Åsa Norén-Lundh

How do we know that the indoor climate in our schools is sufficient?

How do we know that the indoor climate in our schools is sufficient? Could measuring CO2 work as a tool in getting there?

Mikael Börjesson

A good indoor climate in sports facilities – the toughest game to win?

Physical exercise is a part of a healthy lifestyle, but the indoor environments hosting training and games are not always up to the task. There is a complexity in designing energy efficient sports facilities with proper indoor environments. There is also lack of awareness of the challenges posed by …

Caroline Jacobsson

Can a renovation be digital?

What do you think of when you hear the term ‘renovation’? Giving existing premises a facelift? Adapting premises for compliance with current requirements? Disruptive noise? Out with the old and in with the new?

Andreas Örje Wellstam

Reducing waste is always a win

With the release of the last IPCC-report, along with soaring energy prices, more and more people have become urgently aware of the troublesome picture the world is facing. The climate change is impacting every corner of the world and even more severe impacts are to come if we fail to reduce …

Mikael Börjesson

Office renovations and refurbishments – A checklist going forward

A renovation or refurbishment project may be initiated for many different reasons, but it seems to always involve cost and inconvenience – so when we go for it, we should make sure to do it right. Below is a checklist on what we believe is essential when it comes to these projects.

Alessandro Pinato

The refrigerant future is spelled “propane”

Propane, first used as a refrigerant over a century ago, has made a comeback as the hottest new refrigerant candidate. It is ozone layer safe, has negligible impact on global warming, and has excellent thermodynamic properties.

Mikael Börjesson

Environmental Product Declarations – spearheading change within HVAC

Lifecycle assessment (LCA) and Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) in the building industry evaluates the environmental impacts of a building throughout its entire lifecycle. Some HVAC manufacturers, including Swegon, have started to develop EPDs for their products. In this text we will share …

Alberto Frison

The challenges of indoor environment in large spaces

When we discuss the challenges of providing a high quality indoor environment, we often think of residential or office buildings. But there are other types of buildings – ones with large indoor spaces, that present a set of challenges all their own. These challenges, however, can be tackled in …

Tomi Laakso

How can cooker hoods be key to good air quality in residential buildings?

It's said that good food and a warm kitchen are what makes a house a home. For friends and families the kitchen is often a gathering place where delicious food and happy memories are made. But when designing indoor climate systems for residential buildings it can be the most problematic room when …