The 2023 Old Farmer’s Almanac offers some interesting news for the US for this winter. The almanac calls it “a tale of two winters.” That means mild temps for the western states and cold and snowy for the Midwest and the East Coast. According to the almanac, southern US states can also expect lower temps […]

Operating costs remain a concern for facilities managers and energy use is chief among them. However, maintaining HVAC systems is a way to improve the energy efficiency of buildings. To put it simply, clean coils save energy and money. Coil cleaning saves money on more than energy bills. It leads to fewer repair calls and […]

The science is clear. Healthy indoor air means healthier building occupants. The COVID pandemic puts this into sharp focus for building managers. When ventilation systems don’t do their job of providing clean, healthy air building staff and visitors suffer as a result. This is why a ventilation system cleaning system is critical to maintaining healthy […]

  OSHA Safety Stand-Down Week on Fall Protection is May 2nd-6th. This is a national event in which Pure Air Controls participates annually. Throughout the week, all our field services divisions will seize this opportunity to have a Stand-Down, not only for Fall Protection but to address SAFETY OVERALL. Each team will discuss various safety topics (applicable to their area […]

Even as vaccination rates increase and case numbers decline, COVID-19 remains a serious threat. The safety of workers, students, patients, and all building visitors remains a top priority for building managers. New in-building traffic patterns and room occupancy guidelines are now permanent. Increased cleaning and disinfecting are the new normal. For ventilation, clean HVAC systems […]

Even before the pandemic began, facilities managers understood the importance of indoor air to the health and safety of building occupants. Of course, COVID increased the attention paid to proper ventilation. As a result, smart building managers developed plans to keep their HVAC systems in peak condition. For those who’ve yet to take this step, […]

The ongoing pandemic stresses the importance of indoor air quality to the health of the students and staff of schools across the US. However, it’s not just health that’s impacted by IAQ. Proper ventilation also improves the cognitive functioning of students which means better test scores and fewer missed days. K-12 and Higher Ed schools […]

  Building managers understand the importance of indoor air quality. It’s the air that workers in office buildings and students in classrooms breathe every day. It’s the air that patients at healthcare facilities and visitors to spas and restaurants take into their lungs. The transmission of airborne viruses is scary enough, but dust, mold, and […]

With the Omnicron variant blazing its way through the US, issues of indoor air quality remain a top concern for building managers. Proper ventilation is critical to controlling its spread. Therefore, cleaning and maintaining HVAC systems is also important. One concern many business owners and managers have is, how often to clean AC coils. ASHRAE […]

As the year progressed, we continued to cover many IAQ-related topics. We stressed the importance of testing and monitoring in the ongoing fight against the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. We discussed the concept of self-healing buildings, which includes several building remediation methods and technologies. Over the summer we addressed the six pillars of creating […]