Based on ASHRAE’s Humidity Control Design Guide for Commercial and Institutional Buildings, the course includes an in-depth discussion of moisture load calculations and how humidity control can be added to HVAC designs for seven different types of commercial buildings.
Aprilaire has announced its Super Bowl Sweepstakes, which will award one Aprilaire contractor and guest an all-expense-paid trip for two to NFL Super Bowl 50 in San Francisco. The prize package is valued at up to $15,000 and includes airfare, hotel accommodations, tickets to the Super Bowl, and numerous hospitality events.
Because consumers are becoming increasingly aware of the benefits of managing IAQ, they are willing to spend money to purchase products to improve overall comfort in their homes. As a result, the U.S. IAQ market is forecast to grow to $11.4 billion by 2019 with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7 percent over the next four years.
Left untreated, mold will continue to grow and spread and can damage walls, ceilings, carpeting, and more. Every time the house is closed up and the a/c is turned off, the moisture creeps back in and the mold begins growing again.
The REME Halo™ whole-home air purifier from RGF® Environmental Group Inc. has earned a reputation among contractors not only for its ability to improve IAQ, but also for its ease of installation and stellar customer support.
Most of the time, it will be possible to come up with a solution to an IAQ problem, and contractors should take that opportunity to educate consumers on the health and comfort benefits of IAQ products.