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New GOLD and SILVER C EPDs have been published

An addition of 6 Environmental product declarations (EPDs) for GOLD and SILVER C air handling units are now published. They are all verified by Bureau Veritas and available at the EPD international website.

William Lawrance

The future for air handling units under the new F-Gas regulation in Europe

As a company, we have recently focused on the topic of sustainability through the lens of our expertise in heating, ventilation and cooling (HVAC). However, as a global designer and supplier of complete indoor climate solutions we can be affected by external factors in different ways. What may be …

William Lawrance

How to increase energy-efficiency of your air handling unit

As Google searches regarding energy-savings have somewhat skyrocketed lately, it is reasonable to think that the following search has been made more than just a few times: how to save energy + AHU?

William Lawrance

The many advantages of sorption technology

Air handling units equipped with rotary heat exchangers with a sorption coating bring significant opportunity for energy and carbon emission reductions, while also improving the indoor environment. But what exactly is it that make them so advantageous? Here is a step-by-step guide to understanding …

Dene Kent

Making AHU documentation more sustainable and accessible

As of October 1st, operations & maintenance instructions for GOLD, Silver C & Compact range of air handling units will be offered electronically instead of printed.

William Lawrance

Duct system pressure and SFP

The duct system pressure drop has a significant impact on the SFP. But what are the factors we need to focus on when reducing SFP? Lets take a closer look at that. Specific fan power, SFP, is the total electrical power of the fans in an air handling unit in kW divided by the supply air flow or the …

Josh Emerson

Tips for making sure your Chillers, Heat Pumps and AHU's are ready for reoccupation

Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, facilities managers may have had to shut their plant off due to empty premises. Your Chillers, Heat Pumps and Air Handling Units may need some extra maintenance before reopening sites to ensure they're in top condition, and working effectively. See our 5 point …

William Lawrance

Getting to grips with internal leakage in air handling units

Internal leakage of air in ventilation systems is wasteful and it can also affect the indoor air quality so we need to minimise leakage to both optimise the energy consumption and ensure the best possible air quality. In this article, you will get to know different modes of internal leakages and …

Josh Emerson

Myth Busting - Thermal Wheels and Virus Transmission

As many countries across Europe enter a second lockdown, facilities managers may wish to take the opportunity to review how their ventilation and air conditioning systems are operating in preparation for the re-opening of buildings. It is now widely understood that maximising outdoor air, …

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...

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