Federica Serena

How to optimize your hydronic system

To optimize your hydronic system, you need to balance the work load of both the chillers and the pumps to transfer exactly the right amount of needed energy at the right time throughout the system. This may sound complicated, but there are smart solutions to this that you will learn more about in …

Paola Moschini (Guest author)

Building certifications are on the rise

In recent years there has been an increased demand for  building certifications. In addition, research studies have found that building certifications can increase properties value substantially. In this article, you will learn more about building certifications and in particular about WELL …

Mikael Börjesson

Have we gone too far in avoiding humidity?

Humidity can have a positive impact on our health but is still often ignored when designing indoor environments. Too dry air can cause dry throats, chapped lips and facilitates the spread of viruses. Is it time to re-evaluate the cost for the society of having buildings with too dry indoor air?

Caroline Jacobsson

10 tips on how to secure your building management system

Connected systems for building automation create new opportunities. Everything from basic monitoring and configuration to new services made possible by the functionality and the large amount of data that is usually found in these systems. In recent years, attacks on connected systems have both …

Alessandro Pinato

How heat pumps can save energy

The energy efficiency of heat pumps can be more than three times higher than for electrical heater, boiler or a furnace. In addition to that, it does not need fossil fuels to produce energy and no air pollution is generated. Learn more about why heat pumps should be your first choice.

Carinne Grandjean

Seasonal maintenance is the secret

More than 20% of the European population suffers from respiratory allergies. These people are hypersensitive to some natural substances naturally found in the air, such as pollen. Inhaling these allergens trigger a reaction of the immune system, which can lead to asthma and rhinitis.

Mikael Börjesson

Would we let our kids skip breakfast before school?

We all want to make sure that our children get the best education but one thing we tend to forget is how important air quality, humidity levels and thermal comfort are for children’s learning capabilities.

Åsa Norén-Lundh

This is why induction is important for your indoor comfort

Imagine if you were forced to choose between a room that can’t be cooled in hot weather, or a room with a constant cold draught. You’d be hard-pressed to choose, right? Happily, you don’t have to. Thanks to the physical principle known as induction, there is the option of ventilating and heating or …

Fabio Polo

How does a chiller work?

The laws of thermodynamics tell us that heat will always move from hotter to colder areas. But the outside air, where the heat is to be dissipated, is often hotter than the air on the inside. How then, does a chiller work?