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LUNOS ventilation systems - Demand controlled (DCV), Heat recovery & Hybrid systems.
23 April 2014

LUNOS ventilation systems - Demand contr...

LUNOS ventilation systems - Demand controlled (DCV), Heat recovery & Hybrid systems. Principles LUNOS ventilation systems are based on air flow of the entire residential areas in line with specific needs. The decentralised fans of LUNOS can...
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Airtightness and MVHR - What is the real cost/saving?
27 November 2013

Airtightness and MVHR - What is the real...

Passive Airtightness & MVHR V Building regulations During our recent passive house designer course with Target Zero we considered the following - a cost comparison of a typical house designed to meet current building regulations and a house...
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Windtight construction - Why and how?
08 October 2013

Windtight construction - Why and how?

It sounds like an obvious answer but until now very few people even consider it. It is an important part of the construction fabric and although it may not cause the same heat loss or structural damage as ineffective airtightness its benefi...
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U/R-Values – The Difference Between Calculated and In-situ Measurements
20 May 2019

U/R-Values – The Difference Betwe...

U/R-values are used to describe the thermal performance of building elements including floors, walls, windows, doors and roofs. This data is then used to calculate the energy performance of the whole building which in turn can impact o...
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Airtight Membranes & SD values
04 September 2019

Airtight Membranes & SD values

Airtight Membranes & SD values Often referred to as airtight membranes know but should be classified as - Vapour Checks and Vapour Barriers. Before we discuss the differences in 1 & 2 we need to discuss Vapour resistance, SD values and μ v...
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WUFI - What is it? Why its important?
02 April 2013

WUFI - What is it? Why its important?

At Partel we offer WUFI analysis on request to ensure that the completed project is functioning correctly. Incorrect installation or lack of appropriate membranes can cause issues with insulation functioning as specified leading to lower U ...
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Cavity Wall - has it a future in low energy construction?
26 February 2013

Cavity Wall - has it a future in low ene...

The cavity wall is an integral part of the UK & Irish construction industry - it accounted for approximately 70% of new housing. To meet new U -Values for building regulations, achieve passive levels of airtightness and to minimise thermal ...
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About Partel
01 December 2017

About Partel

Welcome to Partel - High Performance Building supplies and much more. We are established in the UK, Ireland, and recently North America. We have a background in Engineering, Architecture and Building physics. We offer a wide range of high p...
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