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Three key findings from the 2015 AIVC Conference

By Lars-Åke Mattsson, September 29 2015

Last week I attended the 36th AIVC Conference in Madrid. The conference is an initiative from the International Network on Ventilation and Energy Performance on behalf of the Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre, TightVent Europe, Venticool and the Eduardo Torroja Institute for Construction Science. During two days scientists, researchers and professionals within ventilation, construction and energy efficiency meet to share knowledge and experience about how to best walk the tightrope between energy efficiency and indoor air quality.

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Topics: Sustainability, Indoor Climate

Keeping it tight – the importance of air tight ducts in ventilation systems

By Torbjörn Bruzelius, September 25 2015

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The indoor climate effects your health and your productivity as we have covered in another blog post. But did you know that it also effects your economy? How is that, you might wonder. There are a number of ways that it effects your economy such as installation costs, but in this post we will focus on something that we at Lindab put a lot of effort into – air tightness.

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Topics: Sustainability, Indoor Climate

Is shaving cream the answer on how to get a fog free mirror?

By Johan Fredriksson, September 02 2015

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Recently one of my best friends asked me “Johan, how can I avoid a foggy mirror after showering, we are so tired of wiping it free from fog or waiting for it to clear up!” My friend and I started googling and stumbled across a number of hacks for keeping your bathroom mirror fog free after you have taken a shower.

The tips that we found ranged from putting shaving cream, vinegar, car wax and other things on your mirror, to installing a heating coil on the back of your mirror or simply using a blow dryer to clear up your mirror from fog.

While all these hacks might help you get a clear mirror, you may have bigger problems. However I tried to find a “quick fix” for my friend we had to realise that his foggy mirror is a clear sign that the ventilation in his bathroom isn’t up to standards.

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Topics: Indoor Climate

How indoor air quality impacts your productivity

By Niels Christensen, August 24 2015

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It is a fact that indoor air quality impacts your health and your ability to perform on your highest level. I.e. it affects your overall productivity. Does that sounds like an obvious statement?

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Topics: Indoor Climate

Why do we need good ventilation?

By Johan Fredriksson, October 27 2014

Why good ventilationFresh air is one of the most important preconditions for life itself. However, all air contains pollutants, to different degrees, depending on time and place. Much is done to lower the emissions that make our outdoor air poor. Very little, however, is done to improve indoor air quality. This in spite of the fact that people in many parts of the world spend almost all their time inside. In Northern Europe, people spend as much as 90 percent of their time indoors.
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Topics: Indoor Climate

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