Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. IAQ articles below.
Ensuring healthy indoor environments often challenges energy efficiency measures.
How often do you recommend replacing the belts in roof fans? Additionally, how often should the ventilation system be cleaned?
The relationship between the chemical content of building materials and occupant health is gaining renewed attention. This installment of "Renewable Energy" shifts its focus from alternative power to conversations about "chemicals of concern."
A proposed change to the ventilation rate procedure in ASHRAE’s indoor air quality standard is open for review after changes were made based on public input last year.
ANSI has released two new important standards regarding IAQ testing and furniture emissions.
LA Testing is a provider of formaldehyde and volatile organic compound (VOC) testing services and products to professionals and the general public.
There are many benefits to improving facility indoor air quality (IAQ). But how can facility managers get it done?
School districts in Illinois are beginning to embrace the benefits of retrofitting and building new facilities with the most energy efficient HVAC available.
This green building design and construction code will have an impact on indoor air quality for those who adopt it.
Nearly all the company's wood furniture product lines now feature its water based finish, which contributes to healthy IAQ.
Under the terms of the agreement, certain Siemens branches in North America can undergo training to become certified to sell, install, and service Aircuity OptiNet systems.
New research supported by ASHRAE indicates that non-chemical devices (NCD) marketed to control the growth of biological agents may not materially reduce biological growth.
The retro-technology, called "biomonitoring," uses live honeybees to gauge air pollution levels from jet exhaust and ground transportation vehicles used in and around the facilities. The honey is taken from these bees is then tested for impurities.
New requirements regarding natural ventilation, exhaust systems, and the IAQ Procedure are included in the newly published 2010 version of Standard 62.1.
The EPA's IAQ Tools for Schools program is looking to recognize schools with successful IAQ management programs.
In this Web exclusive, Gordon Sharp of Aircuity explains how some building solutions and practices are greener than others. One area garnering a lot of attention is ventilation.
This new product from StrionAir has been designed to deliver cost performance and high caliber indoor air quality.
As parents start getting school supplies and back-to-school outfits together for their children, and administrators get their schools ready for the new year to come, NADCA reminds parents and educators of the importance of indoor air quality to student and employee performance in schools.
Blue from SuperSmoker is a smokeless nicotine delivery device which allows users to mimic the act of smoking while eliminating the usage of tobacco, tar, and an open flame.
Give your facilities a chance to be recognized by the EPA's IAQ TfS Awards Program.
This Web Exclusive explains how the small amount of money saved by reducing or eliminating air filter purchases or by purchasing lower priced (and lower efficiency) filters pales in comparison to the energy and operating costs that can be saved by maintaining a robust air filtration maintenance and upgrade program.
Spring is in the air, but from Columnist Crane, it isn't such a pleasant time for facilities that suffer from poor ventilation. From the April 2006 issue.
Advances in filter media and duct insulation help facility managers create productive, efficient work space.