Tag Archives: natural background ventilation

Condensation Problems – Our Top Tips

With the recent cold snap we have been speaking to lots of people this week about their condensation problems and how we can help in resolving them.  Here are our top tips. Firstly, the cause: Normal everyday living such as cooking, washing, bathing, drying clothes indoors, heating and even breathing produces water vapour.  Air can […]

Background Ventilation News, Other News

Natural Ventilation v Heat Recovery and Mechanical Systems

These days there is a requirement for constructing more energy efficient homes and making the building fabric significantly more airtight.  However, these measures have had a negative impact on indoor air quality which can cause health issues to the occupants - in extreme cases asthma and other bronchial conditions.  The most effective way of combating [...]
Acoustic Ventilation News, Background Ventilation News

Natural Background Ventilation

Natural background ventilation is a concept that has been around for thousands of years originating from Middle Eastern architecture. After the Second World War mechanical ventilation systems began to boom in the UK.  However in recent years sustainable designs have become more popular among architects and this is clearly apparent in modern schools and office […]

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