Gilberts give students insight into natural ventilation

Students studying architectural environment engineering at the University of Nottingham have benefitted from lectures on the role of natural ventilation from Roy Jones, technical director of air-movement specialist Gilberts (Blackpool) Ltd. The lectures for the 80 students were supplemented by video learning reviewing smoke and air-movement tests in Gilberts’ bespoke in-house test laboratory (pictured). Benjamin Jones, assistant professor in the Department of Architecture & Built Environment, said, ‘Students need to understand how the theory is put into practice and that what they do can make the difference between a building that works or one that fails to give its occupants a fresh, ambient environment.

Students studying architectural environment engineering at the University of Nottingham have benefitted from lectures on the role of natural ventilation from Roy Jones, technical director of air-movement specialist Gilberts (Blackpool) Ltd. The lectures for the 80 students were supplemented by video learning reviewing smoke and air-movement tests in Gilberts’ bespoke in-house test laboratory (pictured).

Benjamin Jones, assistant professor in the Department of Architecture & Built Environment, said, ‘Students need to understand how the theory is put into practice and that what they do can make the difference between a building that works or one that fails to give its occupants a fresh, ambient environment.

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