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Published: 26/03/2021

Lo-Carbon Revive 7 fans from leading British ventilation manufacturer, Vent-Axia, are proving crucial in a social housing disrepair case. The fans were installed as part of an extensive renovation of a social housing property to alleviate condensation and mould issues. Yet the problems persisted. Thanks to the fans’ datalogging ability, it has been proven that the fans have been tampered with by the resident. This data is proving crucial in protecting the landlord from being prosecuted.

Published: 16/02/2021

According to the British Dental Association over 14.5 million fewer dental treatments were carried out between the March 2020 lockdown and September 2020 in England compared to the same period in 2019.1 Due to the pandemic dentists are not able to see as many patients as they used to since due to COVID restrictions there needs to be a gap between patient treatments to minimise the risk of virus transmission. This is called ‘fallow time’ and has been said to be the biggest barrier to increasing dental appointment capacity.

Published: 28/01/2021

Vent-Axia has put its Lo-Carbon PoziDry ProTM Positive Input Ventilation (PIV) to the test in a real home environment. The PoziDry Pro was installed in a 3-bed home in Reading which suffered from an ongoing condensation and mould problem. Air quality data from before and after the PIV installation showed a sharp decline in both total volatile organic compound (VOC) levels and mould VOC levels after the system was installed, whilst also successfully tackling condensation and mould.

Published: 25/01/2021

Need some space to breathe at home? Due to the pandemic, we have been all spending extra time in our homes cooped up. Even in more ‘normal’ times many of us spend more than 90% of our time indoors breathing air that is up to 5 x more polluted than outdoor air. Indoor air can contain over 900 chemicals, particulates, biological materials, viruses and bacteria. Each of us breathes 9,000 litres a day with poor indoor air quality (IAQ) affecting the health of everyone in our homes. It is therefore vital to reduce indoor air pollution.

Published: 11/01/2021

Vent-Axia has supplied a Lo-Carbon Sentinel Kinetic High Flow Mechanical Ventilation with Heat Recovery (MVHR) unit to a 3,000sq ft. self-build smart home in County Down, Northern Ireland. Chosen to provide quiet, energy efficient and effective ventilation and heat recovery, the owners have also monitored its effect on their indoor air quality (IAQ) and have been “blown away” by the results.

Published: 08/12/2020

Vent-Axia has launched guidance on how ventilation can help in the fight against COVID-19. Vent-Axia has been involved in the national response against COVID-19 since March 2020 supplying critical ventilation to a number of COVID-19 wards and fields hospitals, including the Nightingale and Rainbow hospitals.

Published: 01/12/2020

Vent-Axia is celebrating winning the ‘Domestic Ventilation Product of the Year’ award at the prestigious H&V News Awards. Scooping the award for its pioneering Lo-Carbon PoziDry Compact Pro, which offers an ideal solution for combating condensation and mould in problem properties without a loft, Vent-Axia received the accolade at a virtual awards ceremony on 25th November 2020.

Published: 25/11/2020

There’s no denying that things are becoming a bit chilly. Wintery weather and the pandemic are both causing us to spend an increasing time at home - making it more important than ever to stay cosy. Not only is it more comfortable to be warm, it’s healthier too. To help us all stay warm this winter, Vent-Axia has therefore given us its top nine heating tips to get cosy and also help save some money on heating too.

Published: 19/11/2020

Vent-Axia has welcomed the launch of the Government’s new public information campaign which highlights how ventilating indoor spaces can reduce the risk of coronavirus infection by over 70%1. As part of the campaign a new short film released by the Government shows how coronavirus lingers in enclosed spaces, and how to keep your home ventilated.

Published: 04/11/2020

Vent-Axia has welcomed BEAMA’s Green Homes Compliance Scheme. Aimed at installers the scheme provides guidance on how to ensure adequate ventilation, when a building’s air tightness is improved through Green Homes Grant energy efficiency measures, such as insulation. The scheme is designed to help installers easily identify products through its Green Homes Compliance Scheme badge for accredited ventilation products.