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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.

Category - Airtightness