indoor air quality

BESA and Mitsubishi Electric launch guide to tackle mould in UK homes

A new survey of over 2,000 UK homeowners has found that more than half have experienced serious problems with indoor air quality (IAQ) and poor ventilation leading to condensation, mould, and damp. 55% of respondents to a poll carried out by builder’s merchant Jewson said they had experienced IAQ and condensation issues in their homes […]

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Kidde Safety Europe launches versatile CO2 monitor

Kidde Safety Europe has launched a new carbon dioxide monitor to help people to understand and improve indoor air quality in homes, workplaces, schools and hospitality venues. The mains powered non-dispersive infrared (NDIR) monitor complies with the Scottish Building Standards requirements for the mandatory CO2 monitors that must be installed in all homes. Warning users […]

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New white paper launched on importance of humidity control in HVAC systems

Unico has launched a white paper looking at the effects HVAC systems can have on reducing humidity, improving indoor air quality and preserving buildings. This white paper looks at the relative performance of traditional air conditioning systems in comparison with Unico small duct high velocity (SDHV) technology. It highlights the importance relative humidity in the […]

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Whitty report “can be turning point for ventilation” – BESA 

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) says support from the UK’s Chief Medical Officer for more investment in indoor air quality (IAQ) could lead to a wave of ventilation improvements in buildings.  The Association praised Professor Chris Whitty for making air quality the focus of his 2022 annual report and for making better IAQ a medical priority.  He […]

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Advice on Part F of the Building Regulations for Commercial and Industrial Buildings

With the amended Part F of the Building Regulations coming into effect from 15th June 2022, Vent-Axia is offering advice on the changes for commercial and industrial clients. With Part F (Means of Ventilation) focusing heavily on health and wellbeing, a key addition to the document is a new section on monitoring indoor air quality […]

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