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

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

Volatile Organic Compounds’ Impact on Canadian Air Quality. Resource by Camfil, CA

Reducing exposure to VOCs in Canada

Summary:  In this blog post Segment Leader for Molecular Contamination Control, Victor Rengel,  describes volatile organic compounds (VOCs), summarizes the impacts on the health of Canadians, and shares steps to reduce exposure.   Pesticides, disinfectants, and cosmetics are all products that are commonplace either at home or at work. These products all release organic compounds when … Read more

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