Month: July 2018

Joined up thinking!

Thinking about a complicated problem in an intelligent way. Anyone involved in the Buildings Controls Industry will, during their working lives, have been in an office, meeting room or class room and been aware of a proliferation of sensors, thermostats …Read more»

Sick Building Syndrom (SBS)

Sick Building Syndrom is a condition affecting office workers, typically marked by headaches and respiratory problems, attributed to unhealthy or stressful factors in the working environment such as poor ventilation. Almost everyone occasionally feels unwell because they are suffering from …Read more»

It’s Hot! Hot! Hot!

Temperature at work can be a health and safety issue Too much heat can make us feel tired and less energetic, cause heat (muscle) cramps, and place extra strain on the heart and lungs. Tiredness and loss of concentration can …Read more»

Ventilation in Buildings

Buildings account for over 45% of UK energy use and carbon emissions. Various energy management policies aim to reduce this figure. As the performance of building insulation and construction techniques steadily improve, energy lost through ventilation accounts for a growing …Read more»