Poor ventilation is leading to increasing mould problems in traditional construction, causing health problems for inhabitants as well as damage to buildings. In contrast, bPod® buildings are fitted with high efficiency mechanical ventilation to all rooms, preventing mould formation and reducing energy consumption. Mechanical ventilation with efficient heat recovery saves significant energy compared to “natural ventilation” where fresh air from outside is heated to room temperature.

The high degree of sealing used in bPod construction improves sealing between neighbouring apartments, greatly reducing odour nuisance and smoking related health risks.

Internal insulation between bPods furthermore provides efficient noise and thermal insulation, leading to a better living environment. This also enables different temperature zones within the building unlike traditional low energy construction.

Data show the building industry to be among the most dangerous and unhealthy industries for its workers. By performing most of the construction work indoors and at ground level, the bPod system removes the risks and strains associated with working at great heights, outdoors and in all weather. Safety throughout the building process is not optional but is achieved and maintained through systems and methods built into the bPod technology from the start.

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