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December 26, 2016

What is ventilation? Why do we ventilate?

Ventilation is… In medicine: to exchange air in the lungs In latin: “ventilare” is to “expose to the wind” Today: it means to bring in outdoor air and replace indoor air of the occupied space Is the same as IAQ (indoor air quality)? Why do we ventilate? Health, odor, energy, moisture, durability, safety, sustainability, thermal […]...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

November 23, 2016

Health in our homes!

Health in our homes Our health is affected by the air quality we have in our homes. In addition to indoor air we breathe (link here), moisture (read more here), pollutions…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

October 31, 2016

Personal Control over Indoor Climate, Impact on Comfort, Health and Productivity!

Interesting conclusion from Ph.D. Thesis by Atze Boerstra on “Personal Control over Indoor Climate, Impact on Comfort, Health and Productivity” Office workers often have no or limited possibilities at their…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

July 20, 2016

How satisfied are you with indoor air quality in your home after renovating it? How often do you air your house if you don´t have a mechanical ventilation?

Some interesting points from a work on renovation of apartment buildings and results from investigation of indoor air quality. The occupants indicated to be more satisfied with the IAQ before…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

July 13, 2016

Airing of the apartments before and after renovation! Energy renovation without additional ventilation is not enough!

The energy use in the existing residential sector that was built in the second half of 20th century is considered a serious problem across the European Union. The current focus…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

July 8, 2016

How often do you open your window? Do you vent enough?

I found another source that confirms my worry about occupants´ health in renovated apartments. It is nice to save energy and money when you renovate the apartment building that you…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

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July 1, 2016

Airtight new homes create serious health problems!

In CIBSE Journal in June 2016 this headline caught my eye. It is really a small article about health problems and indoor air quality (IAQ) in new homes. Occupants have…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

September 15, 2015

What is the relationship between ventilation and health?

Summary of published papers on effects of ventilation and ventilation rates on health and acute health (SBS) symptoms of office workers and occupants dissatisfaction with air quality indoors. The study…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

November 26, 2014

Presentations from Swegon Air Academy in Clermont-Ferrand in France are available for download!

Download interesting presentations from the Swegon Air Academy seminar from November 21 by Suzanne Deoux and Pascal Valladont on topic  “Health and energy issues in commercial buildings ”. The presentations are…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

September 2, 2013

About us – Read an article published about our seminars in Denmark in 2013

HVAC Magazine 8/2013 has published a summary about our seminars seminar Renovation of Danish apartment buildings. What can be done to reduce energy consumption while increasing comfort and improving indoor…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

August 28, 2013

Swegon Air Academy seminars in Denmark: Part 3 – Burning the candlesticks affects your climate at home

In spring, Swegon Air Academy hold two seminars at DTU and Aarhus in Denmark on the topic of “Renovation of Danish apartment buildings. What can be done to reduce energy…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova