'Healthy' Demand Control Ventilation continuously monitors critical IEQ factors
June 19, 2017
Texas Children’s Hospital is an internationally recognized full-care pediatric hospital located in the Texas Medical Center in Houston. One of the largest pediatric hospitals in the U.S., the hospital is dedicated to providing the finest possible pediatric patient care, education, and research.
Shannon Littledave reflects on her history in the industry
June 5, 2017
Littledave has achieved the position of coil shop supervisor, making her the first female at RAE Corp. to hold this title, with manufacturing being a traditionally male-dominated industry. She brought her sales knowledge back to the production department and utilized it to optimize operations. In less than 10 years, Littledave has climbed from soldering coils to supervising approximately 100 employees that build the coils for all the divisions of the company.
Serionix, a startup fundamentally changing the way we look at air, received a $750,000 contract from NASA to fund continued development of filters to remove toxic gases from next-generation spacesuit life support systems. The same technology is on its way into consumer products expected to launch within the year.
When the Marriott in West Philadelphia decided to do a major renovation of the rooms, lobby, and conference space, they needed to minimize revenue loss while under construction. It was also time to update the aging HVAC system as hotel management had received numerous complaints of loud HVAC units. Hotel management knew they would lose too much time if they had to replace entire cabinets or systems because each room would be under construction for much longer with the replacement of drywall.
IQAir announced its clean air technology is now featured in the new Vitality Room of Swissôtel in Zurich, Switzerland. The room was specially designed to be a serene and stylish sanctuary for those concerned about physical and mental well-being. The Vitality Room builds upon Swissôtel's well-received Vitality Program, which takes an integrated approach to supporting guests by focusing on health and wellness.
Plasma Air Intl. announced that it has assisted the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort (AMCR) to achieve a healthier indoor air environment. Utilizing Plasma Air’s bipolar ionization technology, the casino significantly improved the indoor air quality (IAQ) of both smoking and non-smoking sections of the 130,000-square-foot facility, improving the health and comfort of both employees and customers.
Building automation system experts maintain the architectural integrity of the historic building
March 6, 2017
JM Electrical Company Inc., an automated building system installation company, announced that it has completed project operations at Harvard Memorial Church, a historic development located at 1 Harvard Bus Tunnel in the center of Harvard Yard in Cambridge. JM partnered with a premier building technology company on this control system.
Parker needs 24-hour in-home care, and after purchasing a home equipped with a patient lift and wheelchair entry, he had no funds to purchase the wheelchair he desired. An online search led him to the Joseph Groh Foundation, where he applied for a grant. Thanks to many supporters, it was able to grant Parker’s wish.
Project will reduce university's energy usage by 32 percent
February 6, 2017
The UAPB energy performance project is the largest of its kind completed under the AEPC Program. Once completed, the project will decrease UAPB's energy consumption by a sizeable 32 percent, making it the first state university to meet the 30 percent energy reduction mandate signed into law by Act 1494 of 2009.