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.
EFA updates guidance on acoustics, ventilation and lighting
19 Dec 14
The Education Funding Agency has issued new guidance on the acoustic, ventilation and lighting design for schools. Breathing Buildings summarises the changes and where to go for more help.
Natural ventilation in our Schools
10 Dec 14
Find out how our schools are being improved and how natural ventilation is playing a big part in the future of our education.
Finding the Facilities Output Specification
30 Oct 14
Can't find the FOS for the PSBP, here is a link to the EFA website for the current version of the FOS
Sustainable Energy Use in Food Chains
30 Sep 14
This video is from the International Energy Agency (IEA) Annex-62 Ventilative Cooling Seminar held at Brunel University London on the 17th September 2014. The event was hosted in joint collaboration between Brunel University London, The RCUK National Centre for Sustainable Energy use in Food Chains (CSEF) and CIBSE Natural Ventilation Group. This is the sixth presentation from the seminar; by Dr. Shaun Fitzgerald (Breathing Buildings, UK) on the topic of ‘Designing natural ventilation for thermal comfort in buildings’.
05 Aug 14
The Education Funding Agency (EFA) have announced new regulations governing ventilation in schools, signalling the end of BB101. The new regulations emphasise the importance of the occupants' comfort and in particular the importance of mitigating cold draughts. Breathing Buildings have numerous solutions that have been tried and tested in hundered of buildings and are now offering a CPD to help understand the new regulartions.
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