The benefits of going green will be experienced by residents of River Pointe, a new senior apartment community built to National Green Building Standard (NGBS) requirements. CertainTeed’s SoftTouch™ duct wrap insulation will play a role in delivering that experience, as 24,000 square feet of the product has been installed.
Conference provides a forum for discussion of the latest research and development
June 16, 2016
ASHRAE announced that papers are being sought for a conference focused on energy and IAQ in humid and arid hot climates. The Second International Conference on Energy and Indoor Environment for Hot Climates takes place Feb. 26-27, 2017, in Doha, Qatar.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced funding for new building technology projects led by small businesses — four of which are aimed at improving IAQ — that have a strong potential for commercialization and job creation. These awards are for $150,000 each.
Improved IAQ could significantly improve the performance of workers
May 23, 2016
People who work in well-ventilated offices with below-average levels of indoor pollutants and carbon dioxide (CO2) have significantly higher cognitive functioning scores — in crucial areas such as responding to a crisis or developing strategy — than those who work in offices with typical levels, according to a new study.
HLR 1000E offers double-digit HVAC energy savings for buildings in all climates
May 18, 2016
enVerid Systems, developers of the HLR® solution to reduce HVAC energy consumption, announced the availability of its next generation, “all season” system that the company says reduces both cooling and heating energy consumption by 20-40 percent.
It makes recommendations for policy change, including improving IAQ
May 9, 2016
A major report from the Royal College of Physicians and the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health has laid bare the risks to public health from air pollution, both outdoors and in domestic and work environments.
Long-time UV industry expert will lead international business development efforts
April 28, 2016
Fresh-Aire UV, division of Triatomic Environmental Inc., a manufacturer of ultraviolet C (UVC) and photocatalytic oxidation (PCO)/activated carbon IAQ products, has named Stuart Engel as its international business development manager.
Topics will range from IAQ for sustainable buildings to understanding the risks of Legionella
April 22, 2016
Pure Air Control Services, an indoor environmental quality firm, announced it will host its Sustainable Buildings Conference along with Tremmco/CanAm on April 27, 2016 from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., at the IAQ Learning Institute, located at 4911 Creekside Drive in Clearwater, Florida. And, due to heavy demand, a second day has been set for April 28.
Market being driven by growing awareness of the importance of IAQ
March 25, 2016
The global market for ventilation fans, which stood at $1.6 billion in 2015, is forecast to reach $2.4 billion by the end of 2023, exhibiting a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.9 percent between 2015 and 2023, according to a report from Transparency Market Research.