How much waste do air filters create, and how can it be reduced?

Air filters play a crucial role in maintaining indoor air quality, which in turn promotes better cognitive health, enhances productivity in schools and workplaces, and contributes to the overall well-being of building occupants. Along with the positive health implications, there is a growing need to consider environmental impact in all aspects of our activities. It … Read more

Guidelines for Air Filtration for Canadian Property Managers & Facilities Managers

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-Updated June 17, 2024- Many different associations in Canada operate to audit and certify buildings for various purposes. One of those purposes is ensuring good indoor air quality for buildings, and this of course is part of the work of a property manager or facilities manager. In this article, Guidelines for Air Filtration for Canadian … Read more

Showcasing the latest technology in air filtration

Camfil’s mobile filtration exhibit continues its tour Camfil’s Mobile Filtration Exhibit recently made it through Southern Ontario, the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), Quebec City, and Montreal before heading to North Carolina. Following many successful tours around North America, the Camfil mobile filtration exhibit tours continue. In the fall, Camfil’s mobile healthcare filtration exhibit will also … Read more

How can Long-term care homes improve IAQ?

In recent years, the significance of indoor air quality (IAQ) in long-term care and nursing homes has gained considerable attention, given its profound impact on resident health and wellbeing. While many individuals recognize the importance of using high-quality, pleated air filters, it must be noted that there is a substantial distinction in the effectiveness of … Read more

How can an air filtration and IAQ site survey benefit you?

Not all air filters are created equal, and the cost to operate a filter is far more significant than simply buying one. By getting an indoor air quality (IAQ) and air filtration site survey, you can determine what your current filtration system is costing you versus other options, and your organization can potentially save energy and money and have cleaner indoor air. Another benefit of a site survey is determining the efficiency of your current air filters compared to other options. In this article, we will explain the benefits of conducting a site survey.

Spend a little more on your air filters, save on your total cost of ownership (TCO)

Did you know that spending a little more on the initial cost of an air filter may save you more money in the long run? When companies purchase air filters, they tend to concentrate on the initial cost of the filter, but this ignores more important factors such as the cost of labour, maintenance, energy, and waste, among others. As a result, property managers or facilities managers could end up spending much more money in the long run. The best philosophy is to ensure that users pay the least amount possible for the usage of their air filters in a given application, regardless of the initial cost. In this article, we will examine why it’s important to know the total cost of ownership (TCO) of air filters, including all the costs incurred over their entire life cycle

5 strategies to ensure better air quality for hospitals

Proper air filtration in hospitals is essential to creating a healthy and safe environment for patients, staff, and visitors. In this article, we examine steps that can be taken to improve hospital air quality in Canadian facilities and how to select the best air filters for hospitals. How to get Better air quality in hospitals … Read more

Air filter quality: Is buying a discount filter worth it?

Not all air filters are created equal. Some air filters have wildly diverging particle capture efficiency from other filters. A “bad” air filter, or low-quality air filter, is less effective in capturing smaller particles and can bow and restrict airflow, reducing performance and forcing your HVAC system to work harder. This can lead to higher … Read more

What Are the Health Benefits of Better Air Filtration for Canadians?

Canadians spend most of our time indoors and although we are becoming more aware of the importance of clean air in public spaces, did you know that clean indoor air can also have long term positive health benefits in several areas such as improving gut health and boosting your immune system, improving your heart health, … Read more

How to choose the best residential air filter

How important are air filters in your home HVAC system? Should you buy a mechanical or electrostatic filter? Do you need a HEPA filter? Choosing the best air filter for your home requires that you think about your particular needs. Filters can protect against cardiovascular diseases, improve respiratory conditions, and help you live a healthier … Read more

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