An Analysis of Antiviral/Antimicrobial Filters and Impacts on Indoor Air Quality. Resource by Camfil, CA

Determining if antiviral/antimicrobial filters are effective in capturing viruses and bacteria

Summary:  In this blog post air filtration experts break down the risk of inhaling virus and bacteria particles, review antiviral and antimicrobial filters on the market, and examine the true effectiveness of these filters in capturing and/or neutralizing viruses and bacteria.   What Are Antiviral/Antimicrobial Air Filters?  In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been … Read more

Mould in Commercial Buildings: Does It Affect the Health of Canadian Occupants? Resource by Camfil, CA

Controlling mould in Canada

Summary:     In this blog post air filtration experts present information on mould growth in commercial buildings, explore the health impacts of mould spore inhalation, and offer ways to safely and effectively rid areas of mould.      Health Canada considers indoor mould growth to be a significant health hazard. Mould refers to fungus that grows in multicellular … Read more

Air Filtration Expert, Jon Holmes, Shares New Air Filtration Recommendations for Property and Facility Management. Resource by Camfil, CA

Air filtration recommendations for Canadian building managers

Summary:  In this blog post, Segment Leader for Property and Facility Management, Jon Holmes, shares his recommendations, breaks down total cost of ownership (TCO), and delivers top tips on air filtration for Canadian building managers.    There are over 482,000 commercial and institutional buildings in Canada, with Ontario accounting for 35% of buildings and consuming the … Read more

A Guide to Air Quality for Commercial Buildings in Canada Amid COVID-19. Resource by Camfil, CA

Building air filtration in Canada

Summary: In this blog post our Segment Leader for Property/Facility Management, Jon Holmes, shares his expertise on air filtration guidelines for commercial buildings and offers tips that facility managers can use to earn recognition from BOMA Canada.  The concept of “going to work” has shifted entirely since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic that first … Read more

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

School Officials Respond to IAQ Challenges

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

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

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