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  • Microbial Hazards & HVAC Systems the Focus of New Study

    Recently, a new study supported by the U.S. Army Material Command was released detailing microbial issues associated with heat exchangers in heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems.  Entitled, Characterization and Control of the Microbial Community Affiliated with Copper or Aluminum Heat Exchangers of HVAC Systems, the research discusses microbial growth in building systems ...


    By Ultraviolet Devices, Inc.

  • New OSHA Document Addresses IAQ in Commercial and Institutional Buildings

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently released “Indoor Air Quality in Commercial and Institutional Buildings”.  The document provides practical guidance for IAQ issues meant to assist building owners and operators. In addition, it offers direction for HVAC engineers, industrial hygienists and IAQ professionals to improve the indoor environment.   ...


    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

  • Environmental concerns spur growth in the South African HVAC market, observes Frost & Sullivan

    The top five vertical industries in the South African heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) market are currently experiencing significant growth due to greater energy efficiency awareness. Mounting pressure on energy resources in the country has also increased the drive for new, energy-efficient HVAC equipment and upgrades of existing equipment. New analysis from Frost & Sullivan ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • LG Electronics Adds High-Performance Air Cleaner To Energy Efficient HVAC Portfolio

    LG Electronics USA has introduced a new air cleaner that combines a variety of technological advances with a superior dust holding capacity to provide superior performance and energy efficiency while minimizing maintenance needs and reducing life cycle cost. The state-of-the-art LG "Dynamic V8 VL Series" Air Cleaner features the longest filter life currently available on the market, substantively ...


    By LG Electronics

  • Camfil Farr Podcast Discusses `Hot Topics` in Commercial Air Filters

    A new podcast from Camfil Farr — the world's leading provider of clean air solutions — is now available on the company's website. The podcast, which covers industry hot topics as well as Camfil Farr's innovations in the commercial air filter industry, was produced in conjunction with the company's ...


  • 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

  • Building America Update – August 8, 2014

    Top Innovation Spotlight: Quality Management System Guidelines Webinar: High Performance Enclosure Strategies, Part II ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Johns Manville Peak Advantage® Contractors Honored for Outstanding Commercial Roofing Projects

    Two Johns Manville (JM) energy-generating and energy-saving asphalt roofing projects were awarded top honors in the 2013 Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association’s (ARMA's) third annual Quality Asphalt Roofing Case Study (QARC) competition. ...


  • Air Filtration and Purification Market will reach $7.5 billion by 2011

    The market for indoor air filtration and purification will reach $7.5 billion in 2011. Much of that growth will occur in the Commercial/Institutional segment, accounting for over $1.5 billion by 2011. This is the conclusion of the McIlvaine Company in its continually updated online report, Air Filtration and Purification World Markets. New commercial and institutional buildings in Europe ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • California Green Building Standards Code Requires Improved Energy Efficiency

    UltraViolet Devices, Inc. (UVDI) provides technology solutions for increased energy efficiency and improved indoor air quality (IAQ).   As January 1st is quickly approaching, cities across California are preparing to enforce the new California Green Building Standards Code (CALGreen Code).  The new building codes were finalized earlier this year by California’s Building ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • 2012 AHR Expo to Showcase UV-C & Molecular Filtration Products

    From January 23rd through the 25th over 50,000 visitors from all 50 states and over 120 countries will be attending the 2012 AHR EXPO in Chicago, Illinois.  The AHR EXPO continues to be the world’s largest HVACR exposition.   One of the industry’s most anticipated exhibits at each year’s event is UVDI.  The company is a leading provider of ...


    By Ultraviolet Devices, Inc.

  • 2011 AHR Expo Displays Cutting Edge UV & Molecular Filtration Products

    UltraViolet Devices (UVDI) will be showcasing the latest indoor air quality (IAQ) solutions later this month.   From January 31st through February 2nd over 45,000 visitors from all 50 states and 120 countries will be attending the 2011 AHR EXPO in Las Vegas, Nevada.  The AHR EXPO is the world’s largest HVACR exposition.   One of the most ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • UltraViolet Devices Promotes Veteran Molecular Filtration Engineer to Director of Technology

    Dr. Ashish Mathur’s responsibilities at the nation’s leading provider of ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI) and molecular filtration products expanded to support continued growth.  Less than a year ago, Dr. Ashish Mathur joined the team at UltraViolet Devices, Inc. (UVDI) as Senior Molecular Filtration Engineer.  In recognition of his expertise and immediate ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • UV-C & Molecular Filtration Products to be Showcased at the 2013 AHR Expo

    Held in conjunction with ASHRAE’s 2013 Winter Conference, the International Air Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo) is getting ready to take place later this month.  From January 28th through the 30th, approximately 50,000 visitors from all 50 states and over 100 countries are expected to attend the 2013 AHR Expo in Dallas, Texas.    ...


    By Ultraviolet Devices, Inc.

  • Air Filtration for Museums - Why Air Quality in Museums is a Big Deal

    When you enter a museum, you often feel as if you’ve entered a different world, but unfortunately the air quality in museums is not always at a good level for human health and for the preservation of priceless artifacts. But there are several reasons why the indoor air quality in a museum is not just a matter of proper ventilation, because when other air quality control factors are not ...


    By Camfil Ltd

  • 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

  • Dynamic Air Cleaners Help Make More Than 400 Government Buildings More Sustainable

    Dynamic Air Quality Solutions, a leading manufacturer and distributor of high-performance indoor air quality products, today announced completion of its 400th Government project installation. Dynamic Air Cleaners are an optimal indoor air quality (IAQ) solution for both new and retrofit government buildings and schools. The company provides solutions that can ensure optimum IAQ, save energy, and ...

  • Puerto Rico’s Building Science Professionals Identify IAQ Issues Caused by Faulty Air Conditioners

    With Puerto Rico’s often hot and humid climate, a properly functioning air conditioner provides a comfortable indoor environment for building occupants. Depending on where people live, work or go to school, air conditioning is often a necessity to maintain an indoor environment conducive for learning, working and living comfortably.  Maintaining the air ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • Air filter sales in Asia soar past $2 billion

    Asia is the fastest growing market for air filters and purifiers.  One third of the 2011 sales of $6.6 billion will be in Asia. This is the latest forecast in the McIlvaine Air Filtration and Purification World Markets. Nearly half the market will be for medium efficiency filters, rated F 5-9 (approx. MERV 8-15). These are filters similar to the 3M electrets filter as opposed to lower ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

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