Several years back, Environmental Health Perspectives published a paper about a study that examined the cognitive function of workers in conventional and green office environments. The study garnered the attention of business leaders, human resources professionals, and occupational health professionals from across the country.
Friedrich Stars in FYI’s “You Can’t Turn That Into A House” TV Series
August 21, 2017
It took a bull ranch, two old buses, and some serious blow torching to convert two 30-year-old derelict vehicles into a modern, comfortable hangout space. On this episode of “You Can’t Turn That into a House,” the team gets schooled on how to best turn two rusty yellow school buses into a restful retreat for a family of busy ranch hands.
UnityPoint Health - Meriter has been recognized three times as one of the “100 Top Hospitals” and is part of one of the nation's most integrated health systems. Their dedication to providing comprehensive, coordinated care through clinics, hospital, and home care services for patients located in south central Wisconsin underscores their commitment to every part of the hospital.
Demonstrates environmental stewardship through greater operational efficiencies
July 24, 2017
Building on its corporate sustainability leadership and Internet of Things (IoT) technology prowess, SAS is taking steps to establish a "smart campus" at its Cary, North Carolina, headquarters. Through SAS' advanced, real-time analytics, the smart campus project will improve energy usage while proactively monitoring equipment performance to boost operational longevity.
Bringing cost savings and air quality technology to more homeowners
July 10, 2017
The company he founded in 1979, Energy Innovations by Harry Boody, was the first to offer a lifetime guarantee that the heating and cooling energy usage of its system would not exceed a certain amount each month, or the company would pay the difference. To date, the company has never had to refund a single customer, and it remains the only company in North America to offer such a guarantee.
'Healthy' Demand Control Ventilation continuously monitors critical IEQ factors
June 19, 2017
Texas Children’s Hospital is an internationally recognized full-care pediatric hospital located in the Texas Medical Center in Houston. One of the largest pediatric hospitals in the U.S., the hospital is dedicated to providing the finest possible pediatric patient care, education, and research.
Shannon Littledave reflects on her history in the industry
June 5, 2017
Littledave has achieved the position of coil shop supervisor, making her the first female at RAE Corp. to hold this title, with manufacturing being a traditionally male-dominated industry. She brought her sales knowledge back to the production department and utilized it to optimize operations. In less than 10 years, Littledave has climbed from soldering coils to supervising approximately 100 employees that build the coils for all the divisions of the company.
Serionix, a startup fundamentally changing the way we look at air, received a $750,000 contract from NASA to fund continued development of filters to remove toxic gases from next-generation spacesuit life support systems. The same technology is on its way into consumer products expected to launch within the year.
When the Marriott in West Philadelphia decided to do a major renovation of the rooms, lobby, and conference space, they needed to minimize revenue loss while under construction. It was also time to update the aging HVAC system as hotel management had received numerous complaints of loud HVAC units. Hotel management knew they would lose too much time if they had to replace entire cabinets or systems because each room would be under construction for much longer with the replacement of drywall.