14 May 2019

Clean Air Month is celebrated each May. It originally began as Clean Air Week sponsored by the American Lung Association (ALA) in 1972. The original intention to bring awareness to the connection between clean air and respiratory health remains unchanged. In 1994 the campaign was expanded to a whole month! Why Air Quality is Important […]

08 May 2019

HVAC deferred maintenance is a serious problem that often goes overlooked. Building owners or managers think they are saving money. But in reality, the hidden costs of HVAC deferred maintenance compound over time. The Domino Effect HVAC deferred maintenance impacts building operations and occupant safety. When one area of the HVAC gets compromised other areas […]

30 Apr 2019

Buildings are havens for asthma and allergy triggers. This article will take a look at how to identify and minimize their impact to occupants. Everybody knows how outdoor air affects seasonal allergies. But what about indoor air quality? Even with the most rigorous housekeeping allergy triggers still thrive indoors. Asthma and allergies affect more than […]

09 Apr 2019

Breathing dust or water droplets containing contaminated bird droppings can lead to several diseases, including a pulmonary disease called Cryptococcosis. Birds affect HVAC systems and equipment in many ways. Some ways are obvious. Others? Not so much. Let’s take a look at how birds affect HVAC systems from a mechanical and building health standpoint. HVAC […]

02 Apr 2019

Each April the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) focuses on the importance of the educational indoor air quality(IAQ) with National Healthy Schools Day. National Healthy Schools Day was founded in 2002 by the Healthy Schools Network. Its main purpose is to raise awareness about the important roles IAQ  and indoor environmental quality (IEQ) play in […]

26 Mar 2019

Innovative HVAC restoration solution from Pure Air Control Services joins an elite group of 65 products and services showcased online at buildings.com. BUILDINGS has selected HVAC New Life restoration as a 2019 Money-Saving Products winner. The editorial staff evaluated finalists for their money-saving qualities. Criteria such as energy efficiency, water savings, and improved maintenance were […]

19 Mar 2019

With recent spring storms and snows melts impacting the plains we take a look at how flooding affects IAQ (Indoor Air Quality). Nearly 10 million people were under flood warnings as of Monday, March 18 in the Midwest and Mississippi Valley. According to Nebraska Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) 74 cities, 65 counties and four tribal […]

12 Mar 2019

Do-it-yourself IAQ test kits now available through Carrier Enterprise, LLC e-commerce websites Building Health Check, LLC (BHC, LLC) in conjunction with Environmental Diagnostics Laboratory (EDLab) at Pure Air Control Services, Inc. are pleased to announce a strategic alliance with Carrier Enterprise, LLC (CE) to provide comprehensive indoor air quality (IAQ) testing solutions to their customers. […]

05 Mar 2019

Pure Air Control Services is a Platinum Sponsor of the Florida Association of Physical Plant Administrator’s 15th Annual Conference “Charting the Course to Greatness”. Each year the Florida chapter of APPA (FLAPPA) holds their annual conference to learn about and discuss topics related to the management of the buildings and facilities within their education institutions. […]