A Guide To Condensation and Mould
Suffering from Condensation and Mould at Home? We've put together a condensation and mould guide to help you reduce these problems in your home and improve the indoor air quality.
Oct 27, 2010
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.
May 17, 2016
Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are compounds that easily become vapours or gases. VOCs are released from burning fuel such as gasoline, wood, coal, or natural gas. They are also released from many consumer products: Cigarettes. Solvents. If you have asthma or another respiratory condition, young children, or an elderly person in the house, you should find out about Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs). These are the groups of people who are potentially susceptible to the effects of VOCs in the home.
Apr 18, 2016
More than 15 million homes are affected by Toxic Building Syndrome in the UK alone, so what is it, how does it affect you and what can you do about it? Essentially Toxic Building Syndrome is where the air quality in your home or office is so bad that it can affect the health of those inside. You see you might think you’re breathing clean air, but in fact the air inside your home can have more than 900 harmful chemicals and organisms in it, which you simply cannot see. Everything from carbon monoxide to mould spores can form part of TBS and they all have their own, hugely detrimental, effects on your health.
Apr 11, 2016
If you are building your own home then you almost certainly want the most cost-effective, future-proofed and damp-proofed home possible. One way to achieve this is by designing your build around an EnviroVent whole house heat recovery system that will enable you to go for a more insulated house, with fewer vents.
Mar 28, 2016
For a home to be described as sustainable it must meet certain criteria, and these are laid out in the Code for Sustainable Homes. It's a set of guidelines forming an environmental assessment method that can be used to rate and certify how newly built homes perform in terms of their energy consumption and retention. Some of the elements of this standard are now also codified in Building Regulations, which apply to all homes built in England.
Mar 08, 2016
Up to 35% of all people throughout the world experience allergies at some point in their life, and this number is on the increase. At first, allergies only seemed to be increasing in developed countries such as the UK and USA but as more and more countries around the world become more industrially developed, they too are seeing an increase in the rate of allergies.
Apr 04, 2016
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