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  • Ilva Specifies Activent Ventilation System

    Logically, for a system that has established itself in Scandinavia, Fläkt Woods’ exclusive Activent ventilation system has been specified for the new ILVA store in Manchester. Founded in 1974, ILVA has its roots deep in Scandinavia, and has a status of being the second largest furniture and homeware retailer in Denmark. Activent was specified partly because it has established a reputation within ...


    By Flakt Woods Group SA

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • United Air Care of Southern California Offers Premium Air Duct Cleaning Services to Remove Harmful Airborne Particles

    Home and business owners who get their air ducts cleaned through United Air Care experience a marked positive difference in the cleanliness of the air they breathe. LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles has been labeled as the most polluted city in America for years now, a statistic that can be largely attributed to the city's ever increasing number of ...


  • Pro Ace Heating & Cooling Ltd. Burnaby Explains Health Benefits of Air Duct Cleaning

    Health-conscious individuals may be surprised that many medical conditions are directly related to indoor air quality. Pro Ace Heating & Cooling Ltd. Burnaby notes how clean air ducts can drastically reduce health problems. In spring and summer months, millions of people report signs of troublesome allergies and other respiratory conditions. For many, taking allergy shots and daily medication ...


  • 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

  • Ductless cooling systems will account for nearly 30 percent of global energy efficient HVAC Systems Revenue by 2020

    The development of new technologies for efficient heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems is progressing due to increases in regulated energy efficiency standards and demand for higher-efficiency products. Yet, the technological progress is incremental because it proceeds via stepwise increases in efficiency, rather than major leaps or disruptive technologies. According to a ...

  • Chemical Systems Services' Backdraft Dampers Include Butterfly, Gravity and Blast Gate Types

    Chemical Systems Services, Inc. (CSSI) is introducing a standard line of PVC and CPVC duct dampers offered in butterfly, gravity, and blast gate ...


  • 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

  • Thitsa Engineering Profile

    Thitsa Engineering was established in September, 2003 intending to carry out regular maintenance and to improve the capability any brand of Compact Room Air Conditioners and Mini Splits to Large Scale Central Air Conditioners, Chillers and Air Handling Units for Highly Specialized Commercial and Industrial Air Conditioning System, VRV / VRF System, Mechanical Ventilation System, Duct Line, ...


    By Thitsa Engineering

  • Allegro Industries Corporate Profile

    GARDEN GROVE, CA -- Since 1987, Allegro Industries has been dedicated to offering high quality safety equipment to distributors and industry. “Our growth in this market is a result of our commitment to the design and manufacture of innovative, quality products that meet the needs of industry, and make safety compliance easier,” commented Tom Johnston, President of Allegro Industries. ...


    By Allegro Industries

  • ASTM F2519 - 05(2011) Standard Test Method for Grease Particle Capture Efficiency of Commercial Kitchen Filters and Extractors

    The pressure drop results can be added to the pressure drops of other components in an exhaust system to determine the total exhaust fan pressure requirement. The particulate capture efficiency can be used with known particulate size emission data for a cooking appliance-food product combination to determine the total mass of grease particles captured by the ...


    By ASTM International

  • Swedish Coastguard chooses Crowcon gas detector for hovercraft

    The Swedish Coastguard service has selected a Crowcon gas detector for one of its newly constructed hovercraft. The flameproof (Exd) infra-red Nimbus fixed gas detector and Gasmaster control panel were installed on the craft by Griffon Hoverwork of Southampton. The hovercraft will carry two Ski-Doo snowmobiles in the cargo bay, which will be used for emergency rescue services during the winter ...

  • Swedish coastguard chooses Crowcon Gas Detector for Hovercraft

    The Swedish Coastguard service has selected a Crowcon gas detector for one of its newly constructed hovercraft. The flameproof (Exd) infra-red Nimbus fixed gas detector and Gasmaster control panel were installed on the craft by Griffon Hoverwork of Southampton. The hovercraft will carry two Ski-Doo snowmobiles in the cargo bay, which will be used for emergency rescue services during the winter ...

  • Real-world monitoring of air quality using low cost air quality sensors

    The emergence of sensors capable of measuring the gases and particles that make up air pollution, especially in cities and industrial areas, has driven many academic studies which evaluate the sensors and compare performance against reference methodology. Such projects provide valuable and thorough assessment, but they currently work slower than the pace of low cost sensor system development. In ...


    By AQMesh

  • Integral Group earns 9th and 10th LEED platinum certifications

    Integral Group (formerly Rumsey Engineers) today announced that the Moraga Barn, in Moraga California and ClimateWorks Headquarters Phase 2, in San Francisco California were both awarded LEED Platinum certifications by the USGBC. These are the firm's 9th and 10th LEED Platinum certified buildings for the Oakland office. Integral specializes in the design of simple, elegant, cost-effective HVAC ...

  • 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

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