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What is a Media Filter?

What is a Media Filter?

Media air cleaners improve your home’s indoor air quality by trapping particulates. Essentially, a media air cleaner is a filter. The media or filter traps tiny invisible air pollutant particles. These pollutants include dander, pollen, mold and dust. Media air cleaners are installed on a return duct line and trap particulates from entering your home….

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Harnessing the Power of UV Light for Virus Protection

The world is currently facing a probable epidemic related to the coronavirus. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), coronavirus (COVID-19) spreads just as other viruses do from person-to-person, mostly through respiratory droplets that occur when an infected individual sneezes or coughs. The world is on hyper-alert for ways to mitigate its spread, and…

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How to Tackle Allergies and Improve Air Quality Indoors

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

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 Importance of Proper Power Venter Setup

John Cotton, Tech Support and Project Coordinator at Field Controls, returned to the AirIQ podcast to talk about the importance of proper installation and service of power venters. Power venters are a cost-saving alternative to traditional chimney exhaust systems. “Gas and oil-fired appliances, such as furnaces, boilers, and water heaters, use power venters,” Cotton said….

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AirIQ: The Benefits of Steam Humidifiers

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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AirIQ : How Quality HVAC Systems Let Buildings Breathe

Whether it’s in the heat of July, or the chill of January, residential and commercial heating and cooling systems are necessary assets to the operation of our daily lives. On this episode of AirIQ, we dove into how to make HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning) systems more efficient, environmentally friendly, and fool-proof with John…

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Fostering a Culture of Engagement is Key to Combating Employee Disengagement and Quiet Quitting
June 12, 2024

Employee engagement in the U.S. workforce has reached an alarming 11-year low, with only 30% of employees actively engaged at work, according to Gallup. This significant drop in engagement and rise in disengagement highlights a pressing challenge for leaders across various industries on how to foster a culture where employees feel motivated and valued. What…

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How a Futurist Sees Healthcare Being Delivered!
June 12, 2024

In a recent episode of the “Healthcare Rethink” podcast by FinThrive, host Brian Urban explored the future of healthcare with Trond Arne Undheim, a leading Futurist and Research scholar in Global Systemic Risk, Innovation, and Policy. Undheim, author of “Health Tech: Rebooting Society Software, Hardware, and Mindset,” shared his vision of a healthcare system…

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Industry-Wide Collaboration and Historical Aerodynamic Insights Ensure eVTOL Safety
June 11, 2024

The electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing (eVTOL) sector is on the cusp of revolutionizing urban mobility, yet it faces significant aerodynamic challenges. With the rise of urban air mobility, the industry must navigate complex issues like vortex ring state and outwash effects. As the technology progresses, the stakes are high for ensuring safety and…

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Seamless eVTOL Urban Air Mobility Requires Smart Vertiport Design and Regulatory Support
June 11, 2024

The electric Vertical Takeoff and Landing (eVTOL) industry is on the brink of transforming urban air mobility, with significant investments fueling rapid advancements. Projections indicate a substantial growth in the sector, underscoring its potential to reshape transportation. However, these developments bring forth considerable challenges, particularly concerning infrastructure and safety. What are the main infrastructural…

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AirIQ: Managing Humidity in Today’s Well-Insulated Homes is Tricky
July 9, 2019

It’s not the heat, it’s the humidity, right? Living in the south comes with knowing how to handle humidity inside and out, but even facility managers might not realize the lasting impact humidity has on a building and its occupants. On this episode of AirIQ with Field Controls, host Daniel Litwin sat down with…

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AirIQ: How Whole House Fans Keep People Cool While Cutting Costs
July 3, 2019

When it comes to keeping cool this summer, many people will reluctantly turn on a costly A/C unit. But smart homeowners will activate their whole house fan, designed to lower temperatures within a living space at a fraction of the cost of mechanical cooling. On today’s episode of AirIQ, Tim Barton, director of ventilation…

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