Colt International, Smoke Control Association, Conor Logan, Grenfell, smoke control systems

Lessons from Grenfell

04 September, 2018

The failure of the smoke ventilation system to help firefighters evacuate Grenfell Tower is not an indictment of the way we design, specify and manage smoke control systems in the UK.

Nortek Global HVAC UK, Danny Packham, HVAC, ventilation

DESIGN FOR WELLBEING

04 September, 2018

The environments where we live and work have a direct impact on our wellbeing, from our sleep/ wake cycles and mood to productivity and performance. Indeed there is a large body of research that convincingly demonstrates that the design, construction and operation of buildings have a substantial impact on the health and wellbeing of their occupants.




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