Three years ago, COVID was a new disease that was hitting the headlines and would lead to a global pandemic and national lockdowns. The benefits of using ventilation to fight the virus were clear from the start, and the vital importance of ventilation in combatting COVID only continued to grow. Specifiers and architects have taken on board the ventilation changes needed for effective infection control, but what do they need to consider going forward? David Cook, Technical Product Manager at Vent-Axia, explains more.
Three of Crittall Windows’ specialist resellers have been honoured in recognition of each topping £1million in new sales.
Ian Rogers, Sales Director at Gilberts Blackpool, one of Britain’s leading independent air movement specialists, considers how to specify compliant ventilation in commercial environments.
Leading ventilation manufacturer Vent-Axia has welcomed a recent report on infection resilient environments, by the National Engineering Policy Centre (NEPC), which calls for a major upgrade of buildings to create healthier indoor environments.
Social change brought about by the pandemic, has seen a resurgence of interest in the quality of life afforded for living, leisure and work, both in the West of England and within South Wales. As a result, Vicaima door specialists, ever in-tune with UK trends are looking West, as they continue to meet the demands of a new post covid generation, with fresh joinery solutions.
The pandemic has heralded a fundamental rethink of our public realm showing that a fresh approach is needed to designing the spaces between buildings with multifunctional and long-life but adaptable solutions, ready to meet climate change requirements – as the trade association Interpave explains.
In this article, Robbie Ferguson, National Sales Manager at Zip Water UK, looks at the touch-free technologies that we’re set to see in the office designs of 2022.
It’s been more than 18 months since the majority of office workers have been in the office full time. While it’s too soon to say exactly what lasting impact the pandemic and subsequent lockdowns have had on the UK’s office culture, it’s clear to see that for the time being at least there is likely to be a significant shift towards a more flexible, less regimented approach to workplace-based work, with staff splitting time between home and the office, which has led to a boom in refurbishments as landlords refresh their facilities.
Italian football club Udinese Calcio, currently in Serie A, has installed the DEPURO PRO range of air purifiers and sanitisers by their main sponsor VORTICE in its Statio Friuli stadium in Udine, North East Italy.