“Air Changes Per Hour” and other things you should know about air quality and ventilation
January 12, 2021 | Linda ONeill
The airborne elements of the coronavirus COVID-19 have made everyone sit up and pay attention to indoor air quality—and that’s a good thing, given that poor air quality not only contributes to the spread of disease, but has also been proven to dull the senses and decrease productivity in workplaces. So, more people are focusing […]
Harvard recommends air cleaning for educational institutions
December 10, 2020 | Mike Booth
Air purifiers can play an important safety role During the worldwide pandemic, one area has been vexed perhaps more than others in terms of openings and closings, of starts and stops, of operations and ineffectiveness: educational institutions. Particularly in the United States, school districts have grappled with the realities of COVID-19—namely that it is extremely […]
How are pro sports team staying safe from COVID-19?
November 9, 2020 | Mike Booth
The worldwide pandemic has thrown multiple industries into disarray, with sectors caught scrambling to create a semblance of normalcy and business-as-usual. This is perhaps no more evident than in professional sports, with leagues and teams trying to approximate regular seasons of play. Still, the very real consequences of COVID-19 infection among players and personnel have […]
The path forward for nursing homes and elderly care is clean air
October 21, 2020 | Mike Booth
For many elders, the threat of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 poses additional concerns, given that elders often have more compromised immune systems. What’s more, nursing homes and assisted living centers are prime areas where COVID-19 infections occur. According to the New York Times, 40 percent of COVID-19 deaths nationwide has occurred in nursing homes; as […]
Dangers of Virus Transmission in Public Spaces
August 26, 2020 | Mike Booth
The recent—and ongoing—COVID-19 pandemic has made the public keenly aware of the dangers of aerosol transmission of viruses and bacteria, but recent studies has found another potential transmission culprit: public toilets. Researchers from Sun Yat-Sen University tested fecal samples from COVID-19 patients and found that some had potential to pass the virus along, because the […]
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