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Ventilation as a means to reduce infection rates and improve wellbeing

By Malcolm Youll, Managing Director, Weiss Technik UK Ltd As the UK emerges from the Coronavirus lockdown, the main question on everybody’s mind is: what needs to be done to minimise the risk of infection? Hygiene has of course been ...

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wilko confirms nationwide rollout of new environmentally-friendly smart electric motor system for all HVAC units

wilko, one of the UK’s largest family owned DIY, homeware and garden retailers, has confirmed it will start rolling out a nationwide upgrade programme for all the electric motors that drive HVAC air conditioning systems in its stores. Following an ...

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Ely hospital opts for an EcoCooling fresh air solution to help prevent the spread of Covid-19

The Princess of Wales hospital chose EcoCooling’s evaporative cooling solution to address the high temperatures in both clinical and staff areas. The units work as part of a mechanical ventilation system that provides fresh air and will operate at a ...

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New Condair condensing gas-fired humidifier

Condair is launching a new condensing gas-fired humidifier – the Condair GS. Its condensing system transfers heat from exhaust flue gases into the incoming water supply. This minimises energy consumption by reducing the need to heat the water tank. This ...

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Building managers urged to pay close attention to ventilation hygiene after lockdown

As buildings start to re-open, the importance of complying with industry standards, keeping comprehensive records and using competent companies to carry out ventilation hygiene work will take on even greater significance due to the problems created by the coronavirus, a ...

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Radiant future

Air conditioning has long been considered the solution to managing our indoor climates, but it’s not actually very good for our health, our wellbeing or the environment. There is an alternative argues Sheldon Cooper, Pre-Contracts Director for climate control specialist ...

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Opening offices safely – CIBSE publishes ventilation and air conditioning guidance

Preparing an office for safe re-occupation is about much more than turning on the lights. Once it is agreed who will be working and when, there needs to be a thorough re-evaluation of air conditioning and ventilation systems, according to ...

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NAADUK issues Covid-19 guidance for ventilation systems

  NAADUK (National Association of Air Duct Specialist UK) has issued guidance to its members and all building managers of the role of ventilation systems in the current Covid-19 pandemic. The advice concentrates on the airborne transmission route only as ...

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Air cleaning should become standard practice after pandemic says BESA

Clean air technologies and strategies should be adopted by every healthcare facility in the UK in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA). Information is emerging rapidly about how the coronavirus can be ...

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Weatherite warms to global learning

Birmingham University proudly claims to be “the global university at the heart of an ambitious city” and – as befits one of the “Top 100” universities in the world – is in the midst of a 10 year campus investment ...

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