Tag: Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)

Office Temperature A Source Of Workplace Conflict, Decreased Productivity

More than 70 percent of workers think sitting in an office that is too warm impacts their productivity, according to new CareerBuilder survey.

Building Envelope: Energy Use And IAQ

Building envelope improvements often rank at or near the top of the facility team’s to-do list, since they generally provide an attractive return on investment.

Focus On: Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)

Several recently released products aimed at improving indoor air quality are highlighted.

Question Of The Week: Indoor Air Quality Effects?

Cognitive functions in crisis are markedly better for people who work in facilities with low levels of indoor pollutants and carbon dioxide.

Question Of The Week: HVAC Coil Cleaning Methods?

Ensuring that facility air is filtered properly is largely dependent on the cleaning and maintenance of HVAC units.

Well Living Lab Strives For Healthier Indoor Spaces

Delos®, Mayo Clinic collaborate on first ever, human-centered research center dedicated to creating healthier indoor spaces.
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HVAC Considerations For Dry Climates

Consider the benefits of: heat pumps with auxiliary heat; zoned duct systems; zoned mini-splits; and straight cools.

Q&A: New UL Program Tackles IAQ

In the pursuit of sustainability, IAQ often becomes an afterthought.
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Indoor Air Quality Trends: Sustaining Healthy Air

HVAC systems and room air currents significantly impact transmission of airborne illness.
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Focus On: HVAC

This article features four products that cover HVAC innovations.
Process Cleaning for Healthy Schools® (PC4HS) group is providing guidance on handling potential PCB-containing dust from substances such as older caulking in schools.

Guidance Offered To Schools For Handling Potential PCB-Containing Dust

Process Cleaning for Healthy Schools (PC4HS) is providing guidance on handling potential PCB-containing dust in academic environments.
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National Institute of Building Sciences Celebrates 40 Years

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.
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The ABCs Of VOCs In Facilities

There are thousands of different VOCs and they have two things in common—they contain carbon, and they evaporate quickly.
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The HVAC Factor: Keeping Cool, Safely

For facilities that handle hazardous items, indoor air quality and comfort are challenges.
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FM Frequency: Occupant Well-Being

Cleaning policies are paramount, but other aspects impact the health quotient of a facility.

Free White Paper: Impact Of Paint On Indoor Air Quality In Schools

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.

HVAC Trends: Controls Conversion

For HVAC systems, moving from pneumatic to digital streamlines operations and maintenance.

Services & Maintenance: Indoor Air Concerns

Addressing complaints and suspected problems calls for a targeted inspection.

One Coating Doesn’t Fit All

When it comes to coating different areas, whether inside or surrounding a commercial building, one coating does NOT fit all—and it's not even close.
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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Odor Management… A 360 Degree Approach

From trash areas and restrooms to carpet and upholstery, an effective and comprehensive odor management strategy is an all encompassing effort.
Facilities Management Challenges, Budget Cuts

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View the archived recording and learn about the five facilities management challenges that are bleeding facilities budgets dry, and how to solve them.
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Did You Miss Our Future Of The Data-Driven Workplace Webinar?

In this free video webinar, we dive into recent research around collaboration, productivity and the role of the office, and share how workplace data can inform facility decisions.

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