Archive for the ‘Air Quality’ Category
March 28, 2013 @ 3:38 pm
DALLAS—The redesigned X-Plus UV fixture from UV Resources accommodates 17- to 61-inch extended base lamps, which easily mount from the exterior of any HVAC system, air handler, plenum or duct, making it a low-cost, reliable and quickly serviceable unit favored by contractors.
February 12, 2013 @ 9:02 pm
NEW CASTLE, PA.—Berner International Corp., a leading U.S. manufacturer and innovator of air curtains, expanded its In-Ceiling Mount (ICM) Series by adding the FCB, the HVAC industry’s first in-ceiling flush mount air curtain rated for doorways with up to 16-foot-high ceilings in hotels, hospitals, office buildings, schools and other commercial facilities.
February 11, 2013 @ 9:01 pm
ATLANTA—Tools and techniques for measuring, managing and improving the performance of a facility as demonstrated by its energy and water use and indoor environmental quality, are contained in a new ASHRAE guide.
January 28, 2013 @ 9:46 pm
DECATUR, GA.—Seresco USA Inc., a leading manufacturer of HVAC indoor air quality equipment, has introduced the “Protocol” (NP) Series, new indoor swimming pool dehumidifier technology that reduces refrigerant use by up to 85 percent and is more efficient than conventional DX dehumidifiers.
January 22, 2013 @ 7:55 pm
LAS VEGAS—Panasonic Eco Products Division introduces a “greener” option for builders and remodelers at the 2013 International Builders’ Show (IBS), with the expansion of its popular line of WhisperGreen ventilation fans to include LED technology. Available starting March 2013, the WhisperGreen LED is an ENERGY STAR rated fan/light that provides spot and/or whole house ventilation for cleaner indoor air quality, with added LED illumination.
January 7, 2013 @ 8:44 pm
SAN LUIS OBISPO, CALIF.—ClearWater Tech plans to showcase its newest Corona Discharge Ozone Generator when the Aquatech Society Conference recognizes its 50th anniversary this month at the Grand Wailea Resort in Maui, Hawaii. The conference is being held January 13 to 17, and ClearWater (booth 74) will display the CD12AD wall mounted ozone generator at the one-day floor exhibition on January 16.
January 2, 2013 @ 6:21 pm
CLEVELAND, OHIO—Hasek Communications, the Cleveland, Ohio-based publisher of Green Lodging News, welcomes Active Safeguard as a Green Product & Service Directory partner. Active Safeguard is a micro-thin, transparent coating applied to interior surfaces. One application of Active Safeguard creates a cleaning barrier that kills odors, bacteria, viruses and VOCs (volatile organic compounds) while preventing the formation of mold and mildew.
December 14, 2012 @ 3:21 am
SEATTLE—DewStop is a new fan switch that monitors humidity and dew point levels in a room and automatically switches the exhaust fan on or off to adjust for condensation in order to help minimize damage to walls and other items, as well as lessen or stop the growth of mold.
December 4, 2012 @ 8:04 pm
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Many foam sofa cushions in the United States contain flame-retardants known to pose risks to human health, according to a new peer-reviewed study released late last month. Researchers at Duke University and University of California found that 85 percent of couches contained toxic or untested flame-retardants, some of which are linked to cancer. In response, business leaders from the Sustainable Furnishings Council, the Specialty Sleep Assn., and the American Sustainable Business Council said that chemical regulations must be improved in order to support public health and a healthy economy.
November 8, 2012 @ 9:07 pm
SUNRISE, FLA.—Advantix Systems, a manufacturer of energy efficient liquid desiccant air-conditioning and cooling technology, and the Desarrollos Hotelco Group, announced their partnership to deliver Advantix’s liquid desiccant technology to the Caribbean’s hospitality industry. Advantix’s units utilize liquid desiccant, a salt water solution, to provide three important benefits for hotels: significantly lower energy costs, humidity control and improved indoor air quality.