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Creating a themed aquatic experience
Recent studies have even begun to suggest that the quality of our indoor spaces plays a vital role in our mental health.
Driving future change: California Air Resources Board’s Southern California Headquarters raises the bar for all-electric building design
The all-electric facility advances revolutionary efforts to improve air quality through reduced vehicle emissions.
Your questions answered about HVAC: Labs and research facilities
After the Aug. 11, 2022, webcast, the presenters answered several questions left open during the presentation
Simulating HVAC defense against COVID-19 infection
In fall 2020, The University of Alabama at Birmingham Healthcare (UAB) was faced with an increasing influx of COVID-19 patients and the question of how to best maintain medical staff safety as a top priority was at the forefront of UAB’s concerns.
Strategies for improving IAQ in sports training and fitness facilities
Sports training and fitness facilities have unique IAQ challenges. Code minimum ventilation rates and system designs may not meet the IAQ expectations of every client. IAQ improvement strategies should balance client goals, energy use and budget
Air movement and air handling systems
When designers understand basic concepts applied within air movement or air handling systems and make correct fan selections, these systems can operate at or near peak efficiency
Diagnosing health care air handling systems
Designing air handling systems, especially for health care facilities, can be quite challenging given myriad constraints and choices for both the air handling units and their companion distribution networks
Designing HVAC systems to combat pandemics
HVAC systems are designed more effectively to meet COVID-19 needs
Air quality data opportunities
Clear skies in these uncertain times
Investing in indoor air quality
There is a growing demand for engineers to evaluate and design ventilation and filtration systems as part of the reopening phase of the COVID-19 pandemic.
IAQ versus IEQ: What’s the difference?
Indoor air quality and indoor environmental quality are two terms that are easily confused because their acronyms are similar and concepts overlap
Case study: Hospital HVAC retrofit
Air handling units were retrofitted with ultraviolet germicidal irradiation to mitigate the coronavirus in a hospital
Stacking up electronic air cleaning technologies
Indoor spaces present a new threat as we consider COVID-19 recovery and the return to school, work, and play.
Webinar recap: Is your building ready for back-to-school?
As schools across the country have kicked off the 2020-2021 school year, there has been a wide variety of strategies and arrangements implemented from fully remote learning to hybrid schedules to fully in-person classrooms.
Guidance on evaluating and preparing a facility’s HVAC systems for the return to the office
Bipolar ionization is a cost-effective option to improve indoor air quality
Personal environments to mitigate the spread of COVID-19
How personal environment style air purifiers can mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in the built environment, and create healthier spaces in the future.
Video: RESET Standard aids engineers in IAQ
Ruairi Barnwell from DLR Groups provides an overview of the RESET Standard, and how engineers can use it to improve indoor air quality
How to prepare a facility to be IAQ centric
Indoor air quality is key in buildings, and there are several ways to measure and improve upon it
Wildfire smoke mitigation strategies in buildings
Planning, architectural, HVAC, control and in-room or portable appliance strategies for limiting wildfire smoke from entering into buildings
Guide to indoor air quality for multi-family units
Understand why indoor air quality has become a crucial element of living environment building operations.
Your questions answered: HVAC systems that achieve indoor air quality
Matt Short responded to extra questions from this July 27 webcast
Indoor air quality and airborne transmission of COVID-19
Adjustments to a building's mechanical system could slow the spread.
Case study: County buildings upgrade HVAC
Indoor air quality was a large factor in Boulder County’s HVAC systems upgrades
Combatting IAQ and health concerns
There are many ways to improve indoor air quality in buildings and to address COVID-19 fears
Effective COVID-19 mitigation for HVAC systems
There are many technologies available for HVAC systems to combat the spread of COVID-19, but not all systems apply to all building types
Colorado schools receive air filters to improve air quality, reduce COVID-19
University of Colorado Boulder researchers have been working on installing a new generation of high-efficiency air filters in Denver public schools to improve air quality and reduce COVID-19.