Articles by tag: air quality

Advanced HVAC Systems in Healthcare To Enhance Patient Safety and Financial Stability

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As healthcare facilities continue to evolve, maintaining optimal environmental conditions becomes increasingly critical for patient safety and comfort. With healthcare-associated infections affecting 1 in 31 patients on any given day, ensuring proper air quality and temperature control is more important than ever. HVAC systems in healthcare settings play a crucial role in clinical operations,…

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Breathe Easy: Enhancing Sports Wellness with AtmosAir’s Advanced Air Purification Solutions

Indoor air quality is a crucial consideration for professional and collegiate athletes who prioritize their wellness. Tony Abates, Chief Technology Officer at AtmosAir Solutions, explains how their comprehensive air purification system, known as atmosphere bipolar ionization, addresses various air contaminants. From reducing particulates that can irritate respiratory systems to inactivating viruses and bacteria, this…

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IoT Solutions Assist in the Measurement of Indoor Air Quality, Ensuring Healthier Spaces

Because technology in this day and age intertwines with health and sustainability, indoor air quality emerges as a key facet of concern in the construction and facility management sector. With Internet of Things (IoT) driven solutions like Polygon’s ExactAire, the invisible becomes visible – air quality parameters, leak detection, and toxic gas levels can…

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Improving Indoor Air Quality During Construction Takes the Right Technological Tools

Today’s era is marked by heightened awareness of both sustainability and occupational safety, the intersection of these two fields has led to intriguing technological tools and advancements within the construction industry. Indoor air quality, a critical but often overlooked facet of these conversations, not only influences the health and productivity of workers but also contributes…

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Is the Texas Oil & Gas Industry Ready for Green Fleets

In 2021, Detmar Logistics was named one of Heavy Duty Trucking’s Top Ten Green Fleets. This distinction is a point of pride for Detmar, whose laser focus on sustainability is essential for future generations. Matt Detmar, CEO of Detmar Logistics, sat down with Drive Clean’s Lynn Lyon to share Detmar’s mission to become a fully…

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Ideal Conditions: Using Data to Optimize Climate Control in Food Processing Plants

“We’re a second set of eyes, making sure the equipment is working as it should without impacting the plant envelope.” As the demand for processed foods continues to grow, manufacturers feel the strain, and so does their equipment. As a result, ancillary equipment like HVACs and ventilation systems must keep up, too. However, many…

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Methods for Safeguarding the Air We Breathe, Part 2

The COVID-19 pandemic has thrust air quality into the spotlight, particularly in the spaces we inhabit most, such as our homes, workplaces, schools and more – and Dr. Scott A. Cohen of the Bassett Healthcare Network and infection prevention specialist Dr. Fiona Collins are back with another look at how we can go about safeguarding…

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Ensuring Excellence: Jonathan Yu’s Commitment to Quality Control
June 15, 2024

Meet Jonathan Yu, the meticulous Quality Control Manager at Rentex, Philadelphia. Jonathan helps to ensure project success for Rentex customers by keeping all equipment is in tip-top shape. With the precision of a Jedi, he maintains the highest standards of quality and reliability, bringing unparalleled dedication his role. Join us in celebrating Jonathan’s hard work…

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Resilience in Action: Rodney Krantz’s Operational Expertise
June 15, 2024

Meet Rodney Krantz, the dynamic Operations Manager at Rentex Las Vegas. Rodney thrives in the bustling environment of Las Vegas, expertly managing operations with remarkable resilience and determination. His journey as a cancer survivor adds to his strength and dedication, inspiring those around him. Join us in celebrating Rodney’s unwavering commitment and the vibrant energy…

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Mastering Multitasking: Garrett Millar’s Warehouse Leadership
June 15, 2024

Meet Garrett Millar, the adept Warehouse Manager at Rentex, Las Vegas. Garrett excels at multitasking, expertly juggling numerous responsibilities to ensure smooth and efficient operations. His ability to handle diverse tasks with precision and agility keeps the warehouse running seamlessly. Join us in celebrating Garrett’s dedication and the exceptional management skills he brings to our…

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Tech-Savvy Leadership: Robert Zicarelli’s Warehouse Expertise
June 15, 2024

Meet Robert Zicarelli, the diligent Assistant Warehouse Manager at Rentex Las Vegas. Robert excels in maintaining efficient warehouse operations with a keen eye for detail and organization. His strategic approach to challenges is as meticulous as fine-tuning a high-performance car. Join us in celebrating Robert’s dedication and the innovative energy he brings to our Las…

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HealthFirst Talks: Safeguarding Our Air against Viruses and other Pathogens
April 8, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has thrust air quality into the spotlight, particularly in the spaces we inhabit most, such as our homes, workplaces, schools and more. Fortunately, there are lines of defense against airborne viruses and pathogens. To explore those solutions, Dr. Scott A. Cohen of Bassett Healthcare Network and infection prevention specialist Dr. Fiona…

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How Turnkey Solutions like CECO Connect Remove Headaches for Interconnected Facilities
January 12, 2021

The name of the game for facilities, these days, is interconnectivity. Whether it’s air pollution control, energy or fluid handling solutions, technology is pushing forward, with IoT devices giving more data than ever before. But how do you manage all that information and parse out what you need and what is simply bonus? “CECO…

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Making the Built Environment Safe After COVID
October 1, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced countries and companies around the world to think deeply about the health and safety of their people. It is morally and economically essential that, as employees begin to emerge from lock-downs, they can be confident that their offices and places of work are equipped to minimize the risks of infection….

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The Relationship Between Sustainability and Wellness in Design
September 28, 2020

On this episode of Build for Impact, Daniel A. Huard invited Jennifer Berthelot-Jelovic to explore the four pillars of green building – sustainability, transparency, wellness and resiliency – and to focus on wellness, in particular. Berthelot-Jelovic is the President and CEO of A SustainAble Production (ASAP). ASAP is a women-owned, full-service, global sustainability and…

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Metrology Matters: What is Metrology Anyway?
August 18, 2020

It’s an important first question to understanding the field, and one perhaps too many mechanical engineering students don’t stop to ask. Jack Clark, Senior Principal Scientist at Woodward, and Chris Evans, Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Director of the Center for Precision Metrology, said the answer isn’t easy, but understanding what metrology is can…

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Conversations from the EDGE: Why the COVID-19 Pandemic Brought Indoor Air Quality to the Forefront
July 7, 2020

Perhaps at no time in history have we thought as much about the air we breathe indoors. With research suggesting that COVID-19 spreads more readily in indoor environments, measures need to be taken to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, but there also are steps that can be taken by business owners or building…

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How to Tackle Allergies and Improve Air Quality Indoors
February 28, 2020

With spring comes a welcome change in temperatures and a feeling of rebirth, as shrubs, trees and more sprout beautiful green leaves and multihued flowers. And pollen. Lots of pollen. For some of us, it’s a season of coughing, sneezing, itchy eyes and a nose that just won’t stop flowing. Ugh! Springtime allergies affect millions…

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Air IQ: Don’t Take Air for Granted
January 24, 2020

We all live in separate environments every day. There’s the air outside our homes. Then, there is the air inside our homes. On this episode of the AirIQ Podcast, Tim Begoske, Midwest Regional Manager for Field Controls, sat down with Sean Heath to discuss the need to pay close attention to the air we…

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AirIQ: The Benefits of Steam Humidifiers
November 21, 2019

John Cotton, Tech Support and Project Coordinator at Field Controls, spoke on this episode of AirIQ about the benefits of installing an indoor steam humidifier. Indoor heating systems draw moisture out of the air and adds personal discomfort, drying of the skin, and static build-up that can cause damage to electronics. Cotton recommended the…

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