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Guidehouse InsightsContributorNavigant ResearchContributor GroupEnergy By: Sasha Wedekind While people spend 90% of their time inside, indoor air quality has not been a large focus of attention for facilities management and tenants until recently. The coronavirus outbreak is bringing indoor air quality into the spotlight as hospitals work to mitigate the spread of disease and offices, retail, and education facilities are …

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The COVID-19 pandemic heightened awareness of how buildings are optimizing or, at least, maintaining healthy conditions within their spaces for occupants. From disinfecting to touch-free access, building operators are juggling a full plate of performance and operational processes while ensuring occupants are in a clean and safe environment. When new health risks are discovered, people …

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Indoor Air Quality What are the trends in indoor air quality and their effects on human health? Importance of Indoor Air Quality “Indoor air quality” refers to the quality of the air in a home, school, office, or other building environment. The potential impact of indoor air quality on human health nationally can be noteworthy for …

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Like with other new technologies of their time, 5G has been the target of scary theories. Remember the rumors swirling around in the 1980s about the risks of using a microwave oven? Or how about the one about jet contrails really being poisonous chemicals? To make it clear, there is no reputable scientific evidence that …

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Event postponed until September 13-15, 2021 August 11, 2020KEYWORDS ASHRAE / Events in the HVACR IndustryOrder ReprintsNo Commentshttps://249bd6bdae17c751bd87dc5496b2c955.safeframe.googlesyndication.com/safeframe/1-0-37/html/container.html ATLANTA — ASHRAE has announced that the IAQ 2020 Conference in Athens, Greece, will be postponed until September 13-15, 2021. A new call for papers also has been announced for the conference. The deadline for abstract submissions is December 21. …

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Expect recommends schools install indoor air-quality sensors Many parents are hoping in-person classes will be safe this fall. One ventilation expert said it begins with the air students breathe. “Indoor air-quality issues have been in schools before COVID,” said Serene Al-Momen, adjunct professor at George Mason University.https://dd40b4994318b85f1a6a47a17aaf1bc8.safeframe.googlesyndication.com/safeframe/1-0-37/html/container.htmlAdvertisement Al-Momen said she has been studying the effects …

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Proper ventilation keeps the air fresh and healthy indoors. Like the lungs, homes need to be able to breathe to make sure that fresh air comes in and dirty air goes out. Air indoors can build up high levels of moisture, odors, gases, dust, and other air pollutants. To keep the air safe indoors, fresh …

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Months after the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus first entered our global conversations, countries around the world have begun to announce their plans to slowly but surely return to “normal”, lifting shelter-in-place orders.  How does the COVID-19 coronavirus spread? There are three main ways that the COVID-19 coronavirus can spread from person to person. Avoiding exposure to these …

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IAQ Tools for Schools Action Kit shows schools how to carry out a practical plan to improve indoor air problems at little- or no-cost using straightforward activities and in-house staff. The Kit provides: best practices industry guidelines sample policies a sample IAQ management plan Reference Guides Checklists Fact Sheets Hard Copy Materials Reference Guides IAQ Coordinator’s …

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