Ventilation

A ventilation strategy is an integral part for any commercial building and with that comes a number of key considerations.

Within our blog posts we explore the importance that indoor air quality has on its occupants and how ventilation, along with daylight, is a key driver for creating a healthy and sustainable building.

Aarup Municipality is rebuild for a day care center/kindergarten featuring VELUX Modular Skylights
Ventilation

Why indoor air quality is crucial for learning

Poor indoor air quality can not only seriously inhibit students’ concentration and overall performance, but can also lead to increased absenteeism due to illness. Adequate ventilation is therefore imperative for healthy classroom design to help students flourish.

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Hessenwaldschule featuring VELUX Modular Skylights

There’s no doubt that the physical design of classrooms can have a positive or negative effect on children’s learning outcomes. One of the key factors identified by studies over the past several decades is the importance of consistent thermal comfort.

University of Southern Denmark featuring VELUX Modular Skylights

Did you know that well-designed classrooms have a significant influence on academic performance? Studies have found that improved physical characteristics of classrooms can boost the learning outcomes of students.

Children and teacher in a class

Just like the bowls of porridge in the well-known fairytale of Goldilocks and the Three Bears, the temperature in classrooms should be neither too hot, nor too cold, but just right.

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