From homes and apartments to office buildings, hospitals, and schools, the average American spends 87 percent of their life indoors — and another 6 percent in enclosed vehicles. That means for the overwhelming majority of Americans, the air entering their bodies every day is directly impacted by the buildings that make up the environment.
The war on germs is on, and RGF Environmental Group Inc. is dominating the fight. The company rolled into the 2018 AHR Expo alongside the Germinator — a large, army-like vehicle, equipped with a giant REME HALO® mounted to the roof, which makes it capable of eliminating pollutants everywhere it goes.
Designing HVAC systems for health care patient and critical environment spaces is dictated by strict environmental and safety standards, and one of the most important components that must be taken into consideration is effective airflow design (EAD).
Spotlighting its commitment to environmental sustainability and energy-efficient technologies, LG Electronics USA is the leading technology provider for the new Growing Green Center on the campus of Parks & People Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that hosts out-of-school time education and recreation youth programming while also supporting, renovating, and creating new park and green spaces throughout Baltimore.
'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.
It is essential to create caring cultures within the industry
May 31, 2017
The Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA) is committed to helping create a movement to build a zero-suicide industry. The association recently joined the Construction Industry Alliance for Suicide Prevention to help provide information and resources for its prevention and for mental health promotion in construction.
IQAir announced its clean air technology is now featured in the new Vitality Room of Swissôtel in Zurich, Switzerland. The room was specially designed to be a serene and stylish sanctuary for those concerned about physical and mental well-being. The Vitality Room builds upon Swissôtel's well-received Vitality Program, which takes an integrated approach to supporting guests by focusing on health and wellness.
William Sutton recognized as Certified Healthcare Constructor
March 27, 2017
Mowery announced that the American Hospital Association Certification Center (AHA-CC) has designated Project Manager William Sutton as a Certified Healthcare Constructor (CHC). The CHC is a national credential that distinguishes an individual as being among an elite group of over 900 health care construction professionals who currently hold the certification.