Alberta’s Health Emergency: How Can the Healthcare System Avoid Collapse? Resource by Camfil, CA

Alberta healthcare workers putting on face masks

Summary:  In this blog post the Alberta health crisis is examined, mitigation steps are explored, and air filtration experts summarize the importance of air purification in reducing the transmission of COVID-19 in Canadian hospitals.  On September 15th, Albertans received news of the Public Health Emergency that brought along heightened COVID-19 restrictions. These restrictions include, but … Read more

How Does Following the CSA’s Air Filtration Guidelines Benefit Canadian Hospital Facility Managers? Resource by Camfil, CA

Healthcare worker crossing his arms

Summary:  In this blog post Healthcare Segment Leader, Jason Turner, shares his insight into the ways adequate air filtration can result in energy savings, labour diversion, and environmental waste reduction for Canadian hospitals.  In the 2019-2020 year, there were over 3 million acute inpatient hospitalizations and millions more outpatients, visitors and medical personnel entering and … Read more

The Canadian Healthcare System: How is the Country Handling the COVID-19 Pandemic? Resource by Camfil, CA

Hospitals following CSA guidelines

Summary:  In this blog post experts at Camfil Canada discuss the need for adequate air filtration in hospitals, break down air filtration guidelines applicable to the Canadian healthcare system, and address new changes to CSA 317 and ASHRAE 170.  As of September 8th, 2021, there are approximately 37,000 active COVID-19 cases and over 1,525,000 total … Read more

Eager to Go On Vacation? Camfil Canada Breaks Down Health and Safety Considerations For Your Hotel Stay. Resource by Camfil, CA

How Canadians can safely stay in hotels

Summary:  Despite an increase in infection rates as a result of the Delta CoV-SARS-2 virus strain, some Canadians are still looking to make the most out of the remaining days of summer and travel. In light of the special circumstances surrounding the pandemic, travellers as well as the tourism industry must take care to implement … Read more

How Can School Officials Respond to Indoor Air Quality Challenges As Ontario Schools Reopen? Resource by Camfil, CA

How Does Air Pollution in Canada Impact Productivity in Schools and Offices?

Summary: In this blog post air filtration expert Berni Baier shares his insight on ways to attenuate the health effects caused by poor indoor air quality (IAQ) as Ontario public schools are set to reopen for in-class learning in fall 2021.  There are nearly 5000 school buildings in Ontario, Canada. The average age of these … Read more

School Air Filtration Update by Camfil Air Filter Expert Berni Baier. Resource by Camfil, CA

School air filtration report

Summary:  How Ontario Public Schools Can Combat Indoor Air Pollution and COVID-19 Infection at the Same Time with HEPA Filtration. In this blog post, air filtration experts at Camfil Canada break down the harmful properties affecting our air quality and discuss the importance of high efficiency/HEPA filtration as students in Ontario, Canada are set to … Read more

Camfil Canada Announces Launch of New Educational Website, Providing Insights on Air Quality, Air Filtration and Related Topics in Canada

Camfil Canada’s new website will educate the public on the importance of air quality and what can be done to improve it.  Toronto, Canada — Camfil, an international leader in air filtration manufacturing and engineering, has announced the launch of a new website targeted towards the Canadian market. The website will provide educational blogs on … Read more

Canada Air Filtration Advisory: How Can Canadians Protect Their Lungs As Wildfire Smoke Spreads? Resource by Camfil, CA

Summary:  In this blog post Camfil Canada expert Berni Baier weighs in on wildfires in British Columbia, Ontario and the effects of wildfire smoke across Canada.  While wildfires are typical in Canada during summer months, there has been a shift in fire activity – more fires are burning for a much longer fire season. According … Read more

What Causes Poor Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) In Commercial Facilities? Identifying Indoor Air Pollutants Can Help You Find the Perfect Solution

It is common knowledge that air pollution has disastrous effects on human health as well as on the environment. But what you might not know is that indoor air can be as much as 50 times more polluted than outdoor air. This is because enclosed indoor spaces allow the buildup of pollutants in a concentrated … Read more

The Most Common Diseases and Health Conditions Caused by Air Pollution And What We Can Do About It

Air pollution is a serious threat to public health, but not only because of its impact on the environment in which we live. When you breathe heavily polluted air, you might notice the immediate effects: watering or burning eyes, an itchy nose and throat, coughing and sneezing, maybe even dizziness or migraine symptoms. However, the … Read more

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