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American Homeowners Placing Greater Focus on Their Homes’ Indoor Air Quality in the New Year

With Americans spending more time at home in the past year, they’ve placed a greater focus on their homes’ health, safety and comfort. In fact, a recent survey from YORK® found more than one-quarter of homeowners plan to make safety improvements in their homes a top priority in 2021. Among these, 81% cited improving indoor air quality as primary focus. In 2021, homeowners are recognizing the need for better air quality with nearly two in… Read More

Green Buildings or Healthy Occupants? You Don’t Have to Choose Anymore!

By Devin Pellicone HVAC systems have never received more widespread attention and media coverage than they have this year. As researchers determined that air transmission was a major factor in the spread of COVID-19, HVAC systems quickly became an area of intense discussion. Much of the news coverage from outlets like the New York Times, NPR, CNBC or USA Today focused on air filtration. HEPA and MERV have become acronyms that people recognize, and UV… Read More

Lennox Provides Program for Contractors to Improve Indoor Air Quality

Lennox International (NYSE: LII), a global leader in the heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration markets, has announced additional training that will provide contractors with the proper knowledge to help improve indoor air quality (IAQ) through their Building Better Air initiative. The Building Better Air training program provides a structure to improve indoor air quality of commercial spaces through the Evaluate, Solve, Maintain framework.  Contractors trained through the program will have key information to explain how… Read More

Carrier Launches Higher-Capacity OptiClean Air Scrubber for Healthy Indoor Air Quality in K-12 Schools

As schools make plans and take precautions for reopening in the fall, Carrier today announced the launch of its OptiCleanTM 1500-cfm Dual-Mode Air Scrubber & Negative Air Machine, ideal for helping to maintain clean and healthy indoor air quality in classrooms, cafeterias, libraries, gymnasiums, restrooms and more. The new unit joins the existing OptiClean 500-cfm unit, which was launched in April to help create infectious isolation rooms in hospitals treating COVID-19 patients and is now… Read More

The Future of IAQ Lies in Needlepoint Bipolar Ionization

By Charlie Waddell, CTO Global Plasma Solutions It seems that every day in the news, we see a new potential solution for combatting COVID-19. In the world of air purification, a lot of our customers have asked us about the relationship between the global pandemic and ionization — technology that we at Global Plasma Solutions have leveraged for over a decade. While we would never claim that ionization is a silver bullet solution for COVID-19,… Read More

Airthings Introduces Newest Air Quality Monitor, HBS Wave Mini and Healthy Building Solution at AHR 2020

Airthings, specialists in indoor air quality and producers of one of TIME Magazine’s Best Inventions of 2019, today announces the debut of their Healthy Building Solution in tandem with its newest smart air quality monitor, HBS Wave Mini. By pairing the diminutive hardware with a unique and customizable software platform to give businesses insights into previously invisible elements that may be costing them money, Airthings is uniquely qualified to lead the… Read More
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