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What does ultra sound and Internet of Things has to do with ventilation?

By Torbjörn Bruzelius, November 30 2016

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The mankind has experienced tremendous evolutions throughout the history. We got from horses to cars, from theatre to television, from letters to telephone and from records to streaming. Now another evolution takes place within the ventilations industry and even though the headline of this blog may seem like a difficult question, the answer is much more logical and valuable than it may seem at first. Over the past 5 years, the world has seen an increasing number of energy efficiency polices. These, combined with an increasing focus on indoor air quality, raise a demand for new technologies that can help optimize air quality and at the same time reduce energy consumption in buildings. This is where ultrasound and Internet of Things (IOT) becomes part of the picture.

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Topics: Product development, Future of Construction, Ventilation

What is indoor air quality (IAQ)?

By Lars-Åke Mattsson, August 30 2016

Indoor Air Quality

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Topics: Indoor Climate

What is BIM?

By Jan Behrens, August 19 2016

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There are probably as many perceptions of Building Information Modelling (BIM), as there are BIM users – or aspirants. Why is that? Probably because the all-embracing idea of BIM relates to so many different stakeholders and provide specific benefits to each of them. So, what really is BIM?

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Topics: Product development, Indoor Climate, Building Products, Future of Construction

How to create an inspiring metal facade

By Johan Andersson, April 22 2016

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When you hear the words metal facade some people immediately come to think of plain industrial buildings that are very well suited for their purpose but not always very attractive or inspiring. Those buildings do exist of course, but you can create the most spectacular facades using metals such as steel and aluminium. In this post I’ll give you a few examples of techniques that can be used to create really striking buildings.

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Topics: Building Products

Will the Internet of Things (IoT) revolutionise the HVAC business?

By Niclas Ivarsson, April 06 2016

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During the last couple of years our lives have been filled with more and more devices that are connected through the internet. Fitness monitors, lightbulbs, door locks and many more things in our homes can now be controlled using the internet. The research company Gartner forecasts that there will be 6,4 billion connected things in the world during 2016 and that the number will increase to 20,8 billion in 2020. We have discussed Internet of Things and smart buildings as a mega trend in an earlier post, but this time we'll go a bit deeper.

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Topics: Future of Construction

Introducing Good Thinking

By Anders Berg, February 23 2016

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Today we are launching ”Good Thinking”. Looking closer at this, one might wonder what this is? Of course we have information on our website about this, but I feel that I want to add my personal view to it as well.

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Topics: The Lindab World

Up to standards? A guide to standards for ventilation ductwork

By Lars-Åke Mattsson, February 19 2016

navigating-standards-ventilation.pngStandards in any construction area can truly seem like a jungle and it’s easy to get lost among all the codes defining the different standards. In this post I will provide a short introduction to the different standards for ventilation ductwork that you can use as a map for navigating the jungle of standards.
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Topics: Indoor Climate

How does your Christmas tree affect your indoor air quality?

By Torbjörn Bruzelius, December 08 2015

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The holidays are upon us again and for many of us there is no better way of getting into the Christmas spirit than bringing in a Christmas tree. A tree brings so much to the Christmas feeling with its lights, decorations and distinct scent of pine. But can your Christmas tree affect your indoor air quality negatively and even be a hazard to your health? If that is the case, what can you do about it?

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Topics: Indoor Climate

Three examples of permanent modular construction

By Johan Andersson, November 27 2015

modular-construction.pngThe growing population, increasing urbanisation, changes in legislation and environmental demands are all factors pushing for manufacturers and construction companies to innovate the construction process. One of the solutions for these demands is permanent modular construction (PMC). This means that modules are manufactured offsite and then transported to the building site for assembly. In this blog post we give you three examples of permanent modular construction.

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Topics: Future of Construction

Get your roof ready for winter

By Ioan Farcas, November 04 2015

Roof ready for winter

Autumn is here and before you know it it´s winter again. Probably the roughest season for your roof and guttering. To make sure that your house is properly protected against the elements during this period it’s a good idea to inspect your roof and guttering before it’s too late. Here we provide a useful checklist to get your roof ready for winter.

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Topics: Building Products

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The Lindab blog aims to give you an inside track to our company. We would like to share our knowledge from over 50 years of production for the construction and ventilation businesses.