History of ventilation: Ventilation hoods for the warm rising air at certain buildings in 1500s!
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October 20, 2015

History of ventilation: Ventilation hoods for the warm rising air at certain buildings in 1500s!

Occasional public meeting rooms outside the auspices of the Church was fitted with fuel-driven ventilation with high ventilation hoods where heated air was discharged. Two early examples, both from Belgium: castle hall in Bruges in 1537 and the town hall in Antwerp in 1565.

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