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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

21 May 2019

HVAC coil testing is important to determine the amount of obstruction or level of fouling before cleaning. Measurement and verification (M&V) shows what areas of the coil need the most attention. It establishes a baseline for the amount of airflow passing through the coil. Tests taken after cleaning are then compared to the baseline. A […]

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 maihttps://www.buildings.com/product-category/categoryid/33/category/hvac/subcategoryid/34/subcategory/heatingair-conditioning/productid/4840/product/hvac-new-lifentenance were […]

10 Apr 2018

Just because an air handling unit is old doesn’t mean it needs to be replaced. This is especially true when managing a large mechanical inventory and replacements cost both time and capital resources. HVAC restoration is an option that should be kept on the table. Facility, engineering and operation directors often times have to wrestle […]

Current research from Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) has found that by-products produced by bacteria consuming dead human skin flakes emit urine-like and body odor types of smells that are distributed through a building via the HVAC system. The study was conducted under the leadership of Dr. Lai Ka-man, Associate Professor of the Department of Biology […]

05 Sep 2017

Human beings are creatures of habit. We all have certain likes and dislikes. One thing most folks can agree on is the preference to be comfortable while at work or leisure when indoors. Temperature and ventilation certainly play big roles in making the indoor environment comfortable. It’s common to notice changes in temperature and adjust […]

WASHINGTON – National Small Business Week celebrations commenced in the nation’s capital at the US Institute of Peace with more than 85 national award winners from across the country.  In 1963 President Kennedy introduced Small Business Week and in 2017 President Trump in his April 28th proclamation declared April 30 – May 6 as Small Business Week, […]