Tag: Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)

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NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Fresh Wave IAQ by OMI Industries

Suitable for a variety of odor abatement situations, this product line is engineered from a proprietary blend of natural ingredients that includes water, lime, pine needles, aniseed, clove, and cedarwood.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Should Facility Managers Be Concerned About Asbestos?

Instead of hiring an abatement contractor to come in and remove asbestos, many facilities choose to manage it in an attempt to avoid exposure and save money.

Tips To Put Some “Spring” In The Workplace

Spring is here and that means warmer weather, blooming trees, bright flowers and…cleaning. While a good practice for offices, spring cleaning can also be a catalyst for modernization.
Demand Control Ventilation Benefits For Your Building.

FREE WHITE PAPER: Demand Control Ventilation Benefits For Your Building

DCV can provide good indoor air quality while also delivering substantial energy and cost savings...especially for facilities and zones with highly variable and unpredictable occupancy, such as meeting rooms, classrooms, theaters, auditoriums, gyms, cafeterias/restaurants, retail stores, and hotels.

FRIDAY FUNNY: The Top 10 Worst Smells

Next time you spray on that new fragrance beware—you may be turning off the very people you want to impress. A new study reveals the top 10 odors that can have a powerful and negative impact on our olfactory senses.

IAQ Trends: Conundrum In The Air

Ensuring healthy indoor environments often challenges energy efficiency measures.

Tricks Of The Trade: Fan Belts

How often do you recommend replacing the belts in roof fans? Additionally, how often should the ventilation system be cleaned?

Renewable Energy: The Air We Breathe

The relationship between the chemical content of building materials and occupant health is gaining renewed attention. This installment of "Renewable Energy" shifts its focus from alternative power to conversations about "chemicals of concern."

UL Environment Revises Odor Control Standard

The updated UL 2796 helps to protect health while still ensuring effective odor control.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Sentir Odor Blocker from J+J/Invision

This is an odor blocking technology applied to broadloom and modular commercial carpet.

Public Input Sought on Alternative to ASHRAE Standard 62.1 Procedure Proposed

A proposed change to the ventilation rate procedure in ASHRAE’s indoor air quality standard is open for review after changes were made based on public input last year.

2011 Edition of X7.1 Furniture Emissions Standard

ANSI has released two new important standards regarding IAQ testing and furniture emissions.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Is Dry Carpet Cleaning Right For You?

The dry cleaning method is one tool facilities can use to maintain a healthy indoor environment.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Formaldehyde & VOC Testing From LA Testing

LA Testing is a provider of formaldehyde and volatile organic compound (VOC) testing services and products to professionals and the general public.

Indoor Air Quality Trends: Take A Deep Breath

There are many benefits to improving facility indoor air quality (IAQ). But how can facility managers get it done?

The HVAC Factor: Greening Schools, One HVAC Step At A Time

School districts in Illinois are beginning to embrace the benefits of retrofitting and building new facilities with the most energy efficient HVAC available.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Mold Comes To Summer School

Moisture control during summer, even if the building is not occupied, is essential to prevent mold growth and other IAQ issues, especially in schools.

IAQ Trends: Facility Management & The New Green Construction Code

This green building design and construction code will have an impact on indoor air quality for those who adopt it.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Pura Finish On Kimball Office Products

Nearly all the company's wood furniture product lines now feature its water based finish, which contributes to healthy IAQ.

Equipping Artistic Expression

Aggreko, a global company specializing in rental power, cooling, heating, and oil-free compressed air, recently played an integral part in what could have been an explosive piece of artwork.
Facilities Management Challenges, Budget Cuts

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Data-Driven Workplace

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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.

[VIDEO] Job Order Contracting: Accelerating the Projects that Matter

This proven single-solicitation process accelerates project delivery while satisfying local bidding requirements. Learn all about Gordian’s JOC solutions .