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Posts Tagged ‘history’

June 29, 2018

Good indoor air begins with sound building technology!

History of good air! The history of indoor air is largely the history of the triumphs of mechanical ventilation. At the same time, modern ecological building has brought about a renaissance for the technology of natural ventilation. That the British Houses of Parliament were at the forefront of technical development in a country that was […]...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

May 24, 2018

New REHVA guidebook on residential ventilation!

My name as a co-author of the REHVA guidebook on Residential Heat Recovery Ventilation! I had the honour to become one of the authors of the newest REHVA guidebook on…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

September 22, 2017

New lottery! 20x HISTORY for Followers!

Friday is lottery day! 20x new books for our Followers! It´s Friday! And we have a new lottery day! As you know from my last article, the printed editions of…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

September 13, 2017

HISTORY of Ventilation Technology is printed!

Printed version of HISTORY of Ventilation Technology available in English! Another project done by Swegon Air Academy! Printed version of HISTORY of Ventilation Technology in English is on my desk! And…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

August 25, 2017

History behind the HISTORY of Ventilation Technology!

The start of the HISTORY of Ventilation Technology! It is not easy to make a decision and publish a book. Sometimes at the beginning you start with an idea and…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

August 15, 2017

SWEGON AIR ACADEMY BOOKS: AIR, Simply EPBD, Simply GREEN, and HISTORY of Ventilation Technology!

Swegon Air Academy books – all about sharing the knowledge! A new book on HISTORY of Ventilation Technology – From a Western Perspective is a nice addition to our ever-growing collection of Swegon…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

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August 11, 2017

New book on HISTORY OF VENTILATION TECHNOLOGY published by Swegon Air Academy!

HISTORY of VENTILATION TECHNOLOGY published! Finally a new book on HISTORY of VENTILATION TECHNOLOGY by Swegon Air Academy is officially published today. It took a long time but I am…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

March 29, 2017

History of Ventilation: Mechanical supply and extract air ventilation!

1950s: Mechanical supply and extract air ventilation becomes common in European buildings After the Second World War, there was a great demand for new housing and non-residential buildings. In order…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

March 21, 2017

History of Ventilation: Mechanical ventilation in apartments!

1930: Mechanically ventilated apartment blocks and new air flow principles Until the 1930s, apartment blocks around the world were ventilated exclusively using natural ventilation. However, as buildings became higher, one…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

March 14, 2017

History of Ventilation: Air conditioning system in USA!

1902: Electrically-powered air conditioning system A printing works in New York installed an electrically-powered air conditioning plant designed by an American, Willis Carrier. The equipment could cool, heat and moisturize…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

March 7, 2017

History of Ventilation: CO2 indicator and hygiene in high rooms!

1858: Carbon dioxide as an indicator of indoor pollution The German scientist Max von Pettenkofer started to show interest in the ‘air toxins’ that caused smells in overcrowded rooms. He…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova