At the leading world trade fair ISH in Frankfurt am Main from March 14-18, people will once again be able to see and touch market-ready innovations relating to water and energy.
Over 2,460 exhibitors, including all the market leaders and technological pioneers from Germany and abroad, will be presenting their innovative technologies and solutions at a fully booked Exhibition Centre, together with the latest trends for sustainable, design-oriented bathrooms and ground-breaking building services technology. In this, ISH will be assuming a leading role worldwide, for this event is, without a doubt, the sector’s major international rendezvous – 65% of its exhibitors and 39% of its visitors come from outside Germany.
The ISH Water area, which comprises the ‘Bathroom Experience’ and the ‘World of Installation Technology’, is located in Halls 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and in the Forum. Its straplines for 2017 are “Bathrooms for People” and “Technology for People”. A variety of subjects are covered under these headings, including health, wellness, comfort and convenience, together with issues relating to the conservation of resources and drinking water hygiene.
In this area, the exhibitors are presenting their sustainable, design-oriented solutions for the bathroom, which are all about the latest developments in design, as well as about modern, sustainable technologies, adapted to modern requirements. The top brands exhibiting at the world’s largest showroom for bathroom environments include, among others: Alape, Antonio Lupi, Bette, Burgbad, Dornbracht, Duravit, Emco Bad, Falper, Fantini, Gessi, Grohe, Hansa, Hansgrohe, Hoesch, Hüppe, Ideal Standard, Kaldewei, Keramag, Kermi, Keuco, Kludi, KWC, Laufen, Franke, Roca, Schell, Teuco, Toto, Villeroy & Boch, Vitra and Zucchetti/KOS.
Examples of companies presenting themselves and their products as part of the world of installation technology include: Akatherm, BWT, Fränkische Rohrwerke, Geberit, Georg Fischer, Grünbeck, Ivar, Judo, Rehau, Rems, Rothenberger, Roth Werke, Seppelfricke, Uponor, Viega, Wavin, Wieland-Werke and Adolf Würth.
ISH Energy, which covers building services and energy engineering, together with renewable energies, air conditioning and refrigeration and ventilation technology, is located in Halls eight, nine, ten, 11 and in the Galleria. Here, everything will revolve around energy efficiency, comfort and convenience in buildings. The crucial trends are to be found in the field of the efficient technologies of the future and intelligent building services technology. This will essentially involve consideration of an adequate rapprochement between heating requirements and the provision of renewable electricity. But there will also be consideration of digital heating and the consequent increasing integration of IT in innovative heating technologies – all rolled up together under the heading ‘Energy revolution with a future – We have the solutions’. This will enable visitors to get to grips with the entire spectrum of innovations in building services and systems technology.
Among the world’s most famous manufacturers in the field of efficient heating technologies and renewable energies are, for instance, Ariston, Bosch Thermotechnik, Brötje, Daikin Europe, De Dietrich Thermique, Elco, Fröling, Glen Dimplex, Grundfos, Kermi, KSB, La Nordica, MCZ, Mitsubishi Electric, Nibe, Oranier, Palazzetti, Rettig, Riello, Robert Bosch, Rotex, Reflex Winkelmann, Schiedel, Spartherm, Stiebel Eltron, Vaillant, Viessmann, Weishaupt, Wilo, Wodtke, Wolf and Zehnder.