Josh Emerson

Returning to the office? Our top 5 ventilation tips

As people are step by step returning to work in offices, health care premises, schools, hotels and restaurants after months of home office work or temporary leave, recent surveys show that as many as 4 out of 10 are concerned about airborne virus transmission at the workplace. So what can we do to …

Josh Emerson

Healthy buildings initiative addressed to the European Union

As a clear sign of the growing momentum for knowledge about Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ), a number of highly renowned European HVACR (Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning and Refrigeration) associations have gathered to highlight the importance of this topic, with the aim to include it as a …

Josh Emerson

Our quick guide to smoke/fire dampers...

This article focuses on providing a brief overview of the key functions, types and correct selection of fire and smoke dampers for ventilation systems to help to improve building safety. 

Josh Emerson

Four tips to create a sustainable ventilation system...

It is generally known that you can make great energy savings if you provide buildings with demand-controlled ventilation, ie. that you only ventilate exactly as necessary to ensure a good indoor environment. However, the function of a building inevitably changes over time depending on tenants and …

Josh Emerson

Adapting air handling units to different building types

When a new building is designed, a client will usually demand that as much lettable space as possible is made available. Plant-rooms and  services must designed to be space-efficient and not take up any more room than necessary.  Renovation is often even more complex...

Josh Emerson

Architects love HVAC installations. Right?

In any construction project there are many shared challenges for stakeholders to overcome. In this post, we focus on early stage HVAC design, pointing out some common issues and possible solutions...

Josh Emerson

Are cables our biggest enemy for energy-efficient, sustainable, green buildings?

Here you can get a copy of "Smart buildings to the rescue" presented by Alexander Hellström (CEO at Lumen Radio) at the Swegon Air Academy seminar in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Josh Emerson

Top tips for construction professionals at home

Here are our top tips for those who are getting used to spending more time at home and at a distance from suppliers, colleagues and clients!

Josh Emerson

Are you maintaining your life safety dampers correctly?

The testing and maintenance of HVAC equipment, particularly fire and smoke dampers, has become an area within the HVAC industry that has been under the spotlight due to changing legislation in recent years. Swegon are able to help you to ensure that you have all the necessary tools and information …