A revolutionary ventilation system for STH BNK By Beulah
Residents within STH BNK By Beulah will breathe in the freshest, healthiest and cleanest air in any Australian residential skyscraper thanks to a bespoke centralised ventilation system, known as Beulah FreshAir™.
Designed primarily to optimise sleep quality and productivity, the system will see fresh air directly ducted to every STH BNK by Beulah apartment, while a full heat exchanger system recovers energy from the exhaust air stream to minimise energy consumption. Beulah FreshAir™ will also protect against noxious fumes, bushfire smoke, disease transmission, and moisture issues by removing contaminants from the outside air.
Utilising ultra-high quality filters that are installed and managed centrally, Beulah FreshAir™ is able to maintain a consistent high level of air quality in the home with minimal intervention or maintenance. By constantly supplying fresh air and exhausting stale air, the oxygen content in each apartment is increased, resulting in up to 10 times less CO2 compared to apartments and houses where stale air is recirculated.
Typically, air becomes stale over time due to humans breathing out C02, with a high level of C02 leading to fatigue, headaches and a loss of focus. A typical solution to avoid stale air is opening windows to allow fresh air to circulate, but by doing so, outside air pollutants make their way inside, which can cause other health problems, such as allergies or other breathing problems. Outside air will also need to be cooled/heated to the indoor room temperature, which in turn, can increase energy usage. This then forces residents to choose between temperature comfort, fresh air, or clean air.
“There’s been a massive shift towards improving the ventilation and quality of air in buildings, mostly off the back of air-borne diseases, but Australians have also had to deal with unsafe air quality during our recent bushfire seasons,” says Jiaheng Chan, Beulah Managing Director.
“Although Australia ranks incredibly well on a global scale in terms of air pollution, the Beulah FreshAir™ ventilation system will play a pivotal role in improving the health of residents in terms of sleep, productivity and overall well-being. If the past two years have taught us anything, it’s that we are spending more time at home than ever before.”
The Beulah FreshAir™ system – developed in partnership with world-leading engineers ARUP – will see residents feel like they’re in the world’s cleanest destination, constantly breathing the freshest unpolluted air at the most comfortable temperature, regardless of the conditions outside.