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Martin Wyatt, business development manager, of Carlo Gavazzi

I’ve got algorithm

Martin Wyatt, business development manager, of Carlo Gavazzi, explains how the company’s High Dynamic Motor Starter (HDMS) uses an innovative algorithm to eliminate the need for a start capacitor in single phase motors... 
 8 Jul 2020
John Barker, managing director of Humidity Solutions

Humidity  control: virus protection, IAQ and care homes

John Barker, managing director of Humidity Solutions, examines the research on the role humidity control can play, and looks at some of the solutions for care homes, hospitals and places of work... 
 8 Jul 2020

Construction and COVID-19

The construction industry has had a particularly difficult few years. So, the coronavirus disease, COVID-19, is another in a long line of challenges which the industry is now facing. That's according to experts at law firm Womble Bond Dickinson. 
 9 Mar 2020
Anders Sundvik, vice president of research and development for Camfil.

Reducing risk of viruses using high efficiency air filtration

A research team comprising of scientists from the United States, Canada and Spain reveals that more than 800 million viruses fall on every square metre of the planetary boundary layer (the lowest part of the atmosphere) every day. The risk of ... 
 27 Feb 2020
Biological growth due to drift release.

Airborne water droplets are a big issue, if you catch my drift

Gary Dicker, director at DHD Cooling, presents a checklist for eliminating dangerous drift from cooling towers.... 
 13 Feb 2020
David Knipe, OFTEC training manager.

Industry needs to fill roles to be net zero fit

More young people are being encouraged to take up a career in the heating sector following a new report which estimates 400,000 energy related jobs will need to be filled to create a workforce fit to achieve net zero by 2050.... 
 10 Feb 2020

How ironing, washing your clothes and cleaning your house could be damaging your health

Zehnder UK has found that astounding pollution levels are being caused by everyday indoor activities. These include ironing, washing clothes and cleaning your home.... 
 7 Feb 2020

Vent-Axia supports landmark IAQ Report

Vent-Axia has welcomed the latest joint report by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) and the Royal College of Physicians on the health impact of indoor air quality (IAQ) on children and young people.... 
 7 Feb 2020

Decarbonising heating with hydrogen-ready boilers

With a new report from the Energy and Utilities Alliance (EUA) highlighting the record number of gas boilers being sold and with 22 million homes across the UK having gas central heating, Darran Smith, technical manager at Alpha Heating Innovation, ... 
 29 Jan 2020

Trump can’t see the big opportunity

Donald Trump claims to be defending the US economy by downplaying the threat from climate change, but he is doing the exact opposite, according to BESA chief executive David Frise.... 
 27 Jan 2020
Jenny Smith, head of marketing at Vent-Axia.

Vent-Axia welcomes new IAQ guidance

Vent-Axia has welcomed the publication of guidance on ‘Indoor Air Quality at Home’ from the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE).... 
 16 Jan 2020
Tom Murray, specification director at Baxi Heating.

Co-working spaces bring unique hot water challenges

The rise of co-working spaces in the UK is changing the nature of hot water heater specification, bringing unique challenges to the role of specifiers, says Andrews Water Heaters.... 
 16 Jan 2020

MVHR: the energy-efficient option

The environmental benefits of mechanical ventilation have long been clear - but in Mechanical Ventilation with Heat Recovery (MVHR), it’s possible to take the sustainable approach one step further. Rupert Kazlauciunas, technical product manager, ... 
 14 Jan 2020
Alan Macklin, group technical director at Elta Group.

Immediate action required to improve home air quality

A leading industry expert, Alan Macklin, has echoed the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence’s (NICE)’s sentiment that immediate action is required to improve air quality within our homes.... 
 14 Jan 2020
The TLT laboratory is located at the TLT-Turbo development centre in Zweibruecken, Germany.

TLT-Turbo on-site test lab advances product quality

TLT-Turbo has spent the past five years investing in and equipping its on-site test lab. The test lab now provides streamlined processes for research, advancing product quality and expanded capabilities for material testing.... 
 4 Nov 2019
The need for good office IAQ is ever important as simply opening office windows for

Creating a happy, healthy workplace

Momentum continues to grow around the importance of good indoor air quality (IAQ). With an ever-increasing body of research confirming this, building owners need to make sure they’re providing an office environment that offers good IAQ.... 
 4 Nov 2019
Allan Sandilands, principal consultant at Resource Futures.

How is the construction sector combating their waste?

As the effects on the world become too great to deny, we’re seeing more and more focus turning towards the level of waste produced globally. A widespread understanding that this isn’t sustainable has led to various sectors looking for ways to ... 
 23 Oct 2019

Kingspan highlights new commitments during Global Climate Change Week

This week marks the arrival of Global Climate Change Week, an event which aims to encourage the global academic community to engage with the public and key policy makers on climate change and potential solutions.... 
 17 Oct 2019
The figure shows the zone classification according to Atex. If a system with components according to the directive is installed in an Atex zone, the plant manufacturer must ensure Atex approval of the system. Such a system can also contain several components not approved according to Atex, while other critical components must then be certified.

Asercom provides guidelines for safe handling

The handling of flammable refrigerants involves risk; however, due to their lower global warming potential (GWP) they are very important for achieving the objectives of the F-Gas Regulation, so it is necessary to change guidelines to them.... 
 10 Oct 2019
George Linder, product manager, at Heatrae Sadia.

Back to basics – how does an unvented cylinder work?

Unvented hot water cylinders were made legal in the UK in 1986, and have grown in popularity ever since. George Linder, product manager, at Heatrae Sadia explores the advantages they can offer, how they work, and what this means for the heating ... 
 7 Oct 2019
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