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BESA publishes IAQ target guidance to support the health and wellbeing of building occupants

The removal of most Covid restrictions in the UK has increased calls for clearer practical guidance and the setting of specific indoor air quality (IAQ) contaminant targets to support the health and wellbeing of building occupants. The Building Engineering Services ...

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UPP’s London office receives ‘Fitwel’ accreditation

The London office of UPP, a provider of on-campus residential accommodation, has been accredited with a ‘Fitwel’ certification for health and wellbeing. The certification was awarded by Fitwel, a leading certification system committed to ‘building health for all’. In the ...

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Institut Pasteur de Lille evaluated the effectiveness of Daikin’s air purifiers against respiratory viruses

Renowned French laboratory Institut Pasteur de Lille concludes from its tests that Daikin’s range of air purifiers eliminates more than 99.98% of the human coronavirus HCoV-229E in 2.5 minutes*. According to tests performed in the laboratories of the Institut Pasteur ...

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Green Room

Matt Monckton, Regional Manager from Nurture Landscapes explains how interior plants can help create a healthy, thriving office in the post-COVID era As COVID-19 restrictions lift, many businesses are starting to consider welcoming staff back into the office. These workers ...

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Trust water dispensers in the workplace

The importance of remaining hydrated is essential to the well-being of any workforce, and particularly when good health is critical as we continue to move forward and overcome the impact of Covid-19. Hydration helps to keep the immune system and ...

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Innovative, functional and ingenious design: German Innovation Award 2021 and IF Design Award 2021 for the DURABLE Monitor Mounts

An ‘exceptional innovative achievement’ and a ‘successful marriage of form and functionality’ – called to assess DURABLE’s Monitor Mounts, both the German Design Council and the jury of the iF Design Award were full of praise. Having emerged as winner ...

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UK business designs Coronavirus deterrent for FM marketplace

A UK specialist in ultraviolet light technology has launched a new solution, designed to reduce the risk of Coronavirus in indoor settings and help facilities managers provide healthy indoor working environments post-pandemic. Pathogen Solutions has made Medixair available to the ...

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Fellowes AeraMax Pro air purifiers certified to remove 99.9% of airborne Coronavirus and H1N1 Flu

Leading commercial air purification manufacturer, Fellowes, is pleased to announce its AeraMax Pro air purifiers have shown a 99.99% airborne reduction of a coronavirus surrogate within 60 minutes of operation. With the recent, intensified focus on the reduction of airborne ...

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BESA welcomes acceleration of wellbeing standard

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has welcomed the British Standards Institute (BSI) fast tracking of a new standard for measuring indoor environment quality (IEQ). Publicly Available Specification (PAS) 3003 was championed by engineering firm EFT Consult, which has been ...

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Influence the future of drinking water provisions

Hygiene has never been higher on the agenda and Zip Water, the creator of the world’s most advanced drinking water systems, wants to understand your pain-points and priorities as you reopen workplaces and facilities. This five-minute survey looks to gain your feedback on how ...

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