In 1870s, the need to cool buildings was growing more and more, but so far had thus had to rely on the cooled supply air from spraying water, ice blocks or long terrestrial channels where possible. In the 1870s however chiller was invented, which gradually came to replace the previous solutions. Now ventilation air could be cooled smoothly. The first cooling machine for buildings was installed in a German brewery which was then able to produce beer even in summer.
- December 16, 2015
History of ventilation: Poor ventilation in the British Parliament in 1852, despite the large investments!
After the experience of the House of temporary building was the goal of the new permanent parliament building would also have a good indoor climate. The contract was also this time to Reid, who now…
- January 22, 2016
A printing company in New York got an electric air conditioning system that could cool, heat and humidify the incoming air, which was a prerequisite for being able to print in full color. In the…
- June 1, 2016
History of ventilation! The word ´ventilation´ comes from Latin ´ventilatio´, in turn from ´ventus´ meaning wind and more!
Ventilation technology has a long history and has gradually developed alongside the changes brought about by the evolution of industries and buildings as well as changes in our personal needs. The word ‘ventilation’ comes from…
- August 26, 2016
History of ventilation: Extract air heat pumps installed in detached houses, especially in Scandinavia in 1980s!
The oil crisis had serious repercussions among house owners. Extract air heat pumps became more popular as everyone strived to save energy. Today, this solution is also quite common in apartment blocks.
- August 29, 2016
In numerous countries around the world with cold winter climates, the installation of mechanical supply and extract air systems with heat recovery (MVHR systems) are now taken for granted when constructing both residential and non-residential…
- November 9, 2016
History of ventilation: heat and fire driven! Ventilation technology has a long history and has gradually developed alongside the changes brought about by the evolution of industries and buildings as well as changes in our…