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UK Government Zero Carbon Hub

Enviroblinds recommends the UK Government Zero Carbon Hub guide that introduces the significance of overheating in homes and its causes. External roller blinds (shutters) were found the most effective in reducing the effect of overheating Zero Carbon Hub – Overheating in homes (Defra Guide).

HArol

New range of external roller blinds

Enviroblinds are pleased to offer a new range of external roller blinds from HAROL, renowned for their quality and design since 1946. The foam filled, roll formed aluminium blinds offer protection against excessive solar gain by blocking out the heat externally. The systems are fully adjustable and control the level of daylight from no shading to full …

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Talk on external roller blinds

Enviroblinds give a talk on external roller blinds and their potential to reduce overheating at the Good Homes Alliance event Climate Change and Overheating. More details and the presentations from the day are available here.

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Field trip to Belgium

Enviroblinds go on a field trip to Belgium where external roller blinds are used extensively.

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Eco Technology Show

Enviroblinds team are at the Eco Technology Show an event for sustainable build, energy, transport and technology.

KTP Conference

Enviroblinds attend KTP Conference in Brighton where Hanna Ylitalo presents a paper and a poster titled “Environmental performance of external roller blinds in the United Kingdom” summarising the AMA and University of Brighton knowledge transfer partnership to date.

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Academic paper

Enviroblinds academic paper “Environmental performance of external roller binds retrofit for offices in the United Kingdom” presented by Dr Kenneth Ip, University of Brighton, at the CIB World Building Congress.

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Effects of thermal comfort

Enviroblinds recommends an article about the effects of thermal comfort on a person’s mental and physical capacity Indoor Air Quality and Behaviour (CIBSE Journal May 2013).

2013

Sustainability ethos

Enviroblinds demonstrate their sustainability ethos and sign up for Brighton and Hove 10:10, a campaign where all participants cut their carbon emissions by 10% in a year, and keep going the next year. Find out more or join Global 10:10. We have also received Carbon Smart Blue Certified Standard for our operational energy.

Enviroblinds speak to John Vidal

Enviroblinds speak to John Vidal, the Guardian’s environment editor. Read John’s article ‘Sustainable houses are becoming the new ideal homes‘ about how green building is going mainstream.

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Ecobuild

Enviroblinds exhibit at Ecobuild, find us at stand S1300, ExCeL, London 05 – 07 March 2013.