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Trio of hospital wins for expanding HVAC firm

Commercial refrigeration and air conditioning specialists, Pinder Cooling & Heating, has been appointed to three hospital contracts, boosting its presence within the UK healthcare sector. The Bradford-based firm, which first broke into the healthcare sector in 2018 with a small ...

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Study finds mechanical ventilation reduces Covid risk by half compared to open windows

Building ventilation systems reduce the spread of airborne diseases by half compared to natural ventilation for schools, offices and hospitality venues, according to research. Ventilation specialists S&P UK has released the findings of detailed research carried out by its European ...

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Webinar: Understanding Humidity’s Impact on Health

Condair is hosting a webinar by Dr Stephanie Taylor entitled “Understanding Humidity’s Impact on Health”. The online presentation will take place at 2pm on 29th April. Dr Taylor is an ASHRAE Distinguished Lecturer and qualified as both a medical doctor ...

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DosaFil-Duo conditioning device cleans up police authority HVAC system

A brand new police authority headquarters in the Midlands has had its closed, low temperature hot water system saved from potential failure thanks to DosaFil-Duo®, a unique conditioning device that combines solid or liquid chemical treatment dosing with constant side ...

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Improved dry pocket for SpiroTrap and SpiroCombi

Spirotech has improved the dry pocket of the magnetic dirt separator in its steel SpiroTrap and SpiroCombi units, making them even easier to maintain. The magnetic dirt separators automatically extract dirt (magnetite) from system water in cooling and heating systems, ...

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BCO calls for UK offices to ‘urgently’ address poor ventilation

A new research paper by the British Council for Offices (BCO) titled Thoughts on ventilation design and operation post COVID-19, has called for UK offices to ensure they have adequate ventilation ahead of the return to work. The paper highlights ...

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BESA says opening windows will not protect schools

As thousands of children return to the classroom in England next week, the debate about how best to minimise the risk of virus transmission including the need for better ventilation has been reignited. The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA), believes ...

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Toshiba Unveils 7th Generation VRF system, SMMS-u, with class-leading efficiency, adaptability and connectivity

Completely redesigned, SMMS-u optimises climate control in all types of commercial buildings Toshiba, a global leader in high-efficiency, high-performance HVAC systems for domestic and commercial buildings, has unveiled the seventh generation of its industry-leading VRF (Variable Refrigerant Flow) system for ...

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Limit the spread

Paul Lucas, MD at Artic Building Services discusses how HVAC systems can promote infection control within a healthcare environment With airborne transmission accounting for over a third of all hospital-acquired infections, it is important to explore methods of limiting the ...

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Study finds air purification systems can reduce airborne pathogens by around 50%

Airborne pathogens in an office environment can be significantly reduced by the use of effective air purification systems according to a new study undertaken by The University of Lincoln. The report, commissioned by Intratek, providers of some of the world ...

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