Things to know about ventilation

Here we inform you on various topics all around the subject of ventilation.


Ventilation systems prevent damage to the building fabric, improve the indoor climate and increase the comfort of use of buildings of all kinds. In order for them to fulfil these tasks to the full satisfaction of their owners, various accessories are required. They increase the effectiveness, but also ensure more comfortable and less disruptive operation. We present the most important accessories in our current series of articles.

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In this second part of our magazine series, we will introduce you to other important accessories for your ventilation system.

If strong wind acts on the outside wall opening of a decentralized ventilation system, this can have a negative effect on operation - for example, if the fan is driven uncontrollably or disturbing noises are generated in the ventilation pipe. Therefore, it is recommended ... read more

Basement rooms place high demands on sufficient ventilation. They are often damp, smell musty and offer the best conditions for mould growth. Particularly in basement rooms with no or insufficient insulation, the walls and walls become damp due to constantly high humidity. ... read more

Ventilation systems improve the air quality throughout the house and help save energy at the same time. The automatic ventilation exchange allows the windows to remain closed, so that the heat generated via the heating remains in the room. You enjoy your comfortable temperature in the room and still have fresh air. To benefit from the advantages of a modern ventilation system, you should consider important aspects when choosing the right ventilation technology. ... read more

A decentralised ventilation system removes pollutants and moisture from the indoor air and ensures a comfortable and healthy indoor climate. In order for the system to perform this task reliably in the long term, it must be cleaned correctly. In this article, you will learn what is important and which factors must be taken into account. ... read more

Poorly ventilated flats not only smell unpleasant, they also have an increased risk of mould growth. Therefore, it is important to carry out a regular air exchange in order to remove pollutants and moisture. In this article you will learn what is important. ... read more

In the course of the Corona pandemic, the topic of indoor air quality has increasingly become the focus of public attention. This is mainly due to the fact that aerosols contained in the air are among the central carriers of viruses such as COVID-19. But aerosols also pose health risks beyond this, for example when carcinogenic chemical compounds attach themselves to them. ... read more

For a long time, ventilation and air-conditioning systems were considered the energy guzzlers in the home. Consumers had to dig deep into their pockets for an optimal living climate, and the environment also suffered considerably from the power-hungry devices. Thanks to modern air conditioners and adapted ventilation behaviour, today you can combine pleasant room air conditioning with efficiency and the conservation of our resources. ... read more

With the Corona pandemic, the requirements for the ventilation of rooms have also increased significantly. With increasing knowledge about the spread of the viruses, ventilation has become the focus of attention, especially in office buildings, schools, day-care centres and other buildings where there are frequent gatherings of people. But how can ventilation be planned correctly in times of Corona? ... read more

In connection with the Corona pandemic that has been rampant for more than two years, most people have come into contact with the term 'aerosol' at one time or another. ... read more

Cascaded ventilation refers to the combination of living spaces that cannot be ventilated or deventilated independently of each other. ... read more

The time run-on mode ensures an extended running time of the fan after switching off or leaving the extract air room. ... read more

Contrary to the automatic humidity control and the odour detection, the CO2-guided automatic operation is carried out without averaging or background reference. ... read more

Fans equipped with the comfort board 5/EC-FK have an independent humidity control. ... read more

The fan permanently records the odour present (VOC) and forms a moving average. ... read more

Why is it necessary to ventilate and what is the best way to do it? ... read more

If you breathe in deeply and consciously, you can notice a difference between "usual room air" and "fresh air". But what exactly makes this difference? ... read more

Excessive humidity is essentially dependent on two factors: the amount of water in the air and the temperature. ... read more

Can you actively influence how much moisture is created in the home? ... read more

Condensation, i.e. visible and tangible moisture on building components, is always a warning sign and should not be ignored. ... read more

For one thing, humans themselves produce much more humidity than we think. But especially in a new building, the humidity can still come from other sources. ... read more