dramatic Savings on Installation Costs

McDonald Water Storage has shown why the company is becoming the installer’s preferred choice for hot water cylinders by enabling a plumbing and heating contractor to dramatically reduce the installation times of thermal stores on the refurbishment project of a high-rise apartment.

The installation contractor was replacing existing combination vented cylinders with 140 litre THERMflow thermal store cylinders with a 500mm diameter in 60 apartments on behalf of a housing association.

Semi Instantaneous Hot Water Solution for Glasgow Swimming Pool

McDonald Water Storage has designed, manufactured and supplied a 300 litre PLATEflow semi-instantaneous hot water solution to ensure the patrons at a Glasgow swimming pool never have to face cold showers.

The system features a 74kW brazed plate heat exchanger which can deliver a constant supply of hot water at 19 litres per minute with the 300 litre buffer vessel available to cope with any peak in demand which requires an additional supply.

Major CUBEflow Contract for 8 Storey Apartment Block

McDonald Water Storage have designed, manufactured and supplied 160 of its CUBEflow Electric rectangular tanks for the refurbishment of three 8 storey apartment blocks for a local authority in Scotland.

The aim of the project was to replace the existing 120 litre combination cylinders with a solution which would improve efficiency whilst delivering the same level of performance and freeing up valuable cupboard space for the tenants.

McDonald Engineers UK manufacture Copper Thermal Stores

Electric Thermal Stores for Apartment Block

McDonald Water Storage has secured the contract to design, manufacture, and supply 32No Electric Thermal Stores for an Apartment Block in Newcastle for a major housing association.

The apartments were being refurbished and McDonald Water Storage was asked to survey the existing hot water storage solution and propose a suitable alternative.

Bespoke Thermal Store to Create Two Hot Water Systems

McDonald Engineers has manufactured a bespoke thermal store for a luxury property which enabled the client to replace his existing boiler to create two separate hot water systems to serve the two levels in the 5 bedroom home.
McDonald Engineers worked closely with the client to design a thermal store solution which featured two hot water coils, one for each bathroom, together with the smallest combi boiler to provide hot water to the kitchen.
300 litre rectangular thermal store with multiple fuel sources for renewable energy heating specialists

How to Maximise Capacity in Minimum Space with a Thermal Store

McDonald Engineers UK has demonstrated its expertise and experience in designing and manufacturing bespoke hot water storage solutions by delivering a 300 litre rectangular thermal store with multiple fuel sources to one of the UK’s leading renewable energy heating specialists.
Having worked with McDonald Engineers on custom-designed hot water storage solutions for several years, the client discussed the project with our technical sales team and emailed a hand-drawn sketch with their thoughts.

Semi-Instantaneous Hot Water Solution for £30m Mansion Refurbishment in Cheshire

McDonald Engineers UK has designed, manufactured and delivered two high performance 450 litre PLATEflows semi-instantaneous hot water storage solution for an 8 bedroom, 25,000 sq ft luxury home in Cheshire.
Working closely with the consultant and contractor, McDonald Engineers Technical Sales Team designed a solution which was capable of delivering a staggering 4500 litres of hot water per hour.
Sandy Cooper retires from McDonald Engineers

Sandy Cooper Retires – Again!!

After taking early retirement in 2015, Sandy returned to the company just over a year ago to provide cover for our Technical Sales team where his experience and knowledge has proved to be extremely valuable for both clients and specifiers.
After over 30 years in the hot water cylinder game, Sandy has now decided to make his retirement permanent as of 1st December 2017.
We are delighted that Craig Mellis has taken over Sandy’s role.