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Top 6 Blogs of 2021

2021 has been a year full of twist and turns, and we are slowly learning to adapt to the 'new normal' that the ongoing pandemic has presented to us. We are continuing to look into using ventilation as a means of curbing virus transmission, and ensuring there's a great focus on the health and wellbeing of building occupants, as well as a fresh look to sustainability in relation to the built environment, which has been reflected in our top read blogs from 2021. Get ready for the new year, grab a drink and have a read through some of our most popular blogs from 2021 that you may have missed!

#1 DCV & VAV - What is the difference?

In this blog, We review the difference between Variable Air Volume and Demand Controlled Ventilation, and when you are best-served by going for one or the other.

#2 Effectively applying energy efficient thermal wheels in ventilation systems

This CPD article summarises the aspects of the thermal wheel that make it an attractive option and considers how leakage and cross contamination is minimised and characterised and concludes with the current CIBSE advice on their use as the world emerges from the Covid-19 pandemic.

#3 Why you should consider a 4-pipe system for cooling and heating

A traditional two-pipe system for heating and cooling may not be an optimal solution for buildings with mixed usage that combines, for instance, retails, offices and hotels...

#4 Why a modern, highly skilled and diverse workforce is the future of building services...

People will be just as important as technology in meeting the UK’s net zero emissions, green growth, and health & wellbeing targets.

#5 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? This blog takes a closer look at that.

#6 Why does humidity matter?

Simply increasing ventilation rates to reduce indoor transmission of airborne viruses may not deliver the right result...

Enjoy reading! Happy New Year from everyone at Swegon - we'll be back in 2022 with more blogs.