The Swegon blog – Everything about indoor climate

Our experts at Swegon have for years shared their knowledge and skills in the format of enlightening blog posts about ventilation, heating and cooling. With different angles of approach, a wide variety of indoor climate related topics have been presented and explained with sincere engagement and broadmindedness.

Below you find more than 100 blog posts, and we are constantly adding new ones, in our aspiration to build knowledge about indoor climate – within, as well as outside, the building industry. Click on the pre-set tags, or use the filter function under "Explore" to narrow down the number of posts to a selection that is relevant to your interest or that will give you new and useful insights.

Alberto Ferrandi

Heating in one step or two steps?

To do things in one go, sounds so easy. In many cases the results of doing things in one step is equated to doing things in two steps. However, in certain situations or under certain conditions it can be advantageous, and hence preferred, to do things one after the other. A twostep approach can …

Alberto Ferrandi

Polyvalent units and heat recovery is growing in colder climates

In recent years, heat recovery has become an increasingly more common and desirable functionality in units for ventilation, heating and cooling (HVAC). The general idea is to recover as much as possible of the energy that has already been “spent” for heating or cooling, and use that energy again …

Alberto Ferrandi

Things to consider when choosing a heat pump for commercial buildings

Choosing the right heat pump demands proper care and consideration. The variables affecting the performance and efficiency are numerous, and striking the optimal balance between application, performance and cost can be tricky.

Alberto Ferrandi

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 market for heat pumps explode. The need for getting rid of gas boilers has opened up …

Alberto Ferrandi

A better way to calculate energy efficiency for polyvalent units

There are several energy efficiency indexes used in the refrigeration business. However, not all of them are applicable to all types of units – specifically, there are some problems with using existing indexes for polyvalent units. But first, let us go through some of the different indexes out …

Alberto Ferrandi

Why you should consider a 4-pipe system for cooling and heating

A traditional two-pipe system for heating and cooling may not be an optimal solution for buildings with mixed usage that combines, for instance, retails, offices and hotels. Besides, the southward side of the building facing the sun might require cooling at the same time that the northward side, in …

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