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Updated Coronavirus Advice

Updated Coronavirus Advice

European Ventilation Hygiene Association members are often asked for their advice about Coronavirus. The WHO announcement highlighting the airborne transmission route has underlined customers' concerns. The REHVA provides a valuable set of resources and guidance,...

EVHA Treasurer Gives Coronavirus Advice

EVHA Treasurer Gives Coronavirus Advice

EVHA Treasurer and Vice-President, George Friend featured in an important webinar on Coronavirus and Ventilation. There's a report on the webinar here He emphasised that ventilation system cleanliness is now more important than ever. In most jurisdictions this is...

Boosting Air Duct Cleaning Business

Boosting Air Duct Cleaning Business

Belgian EVHA member, Hamster Cleaning, gives a great example of how to encourage building owners and operators to get their HVAC systems cleaned even during the Coronavirus Crisis. Roughly translated this says: "Hamster Cleaning is hopeful that building managers will...

Boosting Kitchen Extract Cleaning Business

Boosting Kitchen Extract Cleaning Business

Here's a great idea for boosting your kitchen exhaust duct cleaning business during these strange Coronavirus times. Dutch EVHA member Vetkanaal bv, sent out this great marketing email to the hospitality industry Roughly translated, it says: A helping hand for the...

TM40 2019 Health Issues and Wellbeing in Building Services

TM40 2019 Health Issues and Wellbeing in Building Services

The Facilities Management Journal has previewed the new edition of TM40 in an article titled 'Bad Air Days' The Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers is the UK professional engineering organisation for HVAC and Building Services generally The Technical...

Indoor Environmental Quality – Global Alliance

Indoor Environmental Quality – Global Alliance

Various global HVAC organisations announced the re-launch of the Indoor Environmental Quality - Global Alliance (IEQ-GA) at the AIVC conference in Ghent, Belgium on 16th October. You can read more about it here Luckily, our Treasurer, George Friend, was able to attend...

Aspergillus contamination of HVAC

Aspergillus contamination of HVAC

The sharp end of infection by Aspergillus sp. was illustrated by the story emerging from Seattle Children's Hospital this week. The hospital has had to shut down Operating Rooms and to admit that it has identified 14 patients sickened by Aspergillus since 2001, of...

Duct Cleaning Training – everybody, everywhere

Duct Cleaning Training – everybody, everywhere

EVHA trained 20 people last week. There were 14 delegates for the Air Hygiene training course which was held in Brussels on 17 & 18 October, following on from the Annual General Meeting (AGM) held at the same venue on 16 October At the same time (16-18 October) 6...

The cost of a kitchen extract fire

The cost of a kitchen extract fire

When your potential customer tells you that he can't afford to clean his kitchen extract system properly, you have to ask him how much damage to his business he can afford. Here's an example of a well-funded, Michelin-starred restaurant in Antwerp, Belgium - The Jane...

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