Airtight buildings, especially when fitted with effective mechanical ventilation, add a valuable layer of protection to building occupants in a world where we are still fighting to improve outdoor air quality.
Under new regulations all Irish buildings must be nearly zero energy buildings (NZEBs). But what exactly is an NZEB, and what is the role of airtightness in this new standard?
Regulations are changing, and you have a chance to have your say. We summarise the main proposals to change UK regulations for new build domestic. This will affect how new homes look, what they are made from and how they are heated and ventilated.
Ever wondered what you would learn at the SIGA Academy in Switzerland? Read how the SIGA membranes & adhesive tapes are developed and produced and what you'll learn about airtight building.