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Johnson Controls Launches Highly Accurate, Contactless, Skin Temperature Scanning Solution

Johnson Controls, (NYSE:JCI) a global leader in creating smart buildings and helping reopen buildings as part of the ‘new normal’ today, announced the launch of its smart elevated skin temperature scanning solution, the Tyco Illustra Pro Thermal EST. A healthy and safe environment starts with a holistic approach that encompasses not only a building’s heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) infrastructure, but adds temperature screening among protocols including contact tracing,… Read More

New LEED Guidance from USGBC Helps Cities and Communities Expand Resilience Efforts in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has released two new Safety First pilot credits as part of the LEED for Cities and Communities rating system. The new credits are designed to help local governments and development authorities better prepare for and respond to future pandemic events. The guidance includes strategies for planning, risk assessment and training, as well as evaluating equity implications and impacts to… Read More

Commercial Building Air Filtration During COVID-19

Camfil HVAC air filtration experts, Mark Davidson and Greg Herman explain why commercial buildings facility managers need to use high-efficiency commercial filtration in public buildings after COVID-19 pandemic. Camfil has been invited to consult on articles for major news networks following widespread air filtration mandates for publicly accessible buildings. With decades of experience in highly sensitive air filtration applications including biosafety, healthcare, and the food and beverage industry,  Camfil’s knowledge and expertise is an important… Read More

Ship & Shore Environmental Introduces the Korozon System as a Novel Solution for Pathogen Disinfection

With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, businesses worldwide remain highly concerned and invested in protecting their staff and customers from potential infection. Leveraging their many years of leadership in clean air solutions and industrial air pollution control, Ship & Shore Environmental, Inc. (S&SE) today announces the official launch of the Korozon System, a unique product line under the Ship & Shore Technologies (SST) subsidiary. The Korozon System is… Read More

Carrier Launches Healthy Buildings Program to Help Customers Reinvent Their Buildings for Occupant Health

As people around the world adjust to a new normal, the health of our buildings – and how they influence personal health – is critically important. Today, Carrier introduced its Healthy Buildings Program, an expanded suite of advanced solutions to help deliver healthy, safe, efficient and productive indoor environments across key verticals including commercial buildings, healthcare, hospitality, education, retail and marine. In support of this, Carrier today also launched Corporate.Carrier.com/HealthyBuildings to help customers consult with… Read More

Priming Your Business for Success after COVID-19

By Bruce Wiseman Back in January 2020 nobody could have predicted how COVID-19 would pull the rug out from under so many small businesses. As the dust finally settles and the recovery begins, we’re still waiting to see the true extent of the economic damage inflicted by the pandemic. Bruce Wiseman COVID-19 caught many HVAC contractors flat-footed by hitting them in the first quarter when cash was already in short supply. Cash has always been… Read More