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  • Taiwan Hung Kuo building is the First building in Asia certified to the UL Building Indoor Air Quality Certification Standard

    UL Environment, a division of UL (Underwriters Laboratories), a global safety science leader, today announced that Hung Kuo headquarter-Hung Kuo building achieved UL Building Indoor Air Quality Certification to the UL 2891 standard. UL’s Building Indoor Air Quality Certification is the world’s first comprehensive indoor air quality (IAQ) certification and preventative maintenance ...


    By UL Environment

  • Monitoring your building`s Air Quality

    PPM Technology has developed a range of continuous monitoring instruments for IAQ; continuous monitoring means the problems associated with single-point measurements are eliminated; the system is able to monitor multiple IAQ parameters continuously in real-time. This enables simple, effective, and flexible management of air quality. The instruments are able to collect a complete and accurate ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Indoor Air Quality Emergency Response Services

    Hygieneering, Inc. was called in on Sunday March 7th, 2011 in response to a high rise building fire in the Chicago Loop. Hygieneering, Inc. was called to respond to the indoor air quality concerns due to smoke and water damage that has occurred after an afternoon fire in the first floor of a Chicago Loop high rise building. The building indoor air quality is being tested for carbon dioxide, ...


    By Hygieneering, Inc.

  • IAQ Video Network Releases New Video from the Latest Houston IAQA Chapter Workshop

    Paul Cochrane from the IAQ Video Network was asked to present marketing techniques to the chapter, so IAQTV.com went along for the ride. Paul Cochrane from the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates was recently asked to come discuss with the Indoor Air Quality Association (IAQA) Houston Chapter about new ways to market an IAQ business in a recovering economy.  The IAQ Video Network ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • IAQ Consulting Firm Releases New Corporate Video

    Core, one of the most recognized providers of commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) services, unveils a new corporate video on YouTube and the IAQ Video Network.  Core, a renowned provider of indoor air quality services for property owners and building occupants, has created a new corporate video to promote the IAQ services they provide.  Core has utilized the IAQ Video Network and ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Foreclosed Commercial Properties May Contain Mold and Other Surprises

    Core, one of the most recognized commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) experts, provides services to let buyers know of mold contamination issues in foreclosed commercial properties.  Anyone who has read or watched the news over the last few years has heard story after story about the number of foreclosed homes across the nation.  Although not quite as hard hit as the residential market, ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Core Helps Prevent Nosocomial Infections

    Core, one of the most recognized providers of commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) services, provides testing services to ensure the air in healthcare facilities doesn’t lead to nosocomial infections.  There are a reportedly 1.7 million hospital acquired infections diagnosed each year in the United States.  A study sponsored by Resources for the Future and reported in a 2006 issue ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Environmental Marketing Experts Champion Prominent New Jersey Area IAQ Service Provider

    Cochrane & Associates teams up with Core Mechanical, one of the Tri-State’s most recognized leaders in indoor air quality (IAQ) services. Core Mechanical, a renowned provider of indoor air quality services for property owners and building occupants, has announced that they have retained the marketing services of Cochrane & Associates, LLC.  The specialized marketing and ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Core Utilizes Twitter & Facebook to Educate Others about Indoor Air Quality

    One of the most recognized leaders for providing indoor air quality (IAQ) services recently began utilizing social media to help improve indoor environments. Core, a renowned provider of indoor air quality services for property owners and building occupants, has announced that they have begun utilizing popular social media portals to improve people’s indoor air quality.  This is the ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • HVAC Inspections Reduce Costs, Improve IAQ and Extend Service Life

    Core, one of the most recognized providers of commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) services, provides HVAC inspections and complete refurbishment services. With record heat and humidity in many parts of the country HVAC systems in all types of buildings are working overtime.  The proper functioning of HVAC systems is vital for occupant comfort, energy efficiency and healthy indoor air ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • High Resolution Thermal Imaging Cameras Provide Key Answers During IAQ Investigations

    Core, one of the most recognized providers of indoor air quality (IAQ) services, utilizes advanced infrared cameras to solve complex building issues. Since their inception thermal imaging cameras have found many uses.  They are tools used by professionals ranging from firefighters to power line technicians.  One of the most widespread uses for thermal imaging today is in the HVAC, ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Hygieneering, Inc. Attends the First Chicago Suburban USGBC Meeting at McDonald’s University

    Hygieneering, Inc. attended the USGBC Meeting on March 8th, 2011 to promote Hygieneering, Inc.’s Indoor Air Quality Management Programs. Hygieneering, Inc.’s Indoor Air Quality Management Programs provide USGBC LEED (IEQ) Indoor Environment Quality credits for commercial office buildings. The (IAQ) Indoor Air Quality Management Program provides indoor air quality testing and ...


    By Hygieneering, Inc.

  • Allergens and Air Conditioning Can Cause IAQ Problems

    Core, one of the most recognized providers of commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) services, provides solutions for building occupants and property owners.  Three weeks into summer and many parts of the country are feeling the heat.  As hot and humid temperatures grip the nation, millions of people find themselves spending more time in the comfort of their air conditioned homes and ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Vapor Intrusion Issues in Buildings Can Cause Dangerous Health Conditions

    Core, one of the most recognized providers of commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) services, utilizes advanced testing methods to determine if vapor intrusion is endangering building occupants.  The migration of volatile chemicals from below ground into buildings is known as vapor intrusion.  When these chemicals, which can be comprised of inorganic analytes, volatile organic compounds ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • New School Year Could Mean Exposure to Mold, Lead, Asbestos and Dust for Faculty and Students

    Core, one of the most recognized providers of commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) services, provides testing services to ensure summer construction projects at schools don’t create health hazards for students and teachers. August means back to school for millions of people as students and teachers alike get ready for the new school.  It also means many construction and remodeling ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • 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

  • EPA’s Draft Formaldehyde Assessment Report Highlights Exposure Concerns

    Core, one of the most recognized providers of commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) services, provides formaldehyde testing to protect workers and building occupants from its dangerous health effects.  In early June of this year the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a Toxicological Review of Formaldehyde-Inhalation Assessment.  The report is available for public comment and ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Come join us for show 251 as we interview Dan Stradford task force chair for the new NADCA position paper on Using Chemical Products in HVAC Systems!

    Dan Stradford  Come join us for show 251 as we interview Dan Stradford task force chair for the new NADCA position paper on Using Chemical Products in HVAC Systems! Since 1978, Dan Stradford has been the chief executive officer of Action Duct Cleaning Company, based in the Los Angeles area. Action Duct has serviced clients in more ...


    By IAQ Radio

  • Dry Ice Blasting Removes Mold and Other Microbial Contaminants

    Core, one of the most recognized providers of commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) services, utilizes dry ice remediation techniques to safely remove toxic mold from buildings. Today most people recognize that mold and bacteria can cause a host of health issues when found in buildings.  Floods, leaks, plumbing problems and elevated humidity can all cause microbial contaminates to grow in ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • 2014 Healthy Building Professional Summit

    Sponsored by IAQ Training Institute, LLC of Central City, PA The 2014 Healthy Building Professional Summit will be held August 18-22, 2014 at Seven Springs Mountain Resort, 777 Waterwheel Drive, Seven Springs, PA. The weeklong event includes fundamental, intermediate and advanced level education on residential and commercial indoor air quality (healthy building) ...


    By IAQ Radio

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