Author Archives: Helen Williams

International Women in Engineering Day: Christa Wang

    Christa Wang, Sales Manager for Studor’s Taiwanese distributor Metropole, has now been working with Studor for over 14 years. She leads an all-male engineering team, promoting the Studor System in Taiwan as a key part of her role. … Continue reading

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International Women in Engineering Day: Nicola Schofield

      Our interview today is with Nicola Schofield, Building Energy Modelling Senior Consultant for BRE in the UK, who works alongside the Principal Engineer responsible for testing the Studor products. Engineering Speciality: Building Physics, Energy Efficiency Nationality: British … Continue reading

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International Women in Engineering Day: Maribel Adia-Lim

    Today we meet Maribel Adia-Lim – Principal Public Health Engineer from ARCADIS Design & Consulting (formerly Hyder Consulting). She manages to balance a successful career with a busy home life and still find time for hobbies and charity work! … Continue reading

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International Women in Engineering Day Focus: Tanya Ibrahim

    Today we’d like to thank Tanya Ibrahim, Engineer for Plastics, Pipes, and Fittings Department at NSF International, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA, for sharing a bit about herself with us: Engineering Speciality: Majored in Chemical Engineering Nationality: American What got … Continue reading

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International Women in Engineering Day: Friday 23 June 2017

International Women in Engineering Day (#INWED2017) was initially launched in 2014 as the UK’s “National Women in Engineering Day” by the Women’s Engineering Society (WES) to celebrate their 95th anniversary. Each year it has gained more momentum, and has now evolved into a truly international … Continue reading

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Can AAVs be installed externally / outside?

A commonly asked question is whether Air Admittance Valves (AAVs) can be installed outside. In the UK Part H of the Building Regulations 2010 (clause 1.33) states that “Air admittance valves should not be used outside buildings…” Reasons for this … Continue reading

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CPD Article: High Rise Drainage Ventilation

The importance of the water trap seal Being the only barrier between the drainage system and the living and/or working space, it is critical that the water trap seal is maintained at all times. This protects the occupants of the building … Continue reading

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CPD Article:
Venting External Drainage Systems with Active Carbon Filters

What is an active carbon filter for drainage? It is a two-way vent that uses active carbon as a filter to absorb the sewer gases (primarily hydrogen sulphide H₂S and methane CH4) which come out of a drainage vent. Due … Continue reading

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CPD Article: Introduction to Air Admittance Valves (AAVs)

Introduction to Air Admittance Valves (AAVs) Whilst there is a growing awareness and knowledge of the ever-increasing risks to health from the drainage system, it is often given little thought – effectively being out of sight and out of mind … Continue reading

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When Art Meets Science…

There are times when different disciplines and arts converge with each other to provide outstanding results – the work of the talented Slovenian-born Dr Vesna Petresin, BSc PhD FRSA is one such example, with a lot of the subjects she … Continue reading

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