Improving indoor air quality of public buildings in Canada

The Canadian Government tells us that Canadians spend 90% of their time indoors, improving indoor air quality of public buildings is an important consideration. Unfortunately, poor indoor air quality is a common problem in government workplaces and public buildings. Public buildings include; recreational facilities such as hockey rinks, schools, libraries, government offices, etc. These buildings … Read more

MERV Air Filter Testing in Canada

By Phillip Ilijevski and Joe Brennan  MERV Air filter testing may not be top of mind for most people, but air filtration plays a major impact in building livability, comfort, and quality of life for occupants and visitors. Most people are likely not aware of the impact that the wrong filter can have on indoor … Read more

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

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 Property Managers & Facilities … Read more

Canadians are returning to the office, it’s time to improve Indoor air quality

It’s been over two years since the pandemic hit and many people have been working from home ever since. However, as businesses reopen their doors, Canadians are returning to the office. But is it really safe to return to an office environment? This article looks at what you can do to stay healthy, particularly how … 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

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