Survey Shows Americans Need to be More Indoor Air Aware
April 1, 2015
A survey commissioned by the Filtrete brand of 3M shows that while indoor air pollutants are ranked among the top five environmental risks to public health, parents are not always aware of the steps they can take to make the air inside their homes cleaner for their families.
From energy recovery ventilators (ERVs) to filters and compressor technology, these manufacturers are pulling out the stops to meet consumer demand for better IAQ at home, work, school, and everywhere in between.
At this year’s AHR Expo in Chicago, manufacturers displayed and demonstrated some of the many new products they have developed to help both the contractor and the end user achieve the best possible IAQ.
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.