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January 26, 2017

Fire-heated floors, high ceilings to ventilation towers!

200 BC Fire-heated floors and smoky supply air Perhaps the very first steps towards present-day ventilation can be attributed to the Greeks who were the pioneers of the so-called hypocaust system (from the Greek meaning ‘under’ and ‘burnt’). Wood-burning furnaces were sited below floor level and the resulting hot air and smoke would find its […]...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova