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Health & Safety: CO poisoning gets the soap opera treatment

It is ironic that carbon monoxide poisoning has finally achieved nationwide prominence at a time when the statistics suggest we are getting on top of the problem, says Bob Towse. 
 10 Apr 2011

Fans & Ventilation: Marrying air quality and energy efficiency

Demand control ventilation offers a range of solid benefits, according to Alan Macklin. 
 5 Apr 2011

Fans & Ventilation: Manual v automatic windows go head-to-head

A recent study has for the first time directly compared the performance of automatic windows with manual windows in a natural ventilation system. Richard Arnott explains. 
 5 Apr 2011

Fans & Ventilation: EC motor boosts fan efficiency

Flakt Woods now offers a box fan range that incorporates EC motors, which help deliver higher fan efficiencies and lower energy consumption. The EC TwinBox fan, which has integral controls, delivers air volumes up to 1.7 m3/s, against static pressures of up to 870 Pa. 
 5 Apr 2011

Water Heating: Leveraging a building's total energy efficiency

Recent legislative developments are prompting commercial property operators to re-evaluate their building services installations. Jeff House examines the opportunities. 
 5 Apr 2011

Water Heating: Hot contractor opportunity

M&E contractors and consultants that can offer water heating solutions as part of the specification process can position themselves as knowledgeable and competitive players in today's difficult market. Nick Taylor outlines the most popular types of water heating solutions. 
 5 Apr 2011

Water Heating: Suitable case for treatment

Hospitals present particular challenges in terms of water heating, as Ian Vallely discovered. 
 5 Apr 2011

Water Heating: Integration of solar thermal and gas-fired systems

Careful consideration should be given to the complete water heating system, including the use of traditional fossil-fuel water heaters, says David Pepper 
 5 Apr 2011

Water Heating: Solar system exploration

The use of water heating / solar packages can help meet the requirements of Part L as well as satisfying the customer's desire to be 'green'. Jon Cockburn explains. 
 5 Apr 2011

HVAC in Education: Water conditioning boosts plant reliability

Water conditioning and its control are critical to achieving efficient, reliable operation and longevity of plant, according to Martin Wilkinson. 
 5 Apr 2011

HVAC in Education: Why CHP is a class act in the education sector

Combined heat and power has traditionally been associated with industrial sites. However, advances in the technology are opening it up to a wider market. Chris Sears reports. 
 5 Apr 2011

HVAC in Education: School gets 'excellent' marks for sustainability

Teachers and staff at the Manor Primary School in Swanscombe, Kent have had to go through a steep learning curve as they get used to life in a sustainable school, explains Martin Burton. 
 5 Apr 2011

Ventilation: Semi-rigid ductwork saves time and money

Specifiers are becoming more attuned to the need to design buildings to higher standards than the minimum requirement. John Kelly explains why. 
 29 Mar 2011

Ventilation: On-demand ventilation offers breath of fresh air

On-demand ventilation with energy recovery makes perfect sense, says Nygel Humphrey. 
 29 Mar 2011

Commercial Heating: Radiating success

A new report aims to debunk a number of 'myths' surrounding steel panel radiators 
 29 Mar 2011

Commercial Heating: Biomass - Can you see the wood for the trees?

Biomass has a bright future thanks to Government initiatives designed to encourage the use of renewables, according to Steve Dolby. 
 29 Mar 2011

Commercial Heating: Curtain raiser

Air curtains can be used for a range of applications from shop doorways to warehouses, says Duncan Buxton. 
 29 Mar 2011

Air Conditioning World: Taking care of climate control in offices

Developments in air conditioning systems are taking climate control for the office environment to new levels of comfort, energy management and design, says Richard Lockwood. 
 29 Mar 2011

Air Conditioning World: Ensuring the 'business fitness' of a retrofit

There are several key points to consider when choosing the right air conditioning units to install. Steve Robinson explains. 
 29 Mar 2011

Air Conditioning World: Taking great comfort from high efficiency

While many engineers may seek to design out air conditioning there are still many buildings where this remains the only option for maintaining comfort levels. So the important thing is to ensure that it's efficient, says Dean Ward. 
 29 Mar 2011
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