Indoor Air Quality

  • BRE announces live workplace well-being pilot project

    By Debbie Eales on December 15, 2016
    BRE has unveiled plans for a pilot project to measure the real-world health and well-being of building occupants by creating the Healthy Research Building – the UK’s first operational workplace research environment. The project will see BRE refurbish an existing office building at its Watford HQ to create a fully operational office that will enable occupants to be monitored whilst […]
  • Gilberts helps breathe new life into Olympic Stadium

    By Debbie Eales on November 14, 2016
    Corporate visitors to the former Olympic Stadium, now the home of West Ham United and UK Athletics, will enjoy a comfortable internal environment, thanks to British engineering expertise. Main contractor Balfour Beatty has spent two years transforming the iconic building to enable it to double up as home ground for the Premier League club, and the stage for world athletics […]
  • ILEVE inaugurates new Chair at 5th AGM

    By Debbie Eales on September 5, 2016
    The Institute of Local Exhaust Ventilation Engineers (ILEVE) has sworn in its first female Chair Jane Bastow, five years since the Institute was founded in 2011. Jane Bastow is a ventilation engineer with over 30 years’ experience, and Managing Director of P&J Dust Extraction Ltd. She is a founder member of ILEVE, and has been a Vice Chair of its […]
  • Diffusion and Vent-Axia join forces

    By Debbie Eales on April 21, 2016
    British heating and cooling equipment specialist Diffusion has been acquired by the Volution Group plc, a leading supplier of ventilation products to the residential and commercial construction market in the UK and northern Europe. Volution Group plc completed the acquisition at the end of December, with Diffusion joining some of Group’s top brands including the UK’s leading ventilation company Vent-Axia. […]
  • CDL opens new air conditioning training centre in Glasgow

    By Debbie Eales on March 16, 2015
    Cool Designs Ltd, the Toshiba distributor, has opened a new air conditioning training centre to serve installers in Scotland. The new facility, based at College Milton, East Kilbride, will offer the full range of Toshiba courses, covering theory and practical skills in installation, commissioning and trouble-shooting. It will also provide refreshers on the recent changes to F-Gas legislation, and what […]
  • Companies grappling with new ‘green’ directive to benefit from advice and support at The ACR Show

    By Debbie Eales on March 9, 2015
    The ACR Show, which takes place in Hall 9 at the NEC Birmingham from February 16–18, 2016, will embrace the heating and ventilation sectors for the first time, making it a must-attend event for anyone who needs to get the most up to date information on the how the most recent and upcoming changes to the Energy Related Products Directive […]
  • ACR Show expands to include ventilation, heating and heat pumps

    By Debbie Eales on December 19, 2014
    The ACR Show returns to the NEC, Birmingham, from February 16-18, 2016. And the all-new show is expanding to include ventilation, heating and heat pumps. Visitors can see the latest innovations in refrigeration and be kept up to date with new legislation and trends. Experts will also be on hand to discuss CO2 and ammonia systems as well as the […]
  • Back to basics with air movement

    By BSEE on January 31, 2014
    Thermal destratification, the recycling of rising hot air, which has been described as the missing piece to the HVAC puzzle, is simple, effective and remarkably economical says Stephen Bridges of Airius. The only reason why this technique, which can offer savings on heating and cooling costs of between 20 and 50%, is not more widespread is that there is little […]
  • Trox reinforces its one stop shop credentials

    By BSEE on April 24, 2013
    Trox UK has cemented its place in the air handling market with the launch of the X-CUBECompact range of ready-to-use and pre-configured air handling units. The move means that Trox now has an air handling unit solution for almost every project from the very largest to the mid-range and the smallest application. The arrival of the X-CUBEproduct range, during 2012, […]
  • More than just a passing phase

    By BSEE on January 23, 2013
    Mechanical Ventilation with Heat Recovery (MVHR) has been an increasing feature in commercial buildings looking to install a ventilation solution. With specific targets set out on both UK and European levels, how can the adoption of PassivHaus approved technologies help companies meet these targets? Tunca Sekban of Airflow Developments explains.   PassivHaus is often thought of as a specific building […]