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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?

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.

Mikael Börjesson

Ventilation and Virus transmission

Ventilation plays an important role in keeping our indoor environment safe and sound. In an enclosed space, people have the effect of reducing the air quality while ventilation using out-door air counteracts that effect. But can the ventilation system itself spread diseases?

Martin Ottersten

Why you should eliminate all monotonous noise in your building

Sound can be a source of pleasure and well-being, if it is the right kind, like beautiful music. But research has found that the wrong kind of sound, or noise, is also a major cause of health problems. According to the World Health Organization, western Europeans are losing millions of years of …

Mikael Börjesson

What is IEQ and why is it important?

In recent years, our industry has witnessed a notable change in the way we go about delivering a quality-built indoor environment. Occupants now have a better understanding of the impact air quality has on their mental health and employers are starting to better appreciate the quality and …

Mikael Börjesson

2019: The year when humans were integrated in HVAC design?

The answer is probably no if looking into our industry, humans have always been the reason why we do good indoor climate. Nevertheless, the past year has, in my mind, been a big contest in best energy performance or highest efficiency into the second decimal…

Åsa Norén-Lundh

Five factors to consider in achieving the ideal indoor climate

Are your hotel guests complaining about the room comfort in room 107? In our last blog post we talked about cooling and heating and what you should think about when choosing the right chiller. This week we dive into the importance of hotel room comfort and five factors to consider in achieving the …