Clear evidence: applying cleanroom technology to commercial buildings

Cleanroom ventilation systems are used to ensure pathogen-free indoor spaces in life science buildings, but can the technology…

June 2022 Ventilation

Optimising ventilation in the post-Covid classroom

To optimise classroom indoor air quality, schools need to take a holistic approach to natural ventilation and air cleaning…

March 2022 Ventilation

Breathing space: managing and assessing indoor air quality

New guidance designed to assess and improve indoor air quality has been published by the Institute of Air…

December 2021 Ventilation

A novel approach: air cleaning devices

A new CIBSE guide aims to equip specifiers and facilities managers with the knowledge to safely and effectively…

September 2021 Ventilation

Upward trend: ventilating buildings to minimise Covid-19 risk

In a summary of his winning paper at the CIBSE Technical Symposium, Ventive’s Tom Lipinski discusses the evidence…

September 2021 Ventilation

Making sense of air quality sensors

Air quality sensors are not fit and forget – they require maintenance and will drift over time. Arup’s…

May 2021 Ventilation

Business studies: adapting commercial offices for universities

With office occupation in central London not expected to return to pre-Covid levels, Andy Pearson finds out how…

December 2020 Ventilation

Research on indoor air quality for homeworkers

Millions of people now work from home because of Covid-19 restrictions, but are they working in a healthy…

December 2020 Ventilation

Winter protection: version 4 of CIBSE’s Covid-19 Ventilation Guide

The cold season brings new challenges for building managers trying to minimise the Covid-19 risk while maintaining occupant…

October 2020 Ventilation

Unwanted guests: bipolar ionisation in hotel rooms

Bipolar ionisation can improve air quality and remove odours from hotel rooms, says Spire Building Services’ Adam Taylor,…

October 2020 Ventilation

Understanding Hepa filters

An appropriately specified Hepa filter can be used in mechanically ventilated spaces and recirculating systems to practically remove…

August 2020 Ventilation
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Clear guidance: TR40 Best practice for exhaust ventilation

The risk of death and illness because of exposure to hazardous substances in the workplace can be cut…

August 2020 Ventilation

Calculating Covid-19 risk according to activity and indoor space

A group of UK researchers has attempted to quantify the transmission risk of airborne Covid-19 infection according to…

August 2020 Ventilation

New normals: Consultants predict how Covid-19 will change HVAC design

What is the impact of Covid-19 on the design of HVAC systems for future buildings? We asked four…

June 2020 Ventilation

CIBSE’s guidance on ventilation during Covid-19

Guidance published by CIBSE last month has advice for ventilation and air conditioning systems in the UK amid…

May 2020 Ventilation