Gerald Monroe

Office Air Filtration In the Spotlight as Workers Trickle Back

But how effective are the systems against COVID and other pathogens? BY DAVID M. LEVITT MARCH 2, 2021 8:55 AM  REPRINTS THIS ONE GOES WAY PAST 11: MONITORS INSIDE MARX REALTY’S 10 GRAND CENTRAL GAUGE AND MAINTAIN THE TOWER’S AIR QUALITY. A RANGE OF BETWEEN 5 AND 12 IS CONSIDERED HEALTHY. SASHA MASLOV Our series covering trends in tenant …

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Outdoor Air Pollution Affects Indoor Air, Proper Ventilation a Big Factor

Outdoor air pollution usually makes the headlines in the news, but how about the indoor air quality? Compared to the smog in the city, indoor air pollution does not usually break the news. But with the coronavirus pandemic today, experts are calling for ways to mitigate air contaminant intrusion by upgrading the house’s filter systems. …

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Assembly Bill No. 841

CHAPTER 372 An act to amend Section 740.12 of, to add Sections 740.18, 740.19, and 740.20 to, and to add and repeal Chapter 8.7 (commencing with Section 1600) of Part 1 of Division 1 of, the Public Utilities Code, relating to energy. [ Approved by Governor  September 30, 2020. Filed with Secretary of State  September 30, 2020. ] LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL’S DIGEST AB 841, Ting. Energy: transportation …

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New Carbon Dioxide Monitors Combat Virus Indoors and Meet California Compliance Monitoring Requirements

January 6, 2021 LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As more and more businesses, schools and other public indoor spaces prepare to open up, they’re working to not only be effective, but compliant too. Forensics Detectors works to solve both challenges with the recent launch of its first carbon dioxide (CO2) monitors …

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The coronavirus is airborne. Here’s how to know if you’re breathing other people’s breath.

In a major new pandemic trend, people are turning to carbon dioxide monitoring devices to help assess ventilation quality By Chris MooneyFeb. 10, 2021 at 5:26 a.m. PST With its five wall-length windows, Nick Crandall’s restaurant, Railroad Pub & Pizza, can bring in a lot of outside air. In late December, though, Washington state regulators said …

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Indoor Air Quality Monitoring: How To Test, Measure & Improve

 Michael S. Davies CFA, CMVP May 23, 2019Air Quality To be honest, few of the facilities managers who use our indoor air quality monitoring service came to us for that reason. More often than not they were initially interested in remotely monitoring some other aspect of their buildings, such as energy use, in an effort to …

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Six Key Residential Wellness Design Trends For 2021

Jamie GoldContributorReal EstateI write about wellness design and home trends. Wellness design was a strong and growing trend before Covid-19 reached our shores early last year, but it has exploded in popularity as the virus increased awareness of the links between home and health. It’s likely that the trend will long outlive the pandemic. That’s …

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Go back to the office? Some employees would rather quit

As far as employees are concerned, it’s remote work or bust. But could safer offices tempt workers back to their desks? Bringing employees back into the office is going to require careful planning for businesses, who must not only ensure that workplaces meet the safety requirements of the post-pandemic landscape, but also serve the needs …

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Increase in PM2.5 led to thousands of additional deaths in the U.S

A 5% increase in particulate matter (PM2.5) pollution was associated with 9,700 additional premature deaths across the United States, according to a study conducted by researchers at Carnegie Mellon University. In the U.S, annual average levels of PM2.5 declined by 24% from 2009 – 2016 and then increased by 5% between 2016 – 2018.  To …

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