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Create and Promote a Healthy Workplace Environment

01/27/2012 05:55 AM

Up to 72 trillion microscopic irritants, or allergens, find their way into your offices every day. They include dust, pollen, dander, dust mites, insect biodetritus, lint, mold, mycotoxins, chemic...


HVAC/Plumbing Contractors Receive CEU’s for IAQ Mold 101 Course

01/27/2012 04:37 AM

The 42 attendee’s of the “IAQ - Addressing Your Customers Concerns” course were provided with 2 CEU’s.


Building Health Check to Showcase DIY IAQ Test Kits at Annual FRACCA Conference

01/26/2012 07:03 AM

This annual event provides an opportunity for licensed contractors throughout the State of Florida to obtain all 14 state-required hours of continuing education over the course of the two-day event.


Airborne Allergens Can Make You Sick!

01/26/2012 04:28 AM

Oak trees are the culprit in many places in the Southeast. The trees produce 3,000 to 6,000 pollen particles per cubic meter; it only takes 10 particles to trigger an allergic reaction. High wind...


Staphylococcus aureus…Is It Problematic?

01/24/2012 11:23 PM

The introduction of new classes of antimicrobials usually has been followed by the emergence of resistance in S. aureus. After the initial success of penicillin in treating S. aureus infection, pen...


World Geosynthetics Demand to Reach 4.5 Billion Square Meters in 2015

01/18/2012 12:40 AM

Global demand for geosynthetics is projected to increase 8.3 percent annually to 4.5 billion square meters in 2015.


Awnings Are Proven to Reduce Energy Consumption

01/17/2012 04:00 PM

Research shows that potential energy savings can be as high as 69 percent for homes with installed window awnings


Lithium Demand Recovers but Lithium Prices Stagnate year-end 2011

01/17/2012 02:14 PM

Lithium consultants TRU Group Inc says its lithium price forecast 2011 has been affirmed. TRU found that prices stagnated 2011 despite reasonable growth in global demand for lithium chemicals. The...


CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta Reports: Poor Indoor Air Quality in Schools Sickens Students

01/17/2012 02:13 AM

"If you get an unhealthy building, you're not going to have a successful school," said Lily Eskelsen, vice president of the National Education Association, the largest teachers' union in the United...


TEAM Solutions Offers Environmentally Responsible Facility Services

01/17/2012 12:51 AM

In an effort to increase environmental and regulatory compliance for their clients, TEAM solutions – a provider of facility cleaning services – is offering a range of support services in many diffe...


Annual Meeting of South Carolina Green Building Council Hosted by Southland Log Homes

01/13/2012 04:00 PM

Southland Log Homes, the designer and manufacturer of quality log homes, outlines the South Carolina Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC SC) annual meeting they recently hosted.


Aseptic Packaging Demand to Exceed $8 Billion in 2015

01/13/2012 04:49 AM

Demand for aseptic packaging in the US is projected to expand 8.0 percent per year to $5.1 billion in 2015, well above the overall packaging average.


Poor Indoor Air Quality in Americas Schools Showcased by CNN This Weekend

01/12/2012 03:35 AM

Many schools in the US suffer from leaky roofs, peeling paint, falling plaster, and exposed electrical wires. Toxins from paint, mold spores from water damage, pollens, bacteria spores, fiberglass ...


US Filters Demand to Exceed $12 Billion in 2015

01/11/2012 10:48 PM

Demand for filters in the US is expected to increase 7.1 percent per year to $12.6 billion in 2015.


Global Demand for Bioplastics to More Than Triple Through 2015

01/11/2012 03:40 AM

Global demand for biodegradable and bio-based plastics will more than triple to over one million metric tons in 2015, valued at $2.9 billion.


Ambient Bamboo is now certified by the Forest Sustainability Council (FSC)

01/10/2012 03:00 PM

Ambient Bamboo, a provider of durable, precision- engineered bamboo flooring has created new ways to give customers top of the line eco- friendly products at reasonable prices. Now customers can bu...


Mycotoxin Test Kits Available Through WW Grainger &

01/05/2012 08:20 AM

Scientists have identified over 400 mycotoxins and list is increasing day by day. Conversely, a single fungal species may produce a number of mycotoxins. Over two hundred other mycotoxins produced ...


Clean Air Ducts Creates Better Buildings and Healthier Occupants

01/05/2012 08:14 AM

Every time the fan motor turns on for heat or cooling, it agitates a portion of the contaminates on the surface sending them back into the breathing zone of the office or home. Your HVAC system i...


Visit Pure Air Control Services at 2012 Government EXPO at VA Bay Pines

01/05/2012 08:09 AM

The goal of the expo is to provide the Small Business community with the tools and opportunities to take their businesses to the next level through education and interaction with their peers


Legionnaires’ Bacteria Found in New Hong Kong Federal Building

01/05/2012 08:04 AM

Legionnaires’ disease is a severe form of pneumonia. The disease is spread through inhalation of the bacteria, and not person-to-person contact, according to the website. Legionella bacteria can m...

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