guided Tours


Note: SHK ESSEN Programme 2020

Due to the new date of SHK ESSEN 2020 from September 1st to 4th, 2020, all programme items are currently being revised. We will make new contents, dates and documents available to you as soon as possible.

Tours of the SHK NRW trade association

Guided technology tours under the motto "From professionals for professionals"

The SHK NRW trade association invites you to a 90-minute tour of the SHK ESSEN 2020! Members of the board of the trade association slip into the role of the fair guides and look forward to meeting interested craftsmen, planners, engineers, architects and representatives of the housing industry.

Tuesday, March 10th 2020 to Thursday, March 12th, 2020: Two tours per day, one at 10:30 a.m., the other at 2:30 p.m.
Friday, March 13th, 2020: One tour at 11:00 a.m.

Meeting point:
Hall 2, Booth 2D12

The offer is free of charge. Prior registration is obligatory: registration form
Please note the new registration deadline on March 3rd, 2020.

The following main topics await you:

  • Well thought-out overall solutions for new construction and renovation
  • (surface heating and cooling, control technology, efficient home station)
  • Maintaining drinking water quality - practical solutions for residential and commercial construction
  • Latest heat pump technology for domestic hot water (at -25°C outside temperature hot water up to 90°C)
  • Air-to-water heat pump cascades for multi-family houses and commercial buildings (tailored solutions of serial heating renovation with heat pumps for the housing industry)
  • Communication in the SHK sector - easy to install communication systems in the field of leakage protection, water treatment, hygiene control and heating monitoring

Further information and the appropriate contact person can be found on the website of the SHK NRW trade association .

Design Tours

As a new component of the supporting programme at SHK ESSEN, tailor-made tours for interior designers will be offered in the sanitary exhibition area. The tours are manufacturer-neutral, the products are in the focus.
The tours are organised and carried out by experts from the industry.
The tours are aimed at interior designers and decision-makers from the hotel industry. Stations here include the innovations in sanitary objects.

daily at 11:00 a.m. for about 1,5 hours

Meeting place:
"bdia Lounge" in Hall 8

Participation is free of charge, prior registration is mandatory. You can find the registration form here. Alternatively, you can register by e-mail to . Please be aware of the registration deadline on March 7th, 2020.

There will be two different theme tours:

  • Design + Colour
  • Technology + Innovation


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