How can Long-term care homes improve IAQ?

In recent years, the significance of indoor air quality (IAQ) in long-term care and nursing homes has gained considerable attention, given its profound impact on resident health and wellbeing. While many individuals recognize the importance of using high-quality, pleated air filters, it must be noted that there is a substantial distinction in the effectiveness of … 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

How to Save Energy with Air Filters

There are many questions to be asked when it comes to air filtration systems and air filters and their impact on energy consumption. Today, as energy is becoming more expensive, and climate change has become the dominant issue facing us, energy savings is becoming more and more important as we move further into the 21st … 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

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

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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

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