Without appropriate indoor pool
ventilation you encourage the creation,
and spread, of odour, the origin of which
begins in varying forms of chlorination, salination, coupled
with heat and insufficient circulation of the air volume and
it's replacement giving rise mould and unpleasant musty odours
etc. Unvented and poorly vented wet areas also contribute a
degree of odour discomfort throughout the building particularly
residential in nature.
Ventilation, whether natural or
powered, needs to be well considered in ensuring that solving
one ventilation problem, doesn't give rise to another.
areas need continuous and effective ventilation,
and in an appropriate manner. Fundamental to venting a pool
enclosure is peripheral air entry, approx 400 mm from ground
level, and a having central convergence of the air mass prior
to discharging to atmosphere. The higher the peripheral air
ingress, the greater the incidence of moisture precipitation
within the building, especially with a heated water mass without
Remember....the greater the activity,
the higher the humidity levels and the greater the need for
ventilation whether natural or powered ventilation
Flow venting is inefficient
and never appropriate for heated enclosures.The venting of wet
area heated enclosures require continuous air movement, from
high flow to trickle flow.
are a refinement to a theme,
but should never be the theme itself, as they cannot replace
fresh air or introduce oxygen as natural ventilation products
The covering of a
heated pool mass is also essential in reducing power consumption.
This creates less demand of the ventilation system employed
whether it be natural ventilation or powered ventilation products
such as dehumidifiers.