Why Monitor Indoor Air Quality

Why Monitor Indoor Air Quality

We spend most of our time indoors either at work, school, or home. When we’re not at those places, many of us spend time in movie theaters, restaurants, gyms, churches, and commercial buildings. In short, we spend 90 percent of our lives inside. If you ask the question, Why monitor indoor air quality? That’s the […]

How VOCs Affect Our Health

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Whether you’re aware of it or not, the products in your home and workplace emit chemical gasses. These gasses, known as volatile organic compounds or VOCs, have a high vapor pressure at room temperature. In other words, they evaporate and get into the air quickly. Many VOCs aren’t harmful. For example, VOCs are how the […]

What are Air Changes per Hour (ACH) and Why Do They Matter

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We take a lot of things for granted, such as the air we breathe every day. Whether we’re relaxing at home or working onsite in an office building or attending classes at school, we breathe in air that contains pollutants. This could include contaminants such as chemicals but also dust, mold, viruses, and other pathogens. […]

What is MERV?

What is MERV rating?

If you have an HVAC system in your home or business, you probably have a general understanding of how they work. The system moves air both in and out of the building and either cools or warms the interior. The HVAC system contains air filters to trap particles as it draws in air. These particles […]

What is UL2998?

Zero Ozone - UL2998

Although they may have seen the number in a product description, many people are unaware of what UL2998 is. It is an environmental claim validation number created by the Underwriters Laboratory (UL) that signifies that a product emits zero ozone.  The Underwriters Laboratory is a safety certification company with offices throughout the world. The organization […]

Air Filtration for Classrooms Is Key to Safety

classroom air purifier

The pandemic has been a rollercoaster ride of school closings and reopenings. As children alternate between remote and in-class learning, this puts a strain on teachers as well as parents. The bottom line is that children do better with in-class instruction and that is the ultimate goal of schools both public and private. For this […]

The Post-COVID Lobby Will Look Very Different

Post-COVID lobby temperature scanners

What’s the first thing you see when you enter a commercial building? The lobby. This is the room that welcomes all. It’s where visitors get their first impression of the business. An attractive and inviting lobby makes a good impression. During the COVID-19 outbreak, and in a post-pandemic world in general, attractiveness is no longer […]

Nursing Home Air Purifiers Protect Seniors

Air Purifier Nursing Homes

Seniors in nursing homes need extra protection against the spread of viruses. This segment of the population continues to suffer from the COVID-19 pandemic. In fact, eight out of ten COVID-19 deaths in the United States are people 65 and older. Seniors age 85 and older face the greatest risk from the virus. This, of […]

Standalone Temperature Scanners Protect Everyone

Standalone temperature scanner

Airborne pathogens pose a threat to the health and safety of building occupants. Hospitals and healthcare facilities understand this. In the wake of the COVD-19 pandemic, commercial business owners realize this as well. It’s important for every business owner, facilities director, and building manager to understand the impact of airborne viruses on their staff and […]