Airflow Developments releases RIBA-approved CPD on ventilation

Understanding U.K Building Regulations relating to Residential Ventilation and Ventilation with Heat Recovery: this CPD from Airflow Developments, specialists in air movement for over 60 years, discusses the reasons why we need to improve indoor air quality in residential buildings and the Building Regulations that need to be adhered to for delivery of an effective, compliant ventilation strategy.

The course will cover the following topics:

  • Building Regulations and how they apply to the specification of a ventilation system
  • Understanding Compliance Guides and their place in the specification process
  • Good, better, best – From a simple extractor fan How Mechanical Ventilation with heat recovery can provide the complete ventilation solution
  • A system is only as good as the ducting installation. The do’s and don’ts of installing a system
  • Sign off by Building Control is mandatory; how to comply
  • Advise clients on the aspects of a poor indoor environment that can effect occupant health and degrade the fabric of a building
  • Explain the principle of operation of a Mechanical Ventilation with heat recovery system and where it will provide the most suitable ventilation solution
  • Fully understand that proper attention must be paid to the correct installation of ducting and the consequences in energy loss and fan performance when it is not
  • An overview of how to commission a fan system so that ‘Installed Performance’ standards are met and Building Control will sign off the project