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October 16, 2019

New case study added! Garfield Passive House in Williamstown!

Renovation into a passive house building?  A building from 1850? Can it be done? If this was your question, then this Swegon Air Academy Case Study is the answer to you. The building is originally from 1850 built as a residence hall. The project is considered as a deep energy retrofit and the aim was […]...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

September 2, 2019

New case study added: Architectural La Vela in Nueva Sede BBVA in Madrid!

Another beautiful Swegon Air Academy case study added to the already growing portfolio of wonderful, practical and sustainable buildings. Architectural La Vela in Nueva Sede BBVA is located in Madrid,…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

August 26, 2019

Sizing procedure and system solutions for residential buildings!

Read the knowledge! About sizing procedure and system solutions for residential buildings! I was honoured to be the co-author of the REHVA guidebook on Residential Heat Recovery Ventilation. This guidebook…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

August 2, 2019

Where you live? 5x special family homes and apartment buildings!

Where you live, what you eat and how do you feel? These are important questions to ask and the knowledge about the homes where we live is important. Swegon Air…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

July 29, 2019

Cultural and high performing buildings in demand! 3x Opera Houses!

Cultural and high performing buildings as Opera Houses are in demand! The world famous architects such as architects from Snøhetta, Arkitektfirmaet Lundgaard og Tranberg A/S and Shigeru Ban Architects have…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

July 11, 2019

How accurate is the building modelling and building simulation?

What is the accuracy of building modelling? A building simulation will not exactly match the reality. The challenge is to recognize where and why models can differ and how can…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

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June 26, 2019

nZEB guide by ASHRAE: future-proofed, forward-looking building for 21st century!

Finally some more comprehensive nZEB guide by ASHRAE! For sometime now, I was looking for some information and preferably some books or nZEB guide! And my wish came true! One…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

June 20, 2019

Heat recovery in airtight and energy efficient buildings! All year around!

nZEB, low-energy and passive buildings All buildings need to be ventilated for the health and comfort of the people inside. New building, especially nZEB (near Zero Energy), low-energy and passive…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

May 28, 2019

The most popular videos from Swegon Air Academy!

The most popular topics! On Swegon Air Academy website you can find 50 videos: recodings of our seminars, webinars and research. The topics vary from areas about building certifications such…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

May 17, 2019

Building´s evaluation: Energy Performance Certificate and Smart Readiness Indicator!

EPBD, building´s performance and certificates! For some years, most of us are aware of energy performance certificates: so-called Energy Performance Certificate (EPC), which are used to summarise the energy efficiency…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

April 30, 2019

Quality assurance for a good indoor environment! Guide for clients!

Quality assurance for a good indoor environment Quality assurance of buildings and their functions is not a clear-cut concept. Some people think that quality assurance to get good indoor environment…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova