Effects of School Indoor Environmental Quality

Effects of School Indoor Environmental Quality

High performing schools with quiet, properly ventilated classrooms and healthy air provide teachers and students the physical environments that promote learning. This white paper explores the effects of indoor environmental quality in schools and some of the solutions and technology being implemented to improve it.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Taco Comfort Solutions


University Makes Most of Onsite Alternative Water Sources

Project Summary Once the largest water-using entity in the city of Austin, the University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin) has been implementing programs to reduce its water use for three decades.


The Nature Conservancy’s Disney Wilderness Preserve

The Nature Conservancy’s Disney Wilderness Preserve

The Wilderness Preserve, an essential part of the Everglades ecosystem, was experiencing condenser leaks and frequent breakdowns with their five 20-yearold geothermal heat pumps. Symbiont Service Corp. of Englewood, FL replaced the old units with five new Bosch geothermal heat pumps.

Type: Case Study




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Notre Dame renovations focus on saving water

Notre Dame renovations focus on saving water

The Campus Crossroads Project was designed to place Notre Dame Stadium at the intersection of research, student life, event and hospitality space.

Colleges, universities providing lessons on green, sustainable building

Colleges, universities providing lessons on green, sustainable building

Higher education taking lead in educating people about value of high-performance construction

Demand, opportunities for commercial geothermal heating up

Demand, opportunities for commercial geothermal heating up

Benefits, new financing options make solutions more popular in private sector

A look back at 2017

A look back at 2017

With 2018 upon us, this past year set the stage for further advancements in green and sustainable building

Lighting upgrades spur long-term evaluation of installed LED systems

Lighting upgrades spur long-term evaluation of installed LED systems

Princeton University experience 62 percent savings with new solutions

Half of U.S. schools suffer from poor indoor air quality

Half of U.S. schools suffer from poor indoor air quality

Although it is commonly known that poor indoor air quality can cause major health issues such as asthma and lung cancer, it is a less known fact that it can degrade productivity, the ability to concentrate, energy levels, and even mood.

Daylighting improves light, life inside buildings

Daylighting improves light, life inside buildings

An integrated daylighting approach to commercial spaces cuts energy costs and improves productivity.

Sensor solution helps efficiently clear kitchen exhaust (video)

Sensor solution helps efficiently clear kitchen exhaust (video)

Melink's Intelli-Hood being deployed in a variety of commercial spaces to clear smoke and vapors in a matter of moments.




To improve indoor air quality, some pitch soft alternative to traditional ductwork: cloth

To improve indoor air quality, some pitch soft alternative to traditional ductwork: cloth

AHR 2016 features several companies touting the benefits of fabric air distribution systems.




AHR review: Products that take building efficiency and comfort to new levels

AHR review: Products that take building efficiency and comfort to new levels

At the 2016 AHR Expo, 60,000 industry professionals and nearly 2,000 exhibitors reviewed the latest and best products in the heating, air conditioning, ventilation and refrigeration industry.

Solar array floats atop Utah university (video)

Solar array floats atop Utah university (video)

University of Utah's S.J. Quinney College of Law features sustainable look.

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