Technical Library

Technical Library

Our technical department is very experienced at advising consulting engineers, architects and contractors on the most effective way of treating water using water conditioning technology. 

We are able to receive domestic water services schematic drawings by email and can normally respond immediately.  If you have a project enquiry or need advice, please click here to contact us.

Published Articles Synopsis & Research Data

Housing Associations: Are they getting hard water treatment right?

24th May 2018

In April’s edition of ‘Local Authority Building & Maintenance’ Darren Stacey, Head of Sales & Marketing, analyses the results of a research project which exposes a gap between modern building regulations and the social housing providers who have been left behind.

All research was carried out on behalf of Lifescience Products Ltd. The research questionnaire was responded to by 53 housing associations, whose answers provide the data used in the report. Click here to view. 

If you’d like to discuss the issues addressed in the article or have any other technical queries, please contact our office for assistance on 01608 811 707.

Physical Water Conditioners: Failing to Prepare is Preparing to Fail

21st November 2017

In this month’s PHAM Magazine Darren Stacey, Head of Sales & Marketing, identifies the different types of physical water conditioners commonly specified and how getting the right training is just as important as getting the right products. Click here to view. 

If you’d like to discuss the issues addressed in the article or have any other technical queries, please contact our office for assistance on 01608 811 707

Snail Pace to Rapid Pace: A long view of certification of Physical Water Conditioning

23rd October 2017

In the latest edition of Heating & Plumbing Monthly Jonny Seccombe, Chairman of Lifescience Products Ltd, explores the history of physical water conditioning performance testing and discusses the need for a UK recognised certification scheme that is quick, reliable and inexpensive. Click here to view.

If you’d like to discuss the issues addressed in the article or have any other technical queries, please contact our office for assistance on 01608 811 707

Playing the Long Game: The long term impact of choosing short term fixes

5th July 2017

In latest edition of Heating & Plumbing Monthly Darren Stacey, Head of Sales and Marketing of Lifescience Products Ltd, explores the differences between commonly installed physical water conditioners and the long term impact of choosing a short-term solution. Click here to view.

If you’d like to discuss the issues addressed in the article or have any other technical queries, please contact our office for assistance on 01608 811 707

Let’s Get Physical: How much do we know about Physical Water Conditioners?

25th October 2016

In this month’s edition of Heating & Plumbing Monthly Jonny Seccombe, Chairman of Lifescience Products Ltd and President of Aqua-Rex LLC in the USA, provides insight into the ability of Water-King to remove existing scale from plumbing systems and to provide partially softened water. Click here to view.

If you’d like to discuss the issues addressed in the article or have any other technical queries, please contact our office for assistance on 01608 811 707

Understand Physical Water Treatment: Getting the right training

9th June 2016

In this month’s edition of Heating & Plumbing Monthly Darren Stacey, Head of Sales & Marketing, looks into the different types of physical water conditioners commonly specified and how getting the right training is just as important as getting the right products. Click here to view.

If you’d like to discuss the issues addressed in the article or have any other technical queries, please contact our office for assistance on 01608 811 707

Scale Build-Up: What is it, where does it come from and how do you get rid of it?

26th October 2015

In the ‘Water Treatment & Waste Water’ feature in October’s edition of Heating & Plumbing Monthly Jonny Seccombe, Managing Director of Lifescience Products Ltd, provides an insight into why scaling occurs, how hard water can be treated and the possible side-effects of ‘descaling’ using physical water conditioners (p77, Enquiry no. 153). 

If you’d like to discuss the issues addressed in the article or have any other technical queries, please contact our office for advice on 01608 811 707

Fit for a King

19th November 2014

Darren Stacey, Head of Sales & Marketing at Lifescience Products Ltd, teams up with Professional Heating & Plumbing Installer to provide a step-by-step installation guide for the Water-King electronic water softener. Professional Heating & Plumbing Installer December 2014.

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Electro-magnetic Water Conditioners Explained

2nd October 2014

In this month’s edition of Heating & Plumbing Monthly Jonny Seccombe, Chairman of Lifescience Products Ltd, explains why the correct location of an electro-magnetic water conditioner is vitally important.

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The Rise of Physical Water Conditioners

Business and Industry Today October 2014

Darren Stacey, Head of Sales & Marketing at Lifescience Products Ltd, examines how technological advances in the water treatment industry have led to an increase in alternative technologies as replacements to more traditional hard water treatments.

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Taking the Salt out of Softening

Plumbing Systems & Design November/December 2010

An informative two part article written by Jonny Seccombe for the American Society of Plumbing Engineers monthly magazine.

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No Salt Softeners – Fact, Fiction or Fantasy

October 2006

Water Conditioning & Purification.

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Don’t get left out in the cold

February 2009

Water-King is the ‘fit and forget’ way for RSL’s and Housing Associations to comply with Part L.

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Water-King at the Radisson SAS Hotel

September 2008

Water-King the softener alternative at the Radisson SAS.

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Designing Scale out

HVP March 2008

Manufacturers should think “scale” when designing a water heater, says Jonny Seccombe, managing director of Lifescience Products.

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Gobbledygook In Part L

HVP June 2006

Lifescience Products looks at Part L’s attempt to address the problem of limescale in hot water systems.

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Softer Water

Technical research data illustrating the softening effect of Water-King

This research was carried out at the request of the Advertising Standards Authority in 1996.

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Weighing Up Scale Protection

EIBI February 2006

Highlights the lack of performance standards for Physical Water Conditioners in the UK and describes the German Test W512 and one of the few products that has passed it.

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