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

Part 2 of FAQS ON AIR FILTERS-ANSWERS FROM AN AIR FILTRATION EXPERT

Part 2 of our series, “Answers to frequently asked questions about air filtration,” covers topics such as energy and cost savings, air filters for pharmaceutical applications, MERV ratings, the lifespan of air filters, and how to tell if your air filter is clogged. In addition to these topics, we also address the importance of regular … 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

When and why should I change my HVAC air filter?

Written by Air Filter Expert Jon Holmes Dirty, dusty filters; no one likes changing them, but they play such an important role in tenant comfort and building efficiency.  Unfortunately, many times building operators aren’t getting the best value for their filter spend because air filters are either changed too soon, resulting in increased labour and … 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

Achieve better indoor air quality with a Chief Airgonomics Officer (CAO)

Who cares about air? Updated Sept 7, 2023 —Is anyone responsible for making sure the air you breathe inside your office, your workplace, the hospital or medical clinic that you go to, a recreational building you visit, or your residential building is clean and healthy? Should there be? We know the importance of clean outdoor … Read more

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