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The Green Air Difference for Hospital HVAC Systems

America is home to 5,564 hospitals.  When you put that in perspective, that’s 897,961 hospital beds that serve 35,061,292 hospital admissions annually.  With 35 million Americans needing the expert medical care a hospital provides each year, it’s important to take a look at how commercial HVAC companies help play a role in their recovery. Expert [...]

How Does Air Quality Affect College Students?

As hopeful college freshman are moving into dorms across the country, the bring with them the creature comforts of home, photos of loved ones, and fresh school supplies.  However, the same story is playing out across these same college campuses: mold taking over college campuses.  There are numerous stories of students taking leaves of absence [...]

Is Mold in Schools Harming Your Children?

As children start filtering into classrooms across the country, a serious health issue threatens the ability for children to get an education in a safe environment.  It’s estimated that one third of American schools have mold in their buildings.  This means lower indoor air quality that can lead to chronic headaches, fatigue, respiratory infections, memory [...]

3 Ways to Detox Your Office Space

Since Americans spend an average of 176 hours a month in their office, it’s important to know more about the environment that you’re spending the majority of your waking hours in.  From conventional and potentially-dangerous cleaners to the toxic treatments on traditional furniture treated with potentially harmful irritants, it’s important to know just how much [...]

Green Hospitals

In our blog entitled, “HVAC Maintenance in Healthcare Facilities,” we explored the top five bacteria lurking in hospital airways. While we focused primarily on the threats bacteria pose to hospital occupants, we didn’t cover how to clean healthcare facilities. It may seem obvious to use standard cleaning products to maintain your HVAC system, but for [...]

The Deadliest Disease You’ve Never Heard Of: Legionnaires’ Disease

It may start off as a simple high temperature, sore muscles and occasional chills, for which over-the-counter medications may suffice. However, we’re not talking about an ordinary flu, but rather the often unheard of Legionnaires’ disease. Legionnaires’ disease is a lung infection caused by water contaminated with Legionella germs, or more specifically, Legionnaire’s disease bacteria (LDB). […]

The World’s Biggest Health Risk: Poor Air Quality

World Health Day is annually held the first week of April and celebrated to raise awareness of growing health concerns worldwide. For millions of people across the globe, breathing easy isn’t exactly simple. Between industrial expansion, vehicles overcrowding the roadways, and the reliance on fossil fuels, air quality worldwide has rapidly deteriorated. Only 1 in 10 people [...]