Asthma

Don’t Forget IAQ in Cleaning Programs

Posted on: June 12, 2017 | By Mike Booth

These days, facility managers have more responsibilities. More occupant interaction, more belt-tightening decisions—and more opportunities to truly affect change in their facility. This is why the director of the Healthy Buildings Program at the Harvard Center for Health and the Global Environment, Joseph Allen, Ph.D., stated that a facility manager has more of an impact […]

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Allergy Season is on the Way

Posted on: March 15, 2017 | By Elaine Lohse

Climate Change Climate change has really done a number on the US this winter: Southern California has been deluged by torrential rains, the East Coast has been hit with summer-like weather, and tornados—usually seen in late spring and early summer—have cropped up in February in the Midwest. And in the Southeast? Winter meant nothing, with […]

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How’s the Air in There?

Posted on: February 8, 2017 | By Elaine Lohse

At the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show, the focus was on the “Internet of Things:” the interconnectivity of devices with lifestyles and constant feedback via Bluetooth or Wi-Fi. So, you now have refrigerators that can alert you when you’re running low on milk, or home security systems that also change lighting to fit your mood. One […]

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Clean Air on the Menu

Posted on: December 27, 2016 | By Elaine Lohse

Some people seek out restaurants based on their exotic preparations. And some for exemplary service. And some folks even look for restaurants that provide lo-fi fare—comfort food that is no frills, no waiting. But now, in Delhi, India, you can seek out a restaurant that features purified air. That’s because several restaurants have installed air […]

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Personal Purification Hits China

Posted on: December 14, 2016 | By Elaine Lohse

It’s no surprise that China has some of the worst air quality in the world: rapid industrialization, unchecked and unregulated factory growth, a spike in automobile traffic in cities and a dependence on coal-fired energy has made most days in metropolitan areas a dim haze of sooty air and unhealthy conditions. In August of 2015, […]

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