We round-up articles looking at ventilation.
Showing 1 - 12 of 16
02 May 2018 | by Bridget Hamilton
We've found a few stimulating titles that'll exercise your mind whilst keeping you off those pesky emails
26 March 2018 | by Jess Sharman
What are the main causes of injury, illness and death in the construction industry - and how can we avoid them?
22 November 2017 | by Richard McPartland
Energy-wasting homes mean higher bills and climate-warming emissions. With UK homes some of the most expensive to heat in Europe, why did an ambitious plan to make all new homes 'zero carbon' fail?
20 September 2017 | by Richard McPartland
Two new European standards - EN 81-20 and EN 81-50 - have come into effect for all lift installations established from 1 September 2017. Here we detail some of the key changes introduced with the aim of improving passenger and technician safety.
28 November 2016 | by Jess Sharman
Most of a building’s problems can be traced to moisture. It causes wood to decay, concrete to crack, fungus to grow, metals to corrode, pipes to burst (from the cycle of freezing and thawing), and it damages and discolours interior finishes. Understand moisture and you can prevent damp occuring.
18 April 2016 | by Anthony Lymath
This article explores the defining characteristics of the Passivhaus standard for eco-friendly dwellings.
29 March 2016 | by Anthony Lymath
A round-up of the gas safety regulations and guidance for those involved in residential development.
30 June 2015 | by Robin Lancashire
We explore how to improve the thermal performance of timber frame buildings.
24 March 2015 | by Henrik Schoenefeldt
An innovative stack system which has provided ventilation for the Palace of Westminster's debating chambers for more than 90 years is now being widely considered as a model for low-energy, sustainable ventilation in large public buildings.
01 February 2015 | by Anthony Lymath
U-values measure how effective a material is an insulator. We look in detail at terminology and core concepts when it comes to thermal performance.
02 January 2014 | by Anthony Lymath
The second in an eight-part series of articles examining the impact of climate change on the built environment, and the responses that can be made to those changes for both new-build and retro-fitting. This part focuses on excess heat.
01 August 2013 | by Simon Lewis
Simon Lewis looks at how lessons can be learnt on a range of BIM projects.