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Brexit not so bad for building services?

17th October 2016

Most UK companies are holding their breath as the true effects of Brexit are yet to be revealed. According to a new survey from the Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA), the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) and SELECT, the trade association for the Scottish electrical industry, however, it seems that for the building services engineering sector […]

Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) makes the headlines

30th September 2016

In August, leading Building Services trade publication, H&V News, held a question time to discuss Indoor Air Quality (IAQ), a topic that has hit the headlines on a number of occasions so far this year. Sponsored by Envirovent, Nuaire, Vent-Axia and Airflow Developments, the event saw a hundred-strong audience taking part in the debate. As […]

Tips for improving indoor air quality (IAQ)

7th September 2016

We’re spending more time than ever indoors in the UK – it’s not uncommon to work more than 40 hours per week and some experts estimate that overall, we spent up to 90% of our time indoors. Air pollution is known to cause a variety of short and long term health conditions, from eye irritation […]

Keeping UK offices cool during the summer

8th August 2016

It’s hot outside! With many parts of the UK tipping the 30 degree mark a couple of weeks ago and warm weather set to stay for the next few days at least. Working in an office can be unbearable in these conditions, and not just because you’d rather be outside. Many UK workplaces still don’t have […]

New look Guardian Water Treatment

19th April 2016

If you’re reading this, you’ll be aware that we’ve launched a new website, created to better demonstrate the breadth of our expertise, showcase our integrated approach – from construction and fit-out, through to on-going maintenance – while keeping visitors up to date with the latest Guardian and industry news via our blog.   The website forms […]

Workplace Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) assessment

5th April 2016

Importance of Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) assessment in the workplace Many of us take for granted that the air that we breathe is clean, or at least clean enough not to cause us any serious long term effects or illnesses. Air pollution both inside and outside the home causes at least 40,000 deaths a year […]

Combatting Sick Building Syndrome

27th October 2015

Many UK buildings, particularly of the office variety, are suffering from Sick Building Syndrome (SBS), which causes a host of symptoms to occupants, including dry or itchy skin, eyes, nose or throats, headaches, lethargy and poor concentration.