Indoor Air Quality

HVAC Contractors Profit from Offering Duct Services

Industry Leaders Share Tips for Selling Duct Services to Consumers
October 21, 2013
In most homes, ductwork carries conditioned air from the HVAC units throughout the house. But with as much as 40 percent of that air leaking out before it ever reaches the vent, according to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), it seems there is still room for improvement in most customers’ homes. Enter the HVAC technician.


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DOE: Leaky Ducts are Top Energy Waster

Sealing Ductwork Can Improve IAQ, HVAC System Performance, Occupant Comfort
October 21, 2013
The average home’s ductwork leaks 30 percent or more. And while some model building codes now require duct-leakage testing and sealing, there is still a significant amount of work to be done — and a significant amount of energy to be saved.


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RGF Environmental Group Inc.: Air Purification System

September 30, 2013

The PHI Package Unit by RGF® is designed to eliminate sick building syndrome risks by reducing odors, air pollutants, volatile organic compounds (VOCs), smoke, mold, bacteria, etc. 


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Hotel Voids Humidity Issues

Heat, Humidity No Problem for Luxury Hotel Construction
September 30, 2013

Controlling temperature and humidity while building a five-star luxury hotel during a record heat wave required innovative solutions.


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Humidifall LLC: Water Wall Humidification Control Systems

September 23, 2013

The tankless design, which has been added to the manufacturer’s line of water wall systems, uses advanced water control, sterilization, and heating control technology to achieve optimal humidity for indoor comfort and preservation. 


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UV Resources: Commercial UVC Fixture Lamps

September 9, 2013

The High-Output DEF (Double Ended Fixture) UV lamp series can be easily installed anywhere in most any HVAC system to destroy coil/drain pan microbial infestations and disinfect moving airstreams. 


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Camfil USA: Commercial Particle and Molecular Air Filter

September 9, 2013

Providing long-lasting MERV 13 performance, the City-Flo XL is a particle and molecular filter. It is manufactured in numerous standard sizes. 


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Vac Systems Intl.: Commercial Air Duct Cleaning Guide

September 2, 2013
Updated, the “Blueprint for Success: Introduction to Commercial Air Duct Cleaning Guide” is a free educational resource center for air duct cleaning contractors. 


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Creative Humidity Solutions on Deck for HVACR Contractors

Adding, Removing Humidity Can Be Done in Multiple Ways
August 12, 2013

As homeowners and building owners yearn for greater control of their indoor climate, manufacturers are racing to develop technologically advanced equipment to help these decision makers achieve their indoor environmental goals. 


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Consumer Comfort Dependent on Humidity Control

Comfort, Health Big Factors in Controlling Moisture
August 12, 2013

When it comes to IAQ, humidity plays an influential role in the health, safety, and comfort of occupants in buildings and homes. 


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