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Fabio Polo

Energy analysis for improved efficiency

There are a few ways of evaluating energy usage in heating and cooling applications. They are all valid in their own way, but it is important to remember that they evaluate energy efficiency in different ways and that they should be used in different situations depending on your needs.

Caroline Jacobsson

DCV & VAV - What is the difference?

In one of our previous blogs, we talked about DCV and why DCV is a smart investment in residential buildings. So, you may have heard about both VAV and DCV and wondered what the difference actually is. We review the terms and when you are best-served by going for one or the other.

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 …

Tim Dywer

DCV: A Real World Case Study

Demand-controlled ventilation (DCV) is a strategy that is able to reduce building energy consumption while delivering good levels of occupant comfort. Most buildings regularly operate at occupancies below the design maximum, and can benefit from the ventilation being controlled to supply reduced …

Caroline Jacobsson

What is the difference between VAV and DCV?

Perhaps you have heard of both VAV and DCV and thought about what really is the difference. We outline the different concepts and detail when you benefit from choosing one or the other.

Börje Lehrman

How do we choose the right systems early in the building process?

Choosing an indoor climate system for a building, storey or room is often a difficult task. There are countless options available and a large number of criteria and requirements to take into account in achieving a good and approved solution. Location, usage, budget, legislation and comfort are just …