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.

Fabio Polo

How does a chiller work?

The laws of thermodynamics tell us that heat will always move from hotter to colder areas. But the outside air, where the heat is to be dissipated, is often hotter than the air on the inside. How then, does a chiller work?

Alessandro Pinato

How heat pumps can save energy?

The energy efficiency of heat pumps can be more than three times higher than of electrical heater, boiler or a furnace. In addition to that, it does not need fossil fuels to produce energy and no air pollution is generated. Learn more about why heat pumps should be your first choice.

Carl-Ola Danielsson

Active chilled beams vs fan coil units

Active chilled beams and fan coils are two different types of terminal units that are used to ventilate and control the temperature in a room. Both active chilled beams and fan coils are equipped with a coil that exchanges energy between the room air and water flowing through the coil. The water …

Hugh Crowther

What is Energy Use Intensity

Buildings use more energy than any other sector so it stands to reason that measuring energy use in buildings is a key performance indicator.

Mike Woolsey

Benefits of Specifying PHI-Certified Heat Recovery Ventilators

Cover Photo: Carlington HUB, source: Photo credit to Krista Jahnke Photography.

Mike Woolsey

3 Passive House Ventilation Modes to Provide Occupant Comfort

Buildings designed to meet Passive House criteria are known primarily for very low energy consumption. Occupant comfort, however, has always been one of the stated goals of the Passive House. According to Passipedia, a Passive House Institute (PHI) resource, Passive House is “a building standard …

Hugh Crowther

How to manage leakage rates with rotary air to air heat exchangers

Fact is, all plate, rotary and heat pipe air to air energy recovery devices leak – but it is a very small amount compared to the overall air movement in a building. Swegon uses all forms of energy recovery devices including plates in GOLD PX, Rotors in GOLD RX and heat pipes as secondary recovery …

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