Innovations in building materials and processes have benefitted consumers and housebuilders across the UK says Stiebel Eltron. Developments in insulation and weather stripping have led to a marked and welcome improvement in the hermetic integrity and heat retention capabilities of the modern home.
These improvements do, however, provide a challenge for those in the heating and ventilation sector. On one hand, it has exponentially increased the popularity of ventilation systems, which is a fantastic positive for the industry. On the other, it presents a challenge with regards to effectively ventilating these new, increasingly airtight developments.