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By Michael Woolsey Comfort concepts for the built environment From an investment standpoint, occupant comfort is valuable, and […]
By Michael Woolsey Buildings designed to meet Passive House criteria are known primarily for very low energy consumption. […]
Cover Photo: Carlington HUB, source: Photo credit to Krista Jahnke Photography. http://www.csv.ca/carlington-hub Heat in air has two properties. […]
The ventilation system often has a critical role to play in fire and smoke control and GOLD is […]
Ventilation systems are getting a lot of press time recently as increased ventilation air is one of the […]
Buildings use more energy than any other sector so it stands to reason that measuring energy use in […]
Humidity affects properties, materials and our well-being. However, requirements regarding relative humidity in current building standards vary significantly […]
Passive House is a building design concept that is all about staying within a strict energy use budget, […]
The goal of building science is to create safe, comfortable places for people to live and work while […]
Carbon is the 6th element (atom) on the periodic table. Its unique property is it’s ability to bond […]
With the realization that many schools across Europe lack sufficient ventilation equipment to provide the air exchange rates […]
Did you know the size of the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19 is only 100 nanometers? That’s 0.1 […]
There is a lot of talk about Covid-19 (and other airborne transmittable diseases) and leakage rates in energy […]
Fact is, all plate, rotary and heat pipe air to air energy recovery devices leak – but it […]
As many countries across Europe enter a second lockdown, facilities managers may wish to take the opportunity to […]
We all want to make sure that our children get the best education but one thing we tend […]
Imagine if you were forced to choose between a room that can’t be cooled in hot weather, or […]
Internal leakage of air in ventilation systems is wasteful and it can also affect the indoor air quality […]
There are a few things to consider when choosing room units for variable air flow to save energy […]
With our top three advice for air handling units – regular maintenance, high flow rates, minimized return air […]
Ventilation plays an important role in keeping our indoor environment safe and sound. In an enclosed space, people […]
Microparticles affect our health and environment. They can make us ill and shorten our life expectancy. Today, 80% […]
The commissioning and adjustment of air handling units can be time consuming, and due to the human factor, […]
In recent years, our industry has witnessed a notable change in the way we go about delivering a […]
Are your hotel guests complaining about the room comfort in room 107? In our last blog post we […]
Six features define the quality and performance of air handling unit casings. To achieve a good indoor climate […]
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