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Improving efficiency, occupant comfort key as building envelopes tighten
Many schools are looking to close the achievement gap and foster learning among all students. Although processed foods, socio-economic conditions, ADHD, and learning disabilities are common culprits, environmental factors are often overlooked. Is indoor air quality a missing ingredient in promoting learning?
Balanced air strategies boost home air quality
Many schools are looking to close the achievement gap and foster learning among all students. Although processed foods, socio-economic conditions, ADHD, and learning disabilities are common culprits, environmental factors are often overlooked. Is indoor air quality a missing ingredient in...
In most urban areas, developers, builders, architects, and investors are scrambling to keep up with the demand for multi-family dwellings. Energy-efficient multi-family buildings are growing in popularity as a way to boost comfort, reduce operating costs, and satisfy stringent building codes.
Does your air conditioner kick into high gear in the summer? Is all that cool air staying inside or is it leaking out and pulling hot outdoor air in? A summer home energy audit is an excellent way to stay...
Ventilation key for designing better buildings
As the cost of energy remains a significant cost for home and multifamily building owners, the lure of net zero energy homes continues to grow.
The largest Passive House project in Canada is under construction in the East Hastings corridor of Vancouver Heights. Named The Heights, the six-story mixed-use building will feature retail space on the first level and 85 units of rental housing above....
Although energy costs associated with Passive House significantly lower, other benefits harder to quantify.
A poor installation can lead to indoor air quality problems and poor energy efficiency in the home.
Common problems like mold around a shower, stale air and musty smells may be affecting a bathroom without the building owner or manager realizing it. Leading ventilation firm Zehnder America offers the following facts about such issues and how to...
Zehnder America has made the North American unveiling of its ComfoAir 70 Energy Recovery Ventilator (ERV), which is specifically designed for retrofitting apartments and houses, according to a press release. The unit’s development comes as homes are being more tightly...
As buildings become tighter, new systems bring balance between fresh and poor air.
AHR 2016 to feature a host of technology and systems aimed at making units efficient and occupants comfortable.
Indoor air quality in homes, buildings, and schools is a silent-yet-critical component in the overall health and well-being of the individuals who inhabit them. In fact, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) states that poor indoor air quality is among the top global environmental health risks.
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