UL White Paper Predicts Disruption in the Building Market over the Next Five to 10 Years
January 28, 2015
UL has conducted a study to learn where value and return on investment lie in the area of sustainable buildings. The study and its result is available in a free white paper titled “The Dawn of the Building Performance Era” written by UL’s chief economist, Erin Grossi.
Commercial Segment Was Largest Market in 2013; Residential Sector to Move into Top Position by 2019
November 11, 2014
The United States IAQ market is forecast to grow to $11.4 billion by 2019, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7 percent over the next five years, according to new report from BCC Research. The equipment segment is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.4 percent.
Intelligent, Modular, Low-Cost Scrubber Can Be Retrofitted or Used in New Construction
October 16, 2014
enVerid Systems announced that it has been awarded $2.4 million through a cooperative agreement from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to accelerate the deployment of the company’s new HVAC Load Reduction (HLR™) technology for buildings.
Standard 62.1 Is Cited Frequently as a Criterion for Evaluating Ventilation Systems in Existing Buildings
September 18, 2014
Recognizing that the ventilation rate procedure in its IAQ standard may be difficult to apply in existing buildings, ASHRAE is proposing an alternate compliance path. Proposed addendum b is one of six addenda to ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 62.1-2013, Ventilation for Acceptable Indoor Air Quality, open for public comment until Oct. 5, 2014.
The smells and rich airborne aromas of fried fish, potatoes, and smoked pork at North Market are an important part of its appeal. But the market’s burgeoning IAQ problems — a byproduct of the enterprise inside — had to be resolved if the nonprofit venue and its 36 vendors were to survive.
Products Include Air Purification and Odor Control Systems
August 12, 2014
Ron Fink, president/CEO of RGF Environmental Group Inc., has announced an agreement to supply the company’s full line of patented and patent pending Guardian Air air purification and odor control systems for sale through Trane Supply stores and Trane and American Standard parts distributors.
Plant-Filled Wall Panels Filter Impurities from the Indoor Air
June 18, 2014
Researchers from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have spent several years researching ways to harness plants’ natural abilities to filter toxins out of the air into an application that could be used in indoor spaces like office buildings. Those researchers have now unveiled the first public-scale prototype of their green wall.