building ventilation News

  • PPM team attends ‘Build Tight, Ventilate Right?’ event.

    Laura and John from PPM Technology were delighted to attend the recent 'Build Tight, Ventilate Right?' Conference in Glasgow. But unfortunately they had to leave earlier than planned due to the weather! The conference organized by CIC Start informed architects, housing associations, landlords, policy makers and legislators of the importance in achieving good Indoor Air Quality. It ...


    By PPM Technology

  • PPM Technology to exhibit at ‘Build tight, ventilate right? - Air Quality in Housing’ conference.

    Members of PPM Technology's team will attend the upcoming ‘Build tight, ventilate right? - Air Quality in Housing’ conference held in Glasgow, Scotland on the 2nd of February. The conference will provide landlords, architects, housing associations, developers, policymakers and legislators with important new knowledge that is emerging from current research ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Technology From Berkeley Lab Is First To Solve Ventilation Problems Plaguing Commercial Buildings

    A duct sealing technology developed at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory is the first viable solution to chronic ventilation problems plaguing hundreds of thousands of commercial buildings across the United States. Aeroseal, an aerosol-based technology, has already proven successful in dramatically improving air flow problems and significantly reducing energy costs for hundreds of commercial ...


  • 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

  • MEGTEC to build world’s largest coal mine ventilation methane emissions abatement system in China

    U.S.-based firm’s China subsidiary signs agreement with AES Climate Solutions Asia joint investment company. De Pere, Wis., U.S.A. –  MEGTEC Systems today announced that its China subsidiary has been contracted to build the largest plant in the world to capture and eliminate ventilation air methane (VAM) from the Datong coal mine in China’s Chongqing municipality.  The ...


    By Babcock & Wilcox MEGTEC LLC

  • Puerto Ricans Turn to Zimmetry Environmental for Answers to their Ventilation and IAQ Questions

    It is not uncommon for indoor pollutants to accumulate to levels that can pose health and comfort issues when too little outdoor air enters a building. These may include mold, bacteria, tobacco smoke, chemicals such as volatile organic compounds (VOCs), radon, allergens, elevated levels of carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide, and other pollutants.   For those ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • 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

  • Cemtrex Sees Business Opportunities in Ventilation Air Methane Market

     Cemtrex, Inc. (OTC: CTEI) is optimistic about business opportunities resulting from increased proposal activity in the Ventilation Air Methane market for its MCDR technology. Cemtrex had developed breakthrough technology for the destruction of Ventilation Air Methane (VAM) and currently markets its MCDR (Methane Catalytic Destruction Reactor) technology, whereby low-concentration methane ...

  • Home Ventilation & Indoor Air Quality Discussed in New Online Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production discusses how home ventilation impacts people’s indoor air quality (IAQ).   Indoor pollutants can sometimes accumulate to levels that can pose health and comfort issues when too little outdoor air ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Opening Ceremony for the New Building

    The new office building was officially opened for business on April 12, 2017. Among other things, it houses the Flottweg Academy, Research and Development, the Design department, and the human resources department. Both the high-quality office furniture as well as the architecture of the building itself reflect our company's values both inside and out. We find the consistency of ...


    By Flottweg SE

  • France green building market

    Over the past few years there has been an increased interest for sustainable development and green building programs. Every year since 2001, a full week has been dedicated to promoting sustainable development and educating the public on environmental issues and solutions. Consensus around a need for change has steadily been growing culminating in a strong public opinion favoring government ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Vestas to move into green building

    Vestas, the world's leader in producing high-tech wind power systems, will move its North American sales and service headquarters into the historic Meier & Frank Depot Building in Portland's Pearl District. Gerding Edlen Development, Inc., will transform the sturdy structure, vacant since 2001, into one of Portland's newest and distinctive buildings. Construction is expected to begin in ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • The costs of not building green

    Despite the narrowing gap in cost between green building and traditional 'to-code' building, most builders and home buyers still perceive the green option to be significantly more expensive.  The reality is that due to increased builder education and an influx of affordable green building products, a building can be built green within the same budget as a non-green building.  According ...

  • Interior Department Headquarters a Sick Building

    WASHINGTON, DC (ENS) - The Interior Department has been exposing its headquarters workers to harmful chemical fumes, smoke, and construction dust for years, finds a new federal health evaluation released today by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, PEER, a national organization of workers in natural resources agencies. The evaluation concludes that poor ...

  • Can you be comfortable in a green building?

    Building performance and its evaluation have earned increased attention in recent years, particularly relating to green buildings. Much of the emphasis has been on optimizing energy and resource efficiency. Despite the recent media buzz around the actual performance of LEED-certified buildings, surprisingly little attention is being paid to the human resource within buildings. Green buildings, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • The New Building is Growing and Spreading Out

    New ideas need room to develop. So Flottweg is responding to the continued growth in new staff by building a new office building on the company's campus in Vilsbiburg. The new building will be the home of the Flottweg Academy, Automation Technology, and Facilities Management. The overall volume of the project comes to 3.4 million Euros. The official move-in date is planned for September 2017. Ten ...


    By Flottweg SE

  • The European market for eco-building products

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: The European market for eco-building products ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Green building standards under construction

    The world's leading certification system for sustainable architecture is set to undergo its most sweeping changes in 2009. The proposed revisions encourage designs that would reduce a building's impact on global climate change. Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, commonly known as LEED, has become the standard for green building design since the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), a ...

  • Greening government buildings - leading by example

    From airport terminals in rural Canada, sky-high green roofs, to state-of-the-art buildings in urban centres, the Government of Canada is leading the way when it comes to sustainable building design. All over the country, Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) is finding innovative ways to green government operations and ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Building a lower-carbon construction industry

    Key ideas for reducing the carbon footprint of buildings, from blueprint to build and beyond. By Dominic Burbridge, Senior Client Manager, Carbon Trust Advisory Carbon reduction is a complex challenge for all organisations, not least those in the construction industry. Taking a cradle-to-grave view of the construction sector value chain means considering all aspects of the design, construction, ...


    By Carbon Trust

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