IAQ | Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings

Ensuring healthy indoor environments often challenges energy efficiency measures.


https://facilityexecutive.com/2012/12/trends-conundrum-in-the-air/
Ensuring healthy indoor environments often challenges energy efficiency measures.

IAQ

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


IAQ Trends: Conundrum In The Air

Ensuring healthy indoor environments often challenges energy efficiency measures.

Tricks Of The Trade: Fan Belts

How often do you recommend replacing the belts in roof fans? Additionally, how often should the ventilation system be cleaned?

Renewable Energy: The Air We Breathe

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."

Public Input Sought on Alternative to ASHRAE Standard 62.1 Procedure Proposed

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.

2011 Edition of X7.1 Furniture Emissions Standard

ANSI has released two new important standards regarding IAQ testing and furniture emissions.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Formaldehyde & VOC Testing From LA Testing

LA Testing is a provider of formaldehyde and volatile organic compound (VOC) testing services and products to professionals and the general public.

Indoor Air Quality Trends: Take A Deep Breath

There are many benefits to improving facility indoor air quality (IAQ). But how can facility managers get it done?

The HVAC Factor: Greening Schools, One HVAC Step At A Time

School districts in Illinois are beginning to embrace the benefits of retrofitting and building new facilities with the most energy efficient HVAC available.

IAQ Trends: Facility Management & The New Green Construction Code

This green building design and construction code will have an impact on indoor air quality for those who adopt it.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Pura Finish On Kimball Office Products

Nearly all the company's wood furniture product lines now feature its water based finish, which contributes to healthy IAQ.

Aircuity and Siemens Sign Channel Sales Agreement

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.

Cooling Tower Study Results Released

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.

FRIDAY FUNNY: What's The Latest Buzz Around IAQ?

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 2010 ASHRAE Ventilation Standard Passed

New requirements regarding natural ventilation, exhaust systems, and the IAQ Procedure are included in the newly published 2010 version of Standard 62.1.

K-12 Schools And IAQ Awards

The EPA's IAQ Tools for Schools program is looking to recognize schools with successful IAQ management programs.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Ventilation & Energy Efficiency

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.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: A130 Air Purification

This new product from StrionAir has been designed to deliver cost performance and high caliber indoor air quality.

Back To School, Back To Unhealthy Air?

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.

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: Smokeless Electronic Cigarettes…A Joy For Life?

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.

Is Your School A Breath Of Fresh Air?

Give your facilities a chance to be recognized by the EPA's IAQ TfS Awards Program.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Don't Skimp on Air Filtration Even When Budgets are Tight

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.

FM Frequency: AH-CHOO! Indoor Air Quality Revisited

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.

HVAC Trends: Filtering Out The Rest

Advances in filter media and duct insulation help facility managers create productive, efficient work space.

Stay Connected

1,341FansLike
125FollowersFollow
40,000FollowersFollow
8,207FollowersFollow
232SubscribersSubscribe

Featured Knowledge Channels

Apply Lean Principles To Improve Efficiency, Increase Productivity & Lower Costs

Improve efficiency, increase productivity, and lower costs by applying Lean principles to facility cleaning in industrial manufacturing and office environments, working on-site to reduce waste.

Featured Video

ARC Facilities | Centralized Access To Your Building’s Critical Information

ARC Facilities provides you a hassle-free way to centralize and access your building’s critical information. A mobile-friendly dashboard with customized navigation gets you to your O&Ms, drawings, and warranties in seconds, not minutes or hours.