Reduced Whole Life Costs

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Working To Reduce Your Operating Costs

Reduced Whole Life Cost are now becoming an increasingly important factor in the key buying decisions of many of the UK top specifiers.  In this current economic climate organizations are examining all routes and methods to reducing operating costs across their business. Initial capital costs can quickly be outweighed by high operating, replacement costs, maintenance cost or a combination of all these.  What started off as a very economical mixing valve can soon spiral out of control as unreliable units can result in multiple repair or maintenance visits. Couple this with high flow units and water and heating bills can also spiral out of control.

Good specification involves keeping a number of balls in the air combining and compromising to come up with an eventual cost effective solution and buying decision

Reduced Whole Life Cost Key Factors:

  • Performance
  • Initial Capital Cost
  • Maintenance Costs
  • Replacement costs and Term
  • Guarantees & Term
  • Expected Useful Life
  • Reliability
  • Operating Costs in Water & Energy

Whole Life Cost Comparison

Make Model RRP Thermostatic & Pressure Balanced Water & Energy effecient Guaruntee Period Expected Life of Cartridge Cartridge Price £ Annual Maintenance Cost £ Cost Per Annum Total Whole Life Cost 10 Years
Sirrus TS1503ECP-L 195 x x 1 1 68.09 10 97 975
Reliance RW153HCES 354 x x 1 1 55 10 100 1000
Douglas Avance Elite 248 x x 1 1 30 10 65 650
Rada Exact 289 x Yes 1 1 25 10 64 640
Grohe 3000 special 206 x x 5 5 59 10 43 430
Mira Excel 354 x x 1 5 92 10 64 640
Challis FM Mattsson 9210-7500 219 Yes Yes 10 10 33 10 32 320

 

Challis FM Mattsson Cost Per Annum =                  £ 32

Water Utility Saving Per Annum             =                 £ 210

Energy Utility Saving Per Annum           =                 £ 92

Household is better off per annum by =                  £ 270

Over 10 Years                                        =         £2,700 Saving Using Challis Equipment

These units Actually Pay for Themselves in Under 12 Months

 

  Quality and Reliability seldom go hand in hand with low cost

                                             

                               Cheapest is Best

Is often the mantra of someone that does not have to pay the bills

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