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.
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.
Property damage after a hurricane and the resulting flooding can go beyond repairing physical structures.
With millions of travelers passing through LAX annually, facility management at the world’s seventh busiest airport chose UVGI, or UV-C, technology.
The University of Miami improves indoor air quality and saves energy by installing HVAC Load Reduction Technology.
Opened in 2015, the building's sustainability features include a cogeneration plant, lighting controls, and outdoor plazas and a green roof.
In an inaugural address, the new ASHRAE president announced the theme of his term will be: Extending Our Community.
Eight Las Vegas properties in the MGM Resorts International portfolio have earned the highest level of this certification from the Green Building Initiative.
Improving indoor air makes for a more healthy and safer environment, and can make facility management the key to improved operations as well.
Dedicated outside air systems (DOAS) include a range of 100% outside air units and mixed air units that help decrease indoor air pollution and reduce heating and cooling loads.
Degradation of building envelope performance contributes to wasted energy, poor thermal comfort, and subpar indoor air quality.
Findings from CoreNet Global and CBRE Group found that a proactive focus on employee health delivers increased engagement and retention rates.
Check these practices to help ensure the safety of the cleaning and maintenance staff who work in the buildings you manage.
January is National Radon Action Month, and this article from ALTA Environmental describes the basic elements of radon testing and remediation for facility management.