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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.


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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.

Indoor Air Quality

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.


Organizations Plan To Increase Energy Efficiency Investments In 2021

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.

In Pursuit Of Healthy Indoor Air For Buildings, Tech Tools Will Help

Employees and other occupants are expressing pointed concerns about how building systems are helping to ensure indoor air quality.

Pure Air Controls Works With SPENGA Fitness Studio For Improved IAQ

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.

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.

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.

Green Buildings, Safety First

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

Airgle AG900 Clean Room Air Purifier

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.

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.

HVAC Systems And Reopening Buildings Amid COVID-19

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

enVerid Air Purifier Captures 99.99% of Viruses

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.

Welcome Back: The New Hotel Stay

Returning joy to the hotel guest experience can be achieved with a variety of design elements.

ASID Selects Newest Impact Of Design Case Study

M Moser’s “Living Lab” puts evidence-based design into action with a flexible, agile workspace that continually accommodates for client and employee needs.

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.

HealthySpaces AI-Based Application Accelerates Safe Facility Reopening

The new solution from Nomad Go provides real-time data about space occupancy, mask usage, and social distancing to improve COVID-19-related compliance.

Paths To Improved Indoor Air Quality

For facility management, here’s the 4-1-1 on MERV ratings and supplemental filtration strategies.

Facility Executive: April 2020 Issue

The April 2020 issue features HVAC and COVID-19, anti-drone technology, lighting trends, and more. Plus, our annual Readers' Choice Awards.

Schneider Electric Module Detects CO2 Levels

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.

Coronavirus And HVAC: ASHRAE Releases Guidance Material

ASHRAE has released information to help address coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) as it relates to heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning systems.

Indoor Humidification Can Reduce Coronavirus Transmission, Infection Risk

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.

Where Is The Future Of Workplace Design?

Look at ways to support productivity, employee wellness, and sustainability in order to modernize and future-proof your office spaces.

Tackling HVAC Deferred Maintenance

Work toward optimizing HVAC systems by implementing these practical solutions.

The WELL Building Standard And Green Cleaning

Focused on human health and wellness in the built environment, WELL concepts support sustainable cleaning programs.

Houses Of Worship And Children’s Health

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.

Three Ways Facility Managers Can Retain Their Best Tenants

To tighten bonds and boost retention rates with commercial tenants, facility managers should leverage these three evolving trends.

Children’s Hospital Opens New Bone Marrow Transplant And Cellular Therapies Unit

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 Improves OneVue Sense Line

Primex released additional environmental monitoring solutions to enhance its OneVue Monitoring Platform.

Live Moss Wellness Walls From Verdure

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.

3M Products Help To Promote Facility-wide Sustainability

From cleaning products to window film and architectural finishes, the options are numerous for sustainable facilities.

Improving Long-Term HVAC Performance

Cumulative impact of three operational strategies helped a multi-tenant office building recertify LEED and boost its ENERGY STAR score.

Intelligent Lighting That Drives Automotive Plant Operations

The efficiencies made possible with a digital LED infrastructure help to deliver a more productive and safer manufacturing environment.

ION4K Removes Dust Particles

Compact machine electronically charges the air in a room to quickly bring dust particles and contaminants to the floor.

nora Launches New Color Palette For noraplan environcare Flooring

This adaptable, multipurpose premium rubber flooring offers 48 new harmonious shades designed to help evoke a sense of calm.

Facility Management SOLUTIONS For 2019

Take a look at these facility management products to meet your needs in the coming year.

What Does The Warehouse Of The Future Look Like?

A new report from JLL details nine features that are transforming industrial properties.

U of AR Installs UV Technology In HVAC Equipment

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 Stipple Textured Panels

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.

Saint-Gobain Releases North American HQ Occupant Comfort Study

The first of its kind based on size and scale, the longitudinal study reveals the collective benefits of a systems-based design approach.

Credit Union Pursues WELL Certification

In Vancouver, WA, HAPO Community Credit Union designed its newest branch to achieve WELL certification from the International WELL Building Institute.

Ion Science MiniPID 2 HS VOC Sensor

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. 

Naava Smart Green Walls

With technology imbued into these living walls, the air filtration capabilities of the plants are maximized.

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