Events and conferences

IAQ legend to speak at AIRAH forum

The Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating (AIRAH) has announced world-renowned indoor air quality (IAQ) expert Max Sherman as the keynote for its Building Physics Virtual Forum slated for September 17. Sherman’s presentation, titled “Build tight and ventilate right. It’ll be OK”, will look at some of the challenges faced by airtight high-performance […]

Ventilation
Education

COVID-19 ventilation guide

European industry association Eurovent has released a guide on the operation of ventilation systems in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The document presents general and basic recommendations on the operation and maintenance of ventilation systems in accordance with instructions and applicable hygiene standards. According to the Eurovent website, there is currently no evidence that the coronavirus […]

Ventilation pipes
Public Comment

Introducing stand-alone ventilation systems

The European Commission has released an online consultation on the possible introduction of the inspection of stand-alone ventilation systems in Europe. Stand-alone ventilation systems are defined as ventilation systems whose sole function is to ventilate a building. Inspections can be considered a way to improve the performance of ventilation systems. Article 19a of the EPBD […]

Carpark
Products

Airtek announces CO ventilation system

Airtek has announced the release of its CO ventilation product. The company specialises in building automation systems and control systems, using BACnet protocol that is BTL tested and approved. Airtek says the challenge was to produce an uncomplicated solution that would still be informative and cost effective. “The introduction of a multi-page, colour touch screen with […]