air quality

Berkeley Homes offers IAQ boost at Oval project

A mixed residential and commercial development next to the Oval cricket ground in London will benefit from improved air quality after the installation of 700 fan coil units incorporating a high degree of filtration.

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Air quality report launched by Dyson

Dyson has published its Air Purity Pulse Check report, looking into UK attitudes towards the importance of indoor air quality.

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IAQ specialists call for “new industry” to tackle ventilation crisis

Air quality experts have come together to call for the creation of a new industry to tackle the problems caused by poor ventilation in buildings.

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Importance of IAQ underlined on World Ventilation Day

The second annual World Ventilation Day has seen a range of initiatives unveiled to draw attention to the importance of ventilation and IAQ to health, comfort and wellbeing, with the theme ‘Breathe better, Live better.’

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Second annual World Ventil8 Day takes place this week

This year’s World Ventil8 Day – on November 8th – will draw a direct link between failure to invest in improving ventilation and serious health problems linked to buildings.

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The role of innovation in balancing energy efficiency and comfort

Richard Kemp-Harper, CCO of Airex, says we need to think about Building Regs in a different way. If Albert Einstein was a Retrofit Coordinator he would have a thing or two to say about the UK’s poorly insulated, damp, inefficiently heated homes and the route to making them fit for human habitation, never mind Net […]

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Jewson launches Making Better Homes Awards

The builders’ merchant has also shared recent research that illustrates the physical and mental health problems caused by poor housing.

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BESA’s annual conference to take place in two weeks

This year’s BESA conference is taking place on 12th October at the Novotel London West. The event will be filled with enriching technical sessions and a host of exclusive launches and industry insights. The conference will centre around three primary areas: addressing business challenges and finding solutions, engaging in technical sessions with actionable insights, and […]

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BESA launches online IAQ awareness course aimed at building owners and operators

The Building Engineering Services Association has launched a ‘basic awareness’ online training course for indoor air quality (IAQ)

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Zehnder launches compact MVHR system for tight spaces

Climate solutions manufacturer, Zehnder Group UK, has launched the ComfoAir Flex, an MVHR system boasting a heat recovery efficiency rate of 96%.

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UCL to open air quality research centre

Construction of UCL’s Controlled Active Ventilation Environment (CAVE) laboratory, designed to research climate and airborne hazards, has been completed and will be officially launched early in 2024. CAVE is the first facility of its kind in terms of its advanced capabilities to carry out research at full scale into air quality and ventilation challenges in […]

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Clean air zones in the UK

With the upcoming expansion of the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) to include all London boroughs coming later this summer, here’s a look at other cities in the UK with clean air zones. cinch has looked at these zones across various cities, showcasing their impact, benefits and the need for increased awareness and support. Sam […]

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