Principles

Natural ventilation improves indoor environments, reduces CO2 emissions and is cost efficient. Adaptive natural ventilation systems are less costly than traditional HVAC systems, being cheaper to install, run and maintain. With buildings currently consuming almost half of all commercial energy usage, producing 50% of global carbon emissions, adaptive natural ventilation is leading the way for a sustainable future.

SE Controls are passionate about delivering energy efficient buildings with productive, healthy indoor environments; occupant productivity is significantly improved when thermal comfort and indoor air quality are optimised. SE Controls’ turnkey solution incorporates design, supply, installation and commissioning through to maintenance.


Typical Layouts

With commercial buildings being one of the largest sources of CO2 emissions, sustainable energy efficient buildings are being designed to be naturally ventilated from the onset. And of course reducing energy usage saves money on energy bills.

Commercial buildings are associated with high internal heat gains due to high occupant density and large amounts of ICT equipment. Careful design and planning is required to ensure that the natural ventilation system can deliver the required performance.

Typical Strategies

Natural ventilation solutions guide fresh air around buildings through the intelligent use of natural forces to maintain temperature, humidity levels and comfort.

A most effective strategy is the use of night time cooling. This relies on external night time temperatures being lower than internal temperatures.

Adaptive natural ventilation systems can introduce cool air at night, cooling both the internal fabric and spaces of the building. Daytime occupants benefit from cooler summertime internal temperatures, aiding productivity.

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