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  • Dirty Air Ducts and Indoor Air Quality Issues for Building Occupants

    Air ducts are a critical component of a building’s HVAC system. They deliver ventilation and a path for warm or cool air to provide a pleasant indoor environment for building occupants in homes, schools and commercial buildings. If air ducts become dirty and contaminated, they not only won’t operate efficiently and could be causing indoor air quality (IAQ) concerns. This ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • Dirty Air Ducts Impact the Air Quality of Buildings in New York City

    New York has the highest population density of any major city in the United States, with over 27,000 people per square mile. To support this many people, the city and surrounding suburbs are filled with millions of homes, schools, offices, and industrial complexes. In many of these buildings, air ducts play a pivotal role in keeping people comfortable and productive. This ...


    By VOETS, LLC

  • Tips to Prevent Air Duct Contamination Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production discusses air ducts and provides tips from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on ways to prevent air duct contamination.  “Air ducts that become dirty and contaminated may not operate efficiently and could ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Dirty Ducts & Indoor Air Quality Discussed in New Online Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of another online video to help educate the public about issues that may impact their health.  Their latest educational video discusses dirty ducts and how it can impact indoor air quality and an HVAC system’s energy efficiency. A home’s heating and cooling system acts as a building’s lungs as ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Duct Cleaners under Scrutiny from the Media

    Last week WOWT in Omaha, Nebraska reported on the investigation of a duct cleaning company that was offering an $80 air duct cleaning promotion.  The Better Business Bureau (BBB) had concerns and utilized an employee’s home to take the company up on its offer.   According to the WOWT report, a technician from the company arrived at the home that had been outfitted with cameras ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Independent Verification of Duct Cleaning is Crucial for IAQ

    Chicago property owners and managers turn to the building consulting experts at EC2 to provide independent third party verification of duct cleaning in commercial and multitenant buildings.   According the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) website discussing duct cleaning the agency states, “If you decide to have your heating and cooling system cleaned, it is important to ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Duct Cleaners Rely on Legends for their Unique Insurance Coverage Needs

    Homes and buildings with dirty ducts can spread indoor air quality (IAQ) contaminants every time the HVAC system turns on.  These same dirty ducts cause HVAC systems to work harder and use more energy to cool or heat a building.   According to the National Duct Cleaners Association (NADCA), “While dirty ducts don’t necessarily mean unhealthy air in your home, school or ...

  • Third Party Duct Cleaning Verification Essential for Owners and Property Managers

    Core, one of the most recognized providers of commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) services, utilizes NADCA certified industry professionals to perform this important task.  The importance of duct cleaning for HVAC systems installed in commercial, industrial or big residential complexes is crucial for maintaining HVAC system efficiency and for providing healthy IAQ.  A number of ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Duct Cleaners Turn to MBM Insurance Resource Center’s Coverage Solutions

    Last week, students who attend Tri-City School in Central Illinois had several days off.  The unexpected break from school was not caused directly by the unusual cold wave that hit the region, but rather due to fears of spreading mold through the school’s heating system.   According to a report from WAND 17, earlier in the year, mold was found in the school’s heating system ...

  • Opsis Fastloop - An alternative sampling system for DOAS cross-duct CEM systems

    Untitled Document Opsis engineers have come up with a novel solution to the problem sometimes encountered when it is difficult to locate cross-duct DOAS analysers close to the stack due to restricted access and ...

  • Air pollution control system

    Complete system solutions for air pollution control and treatment are available as custom designed installations. Turnkey delivery of entire system Flexibility to include all needed components from various suppliers System evaluation for optimal designs to include heat exchanger, waste heat boiler, oil or water heater, bag house, ESP, scrubber, stack, etc. Engineered ...


    By Nacah Tech LLC

  • Robotics In the Service of Indoor Air Quality Professionals

    When performing professional duct cleaning in hospitals, schools, and government institutions, the quality of cleaning is a primary priority. Robotics Design’s patented ANAT™ technology allows you to excel in jobs where robustness, job length and obstacle avoidance are critical factors. The ANATROLLER mobile robot family, composed of the ANATROLLER ARI-100 and ARI-50 guarantee that ou ...


    By Robotics Design Inc.

  • U.S. Indoor Air Quality Market

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: U.S. Indoor Air Quality Market http://www.reportlinker.com/p0958093/US-Indoor-Air-Quality-Market.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=HVAC INTRODUCTION ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Real-world monitoring of air quality using low cost air quality sensors

    The emergence of sensors capable of measuring the gases and particles that make up air pollution, especially in cities and industrial areas, has driven many academic studies which evaluate the sensors and compare performance against reference methodology. Such projects provide valuable and thorough assessment, but they currently work slower than the pace of low cost sensor system development. In ...


    By AQMesh

  • Assistance in the salvage of clean air with Herts Essex Recycling

    Filtrex Global provides products and systems that are energy efficient, and ensure that installations are adequately maintained to prevent environmental issues. HVAC systems with clogged filters decrease air flow, causing the systems to work harder, which in turn increases energy consumption.  The same goes for the condition of ducting; if ducts along with coils and filters are ...


    By Filtrex Global Limited

  • Mobile Environment Monitor Gets an Airing at MCERTS

    It’s not just environmental monitoring equipment that will come under scrutiny at this year’s MCERTS Conference – delegates will be able to get an up-to-the-minute read-out on local air pollution levels. Enviro Technology Services plc – a world leader in the supply of advanced environmental air quality monitoring systems – will have an Opsis open-path DOAS system set up outside the main door ...

  • Air pollution control helps remove VOCs

    Air pollution control manufacturer AirProtekt has supplied turnkey air pollution control equipment to abate volatile organic compounds (VOC) fumes and odours from three solvent-based spray painting booths and baking ovens at an aircraft component finishing facility. The equipment supplied was AirProtekt’s Honeycat® concentrator catalytic ...

  • ET Attendance at the Air Quality & Emissions Show

    Leading UK Air Quality Monitoring & Continuous Emissions Monitoring Specialists, Enviro Technology Services Plc (ET) will be exhibiting at the AQE Conference & Exhibition on Stands 5 & 6. Our experts will be on hand to discuss, present and explain our cutting-edge technology for a wide range of applications including air quality, CEMS and atmospheric chemistry and scientific research. ...

  • ASTM E2029 - 11 standard test method for volumetric and mass flow rate measurement in a duct using tracer gas dilution

    The method presented here is a field method that may be used to determine mass and volume flow rates in ducts where flow conditions may be irregular and nonuniform. The gas flowing in the duct is considered to be an ideal gas. The method may be especially useful in those locations where conventional pitot tube or ...


    By ASTM International

  • Eaton Selected to Provide High-Pressure Environmental Control System Ducting for Gulfstream`s All-New G500 and G600 Business Jets

    Environmental control system ducting manufactured by power management company Eaton will be featured in the all-new family of G500 and G600 business jets recently announced by Gulfstream Aerospace Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics. Using expertise in build-to-model digital design, Eaton is supplying lightweight, durable and innovative ducting and related components for both ...


    By Eaton Corporation

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