National Design Award 2011 for BWT
Rondomat Duo water softening system
BWT – Best Water Technology, Europe´s number 1 in water technology – is awarded the Austrian National Design Award 2011. The Award is assigned by the Federal Ministry of Economics for outstanding design. The high profile jury honoured BWT in the category „capital goods". The award ceremony took place on September 28th in the Vienna Museumsquartier. formquadrat GmbH is the designer of the first-rated system.
The award is assigned on a biennial basis by the Federal Ministry underlining the significance of design in economy, society and culture. Ten of a total of 176 submissions were nominated for the prize within three categories. BWT large softener series Rondo-mat Duo S was assigned the National Design Award in the cate-gory „capital goods“. The jury´s judgment highlighted the timeless and compact design as well as the efficient use of resources. „After winning the Innovation Award of Upper Austria for our Magnesium Mg2+-table water filters, the National Design Award for our large softener Rondomat Duo S gives another evidence for BWT products setting trends in the industry. We are pleased with this Award for the Rondomat Duo S, a state-of-the-art and sustainable product“, comments Andreas Weißenbacher, Chief Executive Officer of BWT. Design veteran Professor Dieter Rams presided over the international jury.
Rondomat Duo large softeners are employed in buildings and commercial and industrial operations to prevent limescale depos-its and associated damages in water systems and attached de-vices and plants. Apart from modern, compact design, the BWT Rondomat Duo S offers state-of-the-art technology and highest levels of safety, hygiene and health in the daily contact with the elixir of life - water. The system excels in the efficient and de-mand optimised operation in particular.