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Building owners should not only determine the best indoor air quality measures for their buildings, but also effectively communicate actions to their occupants.


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Building owners should not only determine the best indoor air quality measures for their buildings, but also effectively communicate actions to their occupants.

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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.


How IAQ Can Spark Or Stall Recovery For CRE

Building owners should not only determine the best indoor air quality measures for their buildings, but also effectively communicate actions to their occupants.

Four Steps For Proper Chiller Maintenance And Cleaning

Performing chiller maintenance and cleaning at the end of the cooling season allows any larger issues or concerns to be identified early.

Refrigerant Gas Sensors Meet A2L Global Standards

NevadaNano expanded its Molecular Property Spectrometer™ (MPS™) Refrigerant Product Family with gas sensors for A1, A2L, and A3 refrigerants.

ASHRAE Moves To New Net-Zero Energy Global HQs In Metro Atlanta

ASHRAE’s new headquarters uses technology integration to increase efficiency, protect people and property, and enhance the occupant experience, and is a model for net-zero energy building design.

Building Connect+ Controls Software

Cloud-based integration solution seamlessly connects CITY MULTI® VRF and third-party equipment under one simple-to-use interface.

Innovative Building Mask Brings Cleaner Air To Schools, Daycare Centers

Patent-pending Airotrust Building Masks™ are visible air filters that use a magnetic filter housing for easy installation.

Asset Tagging Added To Motili App

Motili's mobile app now includes the Asset Tagging Wizard to walk contractors through the HVAC and hot water asset tagging process.

A Look At Propane For HVAC Systems

As an energy source, propane offers facilities efficient, low-cost equipment operation that can help to lower overall carbon footprint.

Green Buildings, Safety First

Four new pilot credits in the LEED rating system include a focus on surface cleaning and indoor air quality.

Facility Executive: October 2020 Issue

The October 2020 issue looks at healthy, sustainable, resilient facilities, including mass notification, HVAC, green buildings, and more.

It’s Cooler On The Jersey Shore

New hotel HVAC cooling tower reduces energy consumption and protects guests with antimicrobial properties that greatly reduce the chances of bacterial growth.

Electrical Industry Group Shares eBook On Limiting Touchpoints In Buildings

Powering Chicago, the voice of the unionized electrical industry in and around Chicago, highlights technologies to create "The Contactless Office".

Three Essential Elements Of Next Generation Building Management Systems

Learn about the factors driving evolution of building management systems and essential elements necessary for solving management challenges of today and tomorrow.

Indoor Air Quality A Top Concern Among People Returning To Work

Americans are worried about their health and safety when returning to work during the COVID-19 pandemic, especially the cleanliness of indoor air at their workplace, according to a new study by Aeroseal, LLC.

Transformative Wave Introduces Enhanced Ventilation Mode

Transformative Wave's eIQ Platform now allows facility managers to automate ventilation adjustments to comply with COVID-19-related CDC recommendations.

Facility Management Brings Building Data To The Boardroom

As businesses focus on protecting their employees from COVID-19, facilities teams can provide operational data to help guide decisions.

HVAC Systems And Reopening Buildings Amid COVID-19

Examine your facility's HVAC systems with airflow, filtration, and humidity conditions at the forefront.

A Solution For Safer, Healthier Buildings

Building owners and facility managers will need to focus on four key areas to meet the new demands of the returning workforce. Find out what these points are and how you can work on those.

Trane Indoor Air Quality Assessment

To help building managers evaluate air quality and navigate how to improve it, Trane offers the Trane Indoor Air Quality Assessment.

New Industrial High Temperature Control Dampers From Greenheck

A variety of optional features make models HCD-324 and HCD-524 extremely versatile allowing the dampers to be tailored to the application.

ASHRAE Announces Winners Of 2020 Student Design Competition

The 2020 Student Design Competition and Applied Engineering Challenge encourages students to become involved in the design of energy-efficient HVAC systems.

Navien Tankless Water Heaters

Navien Premium Non-condensing (NPN) tankless water heaters are offered in the NPN-Universal series (indoor or outdoor with vent cap) and NPN-Exterior series (outdoor only)for either natural gas or liquid propane.

Did You Miss Our “HVAC Resiliency For COVID-19 And Beyond” Webinar?

As buildings prepare for reopening it’s clear that most HVAC systems are outdated. View this free video webinar and learn how a science-based approach can enable a more strategic approach to COVID-19.

Visibility Over Tankless Water Heaters

The wireless NWCC Adapter offers full online visibility over their commercial tankless water heaters, regardless of system size—from a single unit to multiple units in multiple locations.

ASHRAE Provides Updated Reopening Guide For Schools, Universities

New guidance on the operation of HVAC systems helps mitigate the airborne transmission of SARS-CoV-2 as schools prepare to reopen for the fall academic year.

OU To Install Microbe-Fighting Devices In Residence Hall Rooms

The University of Oklahoma will install 2,300 antimicrobial devices in residence hall towers on its Norman campus in an effort to provide students the cleanest possible campus living environment.

How To Design Safer Offices In A COVID-19 World

Find out what design preparations and common sense safety measures can be made to your office for operating in the new normal.  

Propane For Heating And Cooling

HVAC systems powered by propane offer flexibility for facilities in far-flung locations, among other potential benefits.

Facility Executive: June 2020 Issue

The June 2020 issue looks at the new post-COVID-19 workplace—from technology to infection control. Plus, access control, energy projects, and parking facilities.

Airflow Model Could Help Reduce Exposure To Coronavirus Aerosols

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have built an online tool that could help decrease the concentration of aerosols.

New LEED Guidance Addresses COVID-19 Reopening Strategies

Four new Safety First Pilot Credits from USGBC outline sustainable best practices for cleaning, workplace re-occupancy, HVAC, and plumbing.

Discover Energy And Cost Savings With A Pump System Evaluation

By re-evaluating current pump systems and implementing more energy-efficient solutions, companies can generate long-term savings without sacrificing reliability.

ASHRAE Offers COVID-19 Building Readiness/Reopening Guidance

The ASHRAE Epidemic Task Force has developed guidance on mitigating potential health risks during reopening of buildings closed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 Special Feature: HVAC Filtration And COVID-19

Although there are still unknowns, here are ways air filtration may help clear the air in facilities.

Best Practices For Decommissioning To Recommissioning Your Buildings

In response to COVID-19, you may have closed your buildings quickly. Did you properly decommission your building and its systems?

ASHRAE Establishes Epidemic Task Force

The task force will address the challenges of the current COVID-19 pandemic as it relates to the effects of heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning systems on disease transmission.

COVID-19: HVACR Organizations Promote Essential Status

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the HVACR industry has requested "essential business" status for its technicians and engineers.

Getting Up To Speed On Cooling Tower Designs

Engineered plastic cooling towers outlast metal designs, and can be constructed of unique antimicrobial resins which guard against Legionnaires and other health hazards

Phase Change Material Subdues Hot/Cold Calls

At an outpatient facility, trial implementation of phase change material showcases latent heat storage that improves occupant comfort.

Facility Executive | February 2020 Issue

The February 2020 issue introduces this year's Facility Executive of the Year. Plus, a look at building envelope issues, workplace redesign, and energy metering.

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