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Trade unions and scientists push for indoor air quality pledge

Trade unions and scientists want employers to sign a pledge to protect the health and wellbeing of their employees by improving workplace conditions, including turning their buildings into ‘safe havens’ from polluted air. The Public & Commercial Services (PCS) union ...

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Ventilation expert Professor Catherine Noakes receives CIBSE honorary fellowship

One of the leading experts in ventilation and the transmission of airborne infection, Professor Catherine Noakes, has been awarded an Honorary Fellowship of the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE). Noakes, Professor of Environmental Engineering for Buildings at Leeds ...

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Thermal comfort, air flow, and IAQ measurement improved to the max. The new universal IAQ instrument testo 400

The newly launched testo 400 is a universal measuring instrument for all air flow and IAQ applications, and impresses with its smart technology, user-friendliness, and versatility. Testo have launched a new multifunction IAQ measuring instrument to the UK market. The ...

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Why do we favour renewables over energy efficiency?

Charles Hurdman, Senior Key Account Manager at NOVENCO Building & Industry UK Ltd It is beyond discussion that the global climate emergency calls for solutions that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and support decarbonisation. Often, the spotlight is aimed at renewable ...

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Ventilation rates must not be sacrificed for energy efficiency

Changes to the Building Regulations will ensure the need for better ventilation is not compromised by increasingly tough targets for reducing energy consumption, according to the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC). Speaking at a webinar hosted by ...

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Optimising building ventilation

Don Foy, a Director and HVAC specialist at the multi-discipline engineering solutions business BGEN, provides practical tips on how businesses can improve building ventilation and reduce the possibility of COVID-19 and other winter viruses circulating indoors With Omicron variant contributing ...

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Impactful air filtration on demand

What is air filtration? While environmental decontamination and hand hygiene are universally recognised to reduce the risk of infections and keep people safe, adequate ventilation is vital for ensuring the air within workplaces & shared spaces is safe. Aerosols and ...

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Trade unions raise the alarm on air quality in schools

Six education unions have called on the government to find more money to help schools tackle growing indoor air quality (IAQ) problems. In a joint statement, the ASCL, GMB, NAHT, NASUWT, NEU and UNISON all expressed alarm at the extent ...

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Research reveals surge in office ventilation during pandemic

A new report has revealed a surge of investment in office ventilation, cooling and air conditioning from UK businesses and the public sector over the last year. The research by energy efficiency consultancy EEVS was undertaken between April and June ...

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Evotech first in UK to offer patented AC sanitisation solution

Evotech Air Quality has become the first UK company to offer services using the AIRsana patented solution for the sanitisation of AC & mechanical ventilation equipment. Traditional methods of cleaning air conditioning and ventilation systems entail the use of chemicals ...

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