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Indoor Air Quality

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August 3, 2022 Kathleen Misovic

Is the Breathing Easy in Your Facility?

Health and Safety

In March, the Biden administration launched the Clean Air in Buildings Challenge (CABC), calling on building owners and managers to adopt strategies for improving indoor air quality.

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Allergen
March 23, 2022 Emer Duffy, Ph.D.

Allergen Removal: A Critical Part of Carpet Care

Carpet

Create a healthier indoor environment by learning about how to prevent pollutants in carpet from triggering allergies.

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Indoor Air Quality + Air Purification
February 9, 2022 Dr. Gavin Macgregor-Skinner

Indoor Air Quality + Air Purification

Infection Control

Your facility may need more air changes per hour, compared to before the pandemic, to help stop the spread of COVID-19 and other diseases.

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Indoor air quality, dust, IAQ, PM2.5
January 12, 2022 Michael Driedger

Pinpoint Indoor Air Quality Issues Through IoT Technology

Technology and Trends

Data from Internet of Things technology can help you pinpoint the location and cause of indoor air quality problems so you can adjust your cleaning and maintenance protocols accordingly.

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UVGI
August 25, 2021 Amy W. Richardson

What Is Upper-room UVGI?

Infection Control

Upper-room UVGI systems can be a useful ventilation tool to control SARS-CoV-2 and reduce the spread of infectious pathogens.

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HVAC System, HVAC, COVID-19
June 10, 2021 Jon A. Barrett

COVID-19 and HVAC Systems

Health and Safety

HVAC air conveyance systems must be routinely inspected, maintained, and cleaned to operate most efficiently and cost effectively.

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HVAC, indoor air quality, IAQ
June 2, 2021 Matt Barwick & Roland Reesby

Follow the Basic Steps for Improving Indoor Air Quality

Facility Management

One of the first steps for facility managers looking to improve indoor air quality is to make a thorough air quality and HVAC system assessment to identify issues like positive or negative airflow, pollutants, and any leakage.

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Coatings
May 10, 2021 Thomas O’Shaughnessy

Consider VOCs When Choosing Surface Coatings

Facility Management

Understanding volatile organic compounds, or VOCs, is an important part of selecting products for your facility.

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osha guidance
February 18, 2021 Kathleen Misovic

Workforce Experts Weigh in on OSHA Guidance for Coronavirus

Facility Management

A Q&A with UL representatives examines how a new executive order calling for stronger workplace safety guidelines will impact building owners, managers, and occupants.

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technology, building technology
November 13, 2020 Pat Tessier

Tech Solutions to Create Healthier, Safer Commercial Spaces

Technology and Trends

Owners and operators of commercial buildings are implementing new technologies to improve air quality and monitor the flow of people to make their facilities safer, healthier, and cleaner.

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VOCs
October 22, 2020 Dr. Tim Yeomans

VOCs and Indoor Air Quality

Facility Management

Facility and maintenance managers can take steps to mitigate VOCs which are a significant contributor to poor indoor air quality.

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HVAC Maintenance Tips, maintenance worker
September 21, 2020 Kathleen Misovic

HVAC Maintenance Tips for Healthy Schools

Health and Safety

In addition to clean surfaces, clean air can help stop the spread of SARS-CoV-2. Seth Ferriell, CEO of SSC Services, offers tips to set up the air conditioning systems in your school facilities.

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