Axiomoa Metering has been granted the German Cooling Appoval certificate for its Qalcosonic E1 metre for both its heat and cooling energy accounting.
Issued by the German National Metrology Bureau PTB, Axioma Metering submitted an application for the certificate six months ago with samples of the Qalcosonic E1 metre, which is available in Australia from AMS Water Metering.
The PTB laboratory examined and verified the metre, including an accelerated life cycle test to demonstrate how the Axioma Metering product would operate in 10 years.
“Unlike heat, cooling accounting in the European Union is not uniformly regulated by the Measuring Instruments Directive (MID) hence, its requirements are set by national documents.” said Axioma Metering head of commerce Mantvydas Vaičius.
“This certificate is appreciated and acknowledged in many EU countries and we plan that this certificate will help increase exports by 30–40 per cent."
The Qalcosonic E1 metre has been manufactured since 2011, with 50,000 metres produced each year and a majority exported to Germany, Italy and Scandinavian countries.