01 Jul 2020

Every sector of the U.S. economy feels the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The hardest-hit segment of the population are seniors with people 85 and older facing the greatest risk of severe illness. Many nursing homes find themselves overwhelmed in their efforts to maintain safe environments for seniors in their care. As skilled nursing facilities […]

23 Jun 2020

For the past several decades, much focus has been put on the design of sustainable buildings. LEED certification is sought after by building owners and facilities managers in their efforts to reduce their carbon footprint and keep energy costs low. More recently, there has been an increased focus on the effects of the building environment […]

  The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has made better building disinfection a top priority for facilities managers. Building owners, employers, staff, and visitors all want to be safe as buildings return to full occupancy. The right kind of emergency response to emerging threats is critical to safety. Even if your facilities have not been affected yet, […]

  The making of the first certified Pure Air Indoor Environment. As COVID-19 continues to loosen its grip across the country organizations begin to reopen. Building and facilities managers must look ahead to a return to full occupancy. However, it’s important to use caution and to have a strategy in place to keep building occupants […]

02 Jun 2020

Healthy buildings in the post-COVID-19 world are an important component to economic recovery. It’s important that businesses get back up and running quickly and adjust to what will be a new normal. Maintaining a healthy indoor environment is critical to this. If in the past, budgetary concerns limited the resources devoted to health, wellness, and […]

26 May 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted our personal and professional lives in ways we may not fully realize for weeks, months, perhaps even years. As businesses start to reopen around the country, developing a successful reopening plan is critical. This requires thoughtful consideration as any plan for reopening buildings needs to put occupant safety first. There […]

19 May 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic forced buildings and campuses to close across the country. Proactive building managers used this time to schedule inspections, testing, preventive maintenance, and cleaning of HVAC and other systems. Many facilities, however, sat empty during this time. While building closures are an essential part of limiting the spread of the coronavirus, other health […]

13 May 2020

As shelter-in-place orders begin to lift throughout the country, businesses are shifting their focus towards reopening. Facility managers who used the time of closure to perform preventative maintenance on HVAC and other mechanical systems are in a better position than those who did nothing. Even so, if you are a building manager, you need a […]

05 May 2020

It’s important to understand how aerosolized coronavirus transmission indoors impacts IAQ in buildings and what building and facilities managers can do about it. We know that the coronavirus gets spread through tiny airborne droplets of water. This happens when an infected person sneezes, coughs or even breathes. The virus also gets transmitted through contact with […]

28 Apr 2020

Pure Air Control Services has one of the few environmental laboratories that provides Coronavirus environmental testing of surface samples utilizing RT-qPCR technology. As businesses prepare to reopen and more importantly for essential businesses that remain open, ensuring a safe environment for occupants is the number one priority. Many organizations have been taking extra measures for […]