Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. IAQ articles below.
Process Cleaning for Healthy Schools (PC4HS) is providing guidance on handling potential PCB-containing dust in academic environments.
Forty years ago, the United States Congress authorized the establishment of the National Institute of Building Sciences when President Gerald Ford signed the Housing and Community Development Act into law on August 22, 1974.
The health and comfort of students and teachers are among the many factors that contribute to learning and productivity in the classroom, and although every effort is made to achieve good indoor air quality (“IAQ”), studies show that more than half of our nation's schools have problems aligned with poor IAQ. To find out more about how paint can impact the IAQ in schools, click this link in order to access the free white paper.
From trash areas and restrooms to carpet and upholstery, an effective and comprehensive odor management strategy is an all encompassing effort.
Instead of hiring an abatement contractor to come in and remove asbestos, many facilities choose to manage it in an attempt to avoid exposure and save money.
DCV can provide good indoor air quality while also delivering substantial energy and cost savings...especially for facilities and zones with highly variable and unpredictable occupancy, such as meeting rooms, classrooms, theaters, auditoriums, gyms, cafeterias/restaurants, retail stores, and hotels.
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.
LA Testing is a provider of formaldehyde and volatile organic compound (VOC) testing services and products to professionals and the general public.
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.
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.
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.
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.