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What you need to know before selecting a heat pump

Just a few years ago, chillers totally dominated the market, while the number of heat pumps sold and installed was low. Today, EU demands, new technology and focus on decreasing fossil fuel dependency has made the ...

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Andreas Örje Wellstam

Two reasons HVAC and gender equality needs to be a top priority

In the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) industry – and the building sector in general – men are still in a vast majority. And although I wish it looked different, Swegon is no exception. I know we can do better, and I firmly believe a more equal organization will be a more …

Timo Schreck

Clearing up a few myths in humidity recovery

There are many assumptions and opinions circulating around humidity recovery in the European HVAC industry and among HVAC engineers. Some of them are based on bad experiences, some of studies or claims presented with a certain partiality. I will try to clarify some these myths based on my …

Mikael Börjesson

Gender and indoor climate - a blind spot we need to address

Some surprising results in a survey made us think, and findings in recent research suggest a somewhat alarming pattern. It seems we systematically design buildings to suit men, and women are consistently suffering for it. It’s clearly not fair, and we believe it’s time to act upon it.

Alessandro Pinato

Cracking the myths about propane

Over the years, EU regulations on synthetic refrigerants like CFC, HCFC and HFC have tightened, severely restricting or even banning their use. And a further tightening is underway with the update of the F-gas regulation which is currently under discussion.

Fabio Polo

Energy analysis for improved efficiency

There are a few ways of evaluating energy usage in heating and cooling applications. They are all valid in their own way, but it is important to remember that they evaluate energy efficiency in different ways and that they should be used in different situations depending on your needs.

Börje Lehrman

Product selection program - a useful tool

When you are going to select products for your indoor climate, there are many things you need to take into consideration. There are many different types of products and variants, but how should you find the right one?

Mikael Börjesson

HVAC – not a man’s world

Research tells us that promoting diversity in the workforce is not just good common sense, it actually has a documented positive effect on business. Yet the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) industry is still very much a man’s world. But does it need to be? As we look for inspiration …

Tony Pettersson

Demand controlled ventilation leads to energy savings

The citizenM chain of hotels has taken pride in providing luxury comfort in compact rooms. Guests have been provided with control of the indoor climate, which is optimal for both comfort and energy efficiency. Recently, a demand controlled ventilation system from Swegon has decreased energy …

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