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Posts Tagged ‘ventilation’

March 30, 2017

AIR: Economic and social responsibility!

Economic and social responsibility The work undertaken to create a comfortable, energy-efficient building with a good indoor climate involves numerous players. However, when it comes to the building services installations, focus is all too often on the initial price tag – despite the fact that it would be better to pay more attention to the […]...

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 27, 2017

Ventilation Tips: Ducting and insulation!

Ducting for your ventilation unit in your home Plan the arrangement of the ventilation ducting as simple and energy-efficient as possible. In multi-storey buildings the ducts should be installed above…...

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 20, 2017

Ventilation Tips: Location for a ventilation unit in your home!

Handy tips for a ventilation unit in your home We want our homes to be healthy and energy-efficient. The simple way to achieve it is to have a mechanical ventilation…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

March 16, 2017

New video about integrated design and ventilation!

Video on integrated design and ventilation Check out Markus Kalo´s presentation on integrated design and ventilation, and how bad or good design of a building can influence the decesions needed…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

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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 9, 2017

AIR: Ventilation and well-being!

Air flows, air change rates and air quality The term ventilation is basically understood to be the removal of old, stale air from a room or a building and its…...

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

February 27, 2017

The first large-scale mechanical ventilation in history!

1854: The first large-scale mechanical ventilation system in the world A few years after the ventilation fiasco in the new, permanent parliamentary buildings, Reid moved to the USA. However, before…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

February 23, 2017

AIR: need, health, energy and environment!

Need for fresh air Our need for fresh air, essential to our functioning as human beings, is not normally contested by anyone. This is because we have basic physiological needs…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova