Articles Tagged with ''indoor air quality''

Capitalizing on a Surging IAQ Market

Stick to Proven Sales Techniques, Offer Options
By Kimberly Schwartz
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If HVAC contractors start by viewing IAQ sales as different from other sales, they just might be setting themselves up for failure. 


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UV-C Systems for Commercial HVAC

Technology Provides Continuous Surface Cleaning of Cooling Coils and Drain Pans
By Forrest Fencl
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Although UV-C is simple, many contractors are mystified about how UV-C works and how to apply it cost-effectively. These aspects and other misunderstood issues are addressed here .


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ABM to Cut Virginia Schools’ Energy and Operating Expenses by over $1.8 Million

Project Will Improve Learning Environment through Facility Enhancements
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ABM announced that its ABM Building Services business has been selected by the Franklin City, Virginia, Public Schools to implement a district-wide energy and facility improvement project through ABM’s Bundled Energy Solutions program.


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June 18, 2014: Researchers Unveil Green Wall Prototype to Improve IAQ

Plant-Filled Wall Panels Filter Impurities from the Indoor Air
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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.


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Practical Solutions to Condensing Challenges

Sports Bar, Hospital Benefit from Technological Innovations
By Peter Powell
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As technology continues to advance, the industry is emerging with an extensive list of examples on how to successfully install a condensing unit.


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May 13, 2014: IAQ Market to Reach Nearly $5.6 Billion by 2020

Monitoring Is Moving Away from Passive Systems and Toward Intelligent Systems
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IAQ monitoring and management systems can provide a healthy and productive indoor environment while saving both energy and money, notes Navigant Research. Worldwide revenue from IAQ systems is forecast to grow from $3.3 billion in 2014 to nearly $5.6 billion by 2020. 


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What Happened to Sick Building Syndrome?

SBS Has Faded from Headlines, But Is It Still a Problem?
By Joanna R. Turpin
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SBS is far from being eradicated and is still a concern that many HVAC professionals grapple with every day.


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The Air Feels Sick in Here

Why Ventilation Should Be On Your Mind
By Jen Anesi
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“I don’t like the air in your office,” my son squeaked in a tiny little voice, tears welling up in his eyes. “The air feels sick in here. Can we go now?”


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Project Files: Casino Bets on Cleaner Air

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The goal of the project was to further enhance IAQ at the award-winning casino in San Diego County


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Cleaner, Smarter IAQ on the Horizon

New Technologies Promise Fresher Air, Healthier Occupants
By Jen Anesi
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New technologies are being developed in hopes of becoming the “next big thing” in air purification. But what is the future of air purification technology, and which products will win out in the end? 


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