Tag: iaq

Enhancing quality of life through healthier indoor environments

Matthew Maleki, CIAT’s indoor air quality champion, explores the significance of maintaining high IAQ and IEQ standards.

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Awaab’s Law puts focus on ventilation specification, says fan specialist

With the consultation on Awaab’s Law on social housing regulations opening, fan manufacturer Elta has urged collaboration with ventilation manufacturers.

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IAQ Insight: Wellbeing standard for buildings will save lives

In the first of our series of articles on IAQ from BESA, we focus on the world’s first buildings wellbeing standard.

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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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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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Clean air is set to be a legal requirement – is your building ready?

Mark Bouldin, Clean Air Expert at Johnson Controls, on air quality legislation. Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) has fast become a priority for many businesses. Current ESG legislation ranges from corporate sustainability reporting and legal requirements to monitor Scope 3 supply chain emissions to equality and fair pay acts – but soon another law could […]

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Need for better buildings outweighs government inaction, says BESA President

Speakers at the BESA Conference have urged the building services industry to pursue better buildings in the face of government row-backs, not only to reduce carbon but to improve occupants’ wellbeing BESA president Claire Curran opened the conference with a call to improve buildings for social reasons as much as environmental ones. She said: “It […]

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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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IKEA launches IAQ smart sensor

IKEA is introducing VINDSTYRKA – a smart sensor to measure indoor air quality. Available from April 2023, the sensor will allow measuring and monitoring of indoor air pollutant levels. Henrik Telander, Product owner at IKEA of Sweden, said: Although we spend most of our time indoors, many of us tend to forget about indoor air pollution. […]

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Chris Whitty calls for focus on indoor air quality

Professor Chris Whitty, England’s Chief Medical Officer, has published an air quality report and said that tackling indoor air quality should also be a priority. The report notes the progress that has been made on outdoor air quality since the 1980s, and outlines achievable solutions to make further improvements. It also states that indoor air […]

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