Tag : innovation
Researchers from Newcastle University and Northumbria University are in the process of designing a ‘living building’ trial that will incorporate biotech principles to offer potential new approaches to manage ventilation, indoor air quality. It is also looking at the possibility of materials capable of self-repairing in some cases.
A prototype boiler designed to run on 100 per cent hydrogen is among the innovative technologies viewed by the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) in the push to decarbonise heat.
Despite continued uncertainty over how Brexit will impact trade, regulations and the construction supply should it go ahead as scheduled at the end of this month, the UK HVAC industry must undergo significant change to adapt to a changing global market place.
Calls for a stricter approach to compliance in the use and maintenance of building services and ensuring a sufficient intake of young people with the required levels of technical, digital or sustainability policy skills were among key themes of the BESA National Conference in London today.
Ensuring the privacy of personal data shared by wearable technologies with HVAC appliances will be a key challenge in developing more personalised smart heating and ventilation solutions, according to a recently published whitepaper by BSRIA.