Indoor Air Quality

  • 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 […]
  • Blowing hot and cold

    By BSEE on September 28, 2012
    Two recent projects in Milan illustrate the benefits of using multi-purpose simultaneous heating and cooling units for four-pipe fan coil systems. Dean Ward, Applied Products Manager with Climaveneta UK, explains. Earlier this year a new building in the Vimercate Energy Park in Milan was the first building in Italy to achieve the LEED Platinum Core & Shell 2.0 certification. One […]
  • Cool running

    By BSEE on February 2, 2012
    The modern workplace has to work harder than ever before. It must reflect corporate values, express something of the organisation’s brand, allow people to work to the best of their ability as well as look after their wellbeing, keep touch with the pace of changing technology, minimise downtime, meet the demands of an ever changing legislative environment and keep costs […]
  • Dispel the myths

    By BSEE on December 9, 2011
    When installed correctly, an air curtain will minimise the amount of cold air entering a building while keeping the warm air inside. However, there are many myths surrounding the technology, and a lack of know­ledge and under­standing has resulted in some poor installations in the UK. Air curtains are ideal for any frequently used entrance, and can be successfully used […]
  • Cutting energy costs in the data centre

    By BSEE on October 4, 2011
    Jason Preston, Director of 2bm, outlines the opportunities for transforming data centre energy consumption, from the adoption of Direct Free Cooling, to more effective air management techniques and the use of aisle containment. Energy costs are becoming the primary concern for businesses across the UK. But how can companies safeguard themselves from the implications of the sustained rise in prices? […]
  • Low energy ventilation

    By BSEE on October 4, 2011
    Downside Primary School in Bedfordshire has installed a unique, service-free solar powered ventilation system utilising carbon dioxide (CO²) and temperature controllers enabled by batteryless radio technology from EnOcean. As part of the UK Government’s Building Schools for the Future (BSF) investment programme, Downside Primary School in Luton has been granted a low energy, natural ventilation system to reduce the building’s […]