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Posts Tagged ‘air quality’

October 25, 2018

How do you feel about air in your home?

Talk about air quality in homes Indoor air quality in buildings is important, especially in homes where the homeowners often do not understand about HVAC – why, how and what. I found this great study about participants in homes and air quality monitoring with features important for understanding the air quality indoor and around their […]...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

December 6, 2016

Insufficient ventilation in our new homes!

Health in our homes (link here) is effected by air quality and ventilation and this is especially true when there is insufficient ventilation in homes, especially in new buildings. The…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

November 28, 2016

New video: Severine Kirchner on air quality!

Video on air quality New video on air quality by Severine Kirchner is available for viewing. Watch video (link here). The video is in French. The videos are from Swegon…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

October 18, 2016

New seminar in Marseille with Frank Hovorka and Severine Kirchner on air quality and BIM!

New seminar in Marseille with Frank Hovorka and Severine Kirchner On November 18th 2016 in Marseille we will conduct a new seminar on “Air quality and numerical modelling, playing a…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

May 23, 2016

New seminar in France: “Air quality and numerical modelling, playing a central role in tackling the challenges facing buildings”!

On June 17th near Toulouse in France, Swegon Air Academy will conduct a seminar on air quality and numerical modelling, playing a central role in tackling the challenges facing buildings…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

January 26, 2016

Subjects’ performance of a test of logical thinking improved when sleeping is good!

Conclusions have shown that when bedroom air quality was improved in these experiments: Subjects reported that the bedroom air was fresher. Sleep quality improved. Responses on the Groningen Sleep Quality…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

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January 20, 2016

Next day sleepiness and ability to concentrate is important!

In two independent field-intervention experiments, bedroom air quality was improved and the effects of the interventions on sleep, next-day questionnaire responses, and next-day performance were assessed. Opening a window in…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

January 12, 2016

Window open or closed: what is the sleep efficiency?

Laverge et al. (2012) asked 22 students to sleep in their dormitory room either with the window open (high ventilation rate) or with the window closed (low ventilation rate). CO2…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

December 22, 2015

People spend 1/3 of their life sleeping!

People spend one-third of their life sleeping, 12–14 h/day during infancy and 7–8 h/day during adulthood, so this may well be essential to human health and wellbeing. Preferred bedroom temperatures…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

December 18, 2015

Effects of bedroom air quality on sleep and next-day performance in two field-intervention experiments!

The effects of bedroom air quality on sleep and next-day performance were examined in two field-intervention experiments in single-occupancy student dormitory rooms. The occupants, half of them women, could adjust…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

November 19, 2015

The effects of bedroom air quality on sleep and next-day performance!

It is often possible to select bedroom air temperature at will, but in bedrooms with the window closed for energy conservation and the internal door closed for privacy, the effective…...

AUTHOR: David P. Wyon