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

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

What Causes Poor Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) In Commercial Facilities? Identifying Indoor Air Pollutants Can Help You Find the Perfect Solution

Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)

It is common knowledge that air pollution has disastrous effects on human health as well as on the environment. But what you might not know is that indoor air can be as much as 50 times more polluted than outdoor air. This is because enclosed indoor spaces allow the buildup of pollutants in a concentrated … Read more

How Are MERV Ratings Determined in Canada?

Because the pathogen that causes the COVID-19 disease is spread via a respiratory transmission (i.e., breathing in the infected respiratory droplets from someone carrying the virus), businesses and governments have employed air filtration strategies to help combat the spread of the disease.  But how do you know if an air filter works well enough to … Read more

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

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