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.
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.
Standard 62.2-2016 now covers multifamily units in all types of buildings
April 25, 2016
ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 62.2-2016, “Ventilation and Acceptable Indoor Air Quality in Residential Buildings,” defines the roles of and minimum requirements for mechanical and natural ventilation systems and the building envelope intended to provide acceptable indoor air quality in residential buildings.
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.
Sensor data will enable people to improve the indoor air they breathe
March 30, 2016
Carnegie Mellon University researchers believe that learning about the quality of the air you breathe should be as easy and inexpensive as borrowing a book from a library, and that’s why they plan to provide free Speck air quality monitors to 100 public libraries nationwide.
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.
Study is being funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
February 29, 2016
Enhabit (formerly Clean Energy Works) has announced a collaboration with researchers from the University of Oregon and the Oregon Research Institute on a new study designed to measure the connection between energy efficiency improvements and IAQ.