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Walking the data centre tightrope

Data centres are voracious energy consumers, and this has serious repercussions in terms of both cost and potential damage to the environment. The world’s biggest data centres demand over 100 megawatts of power, enough to satisfy the needs of 80,000 homes, according to energy and climate policy think tank Energy Innovation. And research organisation SINTEF reveals that: []

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Protection from city pollution

Despite suffering a series of economic hammer blows over the past year – largely the result of COVID-19, labour shortages and a slew of supply chain issues – construction output growth has surged to a two-decade high, according to the latest figures. The respected IHS Markit/CIPS UK construction PMI (purchasing managers’ index) for June 2021 []

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HVAC winter maintenance in Covid conscious times

Winter is a particularly challenging time to maintain high air quality in buildings because people spend more time indoors and this inevitably places a greater burden on the ventilation system. Ventilation systems have always been important for the health and welfare and comfort of building occupants, but they are more vital now than ever before. []

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Focus on ventilation to tackle COVID-19

Prime minister Boris Johnson’s March 2020 announcement of the UK’s first national lockdown triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic came with a snappy three-part slogan – ‘Stay home, protect the NHS, save lives’. The message was modified over the following months. In May 2020, for example, we were urged to ‘Stay alert, control the virus, save []

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How to prevent construction dust entering HVAC intakes – University of Oxford

ECEX Air Intake Screens have been installed on air intake louvres at the University of Oxford, helping to prevent the dust created by a nearby construction site from clogging internal filters and severely compromising system efficiency. Adjacent to a large demolition/redevelopment site, before the addition of ECEX Air Intake Screens, large amounts of dust was []

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Get expert advice to make workplaces well-ventilated

The law is clear – employers must ensure that there’s an adequate supply of fresh air in enclosed areas of the workplaces for which they are responsible. Fresh air is generally maximised either by natural or mechanical ventilation, or through a combination of the two. Providing fresh air via appropriate ventilation has, of course, always []

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