Guidelines for Air Filtration for Canadian Property Managers & Facilities Managers

BOMA LEED WELL recommendations for air filtration in Canada for property managers. Team of people

-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

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.

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

FAQs on air filters-answers from an air filtration expert

There is a lot of good information on air filters and air filtration systems on the internet. However, there are also a lot of myths. For example, did you know that even if an air filter looks dirty, it may still have plenty of life left? Also, not all air filters are made equal. The … Read more

HEPA air filters in Canada- What does your industry need?

There are a few different types of HEPA filters available in Canada today that vary in design, depending on the use. HEPA filters are essential when getting the absolute cleanest air is the primary goal. They effectively remove the smallest particles and pollutants, such as PM2.5, PM1, and airbourne viruses. HEPA filters have a wide … Read more

An Expert’s Guide to Air Filter Changeouts

The seasonal changeout of air filters in HVAC systems for public and private buildings is an essential maintenance task, especially when there are significant changes in environmental conditions, such as going from cool to warm or warm to cool weather. Another consideration for seasonal changeouts is changing humidity levels. Properly maintaining air filters ensures better … Read more

Canada Air Filtration Advisory: How Can Canadians Protect Their Lungs As Wildfire Smoke Spreads? Updated May 27, 2024

Summary:  In this blog post, Camfil Canada expert Berni Baier discusses wildfires in Alberta, British Columbia, Quebec, Ontario, and elsewhere and the effects of wildfire smoke across Canada. The article explains how we can use air filters to reduce the impact on our health. While wildfires are typical in Canada during summer months, there has been a … Read more

Is our food & beverage industry safe in Canada? -Air filtration expert advice

Think about the food you eat and the drinks you consume daily. Is your food or beverage safe to consume? Can you trust the food and beverage industry to produce contaminant-free products? The purpose of this article is to provide insight into the workings of air filtration and ventilation in food and beverage processing, production, … Read more

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