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.

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Welat Han

Displacement ventilation - a forgotten concept with huge potential

Have you ever wondered why some indoor environments cause discomfort and draughts despite being a large and open space, a classroom for instance? As experts in the industry of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) the above is an obvious example of when the selection of ventilation …

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 …

Börje Lehrman

Why are the needs of HVAC solutions often oversized?

As an expert in software design for product selection and energy calculations, I believe it is common for solutions for heating, ventilation and cooling (HVAC) to be oversized. I would actually say that it is more common that they are oversized, than the other way around. This is because several …

Carl-Ola Danielsson

What are the advantages of dry cooling?

The concept of dry cooling is all about delivering sensible cooling from a hydronic circuit. It might sound simple, but it has a prerequisite - the temperature of the system’s circulating water has to be kept above dew point at all times. Once this criterion is met, there is a clear potential to …

Carl-Ola Danielsson

Active chilled beams with variable k-factor - an option for both CAV and VAV systems

To create a healthy and comfortable indoor environment where people can perform an thrive, it is important to ensure good air quality. This, without creating noise and without causing discomfort due to high air velocities, temperature gradients or radiant asymmetry. The challenge is to design a …

Malin Höij

Continuous improvements and standardisation - interview with Johan Lundgren

Significant improvements and genuine contributions for better tomorrow can be achieved when products and production processes are known in every detail. That is what Johan Lundgren, Plant Manager at the Swegon factory in Tomelilla, believes and he has enthusiastically told me about the many …

Carl-Ola Danielsson

How to choose between active chilled beams and fan coils?

When designing an HVAC system there are a number of different choices that have to be made. One such choice is the type of terminal unit to use meet set requirements. There are many factors that influence the choice, such as energy consumption, service need, ease of system design and installation. …

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?

Anna Sundell

Why indoor climate in hotels is key to a good sleep environment

People check in to hotels for various reasons, for example business trips, vacations or even just relaxation to catch up on sleep. The last reason is actually more common than you might think. Regardless of the reason for staying at a hotel the person checking in needs somewhere to sleep.

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