Indoor Air Quality

Camfil USA: Commercial Particle and Molecular Air Filter

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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

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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
By Matt Bishop
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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
By Matt Bishop
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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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Professional Mold Prevention and Remediation Tips

Steps for How to Identify, Eliminate, and Remediate HVACR Mold
By Matt Bishop
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Like it or not, mold is everywhere. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), mold can cause a litany of health problems including nasal stuffiness, throat irritation, coughing, and eye or skin irritation. 


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School Ventilation, IAQ, and Energy Loss

Studies Show Many Students Not Receiving Enough Fresh Air
By Jen Anesi
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Though ASHRAE recommends bringing in 15 cfm of outside air per occupant in a commercial building, a growing number of studies show that many U.S. schools are falling significantly short of that goal, which can translate to lower test scores, increased absences, and other health issues caused by poor IAQ.


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UV Resources: Ultraviolet Lamp System

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Fixtureless, the RLM Xtreme™ UVC lamp system delivers high-output ultraviolet energy to irradiate coils and destroy mold, bacteria, and microbes in demanding, high-volume HVAC environments. 


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Manufacturers: July 29, 2013

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E+E Elektronik wins contract from the National Meteorogical Service of Germany; E.L. Foust Co. Inc. announces full line of air purifiers is available online.


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Clean-Up Technology Clears the Air

Gold Given to RGF’s PTAC/ETAC Air Purification System
By Angela D. Harris
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Designed to help eliminate sick-building-syndrome risks by reducing odors, air pollutants, VOCs [volatile organic compounds], smoke, mold spores, bacteria, and viruses, the PHI Cell for PTAC/ETAC Air Purification System by RGF Environmental Group Inc. is the gold winner in the IAQ category of the 2013 Dealer Design Awards. 


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Commercial Market Aspires to Improve Indoor Environment

Hospitals, Schools, Offices Guided by Health, Safety Needs
By Kimberly Schwartz
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The trend to improve the indoor environment in commercial spaces is growing, according to experts in the field. Yet health and safety may not always be foremost in discussions between HVAC contractors and commercial clients. 


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