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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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Multisensory design is the key to improving employee health and wellbeing

New research from the British Council for Offices (BCO) argues that a multisensory approach to workplace design can help improve workers’ wellbeing. The paper, Designing and Managing Buildings for Health and Wellbeing, outlines how the five senses will play a vital role ...

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Back to school

As pupils go back to school there are a number of safety measures schools need to implement to ensure the health and wellness of staff, students and school communities says Matthew Margetts, Director of Sales and Marketing at Smarter Technologies ...

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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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The replacement electric motor company – Remco helps control HVACR maintenance costs 

Remco established back in 1988 has become the chosen supplier for many Facility Managers and building maintenance contractors who need effective replacement parts such as electric motors and fans to maintain or repair heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and refrigeration systems. 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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Clearing the air

Until the majority of the population has been vaccinated it is critical that workplaces maintain good levels of ventilation to help reduce the risk of airborne transmission says Hywel Davies, Technical Director of the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers ...

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Fresh start

Alan Macklin, Technical Director at Elta Group and Chairman of the Fan Manufacturer’s Association (FMA), on providing safe and adequate ventilation for building occupants As FMs look at the safest ways of reopening offices, there is a lot of attention ...

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