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. | Energy Efficiency


Niklas Jacobsson

2-step optimisation for energy efficiency and IEQ

A good indoor climate is fundamental for people to perform, rest and thrive inside built premises. However, energy efficiency is in nearly all cases on top of the agenda when designing an indoor climate solution – sometimes leading to a perceived conflict between indoor climate and energy …

François Jouvray

The BACS decree: good is not going to be enough

It is September 2023, less than two years remain until the middle of 2025 – a significant checkpoint for numerous countries, regions and organisations in their pursuit to reach various sustainability targets. Beyond this year, countless check points for both completed actions as well as …

Andreas Kihlström

How is ventilation, heating and cooling related to the EU Renovation Wave?

Most of us have heard about the European Green Deal and the EU Renovation Wave, the latter in particular is well known in our industry of ventilation, heating and cooling (HVAC). But why have the European Union launched this initiative, what are the goals and what does it mean to us?

Mikael Börjesson

Lowering energy consumption without compromising comfort

Buildings are responsible for around 40 percent of the global energy consumption, making it imperative to decrease consumption and increase energy efficiency in buildings. At the same time, we spend almost 90 percent of our time indoors. The trick is to reduce energy consumption without …

Mike Ward

The significant energy savings that hide in the gaps

How to optimise HVAC systems to respond to real life use, save energy and provide a healthy and comfortable environment for building occupants?

Alessandro Lora

The energy-saving from an HVAC-solution is the most sustainable and cost-efficient source of energy

In Europe, buildings account for 42% of total energy consumed and 36% of energy-related greenhouse gas emissions. For this reason EU is working on the revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) that will facilitate and increase renovation, modernising and decarbonising the of EU’s …

Malin Höij

Small measures to reduce energy consumption - interview with Anders Hultman

Never before has the topic of energy been given so much attention as today. We are constantly surrounded by news, debates, and digital tools informing us about energy in terms of price, consumption and/or the scarcity of it. It can be difficult to take it all in, and to know what can be done to …

William Lawrance

How to increase energy-efficiency of your air handling unit

As Google searches regarding energy-savings have somewhat skyrocketed lately, it is reasonable to think that the following search has been made more than just a few times: how to save energy + AHU?

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.

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