How to Improve Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)

How to Improve Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)

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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NYC's first Passive House apartment building open for rent

NYC's first Passive House apartment building open for rent

Because they are built to such a high level of airtightness, the apartments use heat from daily activities such as laundry to help warm the home.

Demand, research drive ERV, HRV development

Demand, research drive ERV, HRV development

Improving efficiency, occupant comfort key as building envelopes tighten




Is Classroom Air Quality Hindering Learning?

Is Classroom Air Quality Hindering Learning?

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?

Multi-family Buildings and Ventilation

Multi-family Buildings and Ventilation

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.

Top high-performance builders share strategies

Top high-performance builders share strategies

Focusing on 'details,' developing sales staff key to success

LG solutions helping building improve IAQ

LG solutions helping building improve IAQ

HVAC leader hones its line of energy efficient systems through first part of 2017

7 strategies to consider for building green

7 strategies to consider for building green

Ventilation key for designing better buildings

Meeting Demand for High-Performance Homes

Meeting Demand for High-Performance Homes

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.

Is Passive House worth the cost?

Although energy costs associated with Passive House significantly lower, other benefits harder to quantify.


Cleveland company sees major advantages with efficient HVAC upgrade

Cleveland company sees major advantages with efficient HVAC upgrade

Installation of LG VRF system helps Euclid Chemical save 70 percent a year on energy expenses

Retrofitted low-income housing meets Passive House standards

Retrofitted low-income housing meets Passive House standards

Last year, the 50-year-old buildings that now make up Weinberg Commons were neglected, run-down, and empty.

Indoor air quality in the workplace

The quality of the air inside of offices, retail stores, restaurants and other types of workplaces can have an impact on the health and comfort of the workers. Fortunately, there are steps that can be taken to improve indoor air quality in workplaces.


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.

Technology advances allow for more compact design of geothermal units (video)

Technology advances allow for more compact design of geothermal units (video)

Smaller footprint frees up space where ‘square footage is a premium.’




Re-engineered HVAC units protect vacant hotel rooms (video)

Re-engineered HVAC units protect vacant hotel rooms (video)

GE’s revamped Zoneline automatically controls temperatures to prevent interior freezing and increase overall efficiency.




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