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Is a leaky fabric a reliable source of ventilation?

There is a widespread assumption that leaks in the building fabric supply useful ventilation air. The building regulations count on it, and ask less of the installed ventilation as a result. But can we really rely on gaps and cracks to help ventilate our buildings?

How to pass an airtightness test, Part 1: design and build for airtightness

Airtightness is critical in new buildings. Here’s how you can pass your airtightness test first time by planning for it from the start.

7 reasons to build airtight & windproof

“What are the advantages of airtight buildings?” – a question that not only we at SIGA, but also you as a builder or architect have often been asked. We list the main reasons.

Apply now! SIGA Airtightness Award 2020

This year the SIGA Airtightness Award will be presented for the first time. The special prize is awarded within the scope of the 24th International Passive House Conference.

We need to talk about moisture

Moisture causes all sorts of havoc when it accumulates where it’s not supposed to. These are the simple steps you can take to avoid that happening.

10 Myths About Airtightness

​Achieving a good airtightness test result doesn’t have to be hard, but it isn’t always easy. We sort fact from fiction by debunking some of the most infamous mistruths we’ve heard about airtight buildings.​

17 Top Building Science Experts you should follow

The most innovative engineers, scientists, architects and developers in Britain and the Republic of Ireland.

Covid-19: What can you expect from SIGA?

It is very important to us to actively protect our customers, employees and their families and to make our contribution to slowing the spread of the virus.

Back to the Future(build conference 2020)

Futurebuild is the UK’s largest sustainable construction fair. These are the biggest trends we spotted on our visit.

Rebellion! Construction activists fighting against climate change

Construction professionals are rising up and challenging the status quo. Is campaigning in paid working hours, and even risking arrest, the kiss of death to your business and your career? Or is this a new kind of professionalism – one that is becoming an absolute necessity, for the construction industry & the planet?

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