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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • 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

  • Energy recovery ventilation systems growing in importance

    Energy recovery ventilation (ERV) systems are becoming increasingly important in North America in light of the current drive to conserve energy, make buildings “green,”and enhance indoor air quality (IAQ). New analysis from Frost & Sullivan, “North American Energy Recovery Ventilation Market,” found that this market earned revenues of $324.6 million in 2006 and it is expected to reach $778.7 ...

  • Building for the future

    The public sector's ability to contribute to the UK's low-carbon and cost-effective economy through realising savings from non-domestic buildings. Viewpoint from Michael Ashcroft, Strategy Analyst, and Richard Rugg, Director, Carbon Trust Programmes. Recent debates about creating a low carbon economy in the UK have been dominated by how we should generate energy in the future. However, ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • 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

  • 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 Foundation

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • 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 ...

  • Building energetics in the focus of the CEP Expo

    The CEP Clean Energy & Passive House Expo, international trade fair and conferences for energy efficiency and intelligent buildings, will take place on October 17 - 18, 2012 at the Lurdy Conference and Event Center in Budapest. The 4th edition of the event will introduce and display energy efficient solutions of the future. With a wide spectrum of innovative products and services, CEP EXPO ...


    By Energy-Server - REECO GmbH

  • 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

  • Building a more environmentally-friendly future

    It may not be the tallest building in the Pearl River Delta region, but it could be one of the few that aims for a lofty goal: zero net impact on energy consumption. Construction of the Pearl River Tower, located in the booming new central business district of Guangzhou, which began in 2006, is due to be completed by the end of this year, said Jaime Velez, a principal designer from the United ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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