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 […]

02 May 2022

In March, the Biden Administration released its National COVID-19 Preparedness Plan. The plan provides guidance on the continued fight against COVID-19. A key part of this plan includes the Clean Air in Buildings Challenge. The clean air challenge is for facilities managers, business owners, and other stakeholders to improve indoor air quality and limit the […]

  The ongoing pandemic introduced the general public to many new terms and acronyms. While a term such as indoor air quality (IAQ) isn’t new, many more people became familiar with it as a result of COVID-19. HEPA is another term now gaining a wider understanding. It relates to the effectiveness of air filters. CADR, […]

11 Apr 2022

Indoor air quality entered the national conversation with the onset of the COVID pandemic. For the owners of commercial buildings, however, IAQ has always been important. With the health of students, customers, and workers at risk, stakeholders look to their facilities managers for solutions for optimized HVAC performance. Optimized HVAC performance improves IAQ. It’s that […]

04 Apr 2022

  When times get tight, preventive maintenance seems like a pipe dream. For cash-strapped school districts, school deferred maintenance becomes the status quo. However, the dangers posed by the ongoing pandemic force many administrators to confront the aging mechanical system in their buildings. The good news is the billions of dollars available from the federal […]

28 Mar 2022

It’s not what you can see indoors that worries building managers. What you can’t see is just as dangerous. This is true for office buildings, classrooms, and medical clinics. In any indoor environment, what is invisible to the eye can impact the respiratory system and affect the health of building occupants. The pollutants in the […]

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 […]

Earlier this month, the U.S. government released a new Covid plan for protecting Americans against the SARS-COV-2 virus and its variants. In 96-pages, the National COVID-19 Preparedness Plan lays out a strategy for protection, prevention, treatment, and preparedness. It also provides guidance for reopening schools and moving the economy forward as vaccinations and testing increase.  […]

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, […]