John Barker, Humidity Solutions
John Barker

Humidity’s hidden impact

When specifying ‘air conditioning’ it’s important to consider all aspects of thermal comfort, including humidity control. Yet this important factor is often overlooked. John Barker explains its importance.

Zehnder Group UK, Nigel Coston
Nigel Coston

A RADIANT SOLUTION

Nigel Coston explains why radiant panels provide the ideal conditioning solution in the challenging healthcare environment.

Mark Grayston, VRF, Hybrid VRF System, HVRF, Mitsubishi Electric
Mark Grayston

Cooling with less carbon

With the country still enjoying the best of a glorious British summer, Mark Grayston explains a whole new approach to energy efficient ways of cooling staff, guests and customers inside their buildings.

data centre, Transtherm, Stulz UK, Mark Vojkovic, Tim Bound
Stulz fan sections installed at NGD

Cool partners

How smart design and collaboration met tight deadlines at Europe’s largest data centre to deliver energy-efficient cooling solutions.

Wellbeing, Andrew Slater, Confort Cooling, Sensing, LG Air Conditioning
Andrew Slater

Wellbeing – taking a step beyond legislation

Andrew Slater considers the potential impact on specifications of taking into account the true value of wellbeing.

Renovating, Neil Bilton, CHQ Vaults in Dublin, Panasonic Heating & Cooling, refurbishment
Neil Bilton

Cooling Older Buildings

Renovating an older building for modern times can present challenges when considering air conditioning but today’s technology can provide the answer, says Neil Bilton.

Matthew Griffin, Legionella, adiabatic, Transtherm Cooling Technologies
Matthew Griffin

Cool choices

With so much innovation in the cooling industry, Matthew Griffin explores five key comparisons to consider when specifying for your project.

Procare, Rivers Hospital, Steve Cook, healthcare
Steve Cook, Procare

Taking care of services

At the end of 2017, construction and services specialist Procare delivered a new operating theatre. MBS looks at the challenges of designing and installing cooling and other services in this challenging environment.

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