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...
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...
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,...
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...