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USGBC’s LEED Safety First credits are helping facility management teams provide healthy spaces and assisting with building reentry.

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Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. HVAC articles below.


USGBC Develops New Pilot Credits In Response To COVID-19

USGBC’s LEED Safety First credits are helping facility management teams provide healthy spaces and assisting with building reentry.

Updated Healthcare Facility Ventilation Standard Published

The updated edition of ANSI/ASHRAE/ASHE Standard 170, Ventilation of Health Care Facilities offers guidance, regulation, and mandates to healthcare facilities designers.

DLX-N Inactivates Pathogens On Surfaces and In Airstreams

The DLX-N high output, dual lamp ultraviolet NEMA-4 fixture disinfects HVAC/R airstreams, cooling coils, and drain pans, inactivating infectious diseases such as the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

Growing Ventilation Demand Drives HVAC Industry Trends

The commercial HVAC industry is evolving to meet increased air quality and ventilation requirements from customers.

Best Practices For HVAC Retrofits That Deliver

Equipment that minimizes repairs, saves energy, and improves health will help ensure that HVAC retrofits provide efficient performance and comfort.

Register Now! Advancing Cleaning & HVAC Tools For Disinfection

Join us for this free webinar and learn about workplace cleaning and disinfection solutions, and how effective they for removing coronavirus.​

NevadaNano MPS R-290 Propane Sensor

MPS R-290 propane sensor detects leaks in applications that include air conditioning, vending machines, commercial refrigeration racks, and clothes dryers.

Facility Executive: April 2021 Issue

The April 2021 issue looks lighting controls, disinfecting with UV-C technology, and data center trends. Plus, sprinkler systems and COVID-19 on campus.

Five Ways To Get Your Building Green For Earth Day

In preparation for Earth Day, businesses can cut costs and consume energy in more green ways by making a few smart changes with their HVAC systems.

AHRI, Others Petition EPA On HFC Phase Down Rule

Proposed standards will result in an additional half billion tons of CO2 reduction above what already is projected to be achieved by the American Innovation and Manufacturing (AIM) Act.

$91M GSA Project Will Improve Landmark Buildings’ Energy Efficiency

Part of the National Deep Energy Retrofit program, the U.S. General Services Administration has awarded Johnson Controls the contract to upgrade the buildings' HVAC, lighting, water conservation, and energy management systems.

Greenheck Introduces RV-10 Rooftop Ventilation Unit

Model RV-10 is the latest addition to Greenheck’s line of rooftop ventilation equipment for both partial recirculation and 100% outside air systems.

Boston Air Solutions NPBI Air Cleaning Technology

Boston Air Solutions set to provide safer, cleaner indoor air quality through needlepoint bipolar ionization and real-time monitoring.

Facility Leaders Plan To Maintain Or Increase Protocols For Next Phase Of Pandemic

In new surveys, facility executives shared their plans to maintain or boost current protocols for disinfection, cleaning, and moving forward.

CO2 Measurement Contributes to Better IAQ

CO2 measurement is a key contributor to safer and healthier indoor environments.

UL, SafeTraces Launch Program To Help K-12 Schools Reopen Safely

Indoor air quality, ventilation and filtration verification, and infection control program helps enhance student, teacher, and staff safety.

Tips For Preventing, Minimizing Mold Risk After Prolonged Shutdown

Mold and hazard mitigation should be a top priority ahead of reopening a previously inactive property, especially if you plan on welcoming back employees.

As Offices Evolve, Owners Look Outward

Even in densely populated locations, there are opportunities to design outdoor spaces for employees and visitors.

The Pandemic And The New Focus On Indoor Air Quality

As the pandemic enters its next phase, facility leaders are focusing on air quality to optimize their response to viral spread.

Airthings Launches View Plus Air Quality Technology

Battery-operated and Wi-Fi-enabled, View Plus includes sensors for particulate matter (PM), radon, carbon dioxide (CO2) and much more

Climate And Human Health-focused Office Building Moves Ahead

State-of-the-art ventilation, touchless features, rooftop green space highlight The Net, an Urban Visions development in downtown Seattle.

UVC Troffers From Olympia Lighting Minimize Spread Of COVID-19

UVC troffer light fixtures empower workplaces to aggressively fight sources of infection without complicated logistics or spiraling new costs.

IAQ And Dedicated Outdoor Air Systems

To deliver on ventilation and energy efficiency conditions, facility managers may consider DOAS units for their buildings.

Wholesale Building Management Distributor Program

Wholesale Building Management Distributor Program provides dedicated resources, training, and incentives for building automation and control.

Facility Executive: February 2021 Issue

The February 2021 issue looks back at the facility management challenges of 2020, as well as exteriors, cleaning, security and more. Plus, our own office move!

Candid Discussions About Indoor Air Quality

Improving indoor air quality has become an imperative for facilities executives as they build plans for healthier, more resilient buildings.

How Hospitality Partners Adapt, Save Energy During Pandemic

Hotels were among the first businesses hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, but travelers still need a safe place to stay. The Better Buildings team checks in.

Winery Toasts Efficient Heaters To Warm Outdoor Spaces

Two Twisted Posts Winery met the challenge of serving customers outside by using infrared radiant heaters to warm outdoor areas.

Managing Gas Leak Detection Systems To Prevent System Failures

Whether it's an HVAC system, a cooling system, or a hazardous gas found in petroleum production or mining, a leak presents substantial risks to employee safety.

Historic Inn Updates HVAC With Heat Pump System

The owners of West Lane Inn in Connecticut utilized C-PACE financing to complete this energy improvement at their 1840s inn.

Protect Your Investment: Tips On Maintaining High-Efficiency Boilers

High-efficiency boilers are new in the grand scheme of heating equipment. Servicing them on a regular basis will help ensure their longevity for years to com

SmartSource Dedicated Outdoor Air System

The Daikin SmartSource Dedicated Outdoor Air System enables efficient and cost-effective heating and cooling in all conditions using 100% of fresh, outside air.

New Tips Help Facilities Reduce Airborne Infectious Aerosol Exposure

The ASHRAE Epidemic Task Force has released new Core Recommendations for Reducing Airborne Infectious Aerosol Exposure and Communities of Faith Building Guidance.

Across The Globe, Employees Concerned With Healthy Workplaces

As part of its global study of four markets, Honeywell surveyed 500 workers who typically work in buildings with 500 or more employees across the United States.

Prescriptive HVAC: Diagnose, Then Treat

To protect against transmission of COVID-19 and other threats, plan the steps to increase building ventilation and improve filtration.

AI Gains Traction In Commercial Buildings

Facility management increasingly sees the benefits of artificial intelligence implementation throughout building operations.

Indoor Air Quality And The Pandemic

Here is a look at risk, energy use, and carbon impacts for commercial HVAC systems.

Indoor Air Quality: Mitigate Risk Of Aerosol Spread

In 2020, indoor air quality became front and center for buildings as CDC and ASHRAE stated that COVID-19 viral particles are likely spread not only through droplets but also via aerosols.

Facility Executive: December 2020 Issue

The Facility Executive December 2020 issue looks at the role HVAC systems play in combating COVID-19, as well as artificial intelligence, stormwater management, and more. Plus, FM Solutions for 2021.

Texas Picks Eagle Puradigm Technology To Protect Capitol Complex

State of Texas selected Eagle Disinfection Group's Puradigm Technology to protect Texas Capitol Building, Capitol Annex Buildings, and Senate and House Chambers against COVID-19.

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