Tag : ventilation
Manufacturer EnviroVent and trade association BESA have announced the launch of separate campaigns that will focus on training and best practice around installing and operating ventilation systems in residential and commercial properties.
Efforts to ensure improved ventilation and air quality in UK homes will be among the key focuses of a new membership group established by the Property Care Association (PCA).
A range of associations and bodies that have spoken to H&V News in recent months have cited how a lack of clarity in building regulations and limited enforcement of these rules, particularly for existing or refurbished properties, poses health risks from creating poorly ventilated dwellings and office spaces.
New research from several UK households into Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) has warned of the potential dangers of inadequate ventilation in properties after everyday tasks such as cleaning or cooking.
September’s H&V News is somewhat Brexit heavy regarding news. This is perhaps understandable with the ongoing political row over how to proceed with leaving the EU, not to mention a further lack of certainty for a heating industry already facing sweeping challenges to its practices and finances.
The December issue of H&V News sees out 2018 by focusing on several complex issues ranging from fears over the potential scale of enforcement failures of ventilation standards, to the future role gas and biomass heating may play in the drive for a low carbon economy.
With an entirely new Cabinet now leading the government under the leadership of prime minister Boris Johnson, the HVAC sector is hoping that some answers may be near with regard to addressing the challenge of decarbonisation and better building safety.
The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has pledged to address industry concerns over current ventilation and indoor air quality standards (IAQ) as part of a forthcoming review of Buil
A consultation intended to reshape key parts of the Building Regulations concerning energy efficiency and ventilation requirements in homes across England has been launched by government.
Industry experts have warned that air quality provisions outlined in Part F of the Building Regulations are flawed and require urgent revisions alongside existing ventilation requirements to address health concerns.