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 […]

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 […]

23 Apr 2020

EDLab earns accreditation for biological testing from A2LA EDLab at Pure Air Control Services has been accredited by the American Association of Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) for technical competence in Biological Testing Clearwater, FL – Wednesday, April 15, 2020 Pure Air Control Services, Inc. is proud to announce that its Environmental Diagnostic Laboratory (EDLab) has been […]

14 Apr 2020

Shelter-in-place orders in states across the country have caused many businesses to cease operations. Until the COVID-19 pandemic is brought under control many facilities will remain empty. While we provide Coronavirus solutions like verification and clearance testing, as well as disinfection services, underlying IAQ and HVAC conditions drastically affect viral spread and return occupancy.  Plus, […]

07 Apr 2020

With the current COVID-19 Pandemic it more important than ever to understand how HVAC affects viruses and other indoor environmental issues. Indoor air quality is something that many building occupants don’t give much thought to until it impacts their comfort, but IAQ is a critical part of building engineering and maintenance. A building that is […]

01 Apr 2020

Government agencies, medical facilities, educational institutions and other private sector companies, both large and small, are dealing with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.  Education on how to prevent the spread of viruses in their buildings by understanding disinfectants for emerging pathogens (DEP) is vitally important. As cases spike and mortality rate rises in the […]

25 Mar 2020

The COVID-19 Pandemic is now inescapable. SO, How IAQ affects schools has never been more important to understand. With in person classroom education in the United States completely shut down, a shift to online learning is underway. Teachers and admin staff are all working from home. However, facility managers, engineers and custodians mostly are all […]

17 Mar 2020

HVAC cleanliness and the proper functioning of air handling units are an important part of regulating airflow and ensuring good indoor air quality. Budgetary concerns may limit the time and attention spent on addressing IAQ issues, but ignoring problems leads to more expensive fixes down the road. Indoor Air Quality Concerns Building and facilities managers […]