25 Apr 2017

Register now for the STBA-SPAB Conference on 13 June 2017, which will be focusing on the sustainability of traditional buildings. This year the conference will explore a much broader agenda, based around three themes: Context relates to the existing regulatory and policy framework for the built environment, but also to…

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03 Apr 2017

The HEMAC (Health Effects of Modern Airtight Construction) network are holding a sandpit event on 25th April 2017 at The Glasgow School of Art. The aim of the event is to determine key research needs and identify opportunities for funding applications for cross-disciplinary projects, building on the outcomes of the previous…

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02 Apr 2017

This conference, hosted and supported by the HEMAC network and the Mackintosh Environmental Architecture Research Unit at the Glasgow School of Art, brings together research and case studies to help shed light on this important topic. The conference will include invited speakers, presentations and discussion, a poster session and…

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28 Mar 2017

This year’s conference will explore areas where there are significant current and upcoming challenges and opportunities for the industry. Ian Mawditt from fourwalls will be presenting on ventilation and IAQ – how to evaluate and deal with the problems. See PCA website for booking details. Session 1 – Current and…

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27 Feb 2017

Book now for this very well-received event with a panel of expert speakers. Free Zero Carbon Hub guides x 4 for all attendees! Does an airtight building result in an unhealthy internal environment? What are the health consequences of poor indoor air quality? What ventilation solutions are there to…

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30 Jan 2017

Building products can have a considerable impact on the health of building occupants as well as on the natural environment and on the people and communities impacted by the manufacturing process. Consequently, sustainable products must be healthy products. This Conference, organised by the Alliance for Sustainable Building Products will…

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05 Dec 2016

A great day hosted by conservation experts, Oxley Conservation, in a wonderful Grade I medieval timber framed building, Chantry House in Henley-on-Thames. This is an annual event to debate the hot topics in the world of building preservation. This year, one of the main topics related to ventilation and…

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05 Oct 2016

fourwalls will be giving two presentations at the HVAC 2016: UK Construction Week Conference at the NEC on 18th October 2016. Ian Mawditt will be presenting alongside Emma Clancy, CEO of Certsure on Indoor Air Quality in Energy Efficient Homes. This will be followed by a joint presentation with…

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26 Sep 2016

The HEMAC Network, hosted by the Mackintosh Environmental Architecture Research Unit (MEARU) at the Glasgow School of Art, and funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, held its first symposium on 21st September 2016. The network aims to bridge the gap between the fields of indoor air quality, health,…

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10 Sep 2016

The second in the STBA series of Masterclasses took place in September, with over 30 delegates learning from Ian Mawditt of fourwalls. Ventilation in retrofit projects is often one of the most overlooked considerations.  Yet ignoring ventilation is high risk, both in terms of occupant health and minimising moisture…

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