A comprehensive review of environmental design in UK schools
24 Apr 15
The health and performance of students and teachers are influenced by the internal environment of school buildings such as noise levels, indoor temperature, air quality and light. Providing good internal environmental conditions with minimum energy for schools has long been a concern in school design guidelines around the world.
In the heat of the moment
24 Apr 15
The effectiveness of adding PCMs to a school built using lightweight construction was tested in two classrooms at Belvoir High School, Bottesford, Nottingham. This school was constructed, pre-BSBP, in 2009 to meet the requirements of Building Bulletin 101.
Breathing Buildings helps dreams come true at Archer Academy.
17 Apr 15
The Archer Academy's Stanley Road campus opens in September with all its sports facilities being available to the community out of school hours. Breathing Buildings has supplied S1500L e-stacks for the sports hall.
Explore Offsite for Education Buildings conference
09 Apr 15
Shaun Fitzgerald, CEO Breathing Buildings, is speaking at the Explore Offsite for Education Buildings conference on 21 April. For more information see pages 42-43 in the link below.
Too Cool For School - CIBSE Journal
09 Apr 15
The new design guidelines should lead to a
transformation in the quality of school
buildings in the UK. However, they should not
exceed the cost of those built in recent years.
David Cameron visits a Breathing Building
09 Feb 15
On 29 January 2015 Breathing Buildings was delighted to show the Prime Minister the new library at Exeter Science Park which is being ventilated with Breathing Buildings NVHR units.
Protecting the vulnerable in our toxic towns
04 Feb 15
Following the release of the Action on Air Quality report, CEO Dr Shaun Fitzgerald FREng discusses the implications of its recommendations for schools, care homes and health clinics.
Breathing Buildings sponsors Cambridge Engineers!
28 Jan 15
Breathing Buildings sponsored the prizes at an Engineers evening at Girton College on Friday 16th January. The engineering students got together to learn about some of the exciting and challenging 4th year undergraduates research projects being undertaken.
CEO appointed as Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professor in Sustainable Buildings at University of Cambridge
06 Jan 15
Breathing Buildings is delighted to announce that its CEO Dr Shaun Fitzgerald FREng has been appointed a Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professor in Sustainable Buildings at the University of Cambridge from 1st January 2015.
Breathing Buildings YouTube channel
22 Dec 14
Breathing Buildings have recently launched a YouTube channel. There are a number of videos discussing natural ventilation and some of the issues surrounding natural ventilation.