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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.

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Steve Gore

NSHEV's: Meeting the Standard for Passive Ventilation

Carrying on with the theme of Smoke Extraction from last year, this month we will look at a slightly different product, a Natural Smoke and Heat Exhaust Ventilator (NSHEV).

Josh Emerson

Leading recovery with a healthy built environment

Politicians, consumer groups and engineers all agree that the UK’s successful recovery from the pandemic will depend on a concerted effort to improve all aspects of our built environment. All the economic indicators are pointing in the right direction as the country starts to see light at the end …

Josh Emerson

Good ventilation isn't just for pandemics... right?!

The more we learn about Covid-19, the more we hear about the role of ventilation or 'fresh air' in reducing transmission. However, ventilation isn't just for preventing virus transmission today. Good ventilation will bring many other health, wellbeing and productivity benefits to occupants in the …

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 …

Caroline Jacobsson

What is an API and why is it useful for your building?

You may have seen or heard the acronym API, which stands for Application Programming Interface. But what is an API exactly, and what use is it to you in your building or project? We take a look at these questions in this blog post.

Mikael Börjesson

Ventilation and Virus transmission

Ventilation plays an important role in keeping our indoor environment safe and sound. In an enclosed space, people have the effect of reducing the air quality while ventilation using out-door air counteracts that effect. But can the ventilation system itself spread diseases?

Josh Emerson

Can you save space with GOLD L-Concept?

Our new L-concept version of GOLD allows the air handling unit to be connected vertically and horizontally. This means that larger units can be installed and maximum utilisation of space inside the plant room is ensured.

Dene Kent

Choosing the right air handling unit - A guide to a smarter choice

We ventilate our properties for our wellbeing, productivity and indoor comfort. One vital component in any ventilation system is the actual air handling unit. You might like to think of the air handling unit as the heart of the ventilation system. A heart that pumps air to all parts of the property …

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 …

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