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  • 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

  • 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 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • Vent Cleaning can Improve IAQ, but Buyer Beware

    Commercial property owners and managers across Illinois and Chicago turn to the building consulting experts at EC2 to provide unbiased inspections and verification of duct cleaning in commercial and multitenant buildings.   This morning the Associated Press reported that a lawsuit has been filed in Cook County Circuit Court against a suburban Chicago vent cleaning company.  The suit ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Green cleaning: what you need to know

    When thinking holistically about sustainability in buildings, “green cleaning” should be included along with your energy  and carbon management programs.  This article discusses the history of “green cleaning” and key success elements for facilities, the procurement and verification process. One reason it is important to consider “green cleaning” ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Cillit Bang used in clean-up at Dounreay

    The BBC has today covered the use of Cillit Bang in the clean-up of the Dounreay Site. The press release issued by Dounreay Site Restoration Limited can be found below. Nuclear sites across Britain are showing interest in the discovery by workers at Dounreay that one of the country's best-selling household cleaner removes plutonium stains more effectively than many industrial clean-up products. ...

  • New stronger kwik clean grate magnets from Eriez

    Developments in magnet technology over the past decade have resulted in significantly stronger Magnetic Tubes providing levels of iron separation previously impossible. Eriez Magnetics Europe Ltd manufactures and utilises these Magnetic Tubes in powerful Grate configurations including the new Kwik Clean design. The Eriez Magnetic Grate is designed to specifically protect against fine and tramp ...


    By Eriez Magnetics Europe Ltd

  • Trion® Introduces the Latest Solution in Commercial Kitchen Air Cleaning

    Trion®, an innovative, international company dedicated to providing quality indoor air quality products for the commercial, industrial, and residential markets since 1947, is proud to introduce the latest innovation in commercial indoor air quality. The Grease Viper™ Commercial Kitchen Air Cleaner is designed to treat grease, smoke, and odor emissions from exhaust ...


    By Trion Indoor Air Quality

  • Envirotech Clean Air Supports Earth Day’s Green City Initiatives

    The 44th annual celebration of Earth Day takes place on April 22nd.  A major focus of this year’s event is green cities and things that can be done to make a more sustainable and healthy environment for the world’s population.   Today, more than half of the world’s population lives in urban environments.  These ...


    By Envirotech Clean Air, Inc.

  • A ‘MODULAR’ APPROACH TO CLEAN AIR - A PRIORITY THAT AFFECTS THE BOTTOM LINE

    Smoke, dust, oil mist and other production pollutants are more efficiently collected and cleaned through a unique modular air filtration system that can also suppress fires, noise and odors – while enhancing the bottom line. Until recently, most plants considered clean air to be a secondary issue, or a design consideration for new facilities. Yet, the focus on clean air should be on the ...


    By Clean Air America Inc.

  • 3 Ways to ease your HVAC Technician’s spring cleaning budget and burden

    Spring cleaning isn’t your facility’s favorite time of year, but it needs to be done or those dirty coils and air ducts will lower efficiency and increase costs this summer. What’s more, uncleaned systems will diminish a facility’s indoor air quality. Why do HVAC technician’s delay this seasonal activity? Is it because cleaning your HVAC systems costs time and money, ...

  • Clean Air America to Showcase Air Filtration Solutions for Welding at TECHSPO National Leadership & Skills Conference

    Clean Air America, Inc., innovator in air filtration products that protect workers, students, and the environment, announces participation at ...


    By Clean Air America Inc.

  • HBD/Thermoid Inc. Agrees to $371,075 Settlement for Alleged Violations of Clean Air Act at Chanute, Kan., Facility

    HBD/Thermoid Inc. has agreed to pay a $130,000 civil penalty to settle alleged violations of the Clean Air Act (CAA) at its facility in Chanute, Kan. As part of its settlement agreement with EPA Region 7, the company will spend an additional $241,075 to complete two supplemental environmental projects. The settlement stems in part from air sampling conducted in Chanute that showed increased ...

  • TVA to pay $450,000 civil penalty for clean air act violations at the widows creek fossil plant in stevenson, Ala.

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has entered into a consent agreement and final order with the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) that resolves EPA's allegations that TVA has violated the Clean Air Act at the Widows Creek Power Plant in Stevenson, Ala. TVA has fully cooperated with EPA throughout the enforcement proceedings and has agreed to pay a $450,000 civil penalty to resolve the ...

  • 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.

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