Articles by tag: indoor air quality

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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Aedan Fida Explains How Blade Air’s Expertise, Strategy, and Innovation Can Help Businesses Meet Customer Needs

COVID-19 exposed how important indoor air sanitization is to human health. People are hyperaware of the fact that indoor air quality can negatively impact their physical and mental health. As a result, the market is flooded with all sorts of products that claim to protect people from a multitude of airborne assailants: pollen, dust, bacteria, […]

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Energy Recovery Ventilation: Decarbonization and Building Resiliency

What role does ventilation play in addressing global climate change? A lot, as it turns out. In the recent episode of “Indoor Air Quality And You,” host Gabrielle Bejarano, recently spoke with Nick Agopian, VP Sales & Marketing at RenewAire LLC about how the key to countering climate change is through a three-pronged attack of […]

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Mitigating COVID-19 Through Improvements to Indoor Air Quality

One thing is universally known three years into the global COVID-19 pandemic: almost all COVID-19 infections occur indoors. Poorly ventilated spaces help spread COVID-19, flu, and other raspatory illnesses. Recognizing the seriousness of the situation, in October 2022, the Biden administration held a White House Summit on Improving Indoor Air Quality. The summit gathered public […]

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IAQ IQ: Career Paths for Women in the HVAC Industry

When it comes to the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) workforce, women continue to be underrepresented. Many industries that rely on a foundation of STEM education are dominated by a predominately male workforce. However, the tide is turning with more women entering the HVAC industry year over year. Tyler Kern, host of IAQ IQ: […]

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RenewAire’s Sustainable Ventilation Solutions

Renewew Air’s sustainable ventilation solution supports the three pillars of sustainability: people, profits, and planet. Indoor air quality significantly impacts health and cognitive function, but Renewew Air’s energy recovery ventilation removes contaminants and improves air quality. In healthcare facilities, ventilation reduces airborne infections and enhances cognitive function. In schools and workplaces, improved air quality boosts […]

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Secure Grid Modernization with Zero Trust Architecture
April 19, 2024

Ray Bauer of Verizon Business engages with Del Rodriguez from Palo Alto Networks at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Rodriguez shares insights into the significance of cybersecurity within the utility sector, particularly in light of increasing cyber threats and the convergence of IT and operational technology (OT). Bauer and Rodriguez discuss Palo Alto Networks’ initiatives to enhance […]

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Private Wireless Networks
April 19, 2024

Verizon host Wayne Weeks discusses the evolving utility industry with John Gaster, CEO of KSI Data Sciences at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Together, they explore how KSI focuses on harnessing data from remote sensing devices to enhance the safety, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness of utility operations. Gaster emphasizes the significant role of AI and machine learning in […]

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5G Network Platforms
April 19, 2024

Verizon host Matt Montgomery chats with Blaze Vincent and Thedy Wana from Ericsson, where they discuss pressing challenges and opportunities within the utility sector, emphasizing the significant role of digital transformation and 5G technology in addressing these issues. The conversation highlights Ericsson’s contributions to smart grid modernization and how their innovative solutions are tailored […]

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Leveraging 5G to Extend Security Policies
April 19, 2024

Guests Jeff Brown and Carlos Augusto from Fortinet join Brett Barganz of Verizon to discuss the integration of extended security policies with 5G technology at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. They delve into the transformation and challenges in cybersecurity within the utility sector, highlighting the strategic partnership between Fortinet and Verizon to advance security solutions that leverage […]

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Reducing the DALY Tally Through IAQ Improvements
May 4, 2022

Nick Agopian, VP of Sales & Marketing at RenewAire, and Paul Raymer, Chief Investigator at Heyoka Indoor Solutions LLC, joined Tyler Kern for the third installment of their focus on indoor air quality (IAQ) best practices for the home with a fascinating look at improving disability-adjusted life years (DALYs). No one likes to dwell on […]

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Balanced Ventilation Basics for Homes
March 30, 2022

Nick Agopian, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at RenewAire, and Paul Raymer, Chief Investogator from Heyoka Indoor Solutions LLC, joined Host Tyler Kern for the second of three series episodes on improving indoor air quality. Agopian explained why balanced ventilation with outdoor air is so important. When one cubic foot of air moves out […]

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Indoor Air Quality & You: Unhealthy Homes and Storytelling
February 23, 2022

The spaces in which people live and work impact them. More specifically, the building materials and indoor air quality can negatively affect occupants. While regulations and codes take these into consideration, indoor air quality (IAQ) is still a challenge in the new well-sealed home. Host of IAQ IQ: Indoor Air Quality and You hostTyler Kern […]

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COVID-19 Prompts Updates in Building Ratings and Certifications
October 13, 2021

“For example, the WELL Health Safety Rating created a big board with industry professionals from across the gamut, be they scientists, or people focused on the biology or virology, to figure out what would be the best approach [to focus on occupant health and wellness] in July of last year,” Nugent said. The COVID-19 pandemic […]

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Air Intelligence: Getting Back to Normal for the Remainder of 2021 and Beyond
September 10, 2021

People want to get their lives back to normal, or at least a healthier new normal. Gareth Lewis, Portable Air Purifier Product Manager at Field Controls, LLC, shared how the right air purification system can help. Field Controls, a US-based manufacturer and specializer in air-treatment technologies and products and solutions for almost 100 years, offers […]

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Strategic Accounts—A Role for Everyone
July 30, 2021

Service Logic’s Elizabeth Barber, Operations & Communications Manager, and Sarah Craver, Accounting Assistant, spoke with host Hilary Kennedy on the importance of everyone’s role in running strategic accounts in the HVAC industry. It’s an industry that’s found itself in the spotlight since the pandemic hit in early 2020. Indoor air quality is a huge focus, […]

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How Displacement Ventilation Leads to Better IEQ
June 16, 2021

Indoor air quality isn’t the only aspect of building comfort that owners and those maintaining buildings need to consider. IEQ, or indoor environment quality, factors in many different considerations from noise to comfort and quality. Jerry Scanlan, Executive Vice President at Boland, and Einar Frobom, Director of Sales and Marketing at Carson Solutions, spoke with […]

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Indoor Air Quality IQ: Higher Performing Homes: Part II 
April 28, 2021

The typical homeowner may believe that an energy-efficient home is a high-performing one, but that’s actually not the case. According to Grace and Corbett Lunsford, the co-creators and hosts of TV show Home Diagnosis, energy efficiency is simply a byproduct of great home performance. In the second part of this Indoor Air Quality IQ podcast […]

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Indoor Air Quality IQ: What Most People Don’t Know About Higher-Performing Homes, Part One
April 28, 2021

You understand how your body performs, and you probably know how your car does, too. But what about your home? Would you consider yourself well-versed in the dynamics that keep your home – and you – healthy? This isn’t a topic that many people have thought about, but Corbett and Grace Lunsford have. Their TV […]

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