In the medium density sector it is crucial that the hot water system is considered at the early design stage as limited space provide less options for fitting hot water solutions.

Failure to consider the appropriate water technology and installation location can risk adverse impacts on aesthetics and amenity of a dwelling, devaluing the development in the short term and increasing running costs in the long term.

This guide examines the key considerations to be made when specifying a hot water system for medium density housing.