Robert Flaherty

A Fan of the Cleanroom

The Fan Filter Unit (FFU) offers specific advantages for cleanroom users. Rob Flaherty, FFU specialist at Swegon, looks at its evolution in cleanroom applications and why new, low-energy FFUs promise an exciting future ahead.

Martin Procter

Active Chilled Beams – "2020" Vision

Well what a year 2020 was, for all the wrong reasons. They do say though, that every cloud has a silver lining, out of darkness comes light, and so on. So perhaps the horrendous and rampant transmission of the Covid-19 virus could be the reality check that gets us all thinking about air quality and …

Tim Dywer

Effectively applying energy efficient thermal wheels in ventilation systems

The thermal wheel is well established as an energy saving device for ventilation and air conditioning systems. This CPD article will summarise the aspects of the thermal wheel that make it an attractive option and consider how leakage and cross contamination is minimised and characterised and …

Mikael Börjesson

HVAC - What happened during 2020 (besides the obvious)?

The many aspects of the ongoing pandemic have completely dominated 2020 – and rightly so, since the effects have been terrible and globally present. We have covered the topic in this blog from a number of different angles, from guidelines on how to run your ventilation systems to maintaining …

Josh Emerson

Top 6 Blogs of 2020

2020 has been a difficult year for us all, with many new obstacles to face. In the HVAC industry, we've been looking into using ventilation as a means of curbing virus transmission, as well as a new focus on the health and wellbeing of building occupants and indoor environmental quality. This year …

Josh Emerson

Historic Air Pollution Ruling in the UK

Nine-year-old Ella Adoo Kissi-Debrah has become the first person in the UK to have air pollution officially listed as a cause of death. This ruling has been the result of a tireless campaign by Ella’s mother Rosamund, which attracted worldwide attention and placed a particular focus on the links …

Åsa Norén-Lundh

Things to consider when choosing room units for variable air flows

There are a few things to consider when choosing room units (air terminal devices) for variable air flow systems to save energy and to achieve a comfortable indoor climate. In this article, we will walk you through the most important ones.

Josh Emerson

#WeChampion: In conversation with the CIBSE YEA Winners 2020

Following CIBSE's first ever virtual Young Engineer Awards on the 8th October, I sat down with Ewen Rose, the Chair of the awards, Jennifer Cox, the 25th CIBSE ASHRAE Graduate of the Year and Megan Whitbread, CIBSE'S first ever Apprentice of the Year.

Josh Emerson

Is air quality on your radar?

The general public ‘gets’ the issue of temperature and even, to a certain extent, relative humidity and its importance for health and comfort, but often the air quality argument remains elusive!