The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced funding for new building technology projects led by small businesses — four of which are aimed at improving IAQ — that have a strong potential for commercialization and job creation. These awards are for $150,000 each.
Air filters play a significant role in maintaining good IAQ
May 19, 2016
The global air filter market is predicted to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.6 percent during the forecast period of 2016-2020, driven by IAQ concerns, according to a market research report from ReportsnReports.
HLR 1000E offers double-digit HVAC energy savings for buildings in all climates
May 18, 2016
enVerid Systems, developers of the HLR® solution to reduce HVAC energy consumption, announced the availability of its next generation, “all season” system that the company says reduces both cooling and heating energy consumption by 20-40 percent.
American Air Filter Co. Inc., d/b/a AAF International, announced it has acquired Flanders Holdings LLC, a leading air filter manufacturer in the U.S. With this acquisition, Flanders will be integrated into AAF, with the combination creating the largest air filter company of its type in the North American and global air filtration markets, said AAF.
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.
Floor space, HVAC equipment, and wireless communication technologies — along with incorporating imaging equipment that typically only have five-year lifespans, are just a few of the myriad of factors that must be considered when planning a hybrid OR.