Read the latest blog articles from EnviroVent.
Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are contained within many of the products and items we are surrounded by day to day, and are carbon-based chemicals which evaporate at room temperature. The list of products which contain VOCs is extensive, but among some of the most common household items to contain these potentially harmful chemicals are carpet adhesives, paints, upholstery fabrics, air fresheners, disinfectants and cosmetics.
With so many household products containing VOCs, the Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risk estimates that there are up to 900 chemicals in the indoor air we breathe. Staggeringly, that means that the air in our homes may in fact be up to 70% more polluted than the air outside, with airborne irritants significantly impacting our overall health and physical wellbeing.
As every installer should know, high quality ducting is essential to the effective running of a ventilation system and there are a number of important considerations to take into account. When ducting is selected and installed correctly, it can improve and prolong the efficiency of the whole system, leading to long term low maintenance.Read more
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.Read more
Over the last couple of years, EnviroVent has gone from strength to strength, our R&D team have developed numerous new innovations; and, as a result, we’ve grown at a rapid pace! So, to make sure that we keep on offering our customers a great service, we have acquired a new warehouse and despatch facility.Read more
Noisy ‘annoying’ fans in commercial premises usually get switched off, which means there is no ventilation for the building at all, creating poor indoor air quality. So much so, that this can even go some way to reducing the productivity of a workforce or discouraging your customers from visiting your premises.Read more
There’s always a bit of excitement in the air when the New Year arrives, it’s a time for change, new challenges and a chance take stock of things. Many of us will have made new resolutions to improve our health or our home life; others will be looking at ways to improve their career prospects and increase their own income through new employment, education or training.Read more
Interior designers have a huge influence in the way we furnish and decorate our homes. This is reflected by current high street trends from the colour we paint our walls right down to the chrome finish on a tap. However, even today, there are certain appliances which still prove to be a challenge for the style conscious.Read more
When it comes to energy efficiency, especially for new build projects, Mechanical Ventilation with Heat Recovery (MVHR) is a popular choice. In fact, the demand for both heat recovery and MEV systems is set to double over the next couple of years.Read more
Heat recovery is a very popular choice when it comes to energy efficient ventilation for new build and retrofit projects. However, as many contractors and electricians will know only too well, it can be a real headache to get right.Read more