Category Archives: Ventilation

Communally Ducted Ventilation Systems: Smart Smoke Protection and Automatic Mechanical Balancing

Communal ducting servicing numerous dwellings are widespread across the country, and although have their benefits, can also lead to issues. The main issues being faced are; smoke spreading through the ducting, with the possibility of smoke migrating into other dwellings; and the balancing of the system, especially when updating the mechanical parts. Smart Smoke Protection […]

Damp and condensation – don’t always believe what you are told about ‘rising damp’!

Have you ever received a surveyor’s or a damp-contractors report only for your heart to sink when you read that they have found evidence of rising damp? Perhaps you have been told that your only (expensive!) course of action to remove damp is to chip off the plaster, inject chemicals into the wall, leave it […]

Condensation control using Warm Air Dehumidification

A new range of fans have been introduced that provide powerful yet low cost condensation control and dehumidification, this is achieved by the use of intake and extract ventilation combined with a heat source. In this case we have combined an extractor and intake fan and enabled the pair to fit on to a standard […]

Replacement Roof Top Fans With Individual Fans: Cost and performance comparison

Is replacing roof top fan systems the way to go? A recent appraisal carried out by a local authority provides a cost comparison of individual roof top fans installation vs replacing existing, along with the advantages of discrete fans. Integrated fire protection to each property Each dwelling having its own fan with integrated fire protection […]

Is your home ventilation affecting your health?

Can a home ventilation extractor fan be too powerful? Well, it turns out that it can be too powerful, and the consequences of that can be quite serious for the occupants’ health. Recently we carried out a full site inspection to discover mould issues in a large residence in Mayfair. A micro bacterial analysis indicated unacceptably high […]