air quality

airborne chemicals

REMI Network

New technology detects airborne chemicals

The new prototype provides real-time monitoring of air quality in events like haze outbreaks.
Formica Corporation

REMI Network

The importance of indoor air quality for productive workers

In the 1700s, Ben Franklin said, “I am persuaded that no common air from outside is so unwholesome as the air inside a closed room
GBCI Canada

Canadian Facility Management & Design

UBC using Wi-Fi data to save building energy

A University of British Columbia engineer has found a way to use Wi-Fi data to determine the number of people in a building and adjust its ventilation.
Nedlaw Living Walls

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Nedlaw Living Walls wins award of excellence

Nedlaw Living Walls has won an Award of Excellence from Green Roofs for Healthy Cities for its biofilter at the Edmonton federal building.

REMI Network

2016 ASHRAE Handbook targets HVAC systems

Revisions to the majority of chapters in a new 2016 ASHRAE Handbook include major updates related to thermal storage and district heating and cooling.
tree planting

REMI Network

Tree planting initiative sets world record

29 tree-planting groups across North America, along with the Sustainable Forestry Initiative, set the world record for most trees planted in one hour.