IAQ problems don’t exist just in homes. In fact, there is an increasing awareness about the importance of IAQ among not only commercial building owners and facility managers but also non-industry professionals as well.
On average, Americans spend over 90 percent of their time indoors where concentrations of some pollutants can be two to five times higher than typical outdoor concentrations, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Indoor air quality (IAQ) is a tricky thing. Numerous studies and papers on the topic have been published over the years, so benefits of good IAQ in buildings are well known — healthier, more productive workers. However, the symptoms related to poor IAQ can be mistaken for symptoms of other illnesses, such as allergies, stress, colds, and the flu.
Modular construction is changing the way the world builds. For residential and commercial projects, modular offers plenty of advantages, from speed, quality control and cost-saving advantages to design flexibility.
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.
The Grease Trapper ESP Pollution Control Unit is designed to address three chief complaints of restaurant operators: the need for better environmental control, reducing downtime and cost associated with maintenance, and manual cleaning.
Marijuana grow facilities are providing a new market for contractors and manufacturers as 29 states currently have laws legalizing marijuana for medicinal purposes with an additional eight permitting recreational use of cannabis, including Washington, District of Columbia.
According to a new market research report by marketsandmarkets.com, the home automation system market was valued at $39.93 billion in 2016 and is expected to reach $79.57 billion by 2022 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11.3 percent during the forecast period.
The CX1000 portable air purifier deals with all facets of air purification, including particle removal, chemical neutralization, and living organism abatement. The CX1000 provides up to 1,000 square feet of complete air purification. Using patented technology, it incorporates Photo-Catalytic Oxidation that uses UVC light to activate a highly reactive catalyst.