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Instant Hot Water for Claxton's Dairy Farm

Posted May 16, 2017

Calor’s energy advisors have vast experience working with dairy farmers around Ireland to design wash down systems that work for the dairy farm enterprise that help to drive down their costs and increase environmental sustainability. Calor Rinnai instant water heaters easily deliver the large quantities of boiling instant hot water for farming that are required each day to wash milk lines and bulk milk storage tanks, ensuring hygiene and controlling the Total Bacteria Count (TBC) of milk and contamination risks such as Thermoduric Bacteria.

One farmer who used the system across two dairy farms is Andrew Claxton who converted his farm in Stradbally to Calor Gas water heaters a couple of years ago and more recently has installed the same system in a dairy farm in New Ross; "The Calor instant water heaters have been a great benefit to our dairy business. It’s a much more efficient system for us to heat the water we need for plant and bulk tank washing. We have all the hot water we need at any time, day or night and importantly it’s at the right temperature to ensure we maintain the hygiene level we need. We’ve definitely made savings since changing to gas."

The Calor Rinnai system produces a reliable, instant and infinite supply of hot water on demand, providing temperatures of up to 85°C instantly, minimising the need for chemical detergent use on dairy farms. It’s more efficient too as water is only heated when it’s required so hot water storage costs are eliminated.

Calor’s telemetry system also ensures that farm’s never run short on gas, as a gauge continuously monitors gas levels.Watch our video below to see it all in action!

Have you got a robotic milking system?

Did you know we are the only energy provider than can heat instant hot water to 85 degrees? This is necessary to fuel a voluntary milking system (VMS) system in every farm. See how Kilmacthomas farm uses Calor to power instant hot water for their robotic farm.