Camfil, air filtration, air filter, PM10, PM1, PM2.5, IAQ, Indoor air quality
Public concern over levels of city traffic emissions has been rising.

Understanding new international standards for air filtration

With less than a year of the transition period for international standards for air filtration to go, Peter Dyment of Camfil explains their implications.

Gilberts, IAQ, indoor air quality, Natural ventilation
Versatile ventilation — Gilberts’ Mistrale Fusion system, shown here in a school classroom, delivers natural ventilation and has a fan to offer enhanced and boost options.

Airing the issues

There is much debate on trends in natural ventilation, but is it all hot air? Roy Jones of Gilberts of Blackpool shares some thoughts.

Airflow Developments, ventilation, MVHR, IAQ, Indoor air quality
Combining good indoor air quality and energy efficiency — Robert Dennis.

Effective ventilation for commercial properties

In a recent report from the Building Engineering Services Association, almost 70% of office workers believed poor air quality was having a negative effect on their wellbeing and productivity. Robert Dennis of Airflow Developments highlights the importance of effective ventilation in commercial buildings to create and maintain a healthy and energy efficient environment.

Xpelair, MVHR, IAQ, Indoor air quality

Xpelair MVHR system offers many add-ons

Xpelair’s Natural Air 180 MVHR (natural ventilation with heat recovery) units come with a vast choice of add-ons designed to make them suitable for virtually all domestic ventilation requirements. One feature is the option of NOx filtration via an external box.

SAV, ventilation, IAQ, Indoor air quality

SAV delivers quiet ventilation for pupils with special educational needs

SAV AirMaster MVHR (mechanical ventilation with heat recovery) units have enable Furze Down School in Winslow, Bucks, to control indoor air quality efficiently while maintaining the low noise levels required for special educational needs. This co-educational community school takes children from the ages of five through to 19, many of the with complex special educational needs (SEN).

Condair, humidity, RH, relative humidity, IAQ, Indoor air quality
Health risks grow as relative humidity falls — Tim Scott.

The science behind a healthy humidity

Tim Scott of Condair asks why 40 to 60%RH is the ‘ideal’ indoor relative-humidity level.

Bio-Oxygen Europe, odours, IAQ, Indoor air quality

Australian air-treatment technology comes to Europe

Bio-Oxygen Europe has been set up to bring the Australian-produced Bio-Oxygen system for eliminating odours, sterilising and purifying air to the European market. The system is said to guarantee odour-free results, along with 99% elimination of viruses and bacteria. It is compact as has low maintenance requirements.

IAQ in buildings is ‘quickest and cheapest anti-pollution measure

Indoor air quality (IAQ) is the quickest and cheapest way to protect people from worsening air pollution, according to one of the country’s foremost clean-air campaigners. Speaking at a special IAQ event to mark the UK’s first ‘National clean air day’ last month, Simon Birkett, founder of Clean Air in London, said that IAQ must become part of the building planning process.

Condair, dehumidifier, IAQ, Indoor air quality

New dehumidifier ranges from Condair

Condair has introduced a range of advanced commercial and industrial dehumidifiers. They cover desiccant and condensing technologies with extensive standard capacities from 0.5 to 182 kg/h (at 20°C/60% RH). Custom units are also available.

Vent-Axia, MVHR, IAQ, Indoor air quality

Vent-Axia MVHR unit wins CIBSE award

The energy-efficiency features of Vent-Axia’s Sentinel Kinetic Advance MVHR (mechanical ventilation with heat recovery) have led it to winning a major award — the energy-efficient product or innovation of the year category of the CIBSE Building Performance Awards for 2017.

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