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How universities can stop HVAC equipment costing the earth

Energy costs can amount to half to a third of a typical HVAC system’s operation, so there are compelling financial reasons to focus on ensuring that the system runs at its optimum performance level. But there are also spectacular carbon emission savings to be made simply by cleaning your HVAC system (let alone having it []

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Keeping the air flowing this autumn

Decent air circulation is an essential first step in every effective ventilation system. It ensures adequate indoor air quality in a building because it enables stale, polluted air to be removed from the space and fresh air to be supplied to it. Poor air circulation can lead to hot or cold spots, drafts, bad odours, []

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Plate heat exchangers explained

Heat exchangers are a ubiquitous, well-established, and proven technology that offers a host of solid benefits in a range of applications. The purpose of a heat exchanger is simply to swap heat between two substances, usually water or gas, without letting the substances mix together. Car radiators and refrigerators are examples of heat exchangers, and []

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ECEX – a diverse business with a range of experts offering a host of skills

ECEX employs highly experienced people with the diverse set of skills needed to offer a broad portfolio of expert services to a wide variety of customers. The services offered by ECEX include metalwork and fabrication, air handling unit (AHU) and ventilation services, mechanical engineering services, and the supply and installation of cost-saving air intake screens. []

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Building a stronger air force

There are really only two reasons to install ventilation in buildings – to provide comfort and to promote health. Each is crucial to the wellbeing of people in the workplace and at home. The main factor to influence both comfort and health is indoor air quality (IAQ) which is determined by the amount of pollution []

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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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