Indoor Air Quality

Green Seal

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Green Seal launches LEED-compliant certification

The paint certification meets LEED v4/4.1 criteria and qualifies products for Amazon’s Climate Pledge Friendly badge.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Getting UV-C air purifier placement right

UV-C air purifiers are often installed correctly, and this can reduce their effectiveness by as much as 50%.
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REMI Network

How to provide healthy environments & meet climate goals

Three key lessons for making buildings energy- and carbon-efficient and healthy.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Air purifiers often add to indoor air pollution

A new expert study found that many commercial electronic air cleaners actually release aerosols and other pollutants into buildings.
Enercare

REMI Network

Facility and property managers face important decisions everyday

Facility and property managers are faced with important decisions every day. Not only do they have to maintain equipment, prioritize improvements to the building, and manage their budget, but they are also responsible for ensuring the property supports employees as they work and tenants as they live.
HVAC

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Upgrading HVAC systems an unclear process: survey

Improving air quality has been a priority for many facility managers during COVID-19 but many do not believe they have the information they need.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Scientists find lack of focus on air quality

The American Association for the Advancement of Science Journal found there has been a lack of focus on how air quality factors into the prevention of environmental infection.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

How schools are boosting air quality measures

The report found that schools have prioritized ventilation and filtration to reduce the transmission of the virus.
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Canadian Apartment Magazine

Air ventilation in multi-residential buildings

Achieving a healthy indoor environment begins with proper air ventilation, especially as buildings become more airtight. Kevin Smith explains the various systems available today.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Virus hastens new tower at St. Michael’s Hospital

A much anticipated, and unfinished, addition to St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto was fast-tracked to keep pace with a fast-moving pandemic.
HRAI COVID-19

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

HRAI develops COVID-19 awareness training program

HRAI is developing a COVID-19 training program for residential applications with the potential to expand into small commercial and ICI sectors.
cannabis production

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Cannabis production environment key to creating healthy inventory

Proper cleaning of cannabis production facilities may be the unsung hero of the industry and the difference between a healthy market and a lagging one.

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

The importance of healthy indoor air quality

To achieve healthy indoor air quality, various measures can be applied, among which thorough and systematical air quality monitoring is the vital one.
VOCs

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

‘No VOCs’ product claim not always what it seems

Building occupants may still be inhaling VOCs and other chemical emissions despite the use of eco-friendly products.
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REMI Network

Simon Fraser University closer to becoming zero waste

Simon Fraser University is another step closer to becoming a zero-waste university, with Shrum Chemistry now one of its most energy efficient buildings.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Forest fires pose indoor air quality challenge

Indoor air quality specialists concur that larger commercial buildings are among the better places to be when outdoor conditions are compromised since HVAC systems typically incorporate air filtration.
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REMI Network

Mobile app finds solutions for indoor air quality issues

A new mobile app helps individuals find solutions to indoor air quality problems in their workplace.