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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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • EPA announces guidance to communities on PCBs in Caulk of buildings constructed or renovated between 1950 and 1978

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced a series of steps that building owners and school administrators should take to reduce exposure to PCBs that may be found in caulk in many buildings constructed or renovated between 1950 and 1978. The agency is also conducting new research to better understand the risks posed by caulk containing PCBs. This research will guide EPA in making ...

  • New FCI ST50 Air/Gas Flowmeter Goes Wireless

    New FCI ST50 Air/Gas Flowmeter Goes Wireless With IR Link For PDA Communication Ideal For Municipal & Industrial Wastewater Aeration Control Systems Wastewater engineers looking for a more convenient, time-saving and lower cost way to communicate with flowmeters will find the new ST50 Flowmeter from Fluid Components International (FCI) not only provides best-in-class measurement and value ...

  • Ways a Home’s Ventilation Could Cause Indoor Air Quality Issues

    Americans spend up to 90% of their time indoors so the indoor air quality (IAQ) in their homes is a critical component of a healthy life.  At times, indoor pollutants can accumulate to levels that can pose health and comfort issues, particularly when there is too little outdoor air entering a building. These pollutants may include mold, bacteria, tobacco smoke, volatile organic compounds ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • New York Building Science Experts Identify Ventilation Issues that Cause Indoor Air Quality Problems

    Most Americans spend up to 90% of their time indoors so the indoor air quality (IAQ) of their homes, schools, and work environments is a critical component of their wellbeing.  Unfortunately, indoor pollutants can accumulate to levels that can pose health and comfort issues, particularly when there is too little outdoor air entering a building.   ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • AirProtekt helps car seat maker meet local authority emission control targets

    Automotive interiors specialist, Johnson Controls of Wednesbury, West Midlands has turned to AirProtekt, the UK’s air pollution control specialists, to help meet the challenge of tight air quality emission controls imposed by its local authority. Johnson Controls’ Wednesbury facility produces car seats for major automotive vehicle manufacturers such as BMW, Mini and Range Rover.  Polyurethane ...


    By AirProtekt Limited

  • AirProtekt helps car seat maker meet local authority emission control targets

    Automotive interiors specialist, Johnson Controls of Wednesbury, West Midlands has turned to AirProtekt, the UK’s air pollution control specialists, to help meet the challenge of tight air quality emission controls imposed by its local authority. Johnson Controls’ Wednesbury facility produces car seats for major automotive vehicle manufacturers such as BMW, Mini and Range Rover.  ...


    By AirProtekt Limited

  • Plymovent sponsors MX3D to print a 3D steel bridge

    Plymovent contributes its clean air and filtration expertise to the first bridge project of its kind in the world! Designed by Dutch designer and artist Joris Laarman, MX3D will 3D print the construction of a metal bridge to be placed in the center of Amsterdam. MX3D, a highly innovative Dutch start-up company, invented an ...


    By Plymovent Group BV

  • Catalytic oxidation system lowers aircraft component finishing facility’s running and energy costs

    The UK’s leading air pollution control specialist, AirProtekt, has supplied, installed and commissioned turnkey air pollution control equipment to abate VOC fumes and odours from three solvent based spray painting booths and baking ovens at an aircraft component finishing facility. The Honeycat concentrator catalytic oxidation air pollution control and energy saving system treats the ...


    By AirProtekt Limited

  • Intellair introduced to the Middle Eastern Market

    After the successful launch of Intellair within the UK market, the Intellair team recently introduced this highly innovative control system to the Middle Eastern Market during The Big5 International Building and Construction Show in Dubai. This prestigious event was held in the Dubai World Trade Centre between the 25th and 28th of November. The Big5, the largest building and construction event ...


    By Western Air Ducts (UK) Ltd.

  • EPA Finalizes 50th Greenhouse Gas Permit in Texas

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the final approval of the 50th greenhouse gas (GHG) permit in Texas. In Texas alone, EPA has received 83 GHG permit applications from businesses since 2011. Texas is No. 1 in the country for receiving EPA-issued GHG permits for projects totaling well over $24 billion and creating over 20,000 construction jobs in the state. ...

  • Pipe Insulation in Homes May Expose People to Dangerous Asbestos Fibers

    Cinnaminson, NJ, October 15, 2012 Many homes built up until the 1970s were constructed using insulating blankets and paper tape on their steam pipes, boilers and furnace ducts that contained asbestos. Due to the material’s strength, durability, and insulating fire resistant properties it was a popular choice and was installed in many homes and buildings.� Over time, these materials can ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Lufkin Facility Receives EPA Greenhouse Gas Permit; $443.8 million in economic development and job creation

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a final greenhouse gas (GHG) Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) construction permit to the Pinecrest Energy Center power plant in Lufkin, Texas. The project proposes to construct a new natural gas-fired combined cycle electric generating plant. “Every day we are hard at work to help Texas businesses take advantage of new ...

  • Energy star now available for new multifamily high-rise buildings

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that new multifamily high-rise residential buildings are now eligible to qualify as Energy Star. Expanding the Energy Star eligibility to such properties will not only help EPA strengthen energy-efficiency initiatives, across the nation, which save money and help protect the environment, but also provide property owners the opportunity to ...

  • Integral Group earns 9th and 10th LEED platinum certifications

    Integral Group (formerly Rumsey Engineers) today announced that the Moraga Barn, in Moraga California and ClimateWorks Headquarters Phase 2, in San Francisco California were both awarded LEED Platinum certifications by the USGBC. These are the firm's 9th and 10th LEED Platinum certified buildings for the Oakland office. Integral specializes in the design of simple, elegant, cost-effective HVAC ...

  • Intellair has been nominated for the prestigious Gaia Awards

    We are delighted to announce that Intellair has been nominated for the prestigious Environmental Award: The Gaia Awards 2013 in the HVAC category. The Gaia Awards were launched in 2008 to honour companies in the construction sector whose products and services demonstrate a reduction of construction’s impact on the environment. The Gaia Awards has grown into the industry’s most ...


    By Western Air Ducts (UK) Ltd.

  • Meyer & Sons announces new president

    Wm. W. Meyer & Sons, Inc., a world leader in the manufacture of dry bulk material processing equipment, pneumatic conveyors, dust collectors, insulation blowing machines and vacuum collection systems is announcing the promotion of Greg Buric from General Manager to President of the Company. Mr. Buric has been with Meyer & Sons since 1981 and has worked in various departments throughout ...


    By Wm. W. Meyer & Sons, Inc.

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