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  • 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.

  • Video borescopes help indoor air quality and building professionals survey properties

    Borescopes are optical devices that have a flexible or rigid tube with an objective lens at one side connected by a relay optical system to an eyepiece or video screen. They have a long tradition as a useful tool for building and IAQ investigations. As technologies have improved the instruments have dramatically increased in quality and capabilities. EMSL Analytical, a major product supplier and ...


  • Texas Indoor Air Quality Professionals Identify Legionella Risks

    In December, multiple media outlets reported on the tragic case of a Texas newborn who developed Legionnaires’ disease and passed away early last year.  The infant was born during a water birth that some health experts believe may have exposed the child to the bacteria that causes the disease. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “Each ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Particle counters help indoor air quality professionals survey buildings

    Particle counters have become a common and useful tool for building investigations in recent years. As technologies have improved, the costs of the units have become more economical and the measuring capabilities more sensitive. The instrument user now has an unsurpassed amount of valuable information at their fingertips.Aerosol particle counters work by detecting and counting particles that are ...


  • Indoor Air Quality Complaints in the Office Solved by IAQ Professionals

    Today, more people recognize the importance of healthy, comfortable, and productive indoor environments.  This awareness and demand for good indoor air quality (IAQ) has increased in recent years as the working public has become more educated about IAQ issues.   According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, “Most Americans spend up to 90% of their time indoors and many ...

  • How to improve indoor air quality

    There are many factors that can contribute to poor indoor air quality (IAQ) ranging from thermal conditions and carbon dioxide concentrations to microbial, chemical and particulate contaminants. Health and productivity issues and awareness related to indoor air quality has been on the rise in recent years making the need to monitor IAQ that much more significant. Monitoring air quality conditions ...


  • Indoor Air Quality Association Meeting

    Hygieneering's Director of Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) and Emergency Response Services attended the national meeting of the Indoor Air Quality Association (IAQA) in San Antonio, TX this past week. Topics presented at the meeting included Healthy Homes initiatives, IAQ in Green Buildings including the LEED Certification Program, building pressurization issues pertaining to the ...


    By Hygieneering, Inc.

  • U.S. Indoor Air Quality Market

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: U.S. Indoor Air Quality Market http://www.reportlinker.com/p0958093/US-Indoor-Air-Quality-Market.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=HVAC INTRODUCTION ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Dynamic air quality solutions asks, `indoor air quality professionals -- what do they really do?`

    According to Wikipedia, Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) is a term which refers to the air quality within and around buildings and structures, especially as it relates to the health and comfort of building occupants. But what exactly does an IAQ professional do all day? You've probably seen the job-related memes floating around the interwebs. And we didn't want our industry to be left out! What do ...

  • Dynamic Air Quality Solutions Asks, `Indoor Air Quality Professionals -- What Do They Really Do?`

    According to Wikipedia, Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) is a term which refers to the air quality within and around buildings and structures, especially as it relates to the health and comfort of building occupants. But what exactly does an IAQ professional do all day? You've probably seen the job-related memes floating around the interwebs. And we didn't want our industry to be ...

  • California HVAC Workshop for Indoor Air Quality Professionals - California HVAC and Environmental Professionals Sign Turn To EMSL for Emerging Information

    Los Angeles, CA – Ian Cull, P.E.  is scheduled to speak in Garden Grove, CA at a seminar dedicated to helping indoor air quality (IAQ) professionals understand HVAC.  Topics will include Residential HVAC, Commercial HVAC, Filtration and Air Cleaning, Ventilation, Pressurization, Moisture Control and Hygiene and Maintenance. The workshop is scheduled for November 10th  at the ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • California’s Child Care Facilities & Indoor Air Quality

    Approximately 1 million children, five years of age or younger, attend child care or preschool in California.  There are some 49,000 licensed child care centers in the state with about 80% of those located in homes. Last year, the California Environmental Protection Agency’s Air Resources Board (ARB) published information from a study regarding air pollution and ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Indoor Air Quality Companies Turn to Corporate Videos

    One of the latest innovative ways for indoor air quality (IAQ) and environmental companies to reach their customers today is through online videos.  Helping companies achieve this feat is the industry’s IAQ Video Network.   The IAQ Video Network, an affiliate of Cochrane & Associates, is perhaps best known for over 125 educational videos they have produced over the past ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Allergens and Air Quality Concerns from Indoor Plants

    The indoor environmental quality (IEQ) professionals at Clark Seif Clark (CSC) provide comprehensive consulting and testing services to determine of indoor plants are causing a degraded environment for building occupants.   The use of plants in indoor environments can create what appears to be a more pleasant environment for building occupants.  Research has shown there are several ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Online Indoor Air Quality Videos Increase Business

    Did you know that an online video is up to 50 times more likely to get a first-page Google ranking than a standard text page, or that 700 YouTube videos are shared on Twitter each minute?  Facebook users watch 500 years of YouTube videos each day.   More video is uploaded to YouTube in one month than the three major U.S. networks created in 60 years.   There are over 800 ...

  • Indoor Air Quality is a Key Green Building Feature

    The presentation included Hygieneering, Inc.’s Green Building Services that include: (IAQ) Indoor Air Quality inspection, testing and building material assessments, inspections to identify (IAQ) Indoor Air Quality risk factors in the HVAC systems and air quality testing to meet health and comfort parameters established by ASHRAE and OSHA. Hygieneering provides safety consulting, ...


    By Hygieneering, Inc.

  • How important is school indoor air quality?

    Indoor air quality issues in schools across the West Coast have gotten increased attention as the school year has begun. According to a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) bulletin (EPA 402-f-00-009), “Poor indoor air quality (IAQ) can cause illness requiring absence from school, and can cause acute health symptoms that decrease performance while at school. In addition, recent data suggest ...


  • Dynamic to Examine Evolution of Indoor Air Quality

    Dynamic Air Quality Solutions, a leading manufacturer and distributor of high-performance indoor air quality products, today announced its selection as a USGBC Education Provider. The USGBC has approved the technical and instructional quality of Dynamic's course for 1.5 GBCI CE Hours towards the LEED Credential Maintenance Program. Dynamic's course -- "IAQ, Air Cleaning and Energy" -- examines ...


    By Marketwire

  • Indoor Air Testing

    Hygieneering, Inc. provided post construction (IAQ) Indoor Air Quality testing for an international construction management company prior to the new owner occupancy. This (IAQ) Indoor Air Quality testing will assist this new property with LEED Green Building certification. Hygieneering provides safety consulting, environmental consulting, testing and training, asbestos project management, ...


    By Hygieneering, Inc.

  • Texas IAQ Professionals Help to Prevent Indoor Air Quality Issues during Construction

    Earlier this month, The Southeast Texas Record published an article about a new home builder being sued by a League City woman’s insurance company.  According to the article, the lawsuit claims that the builder’s negligence caused multiple water damage events that have totaled over $70,000.   Water damage can not only harm building materials ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

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