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Findings show majority of schools have acted during the pandemic to address indoor air quality, while citing outdated infrastructure and high costs as key challenges.


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Findings show majority of schools have acted during the pandemic to address indoor air quality, while citing outdated infrastructure and high costs as key challenges.

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.


Center for Green Schools at USGBC, With ASHRAE, Release Report On IAQ In Schools

Findings show majority of schools have acted during the pandemic to address indoor air quality, while citing outdated infrastructure and high costs as key challenges.

Iconic LA Building First To Earn UL Healthy Building Indoor Air, Water Verification

FourFortyFour South Flower is the first building in the world to earn the UL Verified Healthy Buildings Mark for Indoor Air and Water.

ASHRAE, CDC Released Updated COVID-19 Guidance This Week

The ASHRAE Epidemic Task Force updated its airborne transmission guidance on the virus. And, CDC provided an update on surface transmission for community environments.

Boston Air Solutions NPBI Air Cleaning Technology

Boston Air Solutions set to provide safer, cleaner indoor air quality through needlepoint bipolar ionization and real-time monitoring.

CO2 Measurement Contributes to Better IAQ

CO2 measurement is a key contributor to safer and healthier indoor environments.

UL, SafeTraces Launch Program To Help K-12 Schools Reopen Safely

Indoor air quality, ventilation and filtration verification, and infection control program helps enhance student, teacher, and staff safety.

The Music Center In Los Angeles Recognized For IAQ Upgrades

The complex is the first performing arts organization to earn the UL Verified Healthy Buildings Mark for Indoor Air Quality.

New App Provides Real-Time IAQ Metrics

Carbon Lighthouse released its Indoor Air Quality solution, which shows real-time IAQ metrics for a building through a simple, occupant-facing app in order to increase consumer confidence.

Healthy Buildings: Disease-Fighting, Productivity-Boosting Super Structures

Healthy buildings are inherently sustainable, but their green benefits go beyond the power grid to offer wellness to those who live and work within their walls.

Airthings Launches View Plus Air Quality Technology

Battery-operated and Wi-Fi-enabled, View Plus includes sensors for particulate matter (PM), radon, carbon dioxide (CO2) and much more

Climate And Human Health-focused Office Building Moves Ahead

State-of-the-art ventilation, touchless features, rooftop green space highlight The Net, an Urban Visions development in downtown Seattle.

IAQ And Dedicated Outdoor Air Systems

To deliver on ventilation and energy efficiency conditions, facility managers may consider DOAS units for their buildings.

Candid Discussions About Indoor Air Quality

Improving indoor air quality has become an imperative for facilities executives as they build plans for healthier, more resilient buildings.

Focus On The Human Dimensions Of People Coming Back To Work

How to ensure resilience in all ways for facilities to help make people feel safe.

Across The Globe, Employees Concerned With Healthy Workplaces

As part of its global study of four markets, Honeywell surveyed 500 workers who typically work in buildings with 500 or more employees across the United States.

AssetCare Asset Management Platform

mCloud connects first 10 New York buildings in new multi-site commercial building campaign.

Prescriptive HVAC: Diagnose, Then Treat

To protect against transmission of COVID-19 and other threats, plan the steps to increase building ventilation and improve filtration.

Indoor Air Quality And The Pandemic

Here is a look at risk, energy use, and carbon impacts for commercial HVAC systems.

Indoor Air Quality: Mitigate Risk Of Aerosol Spread

In 2020, indoor air quality became front and center for buildings as CDC and ASHRAE stated that COVID-19 viral particles are likely spread not only through droplets but also via aerosols.

Facility Executive: December 2020 Issue

The Facility Executive December 2020 issue looks at the role HVAC systems play in combating COVID-19, as well as artificial intelligence, stormwater management, and more. Plus, FM Solutions for 2021.

Occupant Health Hinges On Indoor Air Quality

Indoor air quality standards are changing, and a new normal is emerging that we expect will have lasting implications for resilient facility management.

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.

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