22 Sep 2020

You’ve invested a lot of money in the heating and cooling of your commercial property. Don’t skip the cleaning and maintenance of that system. Over time, as the HVAC system does its job of heating, cooling, and moving air, dust and debris degrade its performance. More importantly, when the ductwork becomes dirty, air is filled […]

15 Sep 2020

We now know that the coronavirus transmits through aerosols and we are learning more about the role HVAC systems play in this transmission. One recent study of healthcare settings detected coronavirus RNA in roughly 25 percent of samples taken from multiple air handlers in these facilities. While no COVID-19 cases were linked to these HVAC […]

Indoor air quality has never been more important. This won’t change in a post-COVID-19 world. Building managers must make clean air a priority beyond the pandemic. This is critical for the health and safety of workers, but rising energy costs are a factor as well. Here are some of the benefits of maintaining HVAC systems […]

COVID-19 continues to affect the country and the world. Work on a potential vaccine gives us hope. However, we also know the future emergence of a new virus remains a strong possibility. The return of the seasonal flu adds to our concerns as well. For these reasons, facilities managers must make building disinfection and IAQ […]

17 Aug 2020

Americans spend most of their time inside. In fact, according to the EPA, we spend about 90 percent of our lives indoors. Higher levels of pollutants concentrate indoors. As a result, this affects the health of building occupants. The elderly and those with underlying health conditions remain at an even higher risk. For this reason, […]

14 Jul 2020

Indoor air quality has always been a concern for building and facilities managers. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic only highlights the need for safety in the indoor environment. This includes choosing the correct filters and maintaining them. For example, it’s recommended that HEPA fights coronavirus the best of all filter products. However, removing contaminated filters is […]

06 Jul 2020

As facilities and building managers confront the realities of the COVID19 pandemic, better methods and tools become available to keep buildings safe. For instance, increased cleaning and disinfecting schedules limit the risk of infection. Regular maintenance and repairs to HVAC systems keep systems running at top performance. But, real-time, persistent air purification gives building engineers […]

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 […]