Indoor Air Quality

Residents, Occupants Benefit from Reduction in Humidity Levels

Contractors Can Help Satisfy Patrons, Personal Belongings

For better or worse, humidity levels impact a structure’s indoor comfort. Here are a few examples of how contractor-initiated humidity reduction has impacted unique applications.


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Are Contractors Taking Mold Seriously Enough?

Survey Says: No

Even though mold remediation could potentially open a new revenue stream for HVAC contractors, some believe their peers don’t take mold nearly seriously enough.


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Aprilaire: Easy-Install Air Cleaner

The Model 1610 Easy Install™ Air Cleaner, designed with a fully assembled transition, allows technicians and installers to easily and quickly fit the unit into most existing upflow applications in under an hour, according to the company. 


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Duct Dynasty: Air Leakage, Two-story Cooling Problems

To Control Air, You Must Contain it

These temperature-related issues are often corrected simply by renovating the duct system to cure duct leakage and air-balancing issues, which created pressure-related problems in the building. There are instances, though, when you can have the perfectly designed and installed HVAC system and these temperature complaints still exist.


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ASHRAE, IAQA Announce Merger

Organizations Aim to Improve IAQ in the Built Environment

ASHRAE and the Indoor Air Quality Association (IAQA) have agreed in principle to join forces, combining resources to improve IAQ in the built environment.


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Munters AB: Dehumidification System

The DryCool Dehumidification System is designed around the basic Munters desiccant dehumidification module consisting of the active desiccant wheel, a reactivation heat source, and supply and reactivation fans. 


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July 24, 2014: International Societies Form Indoor Environmental Quality-Global Alliance

Its Mission Encompasses the Thermal Environment, Indoor Air Quality, Lighting, and Acoustics

A new alliance has been established that seeks to serve as a global source for information, guidance, and knowledge on indoor environmental quality (IEQ). A memorandum of understanding creating the Indoor Environmental Quality-Global Alliance (IEQ-GA) was signed by ASHRAE and other industry associations.


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Indoor Air Quality: Research Takes IAQ to the Next Level

RGF Environmental Group Inc.’s Pan Saver Wins Gold

The NEWS honors the 2014 Dealer Design Award winners in the Indoor Air Quality category.


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July 16, 2014: ASHRAE and IAQA to Combine

Merger Expected to Strengthen the Programs and Services of Both Organizations

ASHRAE and the Indoor Air Quality Association (IAQA) announced that they have agreed in principle to a merger, combining resources to improve IAQ in the built environment.


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Capitalizing on a Surging IAQ Market

Stick to Proven Sales Techniques, Offer Options

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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