Future Weather Files: Thermal Modelling in a Changing Climate
Thermal Modelling in a Changing Climate
Year in the Life of…
Year in Industry student Nousheen's blog about her experience in Breathing Buildings.
Weather files are used by Building Services engineers to predict thermal comfort in buildings, at the design stage, and thereby to assess compliance with the relevant thermal comfort regulations. Hist
Natural Ventilation Overview
An overview of Breathing Buildings and Natural Ventilation within the UK.
Viewing E-Stack & NVHR Systems as Revit BIM Components
Breathing Buildings full suite of hybrid ventilation products are available to download free of charge as full-featured BIM component Revit families.
A Breathing Modular School
In a place where young minds are moulded for future generations, it is important to create an environment that is inspiring and motivating. Breathing Buildings can offer a solution to help with both o
The Challenges of Ventilation in Healthcare Buildings
We're often asked about natural ventilation of healthcare buildings and whilst many are suitable in principle, it is made more complicated by the need to separate the supply to the different spaces.
My Year in the “Nat Vent” Industry
Engineering Intern James Wilshaw talks about his experiences of the Year in Industry scheme, as he approaches the end of his 12 month industrial placement in the Nat Vent industry.
Brexit- a CEO’s Perspective
It is hard to refute the overwhelming declarations by learned economists before the referendum that Brexit would be bad news for the UK economically.
Archaeologists Discover Ancient Air Conditioning
Slovakian archaeologists, working at the al-Kusur excavation site, in modern-day Kuwait, have uncovered a system of natural interior cooling, thought to date from the 7th-9th century.
Testing the Weather Performance of Louvres and Reviewing BS EN 13030
Breathing Buildings Engineering Intern Maxim Bird Discusses the standard BSRIA procedure for testing of weather louvres.
Using the New CIBSE Design Summer Years to Assess Overheating in London
In an article which first appeared in the CIBSE Natural Ventilation Group Newsletter, Dr Owen Connick discusses using the new CIBSE DSY weather files to assess overheating in London.
Breathing Buildings Consulting Engineer Nick Wise discusses the importance of post-occupancy monitoring to bridge the performance gap between prediction and reality.