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Could Positive Input Ventilation be the answer for hay fever sufferers

Could Positive Input Ventilation be the answer for hay fever sufferers

01/04/2015

Research by the Royal College of General Practitioners revealed a 114 per cent increase in people visiting their GP with hay fever symptoms in 2014, as more people took action against the seasonal condition.

It is therefore hardly surprising that EnviroVent, a leading ventilation manufacturer, has seen a rise in sales of its ventilation systems that may help to relieve the symptoms of hay fever and other allergies.

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How the ErP Directive will affect residential and non-residential ventilation systems

How the ErP Directive will affect residential and non-residential ventilation systems

11/03/2015

Rory Percival, Technical Manager at ventilation system manufacturer EnviroVent, looks at the impact that the new ErP (Energy related Products) Directive (residential and non-residential) could have on the ventilation systems that are specified and installed.

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Lowering Dwelling Emission Rates (DER) through effective ventilation

Lowering Dwelling Emission Rates (DER) through effective ventilation

13/02/2015

Paul Croughan, National Account Manager at EnviroVent looks at the challenge facing specifiers of how to effectively lower a property’s Dwelling Emission Rate (DER).

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Good ventilation - an essential element in new homes

Good ventilation - an essential element in new homes

20/01/2015

Air tightness and energy efficiency are key considerations for builders of new homes, but here Paul Croughan, National Key Account Manager for EnviroVent, looks at how good ventilation is equally important.

“Legislation is driving the increasing air tightness of new homes, therefore improving their energy efficiency and reducing their carbon footprint. This can, however, give rise to another issue – condensation, leading to damp and mould, unless it is addressed through adequate ventilation.

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The relationship killer - poor ventilation in your tenants homes

The relationship killer - poor ventilation in your tenants homes

17/12/2014

Ask any landlord or letting agent what their major causes of tenant complaints are during the winter time and one answer will always dominate – mould.

It is no surprise that mould growth is listed as a Category 1 hazard under the Housing Health and Safety Rating system (HHSRS). In 2009, the World Health Organisation (WHO) produced a report on indoor air quality. The report highlighted that poor indoor air quality poses a risk to human health. This is particularly increased where tenants spend a large proportion of their time within their home, such as the elderly or disabled.

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Top tips for improving the indoor air quality in your home

Top tips for improving the indoor air quality in your home

05/11/2014

Earlier this month, we caught up with Rebecca McLean, EnviroVent's Marketing Director who is leading the way when it comes to making people aware of the importance of indoor air quality and shared her top tips for improving the air quality in your home.

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Banish condensation and mould complaints this winter

Banish condensation and mould complaints this winter

24/10/2014

Many tenants tend to ignore the early signs of condensation and never mention it to their landlord until the problem has exacerbated, causing mould to spread across your walls, windows and ceilings. Despite the problem lingering for months beforehand the tenant then expects you to solve the problem in a timely manner and completely redecorate the damage that has been done.

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14 ways to help reduce condensation in your property

14 ways to help reduce condensation in your property

10/10/2014

As the clocks change and the evenings get darker, we are reminded that the winter weather is just around the corner. During the winter months, we start to feel the cold more and this brings our attention to the damp and condensation that has been lurking in our properties.

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The importance of investing in good ventilation

The importance of investing in good ventilation

08/10/2014

According to the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML), new mortgage lending in August was up 13% on the same period last year, making it the highest August level for six years. £18.6bn of new money from banks and other lenders went into the housing market last month, taking the gross mortgage lending in the year to £203bn.

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Why we need to build more affordable housing

Why we need to build more affordable housing

26/08/2014

According to recent research published by Shelter, over 80% of homes on the market are unaffordable for first-time buyers. Add to this a BBC report, highlighting 62 areas across the country which are less affordable than London (yes, less affordable than London), the way forward is clear - we need to build more affordable housing!

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