Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Indoor Air Quality articles below.
Health and safety concerns are driving building improvements, and despite decreased occupancy, energy use in buildings dropped surprisingly little in 2020, Johnson Controls 2020 Energy Efficiency Indicator survey reveals.
Employees and other occupants are expressing pointed concerns about how building systems are helping to ensure indoor air quality.
SPENGA in Seminole, FL implemented the Pure Air Indoor Environment program, a combination of services focused on healthy indoor air — and is the first Certified Pure Air fitness studio.
Building owners should not only determine the best indoor air quality measures for their buildings, but also effectively communicate actions to their occupants.
Patent-pending Airotrust Building Masks™ are visible air filters that use a magnetic filter housing for easy installation.
Four new pilot credits in the LEED rating system include a focus on surface cleaning and indoor air quality.
The AG900 was specifically engineered to help with airborne infection control at hospitals, clinics, and other healthcare facilities, and recent testing data results reveal up to 99.999% virus reduction capabilities.
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.
Examine your facility's HVAC systems with airflow, filtration, and humidity conditions at the forefront.
The enVerid Air Purifier ceiling mounted air filtration system has an ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI) sterilization lamp that has been shown to capture 99.99% of viruses, including a surrogate for the COVID-19 virus.
Returning joy to the hotel guest experience can be achieved with a variety of design elements.
M Moser’s “Living Lab” puts evidence-based design into action with a flexible, agile workspace that continually accommodates for client and employee needs.
Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have built an online tool that could help decrease the concentration of aerosols.
The new solution from Nomad Go provides real-time data about space occupancy, mask usage, and social distancing to improve COVID-19-related compliance.
For facility management, here’s the 4-1-1 on MERV ratings and supplemental filtration strategies.
The April 2020 issue features HVAC and COVID-19, anti-drone technology, lighting trends, and more. Plus, our annual Readers' Choice Awards.
The Carbon Dioxide sensor module for SE8000 Series Room Controllers helps facility managers make changes to air quality to improve occupant comfort and create opportunities for energy savings.
ASHRAE has released information to help address coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) as it relates to heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning systems.
A study from Condair shows raising air humidity by humidification reduces the risk of virus spread in hospitals and other buildings at low-cost and without causing negative effects.
Look at ways to support productivity, employee wellness, and sustainability in order to modernize and future-proof your office spaces.
Work toward optimizing HVAC systems by implementing these practical solutions.
Focused on human health and wellness in the built environment, WELL concepts support sustainable cleaning programs.
The U.S. EPA has released a free booklet that facility managers at houses of worship can reference to identify and mitigate potential health threats, such as lead and radon exposure.
To tighten bonds and boost retention rates with commercial tenants, facility managers should leverage these three evolving trends.
The eight-room unit at Atrium Health's Levine Children's Hospital features a specialized air filtration system that allows vulnerable patients to leave their rooms.
Primex released additional environmental monitoring solutions to enhance its OneVue Monitoring Platform.
Using biomimicry, the Moss Walls system uses flowing water, misters, fans, and specialized lighting to create an idyllic environment for live moss... and a healthy workplace.
From cleaning products to window film and architectural finishes, the options are numerous for sustainable facilities.
Cumulative impact of three operational strategies helped a multi-tenant office building recertify LEED and boost its ENERGY STAR score.
The efficiencies made possible with a digital LED infrastructure help to deliver a more productive and safer manufacturing environment.
Compact machine electronically charges the air in a room to quickly bring dust particles and contaminants to the floor.
This adaptable, multipurpose premium rubber flooring offers 48 new harmonious shades designed to help evoke a sense of calm.
Take a look at these facility management products to meet your needs in the coming year.
A new report from JLL details nine features that are transforming industrial properties.
Since 2008, the university's facilities department has pursued improved IAQ (and energy savings) by retrofitting campus AHUs with ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI).
Clean-Air Claro is a fully customizable acoustical panel that contributes to overall health and safety standards by helping to deliver better indoor air quality in areas such as hospitals, airports, schools, theaters, and restaurants.
The first of its kind based on size and scale, the longitudinal study reveals the collective benefits of a systems-based design approach.
In Vancouver, WA, HAPO Community Credit Union designed its newest branch to achieve WELL certification from the International WELL Building Institute.
The MiniPID 2 HS is capable of detecting trace levels of VOCs over a long period of time, making it suitable for indoor air quality monitoring applications.
With technology imbued into these living walls, the air filtration capabilities of the plants are maximized.