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Are you responsible for managing building maintenance?

Ensure the work you are responsible for is compliant and contributes to a safe, healthy, and efficient indoor environment. TR19® Air Specification for Internal Cleanliness and Hygiene Management of Ventilation Systems requirements have changed. So, it’s important for you and ...

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British workers would monitor air quality from their desks amid health concerns

New research has revealed that concerns about indoor air quality are at an all-time high, with 64 per cent of British workers concerned about the impact of indoor air quality on their health and 46 per cent concerned about air ...

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New BESA specification will ‘revolutionise building air quality’

A new specification for ventilation hygiene has been launched by the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) as part of its ongoing efforts to minimise the risk posed by contaminated indoor air to human health and wellbeing. BESA has also updated two ...

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Almost half of British workers believe poor IAQ has led to them suffering from Sick Building Syndrome

Concerns over indoor air quality remain at an all-time high, according to new survey which found 64 per cent of British workers are mostly concerned about the impact of air-quality on their health. The survey of 2,000 professionals conducted by ...

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BESA launches IAQ training to mark Clean Air Day

To mark this year’s National Clean Air Day (CAD), the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) is launching a major new approach to indoor air quality (IAQ) training. The theme of this year’s CAD #CleanAirDay on 15 June is ‘Clean up our air ...

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Shine’s enhanced ventilation design offers benefits

Shine Catering Systems has updated its DW/172-compliant ventilation service, with enhanced system design and fabrication to provide additional benefits for contractors, facilities managers and chefs. The introduction of a more modular system allows greater flexibility in design, which means Shine ...

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Vertical green-living walls save up to 20% of energy used in closed spaces

  Researchers from the Faculty of Agriculture at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem found that vertical green-living walls (VGWs) can save up to 20 per cent of the energy used for air circulation in closed offices and spaces, resulting in ...

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Over half of UK hybrid workers are concerned about indoor air quality

New research from smart building technology firm, Infogrid, has found over half of hybrid employees in the UK are worried about how healthy their work environments are, with 53 per cent saying they’re concerned poor air quality and ventilation will ...

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World Ventil8 Day hailed a ‘huge success’

Health experts, engineers, scientists, and academics have hailed the first ever World Ventilation Day (#WorldVentil8Day) held last week on 8 November as a “huge success”.  Twenty-one organisations, including professional bodies, universities, and environmental groups from across UK, Europe, North America, and ...

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Cleaner energy

Christian Hendriksen, Co-Founder & CEO, Rensair on research that suggests the benefits of balancing mechanical ventilation with in-room air purification systems Worsening air pollution, combined with the global pandemic, is driving new government regulation to substantially improve indoor air quality. ...

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