Open and Shut Case for Natural Ventilation and Sustainability

Opening solutions for natural ventilation continue to be incorporated into the world's most prestigious commercial building projects, most recently the Federation Towers project in Moscow and the new Hospital complex in Birmingham. Its parallel opening system technology is truly state of the art.

This seminar will assist the architect when designing commercial buildings to meet the latest legislation for safety and smoke evacuation whilst providing solutions for natural ventilation.

Serving such regular clients as Permasteelisa, Yuan Da, Technical etc Yale's technical services include an in-house technical team plus customer services engineers dealing with customer queries, worldwide.

This Seminar Offers:

  • A brief walk through the standards which pertain for opening solutions for naturally ventilated buildings.
  • In-depth information about many aspects of natural ventilation with added emphasis on green issues and provides help in formulating strategies for creating more sustainable buildings.
  • Ways to achieve safe effective smoke evacuation through the curtain wall which help the firefighter to perform more efficiently.
  • New opportunities to influence the aesthetics of a building through the informed choice of different designs for opening within the curtain wall.

Learning Aims

This seminar will assist the Architect when designing a building to meet the latest legislation for safety and smoke evacuation whilst providing, technology advanced, sustainable environments.


The open and shut case for natural ventilation and sustainability seminar lasts for approximately 45 minutes with additional time for a question and answer session.

Arrange your CPD Seminar 

To arrange your free RIBA approved CPD presentation, contact the Yale team on 01902 364006 or complete our online CPD form.