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Welcome to the new Lareine Engineering blog page.

In this blog, we’ll be looking at industry issues, technology, standards & legislation and other topics related to daylighting & ventilation for buildings in all sectors.

Expect a range of posts, from brief comment and updates, to in-depth articles. Look out for regular updates and please let us have your views on any of the topics discussed.


Thursday 13 July 2017

A common error when designing a Performance Louvre system, is the use of Free Area as the metric from which the required louvre area is calculated. This method can lead to an overestimation of the required louvre area or worse: an under-estimation of the area required.

Friday 30 June 2017

Lareine Engineering Director, David Mowatt, has recently been elected Chairman of The Smoke Control Association - SCA.

Thursday 1 June 2017

The concept of modular rooflights for use on flat roofs became popular in the 1970 and 80s. Typically glazed with polycarbonate, usually thermoformed to create a dome or pyramid shape, these highly practical rooflights remain a popular choice for many applications. However...

Friday 5 May 2017

David Mowatt, Director of Lareine Engineering, discusses the dual roles of daylighting & ventilation in creating healthy and safe internal environments. This article was recently published in DAYLIGHTING Magazine.