Indoor Air Quality

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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.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Addressing Legionella risk in buildings

ASHRAE Standard 188, released in 2015, requires that buildings evaluate where Legionella growth may occur in all water and plumbing systems.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Living walls cultivate air quality and wellbeing

Living walls are becoming increasingly popular in retail, institutional, office and residential interior spaces, and for good reason.
HVAC Design

REMI Network

Balancing Tenant Comfort and HVAC Design

If an HVAC system is well-designed, with proper air quality and air flow, tenants will be satisfied and property managers will field fewer complaints.
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REMI Network

Poor IAQ a concern in elementary schools

Poor indoor air quality and the humidity in public elementary school classrooms is having an increasingly negative impact on learning and school safety.
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Canadian Property Management

How TD Bank HQ achieved WELL certification

An interiors project for TD Bank headquarters recently became the world’s first project certified under v1 of the WELL Building certification.
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REMI Network

New ASHRAE standard affects multi-residential

Changes to ASHRAE’s new indoor air quality standard include requirements for multi-residential spaces, environmental tobacco smoke and operations.

Building Strategies & Sustainability

U.K. doctors predict new indoor air pollutants

Burgeoning technologies may also come with unforeseen environmental contaminants and health impacts warns a new study from the United Kingdom's Royal College of Physicians.

Building Strategies & Sustainability

Guide defines indoor air quality competencies

Two respected professional associations have collaborated to produce a first-ever compendium of knowledge and skills that competent indoor air quality (IAQ) practitioners should possess. The