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Kingspan puts on performance at creative arts building

Situated just a stone’s throw from the historic Canterbury Cathedral, the Daphne Oram Creative Arts Building looks to showcase the best of modern construction with an attractive, highly energy efficient design utilising Kingspan Therma Duct Insulation. Canterbury Christ Church University’s ...

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CIBSE issues new air cleaning guidance

The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) has released two new pieces of guidance on reducing Covid-19 transmission through ventilation and air cleaning technologies.  The new guidance reinforces CIBSE’s message that good ventilation is essential to reduce occupants’ exposure ...

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BESA backs union’s calls for urgent action over ventilation in schools

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has put its weight behind a call from six trade unions to take urgent action over ventilation in schools. In a letter to the Education Secretary, the unions have warned that there will be ...

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New air purifiers launched by S&P to improve indoor air quality as lockdown eases

Ventilation specialists S&P UK has launched a new range of highly-efficient air purifiers to help minimise the spread of airborne infections amid growing concerns over the long-term impact of indoor air quality as the pandemic eases. To help businesses prevent ...

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Paddeco and NAADUK launch Ventilation Hygiene Certificate

Paddeco Ltd, in partnership with the National Association of Air Duct Specialists (NAADUK), has launched the UK’s first ever SCQF Level 5 Ventilation Hygiene Certificate. Based on National Occupational Standards (NOS) for the ventilation industry, working with the Scottish Qualifications ...

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Public funding required to fund ventilation ‘revolution’

Public funding is urgently needed to ensure schools, hospitals and thousands of homes can benefit from improved awareness of the role played by mechanical ventilation systems in reducing the risk of airborne disease, according to the Building Engineering Services Association ...

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Something in the air

Nick Easey, Relationship Director at Churchill Environmental Services, discusses how remote sensors can monitor key factors, such as humidity and carbon dioxide, to produce a virus risk indicator score The Coronavirus pandemic has brought health and safety to the forefront ...

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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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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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Business case for cleaning up our air

Improving air quality is not just the right thing to do in terms of public health but will also have a significant impact on business profitability and productivity, according to the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA). Research carried out by ...

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